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Monday, 28 February 2005
Course
Opened - February 1988
Course Designer – Karl Litten
Special Features - Stunning clubhouse
General Playability – Always regarded by Tour players as a tough but very fair test
Undulating/Flat – Minor undulations through the old sand dunes
Treelined/exposed – A number of trees and shrubs around the course
Many/Few Water Hazards - Water comes into play on 10 holes
Changes to the Course – New tee on the 13th changes the angle of tee shot

Greens
Type of grass - Tif Eagle Bermuda overseeded with Poa Trivialis & bent grass
Height of cut - 2mm
Speed/stimp reading - 11’6” on the stimp.
Any specific comments - Generally very flat greens

Fairways
Type of grass – 419 Bermuda overseeded with perennial rye
Height of cut – 9.5mm
General width and contouring - Around 25 – 30m wide with sweeping contours
Any specific comments -

Tees
Type of grass – 419 Bermuda overseeded with perennial rye
Height of cut - 9 mm
Any specific comments -

Collars
Type of grass - 419 Bermuda overseeded with perennial rye
Height of cut – 9 mm
Any specific comments -

Rough
Type of grass – 419 Bermuda overseeded with perennial rye
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 18mm
Intermediate – Height of cut – 35mm
Rough - Height of cut – 2 ¾ inches
Any specific comments – Very consistent

Weather
In advance – Wetter and cooler than normal
Forecast for tournament – Generally good with possibility of thunderstorms

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