2013 WORLD GOLF TEACHERS CUP
Qingpu Sun Island Golf Club
October 15-17, 2013
USGTF-China is pleased to announce the 11th biennial World Golf Teachers Cup will be held at the Qingpu Sun Island Golf Club in Shanghai, China.
Shanghai Qingpu Sun Island Golf Club located approximately one hour from the Shanghai Pudong airport was built 20 years ago, with the second golf club being built in Shanghai city. The club consists of two 18 holes located on an island sitting right next to the Grand Canal which was constructed hundreds of years ago connecting all the way to Beijing. The course is challenging with beautiful natural scenery, onsite accommodations and restaurants of authentic Chinese/Shanghais meals.
The 3-day tournament will be held Tuesday, October 15 to Thursday, October 17, 2013 with an estimated $20,000 Prize Purse. This is a 54-hole individual stroke-play event with Men (6600 yards), Senior 60+ (6200 yards) and Ladies (6000 yards) divisions. WGTC Team competition will run concurrent with the individual competition. Each team will consist of six players, three of which must be from that country. Those participating on a team will still be competing for individual honors as well. Participants may plan to arrive on the 13th of October and play a practice round on Monday the 14th. Accommodations are available onsite. You may view the venue by visiting their website at www.sunislandgolf.com, please click on Shanghai facility.
Entry Fee – $150 USD (Includes: tournament registration, welcome dinner and awards banquet.) Entry fees are due at time of registration and may be paid via wire transfer or by mailing a cashier’s check or money order with application form to USGTF-China office.
Practice Rounds – RMB530 ($85.15 USD) Available on Monday, October 14th. Price includes: Green fee, caddy fee, power golf cart, lunch buffet and 30 practice balls. (To be paid directly to golf course)
Tournament Green & Cart Fees – RMB530 ($85.15 USD) per day. Tuesday, October 15th thru Thursday, October 17th. Price includes: Green fee, caddy fee, power golf cart, lunch buffet and 30 practice balls. (To be paid directly to golf course daily)
Hotel Accommodations – Single Room RMB550 ($89.00 USD) per night / Double Room RMB580 ($94.00 USD). All reservations are to be made in advance through USGTF-China office and paid directly to hotel upon arrival.
Qualifications: Participants must be members in good standing of a WGTF (World Golf Teachers Federation) member nation.
Schedule of Events
|Sunday, October 13th||Participant Arrival / Hotel Check-in|
|Monday, October 14th||Practice Round (18 holes)
Welcome Dinner (evening)
|Tuesday, October 15th||1st round of World Golf Teachers Cup|
|Wednesday, October 16th||2nd round of World Golf Teachers Cup|
|Thursday, October 17th||3rd round of World Golf Teachers Cup
Awards Dinner (evening)
|Friday, October 18th||Participant Departure / Hotel Check-out|
To Register: Please download and complete the application form and email it to Mr. Toby Tse at firstname.lastname@example.org. Confirmations will be emailed to participants once application form and entry fees have been received.
Registration Deadline is August 15, 2013
*Please note – Golf and Hotel prices are in RMB (Chinese currency), the US dollar amounts quoted may fluctuate slightly due to exchange rates.
**Please remember that all North Americans require a visitor’s visa to visit the country of China. This can usually take up to 10 days and involves sending your passport off for approval. Assistance can be found by visiting www.us.china-embassy.org.