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Course Info



Type of grass

- Mix of Poa-Annua and Bent grass

Height of cut

- 2.8 mm

Speed/stimpmeter reading

- 11”

Any specific comments

- Greens quite small several of them have run-offs which make them hard to hit and keep the ball on



Type of grass

- Mix of Poa-Annua and Rye grass

Height of cut

- 12 mm

General width and contouring

- Average width but due to mountainside location many are either severely up or down hill

Any specific comments

- None



Type of grass

- Mix of Poa-Annua and Rye grass

Height of cut

- 9.0 mm

Any specific comments

- None



Type of grass

- Mix of Poa-Annua and Rye grass

Height of cut - semi

- intermediate
- rough

- 32 mm

- 57 mm

- 83 mm

Any specific comments

- More consistent and penal than in recent years



Weather in advance

- Hot and dry in the last four weeks

Forecast for tournament

- Generally mild, chance of showers / thunderstorms




- 1908

Course designer

- Fremantle and Gedge. Then re-designed by M Nicholson in 1929 and Seve Ballesteros in 1999.

Special features

- The 6th is a drivable par 4, although very tight, so a risky play.

- The 7th is a drivable par 4 for everyone although the Out of Bounds is quite close on the right of the green.

General playability

- The ball travels at least another 10% at this altitude

Undulating / flat

- Very undulating

Tree lined / exposed

- Tree lined in most places.

Many / few water hazards

- Quite a few - hazards are now on holes 10, 12, 13, 14, 17 & 18.

Changes to the course

- None



Any other features of the course or the event that may be of interest to web readers

- The most stunning venue on the European Tour with views up to the Pleine Morte Glacier and across the mountain ranges and valley below the 7th tee.

Card of Course

Crans-sur-Sierre GC

HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14540494 104406371
24446408 113217198
33191175 124417381
44503460 133195178
54364333 145559511
64324296 155516472
74331303 163235215
83175160 174394360
95633579 184402368
Out3535073208 In3533413054

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
2HEND, ScottAUS18-14
T3HATTON, TyrrellENG18-11
T3ZANOTTI, FabrizioPAR18-11
5ILONEN, MikkoFIN18-10
T6NOREN, AlexSWE18-9

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