Venue Info


Sheshan International Golf Club
Lane 288, New Linyin Avenue,
Sheshan National Tourism Resort
Songjiang District
Shanghai 201602
Tel: +86 21 5779 8088
Fax: +86 21 5765 7288

Location: 40 mins from Hongqiao area
(40 mins), 1 hour from Puxi (downtown
area) centre

Nearest Airport: Shanghai Pu Dong
(1hour 15 mins)

Golf Course Website:

Tournament Website: www.hsbcgolf.com

    Marc Webster
IMG Golf Operations
McCormack House
Hogarth Business Park
Burlington Lane
Chiswick, W4 2TH
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8233 5300
Fax: +44 (0) 20 8233 5301 or 5268
Email: marc.webster@imgworld.com

Course Website: www.sheshangolf.com

Tournament Website: www.hsbcgolf.com

Course Info

Type of grass - A1 / A4 Creeping Bent
Height of cut - 3.4mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 11'6"
Any specific comments - some of the greens have a lot of slope and false front which will make them very challenging with pace

Type of grass - Rye grass
Height of cut - 13mm
General width and contouring - average width

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Rye grass
Height of cut - 9mm

Type of grass - Rye grass
Height of cut - semi 1.8m at 32mm, intermediate 1.8m at 64mm, rough maintained at 100mm

Weather in advance - cool with some heavy rain
Forecast for tournament - mild and mainly dry with moderate winds

Opened - October 2004
Course designer - Neil Haworth of Nelson and Haworth Design
Special features - the 16th and 17th holes are played over a water filled, rare quarry which will be very much in play on the 16th for those players opting to go for the green on this short par 4
General playability - should play slightly tougher than last year with firmer greens and some new tees
Undulating / flat - some notable changes in elevation on a few holes otherwise only minor undulation
Tree lined / exposed - tree lined
Many / few water hazards - many hazards, water in play on holes 2, 4, 5, 6,8, 9, 13, 16, 17 and 18
Changes to the course - new tees on holes 9, 11, 14 and 17 that add 93 yards in total to the course, and the green has been remodelled on hole 12

Other features

The course is surrounded by a housing complex with all buildings including the clubhouse built with Tuscan style architecture and materials.
The course itself features many new and old trees including thousand year old Gingka trees.

Card of Course

Sheshan International GC

HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14459420 104401367
25550503 114456417
34362331 123217198
43200183 134411376
54456417 145594543
63200183 154487445
74346316 164288263
85603551 173212194
94486444 185538492
Out3636623348 In3636043295

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1MOLINARI, FrancescoITA18-19
T3RAMSAY, RichieSCO18-9
T6WOODS, TigerUSA18-7

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