Milestones

2016

  • Feb

    Golf peers from North Korea visited Spring City in February for industry exchange.
  • Mar

    Spring City Cup 2016 was held in March in which RMB30,000 charity fund had been successfully raised to help the elderly in Yang Zong Hai region.
  • July

    Spring City was awarded Top 10 Asia’s Best Golf Destination in July by Asian Sports Group
  • Sep

    BOG Cup 2016 was successfully held in September.
  • Oct

    Spring City was awarded Top 10 Golf Courses in China in October by Golf Magazine China.
  • Oct

    Malaysian Prime Minister Mr. Najib Razak gave his golf visit to Spring City in October.
  • Nov

    Singapore's Senior Minister Mr. Goh Chok Tong visited and played Spring City in November with his friends.

2015

  • Jan

    Spring City was awarded Top 10 Golf Courses in Asia in January by Ali Golf China.
  • Mar

    Spring City Cup 2015 was held in March with charity fund at RMB30,000 raised for helping Yang Guang Elderly Apartment in Kunming.
  • June

    Spring City Lake course was ranked 75th place of World 100 Greatest Golf Courses in July by US Golf Digest.
  • July

    Mr. Vincent Hsiao Wan-chang, Honorary Chairman of Cross-Straits Common Market Foundation gave his golf visit to Spring City in June.
  • Aug

    Singapore 50 Cup Golf Invitational was successfully held in Spring City in August.
  • Oct

    Spring City new golf building was put in operation in October.
  • Nov

    Spring City was ranked 3rd place of Top 10 Golf Resorts in China in November by China Golf Digest.
  • Dec

    Spring City was ranked 2nd place of Top 10 Golf Clubs in China in December by Golf Punk.

2014

  • Jan

    Rewarded by U.S Golf Digest as World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses. Rank 92 Lake Course, Rank 100 Mountain Course.
  • June

    Honorary Chairman of the Kuomintang(KMT) Wu Po-hsiung visited Spring City.
  • Aug

    The Singapore National Day Golf Event was hosted by Spring City on 9 August 2014. The Consul-General, Consul and Vice-Consul from Singapore
  • Consulate based in Guangzhou had participated in the event. We had also programmed a charity session (voluntary donation and auction on sponsor
  • items) whereby managed to collect RMB 70,000 for earthquake relief in Ludian (Yunnan Province)
  • Oct

    Rewarded by Golf Magazine as Top Golf Course in China. Rank 1 Lake Course.
  • Nov

    Rewarded by Asian Golf Monthly as Top Golf Course in China. Rank 3 Mountain Course.

2013

  • Oct

    After more than six months of renovation work, SCGLR adorns a fresh face much to the delight of members and visitors.

2012

  • Mar

    To commemorate the opening of the “Robert Trent Jones Jnr China Club”, our Lake Course designer, Mr Robert Trent Jones Jnr personally visited and
  • played golf at Spring City Lake Course.

2011

  • Dec

    The local government presented Spring City with two awards, for “Kunming Renowned Brand” & “Yunnan Popular Brand”.
  • Nov

    Sanya China: Our home-grown junior talent, Ms Chen Cui Xia, clinched the 2011 China Citic Bank Amateur Golf Championship title, beating out many
  • top female amateur players.
  • South Africa: At the World Amateur Golf Championship, our members Mr Yang Rong Kun and Mr Lee Xu Ming emerged Champions in the C Division &
  • E Division respectively in this four day event.
  • Jul

    Spring City Golf & Lake Resort raised and donated RMB300,000 to Ying Jiang county government to support the reconstruction of schools, after the 10
  • March earthquake.

2010

  • Oct

    Spring City was certified as Audubon International Classic Sanctuary

2009

  • Nov

    La Quinta I obtained Gold Award from Singapore Building and Construction Authority under its Green Mark Scheme
  • Oct

    Spring City obtained certification for Audubon International environment protection system
  • Sept

    Phases 1 and 2 of Spring City's environmental protection project passed inspection by Yunnan Provincial Environmental Protection Office

2008

  • Aug

    The Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia visited Spring City
  • May

    The company donated RMB 370,000 to China Red Cross for earthquake relief following the Wenchuan Earthquake

2007

  • Jun

    Former Deputy Minister for Foreign Trade and Chief Negotiator for China's accession to WTO Long Yongtu visited Spring City
  • Hosted African ambassadors on an introduction tour of the property
  • Official institution of the company's labour union
  • Commencement of construction for La Quinta I

2006

  • Sept

    Spring City worked alongside the Kunming City Government, Kunming Tourism Bureau and Yunnan Golf Association to host the Inaugural Golf and
  • Tourism Forum
  • Feb

    Former Chief Executive of Hong Kong Tung Chee Hwa visited Spring City

2005

  • Nov

    Spring City organized the "Yuxi Cup" International Golf Invitational Tournament, with numerous China political dignitaries in attendance
  • Spring City hosted the Inaugural Turf Management Conference
  • Prime Minister of Cook Islands and Vice President of Tonga visited Spring City
  • Jul

    Prime Minister of Laos Boungnang Vorachith visited Spring City
  • Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen visited Spring City
  • Apr

    Spring City hosted the Finals for Miss Universe China
  • Spring City collaborated with Yunnan Tourism Bureau in hosting of the Inaugural China-International Media Cup
  • Spring City collaborated with Yunnan Tourism Bureau in organizing of Youth Golf Program

2003

  • Nov

    Yun Xin merged with three other companies and changed its name to Spring City Golf & Lake Resort Co., Ltd.
  • Commencement of operation of Spring City Golf Academy
  • Singapore Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong visited Spring City
  • Aug

    Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration Donald Tseng visited Spring City
  • Hong Kong tycoon Sir Run Run Shaw visited Spring City

2002

  • May

    Former President of the Philippines Fidel Ramos visited Spring City

2000

  • Dec

    Commencement of operation of Water Sports Centre
  • Completion of construction for Magnolia Resort Home
  • Aug

    Spring City hosted the Second China Golf Club General Managers' Conference
  • Jul

    Commencement of construction for Azalea Resort Home

1999

  • Jul

    Commencement of construction for Magnolia Resort Home

1998

  • Dec

    Completion of construction of Primrose Resort Home
  • Nov

    Commencement of construction of Lake Course design by Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
  • Commencement of operation of Spring City; the Opening Ceremony was attended by leaders of Yunnan Provincial Government, the Prime Minister of
  • Singapore and representatives from both sides

1997

  • Dec

    Completion of the Clubhouse
  • Oct

    Soft Opening for Spring City Golf & Lake Resort Co., Ltd
  • Jul

    Commencement of construction for Primrose Resort Home
  • Jan

    Completion of Driving Range

1996

  • Dec

    Completion of Mountain Course
  • Jul

    Spring City hosted the Inaugural Spring City Golf Invitation Tournament
  • May

    Groundbreaking for the Clubhouse and commencement of construction
  • Jack Nicklaus, designer of the Mountain Course inspected the construction of the course
  • Feb

    Spring City donated RMB150,000 on behalf of Keppel Group to the Yunnan Provincial Government for earthquake relief following the Lijiang Earthquake

1994

  • Dec

    Groundbreaking and commencement of construction of Mountain Course designed by Jack Nicklaus

1993

  • May

    Incorporation of Kunming Yunxin Tourism Development Co., Ltd which operates Spring City Golf & Lake Resort Co., Ltd

1992

  • Dec

    Kevin Wong Kingcheung, representing Straits Steamship Land executed a joint venture contract with Yiliang County Government representative Zhu
  • Conghua
  • Groundbreaking ceremony for Spring City Project
  • Sept

    Yunnan Provincial Government approved the Spring City Project
  • Jul

    Kevin Wong Kingcheung, representing Straits Steamship Land signed a memorandum of understanding with Kunming Vice Mayor Zhang Chaohui
  • Jun

    Singapore Delegation led by Kevin Wong Kingcheung from Straits Steamship Land (the former Keppel Land Group) visited Spring City site
  • Mar

    Yunnan Provincial Delegation led by former Governor of Yunnan Province He Zhiqiang visited Spring City site