VENUE INFO

COURSE INFO

Greens
Type of grass: Penncross / Poa
Height of cut: 3.3mm
Speed/stimpmeter reading: Monday 9’8”
Any specific comments: Sloping greens which can be difficult to read

Fairways
Type of grass: Penneagle / Poa / Rye Grass / Kikuyu 
Height of cut: 12mm
General width and contouring: Generous fairways 25m – 35m
Any specific comments: Fairways very dry due to lack of irrigation/shortage of water

Tees / Collars
Type of grass: Penneagle / Poa / Kikuyu
Height of cut: 10mm
Any specific comments: No Rough
Type of grass: Rye Grass / Poa
Height of cut:
- semi: 32mm
- intermediate: N/A
- rough: 74mm

Weather
Weather in advance: Very hot and dry conditions. No rain for months.
Forecast for tournament: Mostly dry and warm with a chance of some light showers. Winds approximately 15-20 mph.

Course
Opened: 1991
Course designer: Robert Trent Jones Jnr.
Special features: The course descends 300 meters from top to bottom. 
General playability: Can be tricky judging the distance because of the altitude and wind. 
Undulating / flat: Very hilly course at 700 meters altitude.
Tree lined / exposed: Most of the trees are quite a long way from the fairways.
Many / few water hazards: There are quite a few water hazards but not too close to play.
Changes to the course: Thousands of newly planted trees in rough.

Other Features 
This will be the 23rd anniversary of the tournament.  
Stunning views of the Atlantic ocean.  
This is a re-scheduling of the event cancelled in March due to very bad weather.

 

Card Of Course

Clube de Golf do Santo da Serra


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14398364 104395361
24441403 115572523
35521476 124315288
43202185 134462422
54412377 144358327
64364333 153187171
75538492 165556508
83168154 173166152
94385352 184386353
Out3634293136 In3633973105
7268266241


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1KAKKO, RoopeFIN18-24
2HENRY, ScottSCO18-21
3MCARTHUR, AndrewSCO18-18
T4SODERBERG, SebastianSWE18-16
T4WIDEGREN, PontusSWE18-16
6MURRAY, TomENG18-15

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