Friday, 19 March 2010

Course
Opened – Re-designed & built after WW2, opened 1952
Course Designer – McKenzie Ross
Special Features - Probably the most scenic of all Open Champ Courses
General Playability - Very Fair
Undulating/Flat – A good varied mix of undulations
Treelined/exposed - N/A
Many / few water hazards - The wee burn in front of 16th green
Changes to the Course – Recent addition of 16 newly constructed bunkers now
totaling 8. (We have infilled 1 obsolete bunker)

Greens
Type of grass - Mix of brown-top bent/fescue/poa-annua
Height of cut - 1/8th inch = 3.2mm
Speed/stimp reading – 9 foot / 10 foot (depending on wind speeds)
Any specific comments – 

Fairways
Type of grass – Brown-top bent and native fescues
Height of cut – 1/2 inch = 12mm
General width and contouring – Varied 30 - 40 yds.
Any specific comments - Tight firm lies

Tees
Type of grass – Mix of brown-top bent/fescue
Height of cut - 10mm

Collars
Type of grass - Mix of brown-top bent/fescue
Height of cut – 10mm

Rough
Type of grass – Varied, native species mostly fescue/bent
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 2 1/2 inches = 75 mm
Intermediate – Height of cut –
Rough - Height of cut – Long - KEEP OUT!
Any specific comments – Due to recent drought the rough is not as dense as
usual.

Weather
In advance – Warm and Dry
Forecast for tournament –  Varied, mostly dry but showers forecast for Thurs/Fri

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
T1ROBERTS, LorenUSA18-6
T1ROMERO, EduardoARG18-6
3MAST, DickUSA18-5
4STADLER, CraigUSA18-2
5SIMPSON, TimUSA18-1
T6HAAS, JayUSA181
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