SSI Err
Monday, 21 March 2011
Greens
Type of grass - Poa / Agrostis
Height of cut - 2.6mm
Speed / stimpmeter - 10'8"
Any specific comments - greens with gentle movement

Fairways
Type of grass - Bermuda / Rye grass / Poa
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - tree lined fairways, generally wide

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Bermuda / Rye grass / Poa
Height of cut - 9mm

Rough
Type of grass - Bermuda / Rye grass / Poa
Height of cut - semi 25mm, rough 64mm
Any specific comments - a bit inconsistent, some sandy areas on rough

Weather
Weather in advance - some rain
Forecast for tournament - rain expected, temperatures around 15C

Course
Opened - 1929
Course designer - Harry Colt / Tom Simpson
Special features - course located next to the beach
General playability - not overly long
Undulating / flat - very flat
Tree lined / exposed - tree lined with some sandy areas
Many / few water hazards - a few on holes 3, 7, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17
Changes to the course - new lake left of 3rd green, extension of greens 3 and 12

Other features
A noisy golf course located next to Malaga airport with planes flying at as little as 500ft

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