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VENUE INFO

Venue             Promoter
THE NORTHERN IRELAND OPEN CHALLENGE 
Galgorm Castle GC & Estates
Ballymena
County Antrim 
BT42 1HL
Northern Ireland
Tel: + 44 (0)28 2564 6161
Email: golf@galgormcastle.com
Website: www.galgormcastle.com

Location: 40mins North of Belfast

Nearest Airport: Belfast International approx. 30 mins, 
Belfast City approx. 40 mins

Entries Close: Thursday 15th August
            Galgorm Castle GC & Estates
Ballymena
County Antrim 
BT42 1HL
Northern Ireland
Tel: + 44 (0)28 2564 6161
Contact: Gary Henry
Email: gary@galgormcastle.com

COURSE INFO

Greens
Type of grass - Colonial, Fescue and Bent grass
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10'5" Monday
Any specific comments - greens are firm, fast and true

Fairways
Type of grass - Fescue, Bent, Poa Annua
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - average
Any specific comments - good, tight lies

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Fescue, Bent and Poa Annua
Height of cut - 10mm

Rough
Type of grass - Rye grass, Bent, Fescueand Poa Annua
Height of cut - semi 30mm, intermediate 64mm, rough 100mm

Weather
Weather in advance - mixed weather
Forecast for tournament - overcast with a bit of rain

Course
Opened - 1997
Course designer - Simon Gidman
Special features - a beautiful river runs through the course
General playability - accuracy from the tee will be rewarded
Undulating / flat - flat
Tree lined / exposed - tree lined
Many / few water hazards - a lot

Card Of Course

Galgorm Castle Golf Club & Estates


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14464424 105560512
24321294 114477436
34473433 123169155
44318291 134425389
53206188 143177162
64460421 154382349
73152139 164428391
84409374 174451412
95507464 185551504
Out3533103028 In3636203310
7169306338


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1HUIZING, DaanNED18-13
2WILSON, OliverENG18-13
T3MCLEARY, JamieSCO18-12
T3HEATH, JamesENG18-12
5RITTHAMMER, BerndGER18-11
T6JOHNSTON, AndrewENG18-9

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