Friday, 19 March 2010

Course
Opened – 2004
Course Designer – Nick Faldo
Special Features - Undulating greens with limited pin positions
General Playability Course is in good condition
Undulating/Flat – Flat
Treelined/exposed - Exposed Course. Wind affecting the course.
Many / few water hazards - Quite a few water hazards
Changes to the Course –

Greens
Type of grass - A4 Creeping Bent
Height of cut – 3.50 mm
Speed/stimp reading – 9.0
Any specific comments – Very undulating greens with limited choices for pin placements. 10 greens have suffered from severe ice-burn which is adversely effecting the putting surface

Fairways
Type of grass – Rye grass
Height of cut – 12mm
General width and contouring – Average width
Any specific comments -

Tees
Type of grass – A4 creeping Bent
Height of cut - 9mm

Collars
Type of grass - A4 creeping Bent
Height of cut – 9mm

Rough
Type of grass – Tall Fescue
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 25mm
Intermediate – Height of cut –
Rough - Height of cut – 50mm
Any specific comments – Being early in the season, there is no rough to penalize wayward shots.

Weather
In advance – Very cold and dry
Forecast for tournament – Cool, hazy, chance of a shower on Sunday.

Other Features
Thousands of trees have been planted over the last couple of years. Situated in down town Beijing, the course is located next to the Olympic stadium & village for 2008.


 

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