Type of grass - Bent / Poa
Height of cut - 4mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 9'6"
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 - sunny with showers and thunderstorms
Opened - 1972
Course designer - Bill Peake (with Mr H Swann)
Special features - built on beautiful rolling Suffolk countryside
General playability - undulating in parts
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.