Type of grass - Bent / Poa
Height of cut - 4mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10'
Any specific comments - good, rolling true and fairly receptive
Type of grass - Bent / Fescue
Height of cut - 12mm
General width and contouring - 30 to 40yds
Any specific comments - firm, fast running
Tees / collars
Type of grass - tees: Rye, collars: Bent / Fescue
Height of cut - 10mm
Type of grass -Bent / Fescue
Height of cut - semi 25mm, intermediate 76mm, rough unmaintained
Weather in advance - wet
Forecast for tournament - breezy with scattered showers
Opened - 1972
Course designer - Bill Peake (with Mr H Swann)
Special features - built on beautiful rolling Suffolk countryside
General playability - gently undulating
Undulating / flat - undulating
Tree lined / exposed - well tree lined throughout
Many / few water hazards - few, on holes 2, 10, 16 and 18
The 10th is the signature hole with an isolated fairway flanked by water.
Course is located in the heart of Constable country, an area of Suffolk favoured by John Constable (renaissance artist and painter of The Hay Wain.