Return to the Golf Today Home Page All the latest golf news Coverage of all the worlds major tours For all your golfing needs Golf Course Directory Out on the course Golf related travel Whats going on, message board, links and more!
 
Worldwide Feature Articles
 
Top Stories
PGA: Stephen Ames coasts to six shot win
PGA: Tiger Woods ends difficult week with 75
Euro: Van de Velde ends 13 year victory wait
Stephen Ames vaults to World No. 27
Boost for the Philippine Open
Tiger Woods misses practice to be with father

Johnnie Walker Classic moves to Beijing

The Chinese capital of Beijing will be the venue for the 2005 Johnnie Walker Classic, event organisers said on Tuesday.

The tournament, sanctioned by the European, Asian and Australasian tours, will be played at the Pine Valley Golf Club from April 21 to 24.

The Classic will join this month's China Open and the Hong Kong Open on the calendar as golf continues to make waves in Asia.

"We are very proud to host this event here in China in 2005," Hu Jian Guo, vice chairman of the China Golf Association, said in a statement.

"It will give Chinese professional golfers the chance to compete alongside some of the best golfers in the world, and will showcase our strength in attracting and hosting world class events leading up to the Beijing Olympics in 2008."

The Johnnie Walker Classic was first staged in Hong Kong in 1990. The event has been played in eight different Asian cities over 10 different golf courses in the past 14 years.

Previous winners of the tournament include former world number ones Nick Faldo, Tiger Woods and Greg Norman.

This years news archive | Email this page to a friend | Return to top of page