China Golf Brief Introduction
China Brief IntroductionChina is located in the east of Asia, with the Pacific Ocean to the east. The total land mass of China is the third largest, after Russia and Canada, but contains the greatest number of people. The country stretches over 9,596,960 square kilometers, (roughly 3.7 million square miles). From east to west it covers thee Heilongjiang and Wusuli Rivers to the Pamirs Mountains, with north to south covering the Heilongjang River to Hainan Island and the Zengmu Reef, off the coast of Malaysia.
China is rich in natural resources that include substantial deposits of coal, iron ore, mercury, tin, petroleum and uranium. However, one of its most commonly known natural resources is its extensive population, with about 1.3 billion people by the end of 2000. Though it is the largest population, it is spread around the country unevenly, with the majority of people living in the east of the country. The average household size is 3 people; with the average density of population in most of the country is 119 people per square kilometer.
There are few safer countries in the world to travel in than China. The strict laws combined with the friendly and welcoming nature of the Chinese had led to a country with a very low crime rate.
Serious crime against foreigners is virtually unheard of and even late at night tourists has little to worry about. Pick pocketing and other petty crimes such as purse snatching are somewhat more common, especially in crowded areas such as markets, on the subway or at tourist spots so it is best to be careful in such places and keep an eye on your belongings. When traveling with luggage it is recommended to keep a watch over it at all times. If you have any problems they should be reported to the nearest police officer or security guard who will be only too happy to help.
Golf was introduced to China later than to other countries. But golf has developed rapidly in China . Especially in recent years, golf courses have sprung up like mushrooms all over the country, so far China has more than 130 golf courses.
Most golf courses in China are located in coastal areas, capital cities of provinces and famous tourism cities, with pleasant climates, beautiful scenery and transport facilities. Many of them are up to the international standards in terms of their choice of location, design and construction, turf and prefect service facilities. They are capable of hosting international golf competitions, with unique characteristics. Some are located in the national tourism scenic areas at the foot of a mountain and beside a sea, featuring picturesque scenery; and some are close to tourism and holiday resorts with a beautiful environment, making players return to nature. All these golf courses have star-rated hotels and bars, where customers may feel carefree and relaxed and mold their temperament.
China 's golf game has a bright future, and is attracting more concern of the friends from all over the world. Guide to China's Golf Courses gives a comprehensive and detailed introduction to all golf courses in China . We are sure that this book will help readers have a better understanding of the golf courses in China , and be helpful to those who plan for holiday-making and play golf in China