The Jack Nicklaus Academy at Ten Times Golf Resort (owned/operated by real estate conglomerate Tiantai) will hold the inaugural Nicklaus Cup in Jimo, a suburb of Qingdao, from June 27 to 29, 2013. The 3 day program includes a Pro Am and golf tournament with some of the best golfers in China. Ten Times resort’s resident pro is PGA Golf Professional Gordy Walker. More info on the Nicklaus Academy from the Nicklaus Travel website.
More info from the World Golf Newswire:
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 (www.tentimesresort.com) 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.