Venue Info

Venue
      Promoter

Sheshan International Golf Club
Lane 288, New Linyin Avenue,
Sheshan National Tourism Resort
Songjiang District
Shanghai 201602
PRC
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:
www.sheshangolf.com

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

Tournament Website: www.hsbcgolf.com

Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - A1/ A4 creeping bent
Height of cut - 3.0mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 11'6" 
Any specific comments - Some of the greens have a lot of slope and false fronts which will make them very challenging with pace.

Fairways
Type of grass - Rye grass/Paspalum mix
Height of cut - 11mm
General width and contouring - Average width

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Rye grass / Papsalum mix
Height of cut - 10mm

Rough
Type of grass - Rye grass / Papsalum mix
Height of cut - semi 1.8m wide at 32mm
Height of cut - intermediate 1.8m wide at 55mm
Height of cut - rough - maintained rough at 100mm
Any specific comments - not as penal as last year with cooler conditions having limited growth since overseeding in September

Weather
Weather in advance - Mild and mainly dry.
Forecast for tournament - Mild with showers.

Course
Opened - October 2004
Course designer - Neil Haworth of Nelson and Haworth design.
Special features - The 16th & 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 - Potentially slightly easier than last year due to lighter rough.
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, 14, 16, 17 and 18.
Changes to the course - none

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
54456423 145594543
63200183 154487445
74346316 164288263
85603551 173212194
94486444 185538492
Out3636623354 In3636043295
7272666649


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Sheshan International GC
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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
14459
25550
34362
43200
54456
63200
74346
85603
94486
104401
114456
123217
134411
145594
154487
164288
173212
185538
Out363662In363604
Tot727266

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1KAYMER, MartinGER18-20
2JACOBSON, FredrikSWE18-17
3MCDOWELL, GraemeNIR18-16
T4SCHWARTZEL, CharlRSA18-15
T4CASEY, PaulENG18-15
T4MCILROY, RoryNIR18-15

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