Course informatios - M2M Russian Open

22/07/2013 10:16:00
Greens
Type of grass - Creeping Betgrass  A4/A1 
Height of cut - 3.2mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 11'6" 
Any specific comments - Moved greens with lots of pin positions

Fairways
Type of grass - Fescue 80% - Bent 20%
Height of cut - 9mm
General width and contouring - A bit wide but appropriate for difficulty of the course

Tees
Type of grass - Seaside 2
Height of cut - 8mm

Collars
Type of grass - A4/A1   
Height of cut - 8mm

Rough
Type of grass - Kentucky Blue
Height of cut - semi rough - 30mm, rough - 75mm
Any specific comments - Very consistent and punishing

Weather
Weather in advance - Very wet the week before the event
Forecast for tournament - Rain expected most of the week

Course
Opened - 2007
Course designer - Jack Nicklaus
General playability - Difficult course specially around greens
Tree lined / exposed - mix of Parkland and Tree lined
Many / few water hazards - mix of Parkland and Tree lined
Changes to the course - none

Other features
Course located 40 km north of Moscow in a Club that includes Polo fields and their own sky slope