Spectator's Info

Watching the best golfers in the world is arguably the greatest pleasure on earth for golf enthusiasts, and newcomers to the sport are very welcomed at the Volvo China Open.

  • To ensure optimum enjoyment, spectators are asked to follow the following guidelines so that the Volvo China Open experience will be unrivalled for pleasure, excitement and drama.
  • Experienced golf fans will know the ropes when it comes to watching; so for the benefit of the many newcomers expected to attend, here is some advice and information:
  • Always wear strong, comfortable shoes on course. Bring some warm and waterproof clothing with you in case of rain. Bring and use sun-block when appropriate;
  • High heel shoes are prohibited on the golf course;
  • Please get the draw sheet and golf course layout map at the entrance. It will help you to get around the golf course and to locate a player you want to watch.
  • Observe the instructions of marshals and stewards
  • No loud talking, No noise making, Walk – never run on the golf course. Respect the ‘Quiet Please’ signs when raised.
  • For your personal safety, please exercise due care at all time.
  • Except for authorized photographers (who know how to photograph the action), spectators’ use of cameras is strictly prohibited on tournament days. The unexpected sudden flash and noise can surprise a player and cause him to play a bad shot.
  • Likewise, cell phones, beepers and other electronic devices are strictly prohibited on the golf course at all times.
  • Always remain outside the spectator ropes.
  • Keep the golf course clean. No littering since TV pictures are beamed around the world.
  • Only ask for autographs after the player has finished scoring after his round.

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