Venue Info

Venue
      Promoter
Real Club de Golf de Sevilla
Seville
Spain

Website: www.opendegolf.es



      Jorge Sagardoy Fidalgo
Director General
Real Federación Española de Golf
C/ Arroyo del Monte, 5
28035 Madrid
Spain
Tel.  +34 (9)1 376 9130
Fax. +34 (9)1 556 32 90
Email: jsagardoy@rfegolf.e.telefonica.net

Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - Poa and Bent (Penn Cross)
Height of cut - 3.1mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 11'2" Monday morning, aiming for 12' by Thursday
Any specific comments - putting surfaces are a bit on the soft side due to rain in the last two weeks

Fairways
Type of grass - Bermuda 419 over seeded with Rye Grass
Height of cut - 11mm
General width and contouring - 25 to 30 yards on average
Any specific comments - not much bounce on fairways due to rain prior to the tournament week, and the following fairways have been narrowed - left of the 1st, 5th, 6th, 9th and right of the 16th

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Bermuda 419 over seeded with Rye grass
Height of cut - 11mm

Rough
Type of grass - Bermuda 419 over seeded with Rye grass
Height of cut - semi 25mm (cut daily), intermediate 64mm (cut daily), rough 100mm (topped at 95mm inside the ropes between Monday and Tuesday, unmaintained thereafter)
Any specific comments - the rough is very consistent and extremely penal

Weather
Weather in advance - extremely dry winter, however it has rained quite a lot the last two weeks
Forecast for tournament - unsettles and quite breezy with a chance of showers Friday and Sunday

Course
Opened - 1992
Course designer - José María Olazábal
Special features - good, well balanced course providing a good test for players
Undulating / flat - quite flat
Tree lined / exposed - palm trees and fir trees in abundance
Many / few water hazards - in play on holes 3, 6, 9, 10, 14, 16 and 18
Changes to the course - the course was toughened for the 2004 World Cup but no changes since then

Other features
- The rough is very thick, therefore accuracy off the tee will be very important
- This year's event will be the 100th anniversary of the Open de España, the 40th edition of the event on The European Tour and the 20th anniversary of Real Club de Golf de Sevilla

Card of Course

Real Club de Golf de Sevilla


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14398364 104422386
24451412 113198181
33168154 124379347
44436399 135517473
55514470 144428391
64451412 154437400
73231211 165522477
84379347 173226207
95545498 184432395
Out3635733267 In3635613257
7271346524


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1MOLINARI, FrancescoITA18-8
T2CAÑIZARES, AlejandroESP18-5
T2KJELDSEN, SørenDEN18-5
T2LARRAZÁBAL, PabloESP18-5
T5OLESEN, ThorbjørnDEN18-3
T5CAMPILLO, JorgeESP18-3

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