Bernd Wiesberger may have finished fourth at last year's Volvo China Open, but the Austrian feels like he is defending the title at Topwin Golf & Country Club this week.
The groups have been announced for the first two days at Topwin Golf & CC.
The European Tour makes its first visit of the season to China at the Volvo China Open in Beijing at Topwin Golf and Country Club. Here are five things to know before the action gets under way.
Champion twice in the last four years, Alex Levy will have a unique hat-trick in sight when he tees up for the defence of his Volvo China Open title at the Topwin Golf & Country Club from April 26-29.
The 24th edition of the Volvo China Open, tri-sanctioned by the China Golf Association, European Tour and the Asian Tour, will offer a total prize money of CNY 20 million (approximately US$3,150,000) when it gets underway at the Beijing Huairou Topwin Golf and Country Club from April 26 to 29.
The Volvo China Open will be hosted by Beijing Topwin Golf and Country Club for the third consecutive year. Meanwhile the 24th edition of the tournament on April 26-29, 2018 will be tri-sanctioned once again by the European Tour, the Asian Tour and the China Golf Association
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