Mission Hills Hainan - The Worlds Largest Golfing Resort
Mission Hills Hainan, the world's largest golf club according to the Guinness World Records, offers a luxury resort lifestyle within the midst of scenic fairways, back-dropped against a unique volcanic landscape.
The Mission Hills golf comlex covers 20-square kilometer in total, featuring twelve 18-hole resort and championship courses designed by golf's greatest legends and architects. Mission Hills is the cradle of golf in China and hosts the region's most important tournaments, including the World Cup of Golf and the Asian Amateur Championship.
The nieghbouring resort comprises of 423 spacious guest rooms, 98 premiere rooms and suites and four Presidential Suite Duplexes. Tastefully appointed, each room and suite offers its guest an unobstructed view of the sprawling, manicured golf course and natural greenery.
The resort also boasts some of the best sports and recreation facilities in Hainan, including champion golf courses and Lava Lagoon, the island's only aquatic theme park. As well, an amenities-packed sports and recreation center boasts a gym, an indoor pool, a children's playground, a library and an arts and crafts centre. For those in search of retail therapy, the resort also contains a shopping arcade and a pro shop.
The dining options are sure to impress even the most demanding connoisseur. Throughout the resort, 12 world-class restaurants and lounges offer a variety of international culinary delights.
The Star Trophy and the Omega-sponsored World Cup will take place at the Mission Hills Resort Hainan. In particular, the pro-am Star Trophy is an event unique to Asia. Taking place on October 28-31, the celebrity tournament will pit movie stars like Hugh Grant and Matthew McConaughey against current golf professionals. The pros will be vying for the winner-takes-all US$1.28 million prize -- the largest sum of prize money in Asian golf history. Grant seems really excited about the prospect of getting his butt kicked by international title holders. He says in a taped message for the press: "Join me in China... for a golfing experience beyond your wildest dreams!"