Venue Info

Golf de Saint-Nom-la-Breteche
Hameau de la Tuilere Bignon

Location: 15 miles west of Paris

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

Course Info

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

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)

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 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

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


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

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
-LYNN, DavidENG-
-JIMÉNEZ, Miguel AngelESP-

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