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Tuesday, 19 September 2006

Course
Opened – October 2005
Course Designer – David Thomas and Alfonso Vidaor
Special Features - Hilly links type of course, no trees.
General Playability - Some tight fairways, so accurate tee shots will be awarded. The course will be very tough in windy conditions, because the course is very exposed with no trees at all.
Undulating/Flat - Undulating
Treelined/exposed - Very exposed
Many / few water hazards - Few water hazards
Changes to the Course – None

Greens
Type of grass - Agrotis Stonolifera SR 1120
Height of cut - 3.5 mm
Speed/stimp reading – 10’
Any specific comments - Average size, average undulated. Good condition.

Fairways
Type of grass – Lolium Perenne, Poa Pratensis
Height of cut – 13mm
General width and contouring – 30-35 yds
Any specific comments - Many fairways are cut into a hill and slope in either direction.

Tees
Type of grass – Lolium Perenne, Poa Pratensis
Height of cut - 13mm
Any specific comments - None

Collars
Type of grass - Lolium Perenne, Poa Pratensis
Height of cut – 13mm

Rough
Type of grass – Festuca Arundinacea, Lolium Perenne
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 25mm
Intermediate – Height of cut – None
Rough - Height of cut – 50-60mm
Any specific comments – None

Weather
In advance – Sunny and dry weather conditions
Forecast for tournament – Scattered showers and thunderstorms for the weekend. Average temperature mid 20’s.

Other Features
A very exposed hilly links type of course. No trees at all. This is the very first professional tournament on the course.

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