Golf in Asia and the Middle East

Dickson, Geoff, Zheng, Jinming and Chen, Shushu (2017) Golf in Asia and the Middle East. In: Golf business and management: A global introduction. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 9781138957169

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Abstract

The popularity of golf is heterogeneous in Asia and the Middle East. Golf is relatively new to the continent but its effects are immense. Asia accounts for most of the global industries growth in the last few decades and for most of the optimism when it comes to next few decades. Whilst golf was for so long a western pastime, golf is increasingly embedded within Asia. This chapter reviews the structure, organisation and governance of golf in Asia. The major governing organisations for amateur and professional golf are identified. This chapter also examines the major strategic issues confronting golf in Asia and the Middle East. The chapter concludes with a brief discussion of the importance of the golf tourism and manufacturing sectors to the Asian golf industry.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sport governance, national governing bodies, Asia, Middle East
Subjects: C600 Sports Science
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
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Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2018 11:59
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 14:30
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/36130

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