Dear Players & Families, Congratulations and welcome to the 2015


Dear Players & Families, Congratulations and welcome to the 2015
Dear Players & Families,
Congratulations and welcome to the 2015 IJGT – Asian Tournament of Champions. After three incredible years
in Thailand this year’s event has moved to Beijing, China! A special THANK YOU to Tony Meechai and his team
for delivering a great experience and showing that true Thai hospitality all these years!
This year’s host venue is the Ian Woosan designed Topwin Golf & Country Club, one of Beijing most exclusive
private clubs, nestled at the foothills of the Great Wall, it is a spectacular course that will test your game and
championship spirit. The team at Topwin are looking forward to creating a unique championship experience for
all of our participants.
We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all of our partners for supporting the grown and development of the IJGT Tour. Over the past four years the tour has from 10 events in 2011 to nearly 30 events in
In addition to playing in both the Asian Tournament of Champions and our USA Tournament of Champions
our tournament winners have been offered exemptions in Japan LPGA, Japan PGA Tour and European Challenge Tour events as well as had the opportunity to participate in golf clinics with Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy.
These incredible experiences are a testament to the growth and success of the tour and the hard work that
our tournament partners have invested in the tour. We are looking forward to offering more unique opportunities as the tour continues to grow.
We are also excited and happy to announce our partnership with Bishop’s Gate Golf Academy (BGGA) in
Orlando, Florida. Similar to IJGA, the team as BGGA are dedicated to creating transformational experiences for
today’s junior golfers, preparing them not only for success in golf, but in life. This years championship will be an
opportunity to meet and learn more about this exciting new partnership.
In addition to this letter is additional tournament information and contact details for assistance in making hotel
reservations and transportation needs. In addition please check with your local China embassy or consulate for
visa information. We have the ability to provide a formal letter of invitation if that is required.
Thank you once again and I look forward to seeing you in two months time.
Yours truly,
Raymond Roessel
Executive Director – Asia
International Junior Sports Academies
Official Hotel:
For this year Championship two official hotels will be available. Daily transportation will be available to and
from both.
Swan Lakeview Hotel:
Daily Twin Sharing Rate including breakfast: RMB 550 / USD 95
6 Yanxiu Road (Yanxiu Lu), Yanqi Lake
Shanshui Trends Hotel
Daily Twin Sharing Rate including breakfast: RMB 290 / USD 50
Beijing Huairou District Yanqi Avenue 53 J Floor
Reservation Information: Reservations may be made by contacting:
Xiaoli Jia
Marketing Manager
i3 Sports
[email protected]
Air Travel:
Players should fly into Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) the golf course and hotels are located aproximately 50KM or a one hour drive from the airport. The event team can assist with booking transportation if
needed or can provide you with the proper directions in Chinese to assist in arriving.
For tournamnet winners who are eligble for airfare travel please email [email protected] with
your compelte passport details and travel dates.
China Visa Issues:
China has very strict entry visa requirements, please check with your local Chinese embassy or consulate for
visa requirements. If needed we can issue and official letter of invitation for the championship. To receive a
letter please email your FULL passport details and travel dates to [email protected]
Contact Details:
Carmen ChamRaymond Roessel
Executive AssistantExecutive Director
[email protected]
+852 2459 1660
+852 2459 1660
Day’s 1 & 2 - Monday & Tuesday - April 14th & 15th
Player arrival, registration and optional practice rounds.
Day 3 - Thursday - April 16th
Championship Round 1
Day 4 - Friday -April 16th
Championship Round 2
Day’s 5 - Saturday -April 16th
Championship Final Round
Gala Dinner
Day’s 6 - Sunday - April 16th
Optional Sight Seeing