Top Pros On Sheshan


Tiger Woods: “The Crown Jewel of all asian golf.”


Kucher: Shehan Golf is magnificent…That club rivals any I have seen in the United States. I was blown away by it. Just kind of over the top nice.


Lee Westwood: It was probably in the best condition of any course I’ve seen all year. Very impressive.


Mickelson: The greens at Sheshan are some of the most difficult greens to putt. Very much like The Masters… I think the greens at Sheshan are the key to success here


Poulter: The greens are fantastic,The putting surfaces have always been good every year I’ve been there. … The greens are so consistent…. It’s a good golf course.



 

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A U.S. Open Venue??

During the Montreal Championship, a Senior Tour event played September 6-8, 2013, on the Rouville Course at Vallee de Richelieu Golf Club in Quebec, newly renovated by Neil Haworth, former World #1 Golfer Bernard Langer was overheard saying that "if they grew the rough this course could hold a U. S. Open."

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ASGCA Names Bali National Best Design 2014


Bali National Resort, Bali, Indonesia/Neil Haworth, ASGCA A renovation brought about by new ownership meant tight deadlines and budgets, and the challenge of improving irrigation and even using only sand found on site. The rebuilding and reshaping all the greens and bunkers revitalized 22-year-old Bali National to world-class standards and ensured the sustainability of the course for the future.

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Golf Dot Com visits Sheshan

Alan Shipnuck, Senior Writer, Sports Illustrated, has an insightful round at Sheshan.


Click on this link: http://www.golf.com/courses-and-travel/sheshan-golf-club-no-escape-complexities-modern-china

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Kaymer Lauds Sheshan in Sports Illustrated

Martin Kaymer, speaking about Sheshan International in Shanghai: "I think it is the best course in Asia. The holes are very unique and interesting -- each one is its own adventure. And anything can happen on those last three holes."


http://www.golf.com/courses-and-travel/sheshan-golf-club-no-escape-complexities-modern-china?hpt=hp_t3

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LINKS MAGAZINE TOP TEN SPECTACULAR



Links Magazine’s Spectacular 10


by MHAIRI on MARCH 17, 2011




Links Magazine recently published its list of the top 10 most spectacular courses in world golf; and it makes for interesting reading with Old Head Golf Links in Ireland finishing in top position.  Located just south of Cork, Old Head stands on cliff tops in a remote location that’ll make you feel like you’re on the edge of the world.  Another notable course on the list is Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Lijiang, China which is an 8,500 yard course built 3000 feet above sea level.  I had the pleasure of playing it in 2008 and, whilst it’s the longest course I’ve ever played (by some distance), the altitude meant I’ve never hit drives so far in my life…which made for great fun!   The top ten as positioned by Links Magazine is:



  1. Old Head Golf Links, Ireland

  2. Cypress Point Club, California

  3. Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand

  4. Black Mesa Golf Club, New Mexico

  5. Pebble Beach Golf Links, California

  6. Whistling Straits, Wisconsin

  7. Weihai Point, China

  8. Pinnacle Point, South Africa

  9. Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, China

  10. Cabo Del Sol, Mexico


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Pros High Praise for Sheshan Greens


Asia’s WGC a Putting Paradise


Shanghai’s WGC-HSBC Champions is rapidly being recognized by the world’s best golfers as providing the finest putting surfaces anywhere on the planet. World number three Lee Westwood, PGA Tour member Martin Laird of Scotland and Sweden’s Ryder Cup candidate Peter Hanson are the latest to add their voices to the growing legion of players who have described the greens at Shanghai’s Sheshan International Golf Course each November as “probably the best we see all year”.


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Sheshan International Best in Asia

Sheshan International continues to heap on the Asian Golf Monthly awards, this year garnering not only Best Championship Course in Asia, but 2nd Best Course in China and 3rd best maintained course in Asia. Thanks to everyone involved!!

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50th Best Resort Golf in North America - Golf Digest 2009

Mauna Lani Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii voted 50th in Golf Digest's 2009 rating of The Best Golf Resorts in North America. (more)

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Sheshan # 1 in China - #68 in the World Outside USA : Golf Digest

N&H's Sheshan International Golf Club was voted 68th Best Golf Course in the World outside the USA and Best in China in the bi-annual ratings.

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Citic Longgang Re-Opens with a New Name and Course

Genzone Golf Club in Longgang, Shenzhen recently opened its first course after an extensive remodeling. Its second course is under construction and due to open in 2009. 

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KSC Best Course in Asia

Presented as part of the Asian Pacific Golf Development summit, sponsors Toro, Asian Golf Monthly , Asian Golf Business, the award for Best Golf Course in Asia went to The Kau Sai Chau Jockey Club Golf Course (East Course) designed by Nelson & Haworth to exacting environmental standards. Kau Sai Chau was also awarded Overall Winner for The Asian Golf Course Environment Award   - in recognition for outstanding dedication and commitment to all environmental aspects of golf operations. And to further stack up the awards, it also garnered Best Example in Environmental Protection - Presented by Golf Media Golden Ball Awards.

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Ravenwood: The first N&H Course in the Northeast United States

We offer this excerpt from Golf Digest’s Ron Whitten


Course Critic: Ravenwood Golf Club, Victor, N.Y.


When I stepped onto the first tee at Ravenwood Golf Club, a new daily-fee in the Rochester suburb of Victor, N.Y., my first thought was: "This must be what Oak Hill looked like 80 years ago." 

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Hong Kong Golfer Magazine

H.K. Golfer Magazine Previews Kau Sai Chau East

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Asian Golf Today

Revamped Pinx course to challenge world's best at Ballantine's

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Kau Sai Chau East Opens to raves

The latest N&H offering, the East Course at Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course, is finally open to the public. Set in mountainous terrain in an island, it is a perfect complement to the existing North and South Courses. But be warned, if you want to book a tee time, get in (READ MORE)

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Sheshan Course in Tiger's Game Plan

Sheshan International, one of N&H's most highly publicized designs, and the home of the $5.5 Million HSBC Champion's event each year, has been chosen to be one of the layouts on the latest edition of Tiger Woods PGA 2009, launched 19 August 2008. In stunning 3-D video you will be able not only to play (READ MORE)



 
Sheshan Bags Awards

Sheshan International garnered a basketful of Asian Golf Monthly awards during the recent Asia Pacific Golf Development Summit in Shenzhen, including: Best Maintained GC in Asia - (1); Best Championship GC in Asia - (3); Best Course in China - (4); Best Clubhouse in Asia- (3)

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Royal Selangor Renovation Nearly Completed

Renovation work on both the Old and New courses at the venerable (1893) Royal Selangor Golf Club in Kuala Lumpur club is complete. 27 holes are fully open for play with the final nine grassed and growing in. 

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Reviving Resort Courses - Golf Course Industry Magazine

The courses of Kaanapali Resort sit in a prime area to attract golfers. Located in the middle of several Maui resorts, the oceanfront courses are surrounded by about 5,000 hotel rooms. Yet, until recently, they didn’t generate a stellar number of rounds because no one seemed to want to play them.

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Golf Business Wire

NELSON & HAWORTH ACCOMPLISH UNIQUE THREE-PEAT!

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