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Friday, 19 March 2010

Course
Opened – 1991
Course Designer – Didier Fruchet with modifications by George Will.
Special Features - Plenty of lakes and ditches in play
General Playability -
Undulating/ flat - flat
Tree lined/exposed - tree lined
Many / few water hazards - Water hazards in play on holes 1, 3, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17.
Changes to the course
- New back tees on holes 5, 9 & 14. These will make tee shots more demanding.
-The 17th hole will be played as a par 4 (468 yards/ 428 meters) from a new tee which makes the hole play straight (it was a severe dogleg par 5 last year). Par of the course will be 71

Greens
Type of grass - 60% Poa Annua & 40% Agrostis
(Penn eagle & Penn cross)
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed/stimp reading – 9.0 Tuesday AM. Aiming for 9.6 on Wednesday
Any specific comments –

Fairways
Type of grass – Rye grass, fescue and poa pratensis
Height of cut – 14mm
General width and contouring – Average width
Any specific comments -

Tees
Type of grass –  Rye grass, fescue and poa pratensis
Height of cut - 13mm
Any specific comments -

Collars
Type of grass - Rye grass, fescue and poa pratensis
Height of cut – 13mm
Any specific comments -

Rough
Type of grass – Rye grass, fescue and poa pratensis
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 35mm
Intermediate Height of cut – NA
Rough - Height of cut – 54mm
Any specific comments – The rough outside the maintained areas is quite punishing.

Weather
In advance – Very warm and dry for two weeks
Forecast for tournament – Chance of showers Thursday morning then dry and sunny for the rest of the week.

 

 

 

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PosPlayer NameNatHolePar
1KALEKA, AlexandreFRA18-16
2HANSEN, Anders SchmidtDEN18-15
T3PRAEGANT, FlorianAUT18-11
T3HIGLEY, MarcusENG18-11
T3DUBUISSON, VictorFRA18-11
6CALMELS, FrançoisFRA18-10
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