Friday, 19 March 2010

Opened – 1998
Course Designer – Peter Harradine
Special Features - Resort course that has been toughened by adding 5 new tees & 30 new bunkers (fairway & greenside)
General Playability -
Undulating/Flat – Flat
Treelined/exposed - Quite exposed
Many/few Water Hazards - water hazards on holes 4, 6, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 17 & 18
Changes to the Course – new tees: 11, 16, 17, 18 extended tee: 4th & 30 new bunkers

Type of grass - Bermuda TIF Dwarf
Height of cut – 3.0 mm
Speed/stimp reading – 10.8
Any specific comments – Putting is very true.

Type of grass – Paspalum
Height of cut – 12mm
General width and contouring – Average width
Any specific comments - Fairways have been narrowed substantially from normal club’s play, by overseeding the rough with rye grass

Type of grass – Paspalum
Height of cut - 10mm

Type of grass - Paspalum
Height of cut – 10mm

Type of grass – Rye Grass
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 30mm
Intermediate – Height of cut – n/a
Rough - Height of cut – 80mm
Any specific comments – The fairways have been narrowed substantially by overseeding the rough with rye grass to a good effect

In advance – Dry and warm (max temp: hight 20’s)
Forecast for tournament – Windy Thursday (NW 15-20mph)

Other Features
With the NW strong wind we will have to move the 17th tee forward as otherwise some players won’t be able to carry the water hazard from the new tee (245 yard carry straight into the wind)

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1DIMARCO, ChrisUSA18-20
2STENSON, HenrikSWE18-19
3GARCIA, SergioESP18-18
4GONZALEZ, RicardoARG18-17
5JIMÉNEZ, Miguel AngelESP18-15
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