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Friday, 19 March 2010

Course
Opened –  6th Nov 2004
Course Designer – Matkovich & Hayes
Special Features - dam/river across the 1st/9th holes
General Playability - challenging test
Undulating/ flat - front 9 undulating, back 9 generally flat
Tree lined/exposed - tree lined
Many / few water hazards - few on front 9, many on back 9
Changes to the course - complete change of course on the same site as pre 2003 Kenya Opens at Muthaiga

Greens
Type of grass - Creeping Bent
Height of cut - 5mm
Speed/stimp reading – 10’
Any specific comments – gentle undulations

Fairways
Type of grass – Kikuyu
Height of cut – 10mm
General width and contouring – 20-30mtrs
Any specific comments - firm and closely mown

Tees
Type of grass –  Kikuyu (Pennisetum species)
Height of cut - 8mm
Any specific comments - general mix of high and low

Collars
Type of grass - Kikuyu (Pennisetum species)
Height of cut – 11mm
Any specific comments - very good

Rough
Type of grass – Kikuyu / Cape Royal
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 25mm
Intermediate Height of cut –
Rough - Height of cut – 15-20cm
Any specific comments – not very thick

Weather
In advance – Dry
Forecast for tournament – rain forecast

Other Features
Plenty of bird life, especially Egyptian geese in the water ponds

 

 

 


 

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T2GOLDING, PhilipENG18-9
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5RIU, VictorFRA18-6
6SUNESON, CarlESP18-5
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