Friday, 19 March 2010

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 –
1st – New fairway bunker (298-318yds)
4th – Water hazard extended
9th – Fairway bunker complex extended (260-315yds)
14th – New fairway bunker (265-290yds)
15th – New fairway bunker (280-300yds)
18th – 2 New fairway bunkers on RHS (from 297yds)


Greens
Type of grass - POA/BENT
Height of cut - 2.75mm
Speed/stimp reading – 11’ (Monday)
Any specific comments –

Fairways
Type of grass – POA/RYE
Height of cut – 12mm
General width and contouring – 25-30m
Any specific comments -

Tees
Type of grass – POA/BENT
Height of cut - 9mm

Collars
Type of grass - Penn Eagle
Height of cut – 7mm

Rough
Type of grass – RYE/POA
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 32mm
Intermediate – Height of cut – 64mm
Rough - Height of cut – 110mm
Any specific comments –

Weather
In advance – Unseasonably cool and damp for around 3 weeks
Forecast for tournament – Rain forecast until Wednesday, improving thereafter

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
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T1HARRINGTON, PadraigIRL18-15
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T4HOWELL, DavidENG18-14
T6DONALD, LukeENG18-13
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