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Host Venue


Sheshan International Golf Club
Linyin Avenue, Shanghai Sheshan National Holiday Zone, Shanghai, PRC

 

Tel: +8621 5779 6689    
Fax: +8621 57796682

 

Visa


All visitors must hold a passport or a valid travel document.


Visas can be obtained from the Immigration Services through Embassies/Consulates of the PRC and should be used within the validity. The visa is expired after the valid date.

 

How To Get There


While driving along G50, take the Sheshan/Zhao Xiang exit, turn left to South Jia Song Middle Road, and follow the 'WGC-HSBC Champions' signage to Sheshan Internationall Golf Club.

Metro Line 9 operates to Sheshan International Golf Club directly.

 

Complimentary shuttle services will be provided to spectators from Oct 31 to Nov 3, the route and pick up point will be published on www.hsbcgolf.com prior to the Tournament.


Currency


The renminbi (RMB) is the official currency of China. Renminbi is legal tender in mainland China.

RMB is issued both in notes and coins. The denominations of paper notes include 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 yuan; 5, 2 and 1 jiao; and 5, 2 and 1 fen. The denominations of coins are 1 yuan; 5, 2 and 1 jiao; and 5, 2 and 1 fen.
 
Money Changers


No foreign currency is allowed to circulate in China. All banks with MONEY CHANGE green sign can provide this service for you. Besides, those superior hotels, restaurants and some shops which run the foreign business may also help you to change foreign currency.
 
Electricity


The electricity in China is generally 220V, 50HZ, Hong Kong is 200V. So when bringing electrical appliances to China, or devices that require recharging, you need to determine what kind of voltage your devices function under, and whether you will be needing a converter.

If your device's electrical plug has a different shape than the one above, you may need an electrical adapter.
 
Time Zone & Working Time


Time Zone: China Standard Time (UTC+8).

China implements the five-day working system, no work on Saturday and Sunday. The normal business hours are from 08:00 to 18:00.Hospitals, post offices, and banks are always open daily from 08:30-09:30 to 16:00-18:00.

Shops, supermarkets and department stores open every day for long hours from 9:00 to 22:00, including weekends and public holidays.

 

Spectator Guide

 

78 of the world's best golfers at here at Sheshan International Golf Club from October 30th - November 3rd 2013 but the WGC-HSBC Champions is more than just a fantastic golf tournament. Here's some important information that will help you to have a great day out for the entire family.
 
Golf is a game of etiquette for both players and spectators so there are some important rules to remember when following the action at ' Asia's major':


 
OBEY THE MARSHALS
They are there to ensure the event runs smoothly for so please follow their instructions to ensure that everyone enjoys the world class golf.
 
STAND STILL DURING PLAY
The slightest movement or distraction can affect the player's concentration so help them to play their best by remaining motionless when they are taking a shot.
 
KEEP QUIET DURING SHOTS
Please refrain from making any noise when the players prepare and are about to take their shot so they can be at the top of their game. However please feel free to celebrate & commend them if they hit a good shot.
 
NO AUTOGRAPHS DURING PLAY
Please do not disturb the players during play and they will be more likely to spend time signing autographs after their hard work is done.
 
STAY BEHIND THE ROPES
The boundaries help everyone get a good view of the action without affecting play. Stay off the fairways and greens unless directed by a marshal at a crossing point.
 
BE RESPECTFUL TO ALL
Let's follow the players' example of good sportsmanship - whether they are your favourite or not, all the players deserve respect and encouragement.

 

Phone and Camera Usage information


Cameras and phones will be permitted in certain authorised areas OFF the golf course. These areas include the off course tented village zones, putting green, practice ground and short game areas and will be clearly designated with the following sign. 


Areas where cameras and use of phones are NOT permitted will be marked with the following sign. 
Please observe these rules as they are in place to ensure an acceptable competitive environment for the professionals golfers and to provide an enjoyable and comfortable experience for you and your fellow spectators.
 

Any serious infringement of these rules that disturbs the golfers competition will require the organisers to deal with individuals in an appropriate manner, which may ultimately result in exclusion from the course.  

Cameras 

Cameras do provide a disturbance to the players due to the clicking sound of the shutters and automatic flash settings in overcast conditions. Therefore all cameras, including cameras on phones etc should not be used in the prohibited zones (ON course) marked with the following signage. 


Cameras can be used in the OFF course designated zones.


Please still be aware of any potential disruption to the players and please respect the requests and wishes of the players and officials and should they ask you not to continue we respectfully ask you to stop using your camera.


Accredited media are permitted to use cameras that are clearly marked with the official designation

Phones


THESE SHOULD BE SWITCHED TO SILENT/VIBRATE WHEN ON THE PROPERTY OF THE GOLF COURSE.

 

Calls are permitted in the OFF course zones indicated by the following sign. BUT please always check that your call will not disturb the golfers or your fellow spectators. Please still be aware of any potential disruption to the players and please respect the requests and wishes of the players and officials and should they ask you not to continue we respectfully ask you to stop using your phone. 

  
Calls are not permitted anywhere in the zones marked by the following sign.
Please remember that these rules are designed to make your visit for you and your fellow spectators more enjoyable. 

 

 2013 WGC-HSBC Champions Public Shuttle Timetable

 Gubei District, Lawson on Shuicheng Rd, near Huangjincheng Avenue

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Sheshan International Golf Club

 Date

 Departure

Return 

 Thursday 31st October

08:30

 15:00

09.30

 17:30

 Friday 1st November

 08:30

15:00 

 09:30

 17:30

 Saturday 2nd November

 08:30

 15:00

 09:30

 17:00

 10:00

 17:00

 Sunday 3rd November

 08:30

 15:00

 09:30

 17:00

 10:00

 17:00