Venue Info

Course Info

GREENS

 

Type of grass

-Bermuda

Height of cut

-2.8mm

Speed/stimpmeterreading

-11’3’’

Any specific comments

-Greensare firm andinverygood condition

FAIRWAYS

 

Type of grass

-Bermuda /Zoysia

Height of cut

-9mm

General width and contouring

-Average width

Any specific comments

-Tight and in very goodcondition

TEES / COLLARS

 

Type of grass

-Bermuda

Height of cut

-Tees 8 mm / Collars9mm

Any specific comments

-Tees and Collarsin good condition

ROUGH

 

Type of grass

-Bermuda /Zoysia

Height of cut - semi

- intermediate
- rough

-22mm

-

-64mm

Any specific comments

-

WEATHER

 

Weather in advance

-A lot of rain leading up to the event

Forecast for tournament

-Mixed

COURSE

 

Opened

-New course opened in 1931 and Eden course in 1971.

Course designer

-New course is designed byL.S. Greenhill and Eden course by John Harris.

Special features

-Four left dog leg holes, two right dog leg holes

General playability

-Short and tight, accuracy is rewarded

Undulating / flat

-Flat

Tree lined / exposed

-Tree lined golf course

Many / few water hazards

-A few ditches

Changes to the course

-None

OTHER FEATURES

 

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

-Hong Kong Open is played over a composite course-New and Eden courses.Tournament played as a 2tee start(Holes 1 & 11). This is the only tournament, other than The Masters, to be played over the same course consecutively for over 57 years. The Hong Kong Open is Hong Kong’s oldest professional sporting event.

Card of Course

Hong Kong GC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14468428 104367336
23149136 114466426
35551504 123144132
44288263 135553506
53192176 144395361
64447409 154426390
74380347 164411376
83188172 174406371
94493451 184410375
Out3431562886 In3635783273
7067346159


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1ORMSBY, WadeAUS18-11
T2SURI, JulianUSA18-10
T2PETERSON, PaulUSA18-10
T2BJÖRK, AlexanderSWE18-10
T2CABRERA BELLO, RafaESP18-10
6FLEETWOOD, TommyENG18-9

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