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Type of grass - A1/ A4 creeping bent
Height of cut - 3.0 mm
Speed/stimpmeter reading - 11’
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 - 10 mm
General width and contouring - Average width.
Any specific comments - None
Type of grass - Rye grass/Paspalum mix
Height of cut - 10mm
Any specific comments - none
Type of grass - Paspalum mix
Height of cut - semi - 1.8m wide at 32mm (Rye Grass/Paspalum)
- rough - maintained rough at 83mm (Paspalum)
Any specific comments - Quite penal this year
Weather in advance - The region has recorded the hottest summer since records began with temperatures exceeding 45C during July and August. September has been very wet. Both issues have impacted course preparation.
Forecast for tournament - Mild
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.
Changes to the course
Any other features of the course or the event that may be of interest to web readers 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 134437400
54456417 145563515
63200183 154487445
74346316 164288263
85603551 173212194
94486444 185538492
Out3636623348 In3635993291

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1ROSE, JustinENG18-14
T2JOHNSON, DustinUSA18-12
T2KOEPKA, BrooksUSA18-12
T2STENSON, HenrikSWE18-12

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