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Korea’s first PGA Tour to be held in Jeju Island

October 23, 2017 Destination North Asia No Comments Email Email

The PGA TOUR will be holding its first golf tournament in Korea, THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES, on Jeju Island. Somerset Jeju Shinhwa World has been appointed as the official hotel partner of the event to accommodate the contestants. To enable tourists to enjoy both the exciting tournament and the newly opened Shinhwa Theme Park, Somerset Jeju Shinhwa World has launched a range of travel packages that will coincide with the event.

The PGA TOUR will be holding its first regular season, THE CJ CUP, in Korea from 19 to 22 Octoberat the Nine Bridges Golf Club. This tour boasts a strong field made up of 78 international golfers, including the champion of the 2017 PGA Championship, Justin Thomas from the United States; world number one male golfer Jason Day from Australia; and 2013 Masters Tournament champion, Adam Scott from Australia. 

Somerset Jeju Shinhwa World have tailor-made exclusive travel packages for families who will be attend the PGA TOUR and tour Jeju Island. Tourists can make bookings through Jeju Shinhwa World’s official website or with travel agencies. Visitors who will stay at Somerset Jeju Shinhwa World for more than two nights will be able to live there free of charge for one extra night.

Opened in April 2017 and located in the Jeju Shinhwa World, the Somerset Jeju Shinhwa World is thefirst fully serviced resort condominium in Jeju. The Jeju Shinhwa World’s Shinhwa Theme Park was also opened to public on 30 September. In addition, the Jeju Shinhwa World’s other operations such as the YG Town (Korean pop star G-Dragon has also participated in the town’s design) and the Jeju Shinhwa World Landing Resort will be put into operation in November while its Jeju Shinhwa World Marriott Resort, facilities for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions as well as its food, beverage and shopping complex will be opened in December this year.

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