(L-R) Lee Westwood of England, Adam Scott of Australia, Francesco Molinari of Italy, Keegan Bradley of the USA and Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland take part in a traditional Chinese Dragon dance at the Peninsula Hotel to herald the start of the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai on November 1, 2011. [CFP]
It attracts leading golfers including world No. 2 Lee Westwood of England, Adam Scott of Australia, Keegan Bradley of the United States, defending champion Francesco Molinari of Italy and Liang Wenchong of China.
World No. 1 Luke Donald of England has withdrawn from the tournament as his wife, Diane, is expecting their second child.