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Tuesday, 29 September 2009
Greens
Type of grass - fescue, bent and poa
Height of cut - 4mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 9'6
Any other comments - more grass cover than last year

Fairways
Type of grass - fescue, bent and poa pratensis
Height of cut - 9mm
General width and contouring - wide fairways

Tees / collars
Type of grass - fescue, bent and poa pratensis
Height of cut - 9mm
Any specific comments - in very good condition

Rough
Type of grass - sheeps fescue
Height of cut - semi 50mm, intermediate 75mm, rough 100mm

Weather
Weather in advance - cold and wet summer
Forecast for tournament - mix of sun and overcast with the odd shower and strong, gusty winds

Course
Opened - 2000
Course designer - Kyle Phillips
Special features - large, undulating greens
Undulating / flat - mix of flat and undulating
Tree lined / exposed - very exposed links course
Many / few water hazards - very few
Changes to the course - new tee on hole 11

Other features
A lot of bunkers so accuracy from the tee will be rewarded

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