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Venue      Promoter

Sheshan International Golf Club
Lane 288, New Linyin Avenue,
Sheshan National Tourism Resort
Songjiang District
Shanghai 201602
Tel: +86 21 5779 8088
Fax: +86 21 5765 7288

Location: 40 mins from Hongqiao area
(40 mins), 1 hour from Puxi (downtown
area) centre

Nearest Airport: Shanghai Pu Dong
(1hour 15 mins)

Golf Course Website:

      Marc Webster
IMG Golf Operations
McCormack House
Hogarth Business Park
Burlington Lane
Chiswick, W4 2TH
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8233 5300
Fax: +44 (0) 20 8233 5301 or 5268
Email: marc.webster@imgworld.com
Tournament Website: www.hsbcgolf.com

Course Info

Type of grass - A1/ A4 creeping bent
Height of cut - 3.2mm
Speed/stimpmeter reading - 12’0”
Any specific comments  -   Some of the greens have a lot of slope and false fronts which will make them very challenging with pace.

Type of grass -  Rye grass/Paspalum mix
Height of cut -  10mm
General width and  contouring - Average width.
Type of grass - Rye grass/Paspalum mix
Height of cut - 9mm
Type of grass - Rye grass/ Paspalum mix
Height of cut  - semi - 1.8m wide at 26mm, intermediate - 1.8m wide at 26mm, rough - maintained rough at 90mm
Any specific comments -   fairly penal – similar to last time we were here in 2011

Weather in advance - Mild and dry for last few weeks
Forecast for tournament - Mild with some showers

Opened - October 2004
Course designer -  Neil Haworth of Nelson and Haworth design.
Special features -  The 16th & 17th holes are played over a water filled, rare quarry, which will be very much in play on the 16th for those players opting to go for the green on this short par 4.  General playability -  Firm greens make hitting the fairway essential
Undulating / flat-  Some notable changes in elevation on a few holes otherwise only minor undulation.
Tree lined / exposed -   Tree lined.
Many / few water hazards -   Many hazards, water in play on holes 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 13, 14, 16, 17 and 18.
Other features
The course is surrounded by a housing complex with all buildings including the clubhouse built with Tuscan style architecture and materials. The course itself features many new and old trees including thousand year old Gingka trees.

Card of Course

Sheshan International GC

HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14459420 104401367
25550503 114456417
34362331 123217198
43200183 134411376
54456423 145594543
63200183 154487445
74346316 164288263
85603551 173212194
94486444 185538492
Out3636623354 In3636043295

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1JOHNSON, DustinUSA18-24
3MCDOWELL, GraemeNIR18-20
4GARCIA, SergioESP18-18
5ROSE, JustinENG18-16
T6DELAET, GrahamCAN18-15

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