Friday, 19 March 2010

Opened –  2006
Course Designer – John Darby (NZL)
Special Features -
General Playability - Many elevated tees
Undulating/ flat - Undulated
Tree lined/exposed - very exposed
Many / few water hazards - water hazards in play on holes 4,5,6,9,16
Changes to the course - N/A

Type of grass - Colonial bent
Height of cut - 3 mm
Speed/stimp reading – 9.6’ Tuesday aiming to 10’ by Thursday.
Any specific comments – Greens are quite firm and undulating

Type of grass – Colonial Brown top & Colonial creeping red fescue.
Height of cut – 10mm
General width and contouring – Quite wide and undulated
Any specific comments - There are a lot of elevated tees which will make the fairways narrower.

Type of grass –  Colonial brown top   
Height of cut - 7mm
Any specific comments -

Type of grass - Colonial brown top
Height of cut – 7mm
Any specific comments -

Type of grass – Fescue and colonial brown top
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 25mm
Intermediate Height of cut – none
Rough - Height of cut – 75mm
Any specific comments –

In advance – very dry and windy
Forecast for tournament – scattered showers on Thursday. Then sunny with high temperatures in the high teens. Breezy all week, windy Thursday.

Other Features
This course is privately owned by Michael Hill who is The title sponsor of the event. It is extremely spectacular with stunning views. It’s only 1 year old therefore a new course record will be established this year.

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1FINCH, RichardENG18-14
T2BOWDITCH, StevenAUS18-11
T4NOREN, AlexanderSWE18-10
T4MILLAR, MatthewAUS18-10
T4PARRY, CraigAUS18-10
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