Venue Info

Venue      Promoter

Golf du Palais Royal
B.P.194 -80000
Agadir
Morocco
Tel: +212 528 273542
Fax: +212 528 824170

Location: On the Atlantic coast just south of Agadir.

Nearest Airport: Agadir International (30 minutes/25 kms)

Tournament Website: www.hassan2golftrophy.com

      Lalla Soumia Ouazzani, General Manager
Email: soumgolf@ath.ma

Karim Guessous, ATH President Adviser
Email: karimguessous@yahoo.fr

Jalil Laguili, ATH General Secretary
Email: laguilijalil@gmail.com

Association Trophée Hassan II (ATH)
5 Rue Cadi Moréno
Pinède
Souissi
Rabat
Morocco
Tel: 212 (0) 537 753269
Fax: 212 (0) 537 750275

Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - Agrostis (Bent grass), Penn Cross, Seaside and G2
Height of cut - 2.9mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10.0 (Tuesday), aiming for 10.6 on Thursday as forecast is for light winds
Any specific comments - Small, undulating greens protected by deep bunkers

Fairways
Type of grass - Agrostis (Bent grass), Rye grass
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - wide and heavily contoured

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Agrostis (Bent grass)
Height of cut - 8mm
Any specific comments - new back tees on holes 7 (+14m) and 13 (+24m)

Rough
Type of grass - Agrostis (Bent grass)
Height of cut - semi 32mm, rough 60mm (last topped Sunday)
Any specific comments - about 5 metres of maintained rough (as above) each side of the fairways, then unmaintained (very punishing with ice plant and bushes)

Weather
Weather in advance - a bit unsettles last week (4mm of rain Saturday) otherwise dry and sunny
Forecast for tournament - sunny with light winds warming up to high twenties later in the week

Course
Opened - 1987
Course designer - Robert Trent Jones Snr
Special features - superb course close to the Atlantic Ocean with small greens very well protected by deep bunkers
General playability - difficult course especially when the wind blows
Undulating / flat - undulating
Tree lined / exposed - a bit of both
Many / few water hazards - in play on holes 1, 5, 10, 12 and 14
Changes to the course - new back tees on holes 7 (+14m) and 13 (+24m)

Other features
- This year is the 40th edition of the event
- Golf du Palais Royale hosted the Moroccan Open in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999 and the Trophée Hassan II in 2011 and 2012

Card of Course

Golf du Palais Royal


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
15530485 105491449
23208190 114367336
34433396 123211193
44467427 134421385
55580530 143171156
64371339 155519475
74368336 163210192
83200183 175511467
94409374 184484443
Out3635663260 In3633853096
7269516356


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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
15530
23208
34433
44467
55580
64371
74368
83200
94409
105491
114367
123211
134421
143171
155519
163210
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Out363566In363385
Tot726951

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1SIEM, MarcelGER18-17
T2ILONEN, MikkoFIN18-14
T2HORSEY, DavidENG18-14
4LARRAZÁBAL, PabloESP18-12
T5VELASCO, AlvaroESP18-9
T5BALDWIN, MatthewENG18-9

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