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Venue Info

Venue            
Golf de Saint-Nom-la-Breteche
Hameau de la Tuilere Bignon
Saint-Nom-la-Breteche
78860
France

Location: 15 miles west of Paris

Nearest airport: Paris Orly (30 mins), Charles De Gaulle (45 mins)
           

Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - mix of meadow grass and bent grass
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 11'2" on Tuesday aiming for 11'6" on Thursday
Any specific comments - some greens have excessive slope such as the sixth and 17th holes, and will be prepared differently to maintain playability

Fairways
Type of grass - mix of Bent, Meadow and Rye grass
Height of cut - 12mm
General width and contouring - average width
Any specific comments - fairways are quite wet after big storm last Sunday (60mm of rain in one hour) and therefore preferred lies will be required

Tees / collars
Type of grass - mix of Meadow grass and Bent
Height of cut - 10mm (tees), 8.5mm (collars)

Rough
Type of grass - mix of Bent, Meadow grass and Rye grass
Height of cut - semi two and a half metres wide at 32mm, rough maintained at 80mm and won't be cut again
Any specific comments - rough not too penal due to very hot summer

Weather
Weather in advance - very dry and hot summer, heavy rain last Sunday with 60mm of rain in one hour
Forecast for tournament - scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms late Thursday and Friday, partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday

Course
Opened - 1959
Course designer - Fred Hawtree
Special features - the ninth in a 209 yard par three and is the course's feature hole with water protecting the back right pin position
General plabaility - not the longest course these days but some tricky greens and tree lined fairways keep this an interesting challenge
Undulating / flat - quite a lot of undulation
Tree lined / exposed - very much tree lined
Many / few water hazards - quite a few hazards on holes 2, 3, 9, 14, 16 and 18

Changes to the course
- as per the 2011 event, the nines have been reversed
- the sixth hole has been redesigned with a completely new green, which is much flatter than in the past, allowing for more pin positions

Card of Course

Saint-Nom-La-Bretèche


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14364333 104456417
24417381 114399365
33171156 123209191
44445407 134459420
54485444 144369337
64437400 155546499
75570521 163153140
84422386 175509465
93209191 184363332
Out3535203219 In3634633166
7169836385


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
-LYNN, DavidENG-
-LUITEN, JoostNED-
-JIMÉNEZ, Miguel AngelESP-
-ILONEN, MikkoFIN-
-GALLACHER, StephenSCO-
-DONALDSON, JamieWAL-

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