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Thursday, 13 June 2019
Golfclub Munchen Eichenried  (Getty Images)
Golfclub Munchen Eichenried (Getty Images)

When the stars of the European Tour tee off at next week’s BMW International Open (19th to 23rd June, Golfclub München Eichenried), they will not only find a venue in top condition, but a new-look Championship Course.

At the heart of the modifications was the renovation of all 18 greens.

Here is an overview of the changes, from which the crowds will also benefit.
 
• All greens: Surface removed, new foundation, new drainage, undulated.
• Putting Green: Expanded from 800 to 1,350 m², many new undulations and breaks.
• Total length: Increased from 6,614 to 6,660 metres.
• Hole 3: Lengthened from 409 to 411 metres, new tee, new spectator mound behind the green.
• Hole 5: New spectator mound behind the green.
• Hole 6: New fairway bunker in the drive landing zone.
• Hole 7: New spectator mound behind the green.
• Hole 9: New spectator mound at the drive landing zone and to the east of the green.
• Hole 10: New spectator mound behind the green.
• Holes 11/13: New spectator mound between the fairways.
• Hole 12: Far more undulated than the old green, new spectator mound behind the green.
• Hole 13: Far more undulated than the old green.
• Hole 14: New spectator mound next to the green.
• Hole 16: Far more undulated than the old green.
• Hole 17: Lengthened from 173 to 187 metres, new spectator mound behind the green.

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