Golf News for Friday, May 24, 2013 | Events

First annual Nicklaus Academy Cup prepares to tee off in China

Ten Times Golf & Hot Springs Resort, managed by CHS Hospitality Group and Nicklaus Academies will be hosting the 1st Annual Nicklaus Cup on June 27, 28 and 29, 2013 in Qingdao, China. The event will include a Media Day, a Pro-Am and a Sponsors / VIP Day. Nicklaus Academies will provide clinics and presentations for each of the events (schedule of events to follow).

The Nicklaus Academy Cup will be attended by a number of Certified Nicklaus Academy instructors from around the world. In addition to conducting clinics each day, the Instructors will participate in the Pro-Am tournament as well as participate in a number of round-table forums to exchange ideas and concepts with their international counterparts. The Academy Cup will highlight the proven teaching philosophy of the Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf facilities. With over 20-years of success in Asia, and now with facilities open in 10 countries, Nicklaus Academies is in the forefront of delivering the highest quality and most effective golf instruction around the world.

The Nicklaus Academy at Ten Times Resort ( opened June 2012 and is the official training center for the Shandong Province Golf Team. Lead by Gordy Walker, PGA, the Academy has proven successful in developing programs for the members of Ten Times, guests at the resort, and in conjunction with local schools, a dynamic junior development program.

June 27 - Day 1 - Media Event
• Arrival and welcome drinks
• Opening speeches and Introduction
• Media Q&A
• Golf Clinic from Worldwide Nicklaus Instructors
• 18-Hole Tournament
• BBQ and Presentation

June 28 - Day 2 - Jack Nicklaus Academy Cup Pro-Am
• Arrival and welcome drinks
• Golf Clinic from Worldwide Nicklaus Instructors
• 18-Hole - Nicklaus Academy Cup Pro-Am Tournament
• Dinner, Awards Presentation and Entertainment

Day 3 - Sponsors Hospitality Day
• Morning VIP Clinics by Nicklaus Academy Worldwide Instructors followed by Lunch in the Lanquan Club house
• Afternoon VIP Clinics by Nicklaus Academy Worldwide Instructors followed by Dinner in the Lanquan Club house and entertainment.
• Hot Spring and Spa Treatments
• 1-Year Jack Nicklaus Academy corporate membership presented to sponsors
• Guest Speaker, Professional Speakers and Q&A

For additional information, contact;
Ted Simons
Executive VP / COO