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VENUE INFO

PGA Catalunya Resort (Tour & Stadium Courses)
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  

Qualifying School Director: Mike Stewart mstewart@europeantour.com

Stadium Course Tournament Director: Miguel Vidaor mvidaor@europeantour.com

Tour Course Tournament Director: Kevin Feeney kfeeney@europeantour.com

Qualifying School Entries: Pete Lockett - +441344840448 plockett@europeantour.com

COURSE INFO

STADIUM COURSE

GREENS

Type of grass -  Bentgrass A4 + A1 
Height of cut -  3mm
Speed/stimpmeter reading -  10’ Wednesday. Aiming for 10’10’’ for Round 1 

FAIRWAYS
Type of grass -  Bent, Bermuda 
Height of cut -  10mm
General width and contouring -  Average width (20-25 meters)
 
TEES / COLLARS

Type of grass -  Bent, Bermuda over-seeded with ryegrass
Height of cut -  10mm

ROUGH

Type of grass -  Tall fescue & Kentucky
Height of cut 
- semi 38mm
- intermediate 80mm
- rough 100mm
Any specific comments -  The rough it’s quite penal.

WEATHER
Weather in advance - Temperatures good for time of year.
Forecast for tournament - Mostly sunny. Ave temp 18C. Areas of morning fog. Winds light. 

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 tee shots: 1, 3, 4, 7, 13, 15 & 17.
Undulating / flat -  Undulating
Tree lined / exposed -  Tree lined
Many / few water hazards -  Water hazards in play on holes 3, 4, 5, 11 & 13
Changes to the course -  Much tree clearance during the year. Over 4,000 trees cleared from the venue.

OTHER FEATURES

- 2000, 2009 & 2014 Spanish Opens.
- Various 2nd Stages of the QS and the QS Final Stage from 2008.
- Very picturesque course with spectacular views of the Pyrenees. 



TOUR COURSE

GREENS

Type of grass - Bent A4 & A1 mix 
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed/stimpmeter reading - 10’5” Wednesday (Aiming for 10’10” for Rnd 1)

FAIRWAYS
Type of grass - Bent Bermuda 
Height of cut - 10 mm
General width and contouring - 30-40m

TEES / COLLARS
Type of grass - Bent Bermuda 
Height of cut - 11mm 
Any specific comments - None

ROUGH
Type of grass - Tall fescue / Kentucky
Height of cut
- semi 38mm
- intermediate 80mm
- maintained rough 100mm


WEATHER
Weather in advance -  Temperatures good for time of year.
Forecast for tournament - Mostly sunny. Ave temp. 18C. Areas of morning fog. Winds light.

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 a few in places.
Changes to the course - Over 4,000 trees cleared from the venue in the last year.

OTHER FEATURES

Accuracy rather than distance will be the key from the tees.

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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