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TEMES Seniors Open
NONE, Greece 21 Sep 2001 - 23 Sep 2001
Weir Claims First European Seniors Tour Title
Scotland's Russell Weir claimed his first European Seniors Tour title when he closed with a four under par 68 to edge out a battling David Good and win the Temes Seniors Open at Glyfada Golf Course in Greece.
Weir Eyes Maiden Seniors Tour Success
Scotland's Russell Weir edged one step closer to winning his first European Seniors Tour title when he added a four under par 68 to his opening 66 to hold a single shot lead going into the final round of the Temes Seniors Open over the Glyfada Golf Course in Greece.
Weir Storms Into Lead In Greece
Scotland's Russell Weir produced one of the hottest scoring streaks on this year’s European Seniors Tour when he came home in a spectacular seven under par 29 to record a 66 and open a two shot lead after the first round of the Temes Seniors Open at the Glyfada Golf Course in Greece.
Ratcliffe Defends in Greece
Last year Noel Ratcliffe consolidated his place at the head of the European Seniors Tour Order of Merit when he won for the second time that season at Glyfada but this year he is not quite so well placed, lying back in third spot on the Order of Merit, despite winning both the Beko Classic in Turkey and the De Vere Hotels Senior Classic at the De Vere Slaley Hall.
Glyfada Golf Course information:
Greens - Providence
Tees/Fairways/Rough - Mainly Kikuyu, some Bluegrass
Fairways are cut at 15mm. All fairways are tree-lined and vary in width from 25m to 40m.
The rough is cut at 75mm.
Several greens were suffering from severe kikuyu encroachment and consequently 10 have been re-sown with providence grass over the past two years. Green speeds of around 9 feet are achievable.
After a hot summer in Athens the course is very dry, however, the thick kikuyu grass does not provide for the same run on fairways that is associated with finer grasses.
Glyfada is a very fair course which demands a variety of shots. Tee shots which stra
Glyfada Golf Club
GR 166 10 Glyfada
12km south of Athens city centre
Entry to the tournament will be free of charge
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