The Chinese believe that this silly game played by people which are assumed to have at least average intelligence not only wastes a tremendous amount of real estate and water but is also a breeding ground for corruption.
Members of China’s Communist Party banned from golf and excessive eating, while “improper” sexual relations also targeted under new rules . Golf and gluttony have been banned for China’s 88 million Communist Party members, as Beijing steps up a high-profile war on corruption.
President Xi Jinping has launched a wide-ranging crackdown on graft which has seen scores of officials being investigated and jailed since he took power in 2012.
It remains popular among ordinary Chinese who are angered by high-living officials in a country which has sharp divisions of wealth.
“The new discipline regulation explicitly lists extravagant eating and drinking and playing golf as violations, which were not included previously,” Xinhua state news agency said.
“Improper sexual relationship with others” would also lead to being sacked from a party position, said the People’s Daily newspaper, which is the official mouthpiece of the party.
Extravagant drinking and sex outside marriage also prohibited as ruling party announces moral ethical code for members.