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The Yulin Desert Golf Course (YDGC), located in the Yulin Sand Park of Shaanxi Province, the southern edge of the Maowusu desert, managed by Yulin Desert Links Sports Co. Ltd, the course was designed by famous golf course architect, Mr. Lu Jun. The par 73 championship 18-hole golf course, 7,348 yards and the design uses the local topography of the surrounding landscape to create a truly natural golf experience. The total grass coverage for the entire golf course is 206,400 square meters accounting for 27.6% of the entire property.

For irrigation water, the Yulin Desert Golf Course mainly uses local coal mine drainage water (wastewater generated during the coal mining process). Waste is put to use through a treatment and purification process both inside and outside the golf course boundaries. As the drainage water is absorbed into the ground, it is filtered by the turf (rhizome/stem leaf/soil/etc.) along with other vegetation and plant material. This improves the quality of the water and preserves the source of groundwater while also reducing pollution. The solution also helps improving the forest coverage for the surrounding desert area.

The golf course strives to decent quality with the concept of sustainable development for green initiatives and protecting the nature, which was presented as a true masterpiece after continuous investment and construction over 10 years. The Yulin Desert Golf Course has gained awards from the golf industry such as raking 37th on the 2020 Golf Travel Magazine List of Asia’s Top 100 Golf Courses, top 10 on Golf Course in China, ranking 31st on the 2021 Golf Travel Magazine Llist of Asia’s Top 100 Golf Courses, and one of a few golf courses in China recognized by GEO. Moreover, YDGC has become the one and only golf course partner with the China Golf Association. Crowned with so many honors as jewel, YDGC is hailed as the Shining Pearl of the Northwest Desert.

About YDGC

The Yulin Desert Golf Course (YDGC) is located in the Yulin Sand Park of Shaanxi Province on the southern edge of the Maowusu desert. Managed by Yulin Desert Links Sports Co. Ltd, the course was designed by famous golf course architect, Mr. Lu Jun. The par 73 championship 18 hole golf course measures 7,348 yards and the design uses the local topography of the surrounding landscape to create a truly natural golf experience. The total grass coverage for the entire golf course is 206,400 square meters accounting for 27.6% of the entire property.

For irrigation water, the Yulin Desert Golf Course mainly uses local coal mine drainage water (wastewater generated during the coal mining process). Waste is put to use through a treatment and purification process both inside and outside the golf course boundaries. As the drainage water is absorbed into the ground, it is filtered by the turf (rhizome/stem leaf/soil/etc.) along with other vegetation and plant material. This improves the quality of the water and preserves the source of groundwater while also reducing pollution. Using coal mining drainage water during course construction and when planting trees and bushes have also increased the plant cover of the surrounding desert areas.

The golf course strives to use green initiatives to protect the natural environment and promote ecological sustainability. After more than 10 years of continuous investment and sculpting the land, the Yulin Desert Golf Course has received praised within the golf industry for developing a true masterpiece while placing the utmost respect on preservation of nature. It is ranked 37th on the 2020 Golf Travel Magazine list of Asia’s Top 100 Golf Courses,ranked top 10 on Golf Course in China,ranked 31th on the 2021 Golf Travel Magazine list of Asia’s Top 100 Golf Courses, and is currently the sole golf course partner of the China Golf Association. The golf course was also awarded the honorary title of Golf Magazine’s Top 10 Golf Courses in China. Furthermore, Yulin Desert Golf Course is also one of the few courses in China certified by the European Golf Environment Organization (GEO) and is hailed as the Shining Pearl of the Northwest Desert.

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