Course Info

6/29/2010 4:55:42 PM
Allianz EurOpen de Lyon  (Getty Images)
Allianz EurOpen de Lyon (Getty Images)

Greens
Type of grass - 60% Poa Annua & 40% Agrostis (Penn eagle & Penn cross)
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 9.6 Tuesday AM. Aiming for 10.0 on Thursday
Any specific comments - fairly generous but a lot of movement in many of them

Fairways
Type of grass - Rye grass, fescue and poa pratensis
Height of cut - 15mm
General width and contouring - Average width
Any specific comments - 

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Rye grass, fescue and poa pratensis
Height of cut - 13mm

Rough
Type of grass - Rye grass, fescue and poa pratensis
Height of cut - semi - 30mm
Height of cut - intermediate - 70mm
Rough - Topped two weeks ago
Any specific comments - Irrigation system doesn’t cover the rough areas therefore the density relies on the weather. Not too dense this year due to dry summer.

Weather
Weather in advance - Very warm the last two weeks. Thunderstorm Saturday night left 50mm of rain in 2 hours.
Forecast for tournament - Chance of showers Friday to Sunday but warm all week.

Course
Opened - 1991
Course designer - Didier Fruchet with modifications by George Will.
Special features - Plenty of lakes and ditches in play
General playability- Course is in very good condition.
Undulating / flat - Flat
Tree lined / exposed - Tree lined
Many / few water hazards - Water hazards in play on holes 1, 3, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17.
Changes to the course - None.

Other features
none