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 hina – Mission Hills Shenzhen C (World Cup) The Jack Nicklaus designed World Cup Course was the first of 12 signature designs to be built at the 20-square-kilometer Mission Hills resort in Shenzhen, accredited by the Guinness World Records as the world's largest golf club. The number of courses has since increased to 22 with the creation of ten more stunning designs at Mission Hills Haikou on Hainan Island. Named in honor of the World Cup of Golf which it hosted in 1995, the World Cup Course at Mission Hills Shenzhen is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential courses in China. The 41st World Cup on the Nicklaus Design course was the first golf tournament to be televised live in China and the start of over 100 international events at Mission Hills that would put Chinese golf on the global map. 14