Course Information

19/03/2010 15:02:38

Course
Opened – 20/10/1937
Course Designer – Remy Martin
Special Features - Good variety of interesting holes
General Playability - Varied challenge
Undulating/Flat - Undulating
Treelined/exposed - Tree lined.
Many / few water hazards - Few
Changes to the Course – None

Greens
Type of grass - Dwarf tift
Height of cut - 3.5 mm
Speed/stimp reading – 8’ 6’’
Any specific comments – small undulating greens, good condition.

Fairways
Type of grass –  Kikuyu
Height of cut – 14 mm
General width and contouring – Average (around 27 yards wide)
Any specific comments - Very flat

Tees
Type of grass –  Kikuyu
Height of cut - 11 mm

Collars
Type of grass -  Kikuyu
Height of cut – 11 mm

Rough
Type of grass – Kikuyu and wild grasses
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 35mm+
Intermediate Height of cut – 35mm+
Rough - Height of cut – 35mm+
Any specific comments – heavy rough

Weather
In advance – More rain than usual
Forecast for tournament – Dry, sunny

Other Features
Course is on the farm of Karen Blixen and is close  to her former residence which is now a museum