Greens: Creeping Bent
Fairways and Tees: Mainly Rye grass with Poa and Bent.
Average width. The fairways are being cut at 12mm and the tees at 10mm
The Rough height is set at 80mm, with the Semi Rough at 30mm.
The greens are being cut at 2.9mm giving a stimpmeter reading of 9.0.
Heavy rain in the lead up to the tournament has made the course play long.
Accuracy off the tee will be very important as all the holes are tree lined, many of them with very tall pines. New tees have been built for this year's tournament on holes 3, 5, 6, 9, 12, 15 & 16. Water comes into play on holes 3, 5, 13, 15 & 17.