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VENUE INFO

Venue             Promoter 
CHALLENGE DE MADRID
El Encín Golf Hotel
Carretera Nacional 11
Salida 32
Km 35.600
28805 Alacalá de Henares
Madrid
Spain
Tel: + 34 91 830 7069
Fax: + 34 91 830 7071
Email: encin@encingolf.com
Website: www.encingolf.com

Location: 35 km East of Madrid

Nearest Airport: Madrid Barajas 25 mins

Entries Close: Wednesday 10th April
            MatchGolf
Doctor Fleming 31, 2º Izq.
28036 Madrid
Spain
Tel: + 34 91 5629308
Fax: + 34 915621281
Contact: Javier Gervás – Director General

REQUESTS FOR INVITATIONS:
Real Federacion Espanola de Golf
C/ Arroyo del Monte, 5
28035 Madrid 
Spain
Tel: + 34 91 555 26 82
Fax: + 34 91 556 32 90
Email: pbernardez@rfegolf.es
Contact: Pablo Bernardez – Professional Technical Committee
Website: www.rfegolf.es

COURSE INFO

Greens
Type of grass - T1 Creeping Bentgrass
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 9'5"
Any specific comments - very undulating

Fairways
Type of grass - Ryegrass
Height of cut - 11mm
General width and contouring - generally wide
Any specific comments - a lot of fairway bunkers

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Ryegrass (tees), Bentgrass (collars)
Height of cut - 10mm

Rough
Type of grass - Tall Fescue
Height of cut - semi 30mm, rough 70mm

Weather
Weather in advance - sunny and warm
Forecast for tournament - mostly sunny with chance of showers over the weekend

Course
Opened - 2011
Course designer - Von Hagge, Smelek & Baril
Special features - a lot of bunkering
General playability - good green reading will be a key factor
Undulating / flat - very flat course with very undulating greens
Tree lined / exposed - very exposed
Many / few water hazards - two big water hazards only coming into play on holes 16, 17 and 18

Other features
A lot of waste areas, especially on the front nine but clearly different from bunkers

Card Of Course

elEncíngolf


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
15525480 104429392
24457418 115542496
33204187 123226207
45583533 134418382
53210192 144491449
64434397 154458419
74479438 163186170
84411376 174474433
94457418 185577528
Out3637603439 In3638013476
7275616915


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1CALMELS, FrançoisFRA18-17
2PULKKANEN, TapioFIN18-10
3NØRRET, ThomasDEN18-9
T4WALKER, SamENG18-8
T4DUBOIS, EdouardFRA18-8
T4DANTORP, JensSWE18-8

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