The first of this year’s four qualifying tournaments for the Volvo China Open concluded today with three delighted golfers looking forward to teeing up with the stars of the European Tour in just over two months.
The opening shots have now been fired in the race for places in this April’s Volvo China Open. This, the first of four qualifying events, is open to non-Chinese golfers, and the strong field produced some fine golf on the tough par-70 course.
There is now just two and a half months until the 21st Volvo China Open takes place in Shanghai, and the first of this year’s four qualifying tournaments is about to take place at the beautiful Guangzhou Nansha Golf Club. This international qualifying event is open to golfers who are not from mainland China and has attracted a strong field both in quality and quantity.
The 20th Volvo China Open was the biggest and best so far, attracting its strongest-ever field including current world number two, Henrik Stenson. It produced an exciting new champion in young Frenchman Alexander Levy who went on to a second win later in the season in Portugal. As the great championship enters its third decade, demand for places will again be high at the four qualifying events to be staged for golfers not otherwise exempt.