Friday, 19 March 2010

Course
Opened – 1944
Course Designer – Berriman re-designed by Newton, Grant & Spencer in 1997
Special Features - 
General Playability - Tree lined course very well bunkered
Undulating/Flat -
Treelined/exposed - Tree lined golf course
Many / few water hazards - Only water hazard in play is on hole 15
Changes to the Course –

Greens
Type of grass - 10/20 bent & Crenshaw bent
Height of cut - 2.6 mm
Speed/stimp reading – Monday 10.6 aiming to get 12.0 by Thursday
Any specific comments – 

Fairways
Type of grass – Santa Ana Couch
Height of cut – 10.5mm
General width and contouring – quite narrow due to fairway bunkering however it will play as if they were wide due to lack of rough
Any specific comments -

Tees
Type of grass – Santa Ana Couch
Height of cut - 8mm
Any specific comments -

Collars
Type of grass - Santa Ana Couch (tees)
Height of cut – 8mm
Any specific comments -

Rough
Type of grass – fescue & paramatta & santa ana couch (rough) / santa ana couch (semi-rough)
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 30mm
Intermediate Height of cut – n/a
Rough - Height of cut – due to severe drought there is very little rough
Any specific comments –

Weather
In advance – very dry before tournament week
Forecast for tournament – chance of showers on Tuesday/Wednesday, and Saturday afternoon

Other Features
Greens are quite undulated with plenty of run off areas around them.

 

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