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Wednesday, 14 April 2010

GREENS
Type of grass Creeping Bent Gass
Height of cut 2.8mm
Speed/stimpmeter reading 10’6”
Any specific comments Nice contouring and in great shape

FAIRWAYS
Type of grass Bermuda base – overseeded with Ryegrass
Height of cut 9mm
General width and contouring Quite wide fairways

TEES / COLLARS
Type of grass Bermuda – Ryegrass
Height of cut 8mm

ROUGH
Type of grass Bermuda-Ryegrass/Tall Fescue
Height of cut - semi
 - intermediate
 - rough 32mm  64mm

Any specific comments Very consistent

WEATHER
Weather in advance Cold and a lot of rain
Forecast for tournament Mostly dry and sunny. Could be cold at times.

COURSE
    
Opened    2005
     
Course designer Gary Player
Special features  9 holes are links and 9 holes are wetland/parkland
General playability Accuracy with the approach shots are important this week
Undulating / flat Flat
Tree lined / exposed Very exposed
 
Many / few water hazards A lot of water hazards in play
 
OTHER FEATURES
Two completely different nine holes (links & wetland). Set-up reflects these two different styles.

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