Friday, 19 March 2010

Course
Opened – 1995
Course Designer – Tommy Nordstrom
Special Features -
General Playability - The prevailing westerly wind is a factor
Undulating/Flat - Flat
Treelined/exposed - A couple of exposed holes front nine and the same on the on the back nine
Many / few water hazards - Ditches LWH on every hole
Changes to the Course –

Greens
Type of grass - Brown top dent/Red Fescue
Height of cut - 32mm
Speed/stimp reading – Average 9.0
Any specific comments – Average undulation & average size greens

Fairways
Type of grass – Brown top dent/Red Fescue/ Poa Pratensis
Height of cut – 11mm
General width and contouring – Average width 30m
Any specific comments -

Tees
Type of grass – Red Fescue, brown top dent
Height of cut - 9.7mm

Collars
Type of grass - Penn Eagle
Height of cut – 7mm

Rough
Type of grass – Brown top dent/Red Fescue
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 45mm
Intermediate –
Rough - Height of cut – 95mm
Any specific comments – Not very dense. Quite generous

Weather
In advance – Dry summer but last 3 weeks wet.
Forecast for tournament – Mixed

Other Features
Very long course (6691 m) Mixture of park, forest and heathland course. By the sea.
Head greenkeeper: Alexander Lindelof (SWE)

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