Monday, 20 July 2009

Opened –  1969
Course Designer – Thure Bruce & Donald Steel
Special Features - A few holes down by the sea, a few holes parkland and a few holes tree lined
General Playability - Good
Undulating/ flat - Quite flat
Tree lined/exposed - Quite exposed even though some holes are tree lined
Many / few water hazards - Only a couple of water hazards
Changes to the course -
- 11th hole (Par 4): a lot of bunkers have been redesigned
- 15th (Par 3) and 17th (Par 4) have been lengthened

Type of grass - Penn A4
Height of cut - 2.8 mm
Speed/stimp reading – 10.6
Any specific comments - True roll

Type of grass – Poa Annua
Height of cut – 9.5 mm
General width and contouring – Quite tight in places
Any specific comments - Excellent condition

Type of grass –  Rye grass and Poa Annua
Height of cut - 9 mm
Any specific comments - No

Type of grass - Rye grass and Poa Annua
Height of cut – 9 mm
Any specific comments - No

Type of grass – Fescue and Rye grass
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 20mm
Intermediate Height of cut –  50mm
Rough - Height of cut – 75mm
Any specific comments –

In advance – The week prior to the event has seen quite a lot of rain
Forecast for tournament – Mixed

Other Features
Has held several Scandinavian Masters in previous years




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