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Course Info

GREENS

 

Type of grass

Firethorn: T1 Bent grass / Bushwillow: L93 Bent grass

Height of cut

3.5 mm

Speed/stimpmeter reading

10’6’’

Any specific comments

Generally large greens with varied pinable areas

FAIRWAYS

 

Type of grass

Kikuyu

Height of cut

9 mm

General width and contouring

15 – 25m, contour cut

Any specific comments

 

TEES / COLLARS

 

Type of grass

Kikuyu

Height of cut

9 mm

Any specific comments

 

ROUGH

 

Type of grass

Kikuyu

Height of cut - semi

- Intermediate
- rough

25 mm

N/A

65 mm

Any specific comments

 

WEATHER

 

Weather in advance

Very dry, only 20mm of rain in the last two months

Forecast for tournament

Thunderstorms from Friday afternoon

COURSE

Firethorn

Bushwillow

Opened

Mid 1960’s

1952 (current design)

Course designer

Sean Quinn

Robert Grimsdell

Tree lined / exposed

Tree lined

Tree lined

Many / few water hazards

Few

Few

Changes to the course

2nd hole is played as par 4 in 2018

N/A

Special features

River running through holes 2 and 14

Both courses are relatively flat

Undulating / flat

OTHER FEATURES

 

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

Four storey large clubhouse and a two-tier driving range.

The Firethorn Course has challenging par 3’s and a strong finishing four holes for the tournament.

Card of Course

Firethorn Course


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14407372 104487445
24503460 114467427
34418382 125593542
45597546 134442404
53182166 145547500
64400366 153188172
74468428 164488446
83208190 173223204
94381348 184507464
Out3535643258 In3639423604
7175066862


Bushwillow Course


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
15525480 104477436
24418382 114414379
34490448 125553506
44429392 133212194
54339310 144451412
63177162 153179164
74409374 164433396
83190174 175564516
94424388 184431394
Out3534013110 In3637143397
7171156507


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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
14407
24503
34418
45597
53182
64400
74468
83208
94381
104487
114467
125593
134442
145547
153188
164488
173223
184507
Out353564In363942
Tot717506
HoleParYardsHoleParYards
15525
24418
34490
44429
54339
63177
74409
83190
94424
104477
114414
125553
133212
144451
153179
164433
175564
184431
Out353401In363714
Tot717115

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1OOSTHUIZEN, LouisRSA18-18
2LANGASQUE, RomainFRA18-12
T3EASTON, BryceRSA18-10
T3AIKEN, ThomasRSA18-10
T3WILSON, OliverENG18-10
T3SCHWARTZEL, CharlRSA18-10

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