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Course Info

GREENS

 

Type of grass

- G 2-Creeping Bentgrass                                

Height of cut

- 2.9mm

Speed/stimpmeter reading

- 12’2’’ on Monday aiming to reach 12’6’’ by Thursday

Any specific comments

- Small and undulating greens

FAIRWAYS

 

Type of grass

- Bermuda Tifway 419

Height of cut

- 10mm

General width and contouring

- Narrow and sloping

TEES / COLLARS

 

Type of grass

 

 

 Height of cut

- Tees - Creeping Bent L93

- Collars - Creeping Bent G2

- Approaches - Creeping Bent G2

- 6mm

ROUGH

 

Type of grass

- Bermuda & Rye grass

Height of cut

- semi

- intermediate

- rough

Any specific comments

 

- 20mm

- 60mm (1 pedestrian mower’s width around the greens only)

- 80mm

- Rough is penal and consistent around the greens.

WEATHER

 

Weather in advance

- Variable the last few weeks with showers and sunshine.

Forecast for tournament

- Partly cloudy and dry. Light winds expected.

COURSE

 

Opened

- 1985

Course designer

- Trent Jones Snr

Special Features

- Tough/ challenging course.

Undulating / flat

- A bit undulating

Tree lined / exposed

- The course is lined with cork trees

Many / few water hazards

- Water hazards in play on holes 4, 10 and 17

Changes to the course

 - New back tees on holes 14 & 16. These new tees have not added length to the holes but have changed/improved the angle of the tee shots having been built further to the left.

-Since the last ET event played at RCV in 2011 a lot of tree branches that were encroaching on to the fairways have been cut.

OTHER FEATURES

- This will be the 1st time that the Open de España will be played at Real Club Valderrama.

- This will be the 90th edition of the Open de España.

Card of Course

Real Club Valderrama


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14399365 104389356
24421385 115557509
33187171 123212194
45564516 134418382
54381348 144370338
63163149 153225206
74490448 164433396
84351321 175536490
94441403 184454415
Out3533973106 In3635943286
7169916392


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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
14399
24421
33187
45564
54381
63163
74490
84351
94441
104389
115557
123212
134418
144370
153225
164433
175536
184454
Out353397In363594
Tot716991

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1JOHNSTON, AndrewENG181
2LUITEN, JoostNED182
3GARCIA, SergioESP183
T4KJELDSEN, SørenDEN184
T4MORRISON, JamesENG184
T6NOREN, AlexSWE185

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