Venue Info


Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club
Case postale 112
3963 Crans-sur-Sierre
Tel: +41 27 485 9797
Fax: +41 27 485 9798

Location: 10 miles above Sierre
Nearest Airport: Geneva (2 hours)

Golf Course Website: www.golfcrans.ch

Tournament Website:

    Yves Mittaz
Tournament Director
Case postale 134
3963 Crans-Montana 2
Mobile Tel +41 79 436.79.21

Email: ymittaz@omegaeuropeanmasters.com
Website: www.omegaeuropeanmasters.com
Website: www.gccss.ch

Course Info

Type of grass - mix of Poa Annua and Bent grass
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10'5"
Any specific comments - quite small and redesign means that many of them have run offs all around the greens which makes them very hard to hit and stay on

Type of grass - mix of Poa Annua and Rye grass
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - average width but due to mountainside location many are severely uphill or downhill

Tees / collars
Type of grass - mix of Poa Annua and Rye grass
Height of cut - 9mm

Type of grass - mix of Poa Annua and Rye grass
Height of cut - semi 1.8m wide at 32mm, intermediate 1.8m wide at 64mm, rough outside of this at 100mm
Any specific comments - rough is not particularly penal

Weather in advance - mixed
Forecast for tournament - cool with chance of forsts and some rain

Opened - 1908
Course designer - Freemantle and Gedge, redesigned by M Nicholson in 1929 and then again by Seve Ballesteros in 1999
Special features - the 5th and 6th are drivable par 4s but very tight so a risky play, while the 7th is a drivable par 4 for everyone although out of bounds is quite close on the right of the green
General playability - the course plays quite tough with the design and firmness of the greens which shed balls if not properly controlled as well as the ball travelling at least another 10 per cent at altitude
Undulating / flat - very undulating
Tree lined / exposed - tree lined in most places
Many / few water hazards - a few hazards most noticeably on holes 14 and 18
Changes to the course - a newly designed water hazard at the front of the 18th green

Other features
The most stunning venue on Tour with views up to the Pleine Morte Glacier and across the mountain ranges and valley below the 7th tee

Card of Course

Crans-sur-Sierre GC

HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
15540494 104405370
24437400 113205187
33191175 124410375
44503460 133199182
54339310 145595544
64324296 155516472
74331303 163235215
83175160 174386353
95629575 184402368
Out3634693173 In3533533066

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1JIMÉNEZ, Miguel AngelESP18-21
2MOLINARI, EdoardoITA18-18
3MANASSERO, MatteoITA18-16
4NOH, Seung-yulKOR18-13
T5DERKSEN, Robert-JanNED18-12

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