Established in 1990, Shanghai Country Club, the first full-scale international membership club developed in Shanghai with the total land occupation of 1,030,000M2, is located about 30 minutes drive from downtown Shanghai in the beautiful scenery of the Dian Shan Lake. Designed by world renowned golf architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. from the United States, the course of par 72 and 7,025 yards in length has attracted many return games of golf by its exciting water hazards, bunkers of cosmetic touches, numerous lakes and competitive fairways. Golf experts have also praised it as one of the most challenging golf courses.
With the emphasis on creating a relaxed atmosphere, the clubhouse of the 19th century British colonial style designed by P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd. offers full facilities as fully stocked pro-shop, coffee bar, restaurant, reading room, billiards and sauna. The three tennis courts and the second clubhouse equipped with accommodation, in door swimming pool, dinning room and mahjong room provides recreational sites for members' families. Besides, Shanghai Country Club also provides a 3-hole practice course, a spacious driving range and putting green. The resident golf professional is on hand to give golf lessons to beginners and refresher courses to the more experienced golfers.
The golf competitions organized by the club as the "Monthly Cup", "Opening Anniversary Cup" and "President Cup" have offered right opportunities for the members to meet friends, consult skills in golf, nurture affections and build up health as well. The development of the Old Zhu Jia Jiao Town, one of most famous tourist attractions in Shanghai, the establishment of the Oriental Green Boat, the large camp site for teenagers, and the completion of the Hu Qing Ping expressway, would offer convenient transportation and add much to the enjoyable circumstances for members and guests. The club provides round trip transportation from downtown to the club.