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China - The Dunes Shenzhou The Dunes, a 36-hole golf course with an additional 5 practice holes has been thoughtfully designed by internationally- renowned Tom Weiskopf to make the most of the distinctive landscape and dramatic beauty of this unique location - from the rugged coastal dunes to the strong, craggy boulders. Golf enthusiasts of all levels will be inspired and challenged by the beautiful quintessential seaside design which embraces traditional golf course architecture, reminiscent of the classic designs such as Royal Melbourne, Cypress Point and Pine Valley. Whether one is pausing to take a breath of fresh air before teeing off, using the mountainous skyline as a backdrop to a shot, or simply enjoying the superior level of hospitality at the clubhouse, The Dunes offers a world-class setting for everyone to truly enjoy the traditional game of golf. The legendary Tom Weiskopf paid remarkable attention to ensuring that the only traditional seaside golf course in Asia was carefully carved out of the native sand dunes on this natural peninsula on Hainan’s stunning, untouched east coast. Every golf hole will give the golfer a different experience that will make them feel that they have entered and are experiencing the true and ever-changing beauty of Mother Nature. 16