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Encyclopedia > Volvo China Open

The Volvo China Open is a men's golf tournament which is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and the Asian Tour. The European Tour sanctions several events in Asia, and is making a particular effort to exploit the Chinese market. The event was first played in 1995 and has been part of the European Tour's schedule since 2003. The 2005 prize fund was $1.3 million United States dollars, and in 2006 it will be $1.8 million. [1] The tournament is currently played in November, and it counts towards the following year's Order of Merit on the European Tour, ie the 2005 event is part of the 2006 season. Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The Asian Golf Tour is the principal mens professional golf tour in Asia except for Japan, which has a separate tour. ...


As a European Tour event

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External links

  • Official site in English and Chinese
  • Coverage on the European Tour's official site - use schedule browser on the left to access other years.



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