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Wednesday, 25 February 2009

Course
Opened –  2000
Course Designer – Jack Nicklaus
Special Features -
General Playability - A premium on tee shots to well guarded greens.
Undulating/ flat - Undulating
Tree lined/exposed - Tree lined – Borneo Jungle
Many / few water hazards - 3 holes have water
Changes to the course - None

Greens
Type of grass - Tiffdwarf
Height of cut - 3.2 mm
Speed/stimp reading – 10' - 10'6"
Any specific comments –

Fairways
Type of grass – Bermuda 419
Height of cut – 11 mm
General width and contouring – Undulating 20-25metres
Any specific comments -

Tees
Type of grass –  Bermuda 419
Height of cut - 9 mm
Any specific comments -

Collars
Type of grass - Bermuda 419
Height of cut – 9 mm
Any specific comments -

Rough
Type of grass – Bermuda 419
Semi-rough - Height of cut – 25 mm - Bermuda 419
Intermediate Height of cut – 65 mm - Bermuda 419
Rough - Height of cut – 75 mm - Cow Grass
Any specific comments – 

Weather
In advance – 1,000mm of rain in January & nightly showers through February
Forecast for tournament – Mixed. Mostly fine. Variably cloudy with chance of thunderstorms in the evening.

Other Features
The course is hosting the inaugural Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters. The 15th hole was a beach bunker running along the Sough China seashore. Wildlife on the course includes monkeys, cobras and monitor lizards

 

 

 


 

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