Course Info - The Nelson Mandela Championship presented by ISPS HANDA

12/10/2013 3:31:00 PM

Greens
Type of grass - Paspalum (Country Club)
Height of cut - 2.8mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 8'6"
Any specific comments - slightly undulating

Fairways
Type of grass - Cynodien
Height of cut - 11mm
General width and contouring - 20 to 25 yards

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Cynodien
Height of cut - 10mm

Rough
Type of grass - Cynodien & Buffalo
Height of cut - semi 30mm, rough 100mm

Weather
Weather in advance - cloudy and rainy for the past month
Forecast for tournament - very wet

Course
Opened - 1935
Course designer - Sid Brews (1935), Hugh Baiocchi (1992)
Special features - semi island green on 15th hole
Undulating / flat - flat
Tree lined / exposed - tree lined park land course
Many / few water hazards - many
Changes to the course - fifth hole has changed from a par five to a par four by moving the tee forward 180 yards

Other features
Short course, but needs accuracy