Monday, 09 November 2009
Greens
Type of grass - Penn A1
Height of cut - 2.75mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 12
Any specific comments - very undulating with challenging pin positions

Fairways
Type of grass - Santa Ana Couch (Bermuda grass)
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - mostly wide
Any specific comments - undulating fairways

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Winter Green Couch (Bermuda grass)
Height of cut - 7mm
Any specific comments - small and well contoured tees

Rough
Type of grass - Common Couch (Bermuda grass)
Height of cut - intermediate 70mm

Weather
Weather in advance - cold, some rain
Forecast for tournament - hot, sunny and breezy

Course
Opened - 1925
Course designer - Dr Alister MacKenzie
Special features - bunkering
General playability - very strategic course
Undulating / flat - flat course with undulating greens
Tree lined / exposed - exposed
Many / few water hazards - one lateral water hazard down left of 12th hole
Changes to the course - order of play has been changed and new back tees on holes 1 and 16

Other features
Rated #2 golf course in Australia

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