Flying straight in from Atlanta, following the 7 hour drive back after the last round of Q-School, I eventually arrived into Macau on Monday Morning for the Macau Championship, the next stop on the PGA Tour China. This event would end up being the season ending tournament for the tour due to the political unrestContinue reading “2019 Macau Championship”
The next stop on the PGA Tour China was in the city of Zhuzhou, Hunan Province for the Zhuzhou classic at the lovely Xiang Shui Bay Golf Club, an IMG prestige property. The golf course was fantastic and presented in excellent condition, it was a true pleasure to play an event at such a niceContinue reading “2019 Zhuzhou Classic”
My next event is the Haikou Classic on the PGA Tour China Series which was play at the Mission Hills Haikou Resort on the Sandbelt Trails course on the resort. After a recent run of poor weather affecting events in China, we were fortunate enough to have better weather for this week. I had aContinue reading “2019 Haikou Classic”
The next July stop was a short drive to Dongguan and the Mission Hills resort for the Dongguan Open, which was played on the Norman Course at the famed Mission Hills Resort which is home to 12 championship golf courses. The Norman course is one of the tougher layouts on the property with some fairlyContinue reading “2019 Dongguan Open”
After a brief summer break, the PGA Tour China was back rolling again into the southern area of Guangzhou nearby the port called Nansha. The Guangzhou Open was played at the Nansha Golf Club. For this event, the layout of the course was adjusted so that 3 of the par 5’s were converted to longContinue reading “2019 Guangzhou Open”
After a great week in Suzhou, the tour loaded up again and drove 4 hours down the road to the mountainous region of Huangshan in the Anhui province of China. We played the tournament at the very exclusive Hidden Tiger Golf Club which sits in the foothills of Huangshan Mountain on Taiping Lake. The courseContinue reading “2019 Huangshan Championship”
After a couple of weeks off In Atlanta I was ready to get back into tournament mode and the first stop was Suzhou, China for the Suzhou Open back on the PGA Tour China Series.
Nantong was a bus ride and a short flight from the previous week in Qinhuangdao and was played at the Yangtze River Golf Club which sits on a island in the Yangtze River delta just north of Shanghai. The course was back to a more traditional resort style and presented in excellent condition.
Following on from the Beijing Championship, the tour’s next stop was a city I had never heard of before called Qinhuangdao. Qinhuangdao is located on the east coast of China about 4 hours drive from Beijing and the tournament course was called Poly Golf Qinhuangdao.
After a great week off back in Australia, I felt determined to get things going in Beijing. The tournament was played at the magnificent Topwin Golf Club just north of Beijing and a former host of the Volvo China Open. The course was presented in excellent condition and coming into the week I felt aContinue reading “2019 Beijing Championship”