With so-called “epi curves” flattening as the number of people contracting the coronavirus slows, much of the discussion now focuses on the aftermath and how the world reacts to the destruction the disease has wrought.
Some moves seem certain, especially as nations such as the United States, Great Britain and Japan accuse China of downplaying the extent of the initial outbreak and not sharing crucial information about the virus, which to date has caused more than 250,000 deaths worldwide. Expect those countries to re-think their relations with China as well as their reliance on a country that manufactures vast quantities of essential medicines and nearly half of the world’s personal protective equipment.
Golf is among those industries that will take a hard look at China. The assessments within the game likely will involve everything from staging professional tournaments to the manufacture of equipment and apparel.
Tourists also might feel less inclined to travel to China in the immediate future. And businesses certainly will thin...
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