Monday, 22 August 2005
Course
Opened – 1989
Course Designer – Kurt Rossknecht
Special Features -
General Playability – Normally plays quite easy with low scoring
Undulating/Flat – Very flat course with no hills or undulations
Treelined/exposed – Tree lined
Many / few water hazards – Water hazards on 10 holes
Changes to the Course – No changes since 2004

Greens
Type of grass – Poa/Bent
Height of cut - 2.75mm
Speed/stimp reading - approx 10’ on the stimp (Monday)
Any specific comments – The greens were damaged after an application of herbicide in early summer with a loss of grass cover – recovery has been very good (almost 100%)

Fairways
Type of grass – Poa/Rye
Height of cut – 12mm
General width and contouring – 25-30 yds – much straighter than in previous years
Any specific comments -

Tees
Type of grass – Poa/Bent
Height of cut - 9 mm

Collars
Type of grass - Poa/Bent
Height of cut – 9 mm

Rough
Type of grass – Rye/Poa
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 30mm
Intermediate – Height of cut – 64mm
Rough - Height of cut – 100mm
Any specific comments –

Weather
In advance – Very wet – many showers
Forecast for tournament – Rain forecast until Wednesday, improving thereafter

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