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 -
Tree lined/exposed - Tree lined.
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 - 2.6mm
Speed/stimp reading – Monday 12 aiming to get 11.6 by Thursday
Any specific comments –

Fairways
Type of grass – Santa Ana Couch
Height of cut – 12mm
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 (tees)  
Height of cut - 10mm
Any specific comments -

Collars
Type of grass - Santa Ana Couch (tees)
Height of cut – 10mm
Any specific comments -

Rough
Type of grass – Santa Ana Couch (semi rough), fescue & paramatta & santa ana couch (rough)
Semi-rough - Height of cut – n/a
Intermediate Height of cut – n/a
Rough - Height of cut – due to severe drought there is very little rough. Therefore it hasn’t been cut for weeks as there is no growth.
Any specific comments –

Weather
In advance – very dry before tournament week,
Forecast for tournament – chance of showers on Tuesday/Wednesday. Then dry for the rest of the week.

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