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Venue Info

Director TIG SPORTS
Martijn van der Meulen Valschermkade 30
1059 CD Amsterdam
Event Director The Netherlands
Niels Markensteijn Tel: +31 20 570 9060
Fax: +31 20 570 9061
Tournament Director and Player Contact Email: martijn@tigsports.nl
Daan Slooter Email: niels@tigsports.nl
Email: Daan@bizzgolf.nl
Website: www.tigsports.nl
Tournament Website: www.klmopen.nl

Course Info

GREENS

 

Type of grass

- Agrostis & Poa 

Height of cut

- 3mm

Speed/stimpmeter reading

- 10.6 on Monday

Any specific comments

- The 4th & 6th greens are only cut once a day due to its severe slopes.

FAIRWAYS

 

Type of grass

- Fescue & Agrostis

Height of cut

- 9mm

TEES / COLLARS

 

Type of grass

- Fescue & Agrostis

Height of cut

- Tees

- Collars

- Any specific Comments

 

- 7mm

- 6mm

- There are plenty of elevated tees (1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 16 & 17)

ROUGH

 

Type of grass

- Fescue

Height of cut

- semi-rough

- maintained-rough

- Any Specific Comments

 

- 30mm

- none

- Unmaintained 

WEATHER

 

Weather in advance

- Very hot and dry summer with record high temperatures until 5 weeks ago when the rain started bringing a rainfall in excess of 150mm during this period. 

Forecast for tournament

- Mainly dry (other than Sunday morning) and breezy (ESE direction which is rather unusual here).

COURSE

 

Opened

- 1927

Course designer

- HS Colt, Pennink & Van Hengel

General Playability

- Not a long course. Wind is always a factor here 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

- None  

OTHER FEATURES

-- There are 3 loops of 9 holes at the Kennemer G & CC: A, B & C. The KLM Open course is a composite course played as follows: A1-A9 (tournament holes 1-9), B1, B2, B3, C13-C18 (tournament holes 10-18).
- The KLM/ Dutch Open has been played at the Kennemer Golf & Country Club 22 times since 1920.

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
7066266057


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1PIETERS, ThomasBEL18-19
T2DE LA RIVA, EduardoESP18-18
T2SLATTERY, LeeENG18-18
4ZANOTTI, FabrizioPAR18-17
T5PEPPERELL, EddieENG18-16
T5MADSEN, Morten ØrumDEN18-16

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