Friday, 19 March 2010
Course
Opened - 1910
Course Designer – H. Burrwos & H.S. Colt
Special Features – Traditional parkland course
General Playability – Links it will be tough if not straight off the tee
Undulating/Flat – Flat
Treelined/exposed – Tree lined
Water Hazards – No water hazards on this course
Changes to the Course – None

Greens
Type of grass - 70% BENT & 30% POA ANNUA
Height of cut – 2.65mm
Speed/stimp reading - 10.4 feet (Tuesday am)
Any specific comments - Greens are double cut and rolled every morning

Fairways
Type of grass – smoothstalk meadow grass & bent
Height of cut – 12mm
General width and contouring – reasonably wide, some fairways are contoured 1, 2, 4, 12, 18

Tees
Type of grass – Bent & Rye
Height of cut – 9mm

Collars
Type of grass – Bent & Rye
Height of cut – 9mm

Rough
Type of grass – Rye & Fescue
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 30mm
Intermediate – Height of cut – 70mm
Rough - Height of cut – unmaintained, knee height, very penal and consistent

Weather
In advance – it’s been showery over the last few weeks thus helping the growth
Forecast for tournament – north winds expected (10-15 mph), scattered showers possible Saturday.

Other Features
-The high rough will be the feature this week. It will be impossible to score this week if missing fairways.

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