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Course Info



Type of grass

- Tiff Eagle Bermuda 

Height of cut

- 3.0mm

Speed/stimpmeter reading

- 13'6" (Monday)

Any specific comments

- Generally flat greens but very true and firm



Type of grass

- 419 Bermuda overseeded with lolium perenne

Height of cut

- 9mm 

General width and contouring

- Around 25 - 30m wide with sweeping contours and slight doglegs on most holes

Any specific comments




Type of grass

- 419 Bermuda overseeded with lolium perenne (tees), poa trivialis (collars

Height of cut

- 8mm

Any specific comments

- None



Type of grass

- 419 Bermuda overseeded with perennial rye

Height of cut

- semi

- intermediate

- rough

- Any Specific Comments


- 25mm

- 64mm

- 75mm last Sunday inside ropes




Weather in advance

- Sunny and warm

Forecast for tournament

- Sunny, temperature should vary between highs of 18C and 28C, windy towards end of week




- 1988

Course designer

- Karl Litten

Special features

- Stunning clubhouse which has been completely refurnished for 2011

General playability

- Always regarded by Tour players as a tough but very fair test

Undulating / flat

- Minor undulations through the old sand dunes

Tree lined / exposed

- A number of tress and shrubs around the course

Many / few water hazards

- Water comes into play on 10 holes

Changes to the course

- 12th hole lengthened by 10 yards

- 18th hole: new tee changes the angle of the tee shot




Card of Course

Emirates GC

HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14458419 105549502
24351321 113169155
35568519 124476435
43180165 135550503
54451412 144434397
64485443 153190174
73186170 164436399
84459420 174359328
94463423 185564516
Out3536013292 In3737273409

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1GARCIA, SergioESP18-19
2STENSON, HenrikSWE18-16
T3JENSEN, LasseDEN18-14
T3HATTON, TyrrellENG18-14
T5UIHLEIN, PeterUSA18-12

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