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PGA Catalunya Resort
Carretera N-II km 701
17455
Caldes de Malavella
Girona
Spain
Tel: +34 972 472 577
Fax: +34 972 470 493

Email: reserves@pgacatalunya.com

Website: www.pgacatalunya.com

Nearest Airports:
Girona (10mins)
Barcelona (90mins)
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COURSE INFO

Stadium Course

Greens
Type of grass - Bent grass A4
Height of cut - 2.5mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10'4" Thursday, aiming for 10'6" for round one

Fairways
Type of grass - Bent / Bermuda overseeded with Rye grass
Height of cut - 11mm
General width and contouring - average width (30-40m)
Any specific comments - soft fairways due to rain

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Bent / Bermuda overseeded with Rye grass
Height of cut - 11mm

Rough
Type of grass - Tall Fescue / Kentucky
Height of cut - semi 32mm, rough 100mm

Weather
Weather in advance - very wet October and beginning of November
Forecast for tournament - dry and mild for the first half of turning cold and wet towards the end

Course
Opened - 1999
Course designer - Neil Coles & Angel Gallardo
Special features - tree lined with elevated tee shots
General playability - accuracy off the tee will be very important this week with plenty of elevated shots (1, 3, 4, 7, 13, 15 and 17)
Undulating / flat - undulating
Tree lined / exposed - tree lined
Many / few water hazards - in play on holes 3, 4, 5, 11 and 13
Changes to the course - new back tees on holes 3 (+26m), 7 (+42m), 13 (+26) and 17 (+27m); and extended back tees on holes 14 (+13) and 18 (+12)

Other features
- Venue for the 1999 Sarazen World Open
- 2000 and 2009 Spanish Opens
- Various 2nd stages of the Qualifying School and the Qualifying School Final Stage 2008-11
- Very picturesque course with spectacular views of the Pyrenees


Tour Course

Greens
Type of grass - Bent A4
Height of cut - 2.5mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10'6"

Fairways
Type of grass - Bent / Bermuda overseeded with Rye
Height of cut - 11mm
General width and contouring - 20 to 25 metres
Any specific comments - very wet and soft

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Bent / Bermuda overseeded with Rye
Height of cut - 11mm

Rough
Type of grass - Tall Fescue / Kentucky
Height of cut - semi 32mm, rough 100mm
Any specific comments - very thick due to heavy rain in previous weeks

Weather
Weather in advance - very wet October and beginning of November
Forecast for tournament - dry and mild turning cold and wet from Tuesday

Course
Opened - 2005
Course designer - Neil Coles & Angel Gallardo
Special features - tree lined with elevated tees
General playability - generally good
Undulating / flat - undulating
Tree lined / exposed - tree lined
Many / few water hazards - not many, but in a few places
Changes to the course - none

Other features
- Accuracy rather than distance will be the key from the tees
- Holes 5 and 15 changed to par 4s (507 and 481 yards, respectively)

Card Of Course

Stadium Course


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14435398 104432395
24383350 113188172
35560512 125527482
44411376 134425389
53208190 144457418
64411376 155492450
75588538 163200183
83185169 174490448
94478437 184463423
Out3636593346 In3636743360
7273336706


Tour Course


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14378346 105491449
23201184 113192176
34367336 124396362
44460421 134406371
54507464 143203186
64344315 154481440
75564516 163143131
83182166 174412377
94360329 185523478
Out3533633077 In3532472970
7066106047


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