Monday, 19 September 2005
Course
Opened – 1995 (back 9) 2003 (front 9)
Course Designer – Saito San & Nurtau Golf Club.
Special Features - Back drop of Tie Shian mountains.
General Playability – Open front nine and wooded back nine.
Undulating/Flat – Rolling parkland
Many/few water Hazards - Mix of lakes and mountain streams
Treelined/exposed – Mix of wooded copses and tree lined fairways
Changes to the Course – Re construction work to green. Upgrading of water hazards. Upgrading of and 3 new tees.

Greens
Type of grass - Pencross A4
Height of cut - 4mm
Speed/stimp reading - average 9.5 on the stimp
Any specific comments – Average undulations and average size greens.

Fairways
Type of grass – Pencross/Dwarf Rye/Poa Annua
Height of cut – 12mm
General width and contouring – 30 yds
Any specific comments - Thin root zone due to lack of topsoil

Tees
Type of grass – Pencross
Height of cut - 9 mm

Collars
Type of grass - Pencross
Height of cut – 9 mm

Rough
Type of grass – Rye/Penn
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 24mm
Intermediate – Height of cut – 76mm
Rough - Height of cut – 102mm
Any specific comments –

Weather
In advance – Dry weather 27c. Clear skies
Forecast for tournament – 22c-26c and dry.

Other Features
Extension and additional bunkering. Elongation of course by 230 yds. Construction of new putting green and pitching area. Total length: 7107 yds/6397 metres long

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