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Golf Industry News - Volvo China Open

In a fitting example of the growth of golf in mainland China over the past two decades, a record 45 Chinese players will line up beside their counterparts from the European and Asian Tours at this week’s 25th anniversary of the Volvo China Open.

The 2019 event will be the 16th staging since the Volvo China Open became a European Tour event in 2004 and the second in succession as a tri-sanctioned tournament.

Sven De Smet, Chairman of the Volvo China Open Board, says that the move to be a tri-sanctioned tournament – plus the introduction of Mitime Golf as co-promoter with Volvo – can only be a major boost to the event