Venue Info

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Kennemer G&CC
The Netherlands


Martijn van der Meulen, Director, or
Niels Markensteijn, Event Director, or
Daan Slooter, Tournament Director and Player Contact (Organiser)

Valschermkade 30
1059 CD Amsterdam 
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 20 570 9060
Fax: +31 20 570 9061
Email: martijn@tigsports.nl 
Email: niels@tigsports.nl
Email: daan@klmopen.nl

Website:  www.tigsports.nl

Tournament Website: www.klmopen.nl

Course Info

Type of grass - Agrostis and Poa
Height of cut - 2.25mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 11' (Monday), but speeds will be reduced to 10'-10'6 as strong winds are forecast
Any specific comments - the fourth and sixth greens are only cut once a day due to their severe slopes

Type of grass - Fescue and Agrostis
Height of cut - 9mm
General width and contouring - fairly wide, but undulating

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Fescue and Agrostis
Height of cut - 6mm (tees)
Any specific comments - there are plenty of elevated tees (1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 16 and 17)

Type of grass - Fescue
Height of cut - semi 30mm, intermediate none, rough unmaintained
Any specific comments - the rough is not as penal as in previous years due to very dry weather before the event

Weather in advance - very hot and dry up to Friday of week prior, very wet since with up to 60mm of rain until Tuesday afternoon
Forecast for tournament - unsettled with a chance of showers and thunderstorms until Thursday early afternoon then partly cloudy with a chance of light rain Saturday afternoon, windy on the weekend, especially on Sunday

Opened - 1927
Course designer - HS Colt, Pennick and Van Hengel
Special features - seaside course with links feel
General playability - not a long course, wind is always a factor and position off the tee is crucial
Undulating / flat - quite undulating
Tree lined / exposed - fairly exposed
Many / few water hazards - no water hazards in play
Changes to the course - sine the last time the KLM Open was played at Kennemer Golf & Country Club in 2009 the following course changes have been implemented:
- removal of a tree to the left of the third green
- fairway bunker to the left of the tenth fairway has been moved further up the hole so that is more in play

Card of Course

Kennemer G&CC

HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14434397 104447409
25570521 113158144
33148135 125525480
44399365 134374342
54419383 144384351
64363332 153163149
75562514 164473432
83222203 173170155
94418382 184397363
Out3635353232 In3430912825

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1LUITEN, JoostNED18-12
2JIMÉNEZ, Miguel AngelESP18-12
T3HAVRET, GrégoryFRA18-9
T3DYSON, SimonENG18-9
T3MCGRANE, DamienIRL18-9

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