Friday, 19 March 2010

Course
Opened - 1993
Course Designer – Christy O’Connor Jnr
Special Features -
General Playability - The course is playing well and fair after a very wet few months. It is very important to drive the ball straight as the rough is very penal.
Undulating/ flat - Undulating course with a very slopey 13th & 15th greens.
Tree lined/exposed - Tree lined
Many / few water hazards - Water comes into play on 5 holes with a particularly impressive 15th par 3 hole.
Changes to the course - The 10th hole is being played as a 476 yard par 4 instead of a 513 yard par 5.

Greens
Type of grass -  Poa/Bent
Height of cut - 3.25mm
Speed/stimp reading – 9.6mm
Any specific comments - undulating

Fairways
Type of grass –Poa/Bent
Height of cut – 14mm
General width and contouring – 18-22 yards wide
Any specific comments

Tees
Type of grass –  Poa/Bent
Height of cut - 10mm
Any specific comments

Collars
Type of grass - Poa/Bent
Height of cut – 10mm
Any specific comments

Rough
Type of grass – Poa/Rye/Bent
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 32mm
Intermediate Height of cut –
Rough - Height of cut - 100mm
Any specific comments - Consistent throughout the course.

Weather
In advance – Very wet summer but dry leading up to event
Forecast for tournament – Fair with scattered showers and occasional sunshine

Other Features
The course is uniquely positioned on the scenic shores of Lough Ree, one of the principle lakes of the river Shannon to welcome visiting golfers by boat - www.glassongolf.ie

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PosPlayer NameNatHolePar
1TAMPION, AndrewAUS18-8
T2BLAND, RichardENG18-7
T2DRYSDALE, DavidSCO18-7
T4BLIXT, JonasSWE18-6
T4DEL MORAL, CarlosESP18-6
T4HIGLEY, MarcusENG18-6
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