VENUE INFO

Venue             Promoter
Northern Ireland Open Challenge
Galgorm Castle
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 14th August
            Galgorm Castle
Ballymena
County Antrim
BT42 1HL
Northern Ireland
Tel: + 44 (0)28 2564 6161

Contact: Gary Henry
Email: gary@galgormcastle.com

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81 Piccadilly
Mayfair
London
Tel: + 44 (0)203 468 5200
Mobile: + 44 (0)783 167 4065

Contact: Jeremy Robinson - Director  
Email: jeremyr@blackstarsports.eu.com

COURSE INFO

GREENS 
Type of grass - Colonial, Fescue and Bent Grass.
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed/Stimpmeter reading - 10'6’’
Any Specific comments - Greens are firm fast and true

FAIRWAYS 
Type of grass - Fescue, Bent and Poa Annua.
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - Average Width.
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, Fescue and Poa Annua.
Height of cut
- semi: 30mm
- intermediate: 64mm
- rough: - 100mm
Any specific comments -Rough is dense and penal.

WEATHER
Weather in advance - A lot of rain in the previous 3-4 weeks.
Forecast for tournament - Variable.

COURSE 
Opened - 1997
Course designer - Simon Gidman.
General Play-ability - Accuracy from tee will be rewarded.
Special features - A beautiful river runs through the course.
Tree lined / exposed - Tree lined.
Undulating / flat - Flat.
Many / few water hazards - A lot of water hazards.
Changes to the course - None.

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
1LAGERGREN, JoakimSWE18-13
2BERNADET, AdrienFRA18-12
T3LANDO CASANOVA, JérômeFRA18-11
T3RITTHAMMER, BerndGER18-11
T5FERRIE, KennethENG18-10
T5BROWN, StevenENG18-10

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