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The Old Course
St Andrews Links Trust
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 9SF
Scotland
Tel: +44 1334 466666
Fax: +44 1334 466664

Location: 55 miles north of Edinburgh
nearest airport: Edinburgh (1 hour)

Course Website:
www.standrews.org.uk

Carnoustie
20 Links Parade
Carnoustie
Angus
DD7 7JF
Schotland
Tel: +44 1241 802 270
Fax: +44 1241 802 271

Course Website:
www.carnoustiegolflinks.co.uk

Kingsbarns Golf Links
Kingsbarns
St Andrews
KY16 8QD
Scotland
Tel: +44 1334 460 860
Fax: +44 1334 460 877

Course Website:
www.kingsbarns.com

Tournament Website:
www.alfreddunhilllinks.com


      

Guy Sanan
Championship Committee
Alfred Dunhill, Richemont
3rd Floor Office, 460 Fulham Road
London, SW6 1BZ
England
Tel: +44 (0) 20 74992539
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7491 0524
Email: golf@alfreddunhill.com
Website: www.dunhilllinks.com
Website: www.standrews.org.uk
Website; www.carnoustiegolflinks.co.uk
Website: www.kingsbarns.com

Peter German
Tournament Executive Director
International Management Group
IMG Golf Operations
McCormack House
Hogarth Business Park
Burlington Lane
Chiswick, W4 2TH
England
Tel: +44 (0) 208 233 5300
Fax: +44 (0) 208 233 5001or 5268
Email: peter.german@imgworld.com

Course Info

Kingsbarns

Greens
Type of grass - Fescue, Bent, Poa
Height of cut - 4mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 9'6"
Any specific comments - heavily undulating greens, speed needs to be controlled in the event of strong winds

Fairways
Type of grass - Fescue, Bent, Poa Pratensis
Height of cut - 11mm
General width and contouring - wide fairways

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Fescue, Bent and some Poa Pratensis
Height of cut - 7mm

Rough
Type of grass - Sheeps Fescue
Height of cut - semi 50mm, intermediate 100mm, rough seeding Fescue

Weather
Weather in advance - mainly dry and mild summer
Forecast for tournament - mild with moderate winds, and some occasional rain possible

Course
Opened - 2000
Course designer - Kyle Phillips
Special features - large, undulating greens
General playability - enjoyable and scorable, for all types of players
Undulating / flat - mix
Tree lined / exposed - very exposed links course
Many / few water hazards - few
Changes to the course - new bunker on 11th and 13th holes

Other features
Lots of bunkers so accuracy from the tee will be rewarded
- Spectacular coastal views at third, 12th, 15th and 16th holes


St Andrews

Greens
Type of grass - Fescue / Bent
Height of cut - 4.25mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10'
Any specific comments - seven double greens, all large and undulating

Fairways
Type of grass - Fescue / Bent
Height of cut - 8mm
General width and contouring - very wide, double fairways, undulating
Any specific comments - excellent cover and condition

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Fescue / Bent
Height of cut - 8mm

Rough
Type of grass - Fescue
Height of cut - semi 38mm, rough left to grow
Any specific comments - no rough between many double fairways

Weather
Weather in advance - wet and windy
Forecast for tournament - mostly cloudy with showers

Course
Opened - over 650 years old
Course designer - Mother Nature (and Old Tom Morris)
Special features - seven double greens (all add up to 18), with singles on one, nine, 17 and 18
General playability - course runs from north to south, and is in excellent condition
Undulating / flat - greens are undulating and very large
Tree lined / exposed - very exposed
Many / few water hazards - very few water hazards
Changes to the course
- Two bunkers on second hole have been moved closer to the green
- 11th green has been altered to allow for more pin placements
- 7th fairway has been turned so it will not gather all balls into the same area
- All bushes in front of the fourth and seventh tees have been taken away

Card of Course

Old Course St. Andrews


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14376344 104380347
24453414 113174159
34397363 124348318
44480439 134465425
55568519 145618565
64412377 154456417
74390357 164423387
83175160 174455416
94352322 184357326
Out3636033295 In3636763360
7272796655


Kingsbarns Golf Links


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14414379 104387354
23200183 114471431
35516472 125606554
44415379 133148135
54426390 144366335
64337308 153200183
74455416 165565517
83168154 174474433
95558510 184444406
Out3634893191 In3636613348
7271506539


Carnoustie


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14406371 104466426
24463423 114383350
34358327 125504461
44412377 133176161
54415379 145514470
65578529 154472432
74410375 163248227
83183167 174461422
94478437 184485443
Out3637033385 In3637093392
7274126777


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1HOWELL, DavidENG18-23
2UIHLEIN, PeterUSA18-23
T3LEWIS, TomENG18-22
T3LOWRY, ShaneIRL18-22
5FLEETWOOD, TommyENG18-21
6MULROY, GarthRSA18-20

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