October 22, 2015

Foshan Open in numbers

This weeks tournament is for the third time played in Foshan City, China. Here are some numbers to illustrate the tournament:

45 – Only the top 45 in the Rankings at the conclusion of this week’s Foshan Open will earn…

… a place in the season-ending NBO Golf Classic Grand Final in Oman

50 – The number of greenkeepers working on the Foshan Golf Club course this week

380 – The number of volunteers this week, all from local Universities

7.148 – The length of the course this week, in yards

20.000 – The approximate number of spectators that attended last year, with a similar attendance predicted this year

69.588 – The amount of Euro (€) this week’s winner will receive

500.000 – The total prize fund in US$ this week, the highest in the tournament’s history after an increase this year

7.197.394 – The urban population of nearby Foshan City

54.780.346 – The number of passengers that passed through the nearby Guangzhou Airport last year, making it the 15th busiest airport in the world (second busiest in China)

(all facts can be found on the Challengetour homepage)