Course Info - Northern Ireland Open Challenge presented by Clannah and XJET

8/27/2013 12:43:29 PM

Greens
Type of grass - Colonial, Fescue and Bent grass
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10'5" Monday
Any specific comments - greens are firm, fast and true

Fairways
Type of grass - Fescue, Bent, Poa Annua
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - average
Any specific comments - good, tight lies

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Fescue, Bent and Poa Annua
Height of cut - 10mm

Rough
Type of grass - Rye grass, Bent, Fescueand Poa Annua
Height of cut - semi 30mm, intermediate 64mm, rough 100mm

Weather
Weather in advance - mixed weather
Forecast for tournament - overcast with a bit of rain

Course
Opened - 1997
Course designer - Simon Gidman
Special features - a beautiful river runs through the course
General playability - accuracy from the tee will be rewarded
Undulating / flat - flat
Tree lined / exposed - tree lined
Many / few water hazards - a lot