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Faldo Series and Mission Hills announce New Agreement

8.23am 19th March 2012 - Sponsorship - This story was updated on Monday, March 19th, 2012

Sir Nick Faldo and Tenniel Chu, Vice Chairman of Mission Hills Group, with the Faldo Series Asia trophy

Mission Hills Golf Club in China will host the annual Faldo Series Asia Grand Final for another four years through until 2016, Sir Nick Faldo and Mission Hills have announced.

“I am excited to bring the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final back to Mission Hills for another four years,” said Faldo.  “The support of Mission Hills has been a major factor in the growth of the Faldo Series since we brought the programme toAsiain 2006. It is this level of support from all our partners which allows us to bring opportunity to more than 7,000 young golfers in 27 countries worldwide each year.”

“We’re delighted with this new agreement that will see the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final return to Mission Hills each year through until 2016,” added Tenniel Chu, Vice Chairman of Mission Hills. “This partnership enables Mission Hills together with Sir Nick Faldo to further its commitment to youth golf development inChinaand throughoutAsia.”

The six-time Major Champion made the announcement during the sixth Asia Grand Final at Mission Hills in Shenzhen. The World Amateur Golf Ranking event was the climax of a season that featured 17 tournaments in 13 countries including five in mainland China plus others in The Philippines, Vietnam, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Brunei, Japan, Chinese Taipei, Pakistan, Indonesia andThailand.

The Faldo Series Asia is supported by major partners ISPS, Mission Hills and The R&A, official golf wear partner UFL and official suppliers TaylorMade and Tricor.  It is endorsed by the Asian Tour and the Asia Pacific Golf Federation (APGC).

Established in 1996, 37 Faldo Series tournaments now take place in 27 countries worldwide with more than 7,000 golfers participating each year.  Past winners include current world number ones Rory McIlroy and Yani Tseng.

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