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The Gleneagles Hotel
Auchterrarder
Perthshire
PH3 1NF
Scotland
Tel: +44 1764 662 231
Fax: +44 1764 662 134

Location: 16 miles south west of Perth
on A9

Nearest Airport: Edinburgh (1 hour)

      Graeme Marchbank
Gleneagles Hotel
Auchterarder
Perthshire PH3 1NF
Scotland
Tel: +44 (0) 1764 694 491
Fax: +44 (0) 1764 663075
Email: graeme.r.marchbank@diageo.com

Course Website: www.gleneagles.com

Tournament Website: www.johnniewalkerchampionship.com

Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - Bent, Poa Annua
Height of cut - 3mm (option 2.5mm)
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 11' beginning of the week
Any specific comments - built to USGA specification

Fairways
Type of grass - Bent, Fescue
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - 20 to 25m wide

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Bent, Poa, Fescue
Height of cut - 8mm (tees), 7mm (collars)

Rough
Type of grass - Bent, Fescue
Height of cut - semi 25mm, intermediate 75mm, rough not mown

Weather
Weather in advance - very wet
Forecast for tournament - cloudy with showers

Course
Opened - 1993
Course designer - Jack Nicklaus
General playability - the course is in very good condition
Undulating / flat - undulating
Tree lined / exposed - both tree lined and exposed areas
Many / few water hazards - quite a few
Changes to the course - front end of 7th green has been recontoured

Other features
- Very scenic golf course with panoramic views of the Ochill hills & Glendevon to the West and the Grampian mountains to the North.
- The name of the course changed from the Monarchs Course to the PGA Centenary course in 2001.
- This is the course which will host the 2014 Ryder Cup

Card of Course

The Gleneagles Hotel


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74468428 165543497
84419383 173194177
95618565 185533487
Out3637793457 In3635373234
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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1BJÖRN, ThomasDEN18-11
T2COETZEE, GeorgeRSA18-11
T2LARRAZÁBAL, PabloESP18-11
T2WIESBERGER, BerndAUT18-11
T2FOSTER, MarkENG18-11
T6SJÖHOLM, JoelSWE18-10

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