Mission Hills Golfathon Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

Top Quote The annual Mission Hills Golfathon marked a milestone in its history as the tournament celebrated its tenth year with a star-studded invitational on the resort's famed Olazabal Course at Mission Hills Dongguan. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) April 20, 2013 - The luxury resort operator is renowned for doing things on a large scale and the Golfathon is certainly no exception as competitors from across the region card a total score from Mission Hills' 12 courses at its Shenzhen - Dongguan resorts or 10 courses at its Haikou development in the annual event which runs to the end of September.

    Conceived to coincide with Mission Hill's new status as the world's largest golf club a decade ago, the Mission Hills Golfathon is designed to open to the public of the whole world and now has attracted over 30,000 participants from over 30 different countries including Europe, North America, Australia, South Korea and Japan etc. And with any players for man and woman, ranging from 5 to 80 years of age, it really is open to all.

    The invitational tournament was hosted by Vice Chairman of Mission Hills Group Tenniel Chu and featured 120 guest players including previous winners and a number of celebrities from Hong Kong and China's movie scene including Wang Zhiwen, Michael Miu and Simon Yam. In addition to Men's and Women's honours, the event also invited a number of special guests including the oldest and youngest competitors, the most participants family as well as the 'Iron Man' award, presented to the individual who competes the rounds in the shortest time.

    Commenting on the tournament milestone, Tenniel Chu said, "2013 marks the tenth anniversary of the Mission Hills Golfathon which has built a reputation of its own over the years, providing competitors with a true test of golf over an extended period of time and on differing courses. Players from around the world have come to Mission Hills to challenge themselves, compete against one another and enjoy the variety of championship courses on offer. The event is also greatly supported by TOTO、Stella Artois、MasterCard 、Charmantz、Appletiser and MEASHINE GOLF. We celebrate the 10th anniversary together and look forward to another ten years as the tournament further establishes itself as one of China' preeminent amateur events. "

    The Mission Hills Golfathon uses a Peoria Stoke Play system enabling players without established handicaps to compete with one another over the 10 qualifying rounds. In addition to the coveted trophy, the 2013 Champion will be eligible to play at the Mission Hills World Cup of Golf and will win a romantic getaway package at Mission Hills' Reciprocal Club - Palazzo Arzaga Hotel SPA & Golf Resort in Italy. All division winners and 1st runners-up will win a Mission Hills Haikou package. Each player will also receive a Golfathon Passport, which will grant them access to all 20 courses as well as the leisure facilities at Mission Hills.

    To provide junior and college players with more match experience, Mission Hills Golfathon has special packages for both junior players and full-time college students.

    For more information, please visit our official website

    For further information, please contact:-

    Ms. Daphne Wang
    Mission Hills China
    Tel: +86 755 2802 0888# 36850
    Email: daphnewang ( @ ) missionhillschina dot com

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