Cuba set to open four luxury golf courses

Cuba has approved the construction of four luxury golf resorts totaling more than $1.5 billion. Cuba banned the sport 50 years ago, calling it bourgeois. Now, the government is hoping to cash in on free-spending tourists who like to hit the links. "They needed more facets of tourism to offer and decided golf was an excellent way to go," said Chris Nicholas, managing director of Standing Feather, which helped negotiate the deals.

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