Venue Info

Course Info



Type of grass

- A1 / A4 Creeping Bent grass

Height of cut

- 2.8 mm

Speed/stimpmeter reading

- 11’6’’

Any specific comments

- Some of the greens have a lot of slope and false fronts which make them very challenging with pace



Type of grass

- Rye grass / Paspalum mix

Height of cut

- 9 mm

General width and contouring

- Average width

Any specific comments

- None



Type of grass

- Rye grass / Paspalum mix

Height of cut

- 7 mm

Any specific comments

- None



Type of grass

- Rye grass / Paspalum mix

Height of cut - semi
- rough

- 32 mm (Rye grass / Paspalum mix)

- 83 mm (Paspalum)

Any specific comments




Weather in advance

- Mild summer

Forecast for tournament

- Warm with possible showers on Thursday and Friday




- October 2004

Course designer

- Neil Haworth of Nelson and Haworth Design

Special features

- The 16th and 17th holes are played over a water filled, rare quarry, which will be very much in play on the 16th hole 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

- None




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 years 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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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
2FINAU, TonyUSA18-14
3ROSE, JustinENG18-10
T4PUTNAM, AndrewUSA18-8
6BRADLEY, KeeganUSA18-7

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