DALLAS, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ClubCorp, The World Leader in Private Clubs, announces today that it has added Mission Hills China – a world-class conglomerate of hotels and resorts; golf and country clubs; award-winning spas; and sports academies which span across the cities of Shenzhen, Dongguan and Haikou – to its network of properties in its reciprocal access program with a comprehensive offering facilitated by ClubCorp's unique ClubLine personal concierge service.
This strategic relationship enables members of clubs in the ClubCorp family to enjoy preferred access, rates, and benefits at Mission Hills China's variety of leisure experiences, including 22 premier golf courses – 12 of which are signature masterpiece courses designed by golf legends from around the globe, including Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye, Greg Norman, Nick Faldo, Annika Sorenstam, Jose Maria Olazabal, Ernie Els, Vijay Singh, David Duval, David Leadbetter, Jumbo Ozaki and Zhang Lianwei. Mission Hills China members will enjoy access to ClubCorp's network of more than 300 participating clubs primarily in the United States.
Mission Hills China's sports and leisure properties include Mission Hills Shenzhen and Mission Hills Dongguan, the world's largest golf complex as accredited by the Guinness World Records. Located 40 minutes from Hong Kong, the facilities feature 12 golf courses and three golf academies, as well as Asia's largest tennis center featuring 51 courts, two five-star hotels and three best-in-class spa facilities, and Mission Hills Hainan featuring 10 spectacular volcanic golf courses, a world-class luxury hotel, a premium clubhouse, an outdoor water-theme park, a mineral-rich natural springs reserve, 12 delectable dining establishments, state-of-the-art recreation center, flexible function and meeting rooms, and a shopping arcade centre carrying the world's finest brands and esteemed spa facilities.
"Mission Hills China, one of the most sought-after leisure destinations in the world, is an exceptional addition to our network of clubs," said Eric Affeldt, ClubCorp president and CEO. "Access to the many Mission Hills China amenities – and the benefits that go along with that access – will no doubt provide extraordinary experiences to the many members of clubs in the ClubCorp family who travel internationally while the reciprocal privileges allow ClubCorp to showcase its own network of clubs to Mission Hills' members."
"ClubCorp, like Mission Hills, represents the best in private club experiences," said Tenniel Chu, Vice Chairman of Mission Hills China. "This formidable partnership will be greatly appreciated by our many globe-trotting members, who are always seeking out new clubs to explore and expect only the best when travelling for business or pleasure."
Dallas-based ClubCorp is The World Leader in Private Clubs®. Since its founding in 1957, ClubCorp has operated with the central purpose of Building Relationships and Enriching the Lives® of its members. ClubCorp owns or operates a network of more than 150 golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs, and alumni clubs in 24 states, the District of Columbia and two foreign countries that serve over 350,000 members, with approximately 14,000 peak-season employees. ClubCorp properties include: Firestone Country Club (Akron, Ohio); Mission Hills Country Club (Rancho Mirage, California); Capital Club Beijing; and Metropolitan Club Chicago. You can find ClubCorp on Facebook at facebook.com/clubcorp and on Twitter at @ClubCorp.
About Mission Hills China
Mission Hills China, owner and operator of Mission Hills Shenzhen and Mission Hills Resort Hainan, is a key player in the country's fledgling sports and leisure industry. The Mission Hills brand encompasses several sub-brands, including Mission Hills Golf Clubs, Mission Hills Residences, as well as Mission Hills Hotels & Resorts. It is also the host, promoter and underwriter of several major golf tournaments, including the Omega Mission Hills World Cup and the Mission Hills Star Trophy. The company employs approximately 11,000 people across its two operations. For more information, visit www.missionhillschina.com.