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Spring City & Stone Forest


Spring City & Stone Forest Over the last decade as golf has taken off in China, the 2 courses at Spring City in Kunming - The Lake and the Mountain courses - have been rated as the best in China. Now Kunming has the truly amazing golf courses at Stone Forest. We recently spent 4 days in this area playing the 3 golf courses and sightseeing - it was one of the best few days of golfing holiday available anywhere in the world! For those who have not been to China before we recommend to consider starting in Beijing and take in the ancient wonders of the Great Wall, Summer Palace and the Forbidden City.


Spring City Spring City Golf & Lake Resort (Spring City) is a premier integrated golf resort in Kunming, China. The development comprises two championship golf courses as well as luxury resort homes set amidst lush landscapes against the backdrop of Yang Zonghai Lake. Consistently voted one of the best golf resort in China, Spring City is a popular golfing destination. Its award-winning golf courses include the Mountain Course designed by Jack Nicklaus and the Lake Course by Robert Trent Jones Jr. Golf • Lake Course • Mountain Course


Stone Forest The Stone Forest (Shilin) World Heritage Park is situated just up the road from Spring City in Yunnan Province ,and is known as the "First Wonder of the World ". The new Stone Forest international golf complex is the most exciting new development in the world, in our opinion! Stoneforest International Country Club has three 18hole international championship-level golf courses, all designed by the world's famous golf course designer Brian Curley, integrating the nature, garden landscape and primitive landscape. Golf •Yufeng Ridge •Masters’ Resort •Leaders’ Peak


Itinerary Day 1 Upon arrival in Kunming, you are transferred by private vehicle to your accommodation. Settle in to your room, relax and refresh. OR Pre arrange a trip to the mighty Jiuxiang Caves - you won't regret it! Days 2 At Spring City's Lake course Robert Trent Jones Jnr has created one of the most picturesque courses in the world. It has been rated the best course in China since opening in 1999. Day 3 The Mountain Course at Spring City was designed by Jack Nicklaus - Jack uses all the natural undulations of the terrain on this beautiful site . The Mountain course is regarded as the 2nd best course in China behind it's sister course, but many will prefer it


Itinerary Day 4 This day starts with a tour of the World Heritage Park at Stone Forest- one of most remarkable natural phenomena of China. The Stone Forest area is also the home of the Sani minority, a branch of the Yi tribe (reputed for their diligence, valour, wisdom, exquisite embroidery and melodious songs and graceful dances) who also offer cultural performances nightly. After a simple local lunch the group heads to Stoneforest International for some breathtaking golf Take the camera and video - you will want to remember this day! Day 5 Depart for next destination


Course & Accommodation Overview Lake Course, Spring City Robert Trent Jones – With The Lake course RTJ Jnr has created one of the most picturesque courses in the world. Spring City has become one of the great golf resorts in the Asia Pacific region, and is a golfing experience that capitalises on the existing features of the property while taking advantage of the other elements, such as the dramatic view, changes in elevation, and expansive nature of the site.

Mountain Course, Spring City Jack Nicklaus wanted to design a course that complements the area's climate, enabling golfers to enjoy its splendour all year round. Spring City utilises the natural undulations of the terrain, maximising the golf strategy with the challenges of side-hill lies and elevated greens and tees. They will also enjoy a course framed by native pines and rocky out-crops and picturesque views of the mountains

Stoneforest International Country Club Stoneforest is a three-course complex from Lee Schmidt and Brian Curley. The A course is the championship test at Stone Forest, the layout is a strong, bruising examination of your ability to hit long, straight shots whilst avoiding the stone and rock. Like the C Course, the bunkers here are filled with grey sand, used by architect Brian Curley to ensure the hazards do not overwhelm the scenic beauty of the size-able stone formations. Conditioning is impressive across the facility with Bentgrass tees, greens and fairways providing an exceptional playing surface most of the year.

Spring City Resort Guests can indulge in any of Spring City's 73 deluxe golf lodges which offer picturesque views of the Yang Zonghai Lake amidst beautiful mountain scenery. In-room features include a minibar, safe deposit box, a International Direct Dial (IDD) telephone with voicemail facilities, and a LCD TV with a wide selection of cable channels


Package includes: • •

4 nights Accommodation Meals, drinks and laundry as specified in your personal itinerary. Private transfers as specified. Private sightseeing and excursions as specified. Scheduled/private activities as specified.

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1x 18 holes at up to 4 games of golf including • Spring City Lake and Mountain Courses • Stoneforest International Club x 2 Rounds

Price (land only) from $1178AUD based on Twin Share Price (land only) from $1492AUD based on Single Room *All pricing is subject to change, availability and currency fluctuations Payment Instructions A $500 deposit is required to secure a booking. Payment can be made by: 1.

Bank Transfer: Please deposit funds into “The Travelling Golfer Trust A/C ” BSB: 083269 Account No: 13 066 2440 Please quote your Invoice number.

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Credit Card: (2.5% credit card fees apply) VISA or MasterCard. Phone Peter on 0438573271

Package excludes: • • • • •

Airfares Caddy Fees Gratuities Any items of a personal nature Lunch/Dinners unless otherwise stated in the itinerary and any extras applied to your room.

The balance of payment is due 70 days before departure. In the case of non-payment of the balance by the due date, The Travelling Golfer will treat the booking as cancelled unless advised to the contrary.

For more information call or e-mail Peter +61 438 573 271 peter@thetravellinggolfer.com.au

Steve +61 402 218 016 steve@thetravellinggolfer.com.au


Travel Insurance It is highly recommended you obtain Travel Insurance at the time you make payment for your travel. Travel insurance should protect you against any medical expenses arising from sickness or injury during your travels and against any loss of or damage to your belongings. It should also provide cover against trip cancellations and flight delays, and offer 24 hour emergency assistance. You can apply for "AIG Travel Insurance" or "QBE Travel Insurance" through The Travelling Golfer website. The benefits each policy offers is slightly different. You must read the Policy documents carefully to ensure they are providing the benefits that best suit your circumstances. In summary, both policies provide*: Unlimited overseas medical expenses Unlimited cancellation costs Unlimited emergency expenses $2,500,000 legal liability *Note: the policy wording differs with each plan AIG also provides up to $3,000 worth of cover for golf clubs automatically on its single or multi trip plans. The excess is $100 per claim. QBE provides automatic cover of $3,000 on golf clubs only on its multi trip plan. You would need to pay an additional premium (3% of items value) if you wish to cover your golf clubs on their single trip plan. QBE's excess is $200 per claim. To obtain a quote from AIG To obtain a quote and read the full PDS/Policy terms and conditions, and apply for cover over the internet, please click on the following AIG link: AIG Insurance- Get a Quote If you have a pre-existing medical condition or health disorder you wish to cover you will need to contact AIG assessors on 1800008473 to establish whether they will provide cover for it. If you have any questions regarding the policy please contact AIG customer service on 1800017682. To obtain a quote from QBE To obtain a quote and read the full PDS/Policy terms and conditions, and apply for cover over the Internet, please click on the following QBE link: QBE Travel Insurance- Get A Quote If you have a pre-existing medical condition or health disorder you wish to cover you must complete a Travelers Medical Appraisal Form. If your application is approved you will be advised of any restrictions, excesses or additional premiums that may apply. If you have any questions regarding the policy please contact QBE Customer service on 1300555017.


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peter@thetravellinggolfer.com.au There is no refund for cancellation for unused services on or after the tour commencement date. Note: Airlines have there own cancellation terms and conditions. Tour Rates Tour prices are set as a guide only and may vary due to currency fluctuations and component cost increases. All rates advertised are accurate at the time of publication and are subject to change until receipt of payment in full. The Travelling Golfer reserves the right to adjust our tour cost as necessary. Any surcharges will be passed on in respect to currency fluctuations unless full payment has been received and no changes are made to your booking The tour price is for the package as detailed in the itinerary only. If changes are requested to the itinerary, then an administration fee of $100 plus any additional costs incurred will be charged, on top of the tour price. Airlines International airfares are not included in the tour itinerary, however we can assist with all of your international travel arrangements. All airfare bookings are subject to individual airline terms and conditions. Airlines have their own luggage restrictions. If you do not adhere to these limitations excess baggage fees may apply and are at your own expense.


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