Course Info - The Senior Open Championship 2014 | Royal Porthcawl

11/28/2013 12:24:00 PM

Greens
Type of grass - Fescue/bent/poa.
Height of cut - 4.25mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading – 10’ 6” – 11’

Collars
Type of grass - Poa/Bent/Fescue
Height of cut - 7mm

Tees
Type of grass - Poa/Bent/Fescue
Height of cut - 7mm

Fairways
Type of grass - Bent/Fescue
Height of cut - 9mm
General width and contouring - 30 to 40yds

Rough
Type of grass - Bent/Fescue
Height of cut:
Semi - 36mm
Intermediate -
Rough - Uncut

Weather
Weather in advance - Dry throughout June, showery between dry periods in July.
Forecast for tournament - Warm, humid, showers, possible thunderstorms.

Course
Opened, Course Architect - 1891, Ramsay Hunter. View of sea on every hole. Traditional links. Undulating and exposed.
Special Features - Only one water hazard with the beach being Out of Bounds.
Changes to the course - New tees constructed on 4th & 18th holes.

Any other feature of the course that may be of interest to web readers
The 2013 Speedy Services Wales Senior Open was held at Royal Porthcawl.