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EVENT INFO

Venue           Promoter

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club
Rest Bay
Porthcawl
Mid Glamorgan
CF36 3UW
Wales
Tel: +44 (0)1656 782251
Fax: +44 (0)1656 771687
Email: office@royalporthcawl.com

Location: Situated 30 miles from Cardiff on the Glamorgan coast

Nearest Airport
Cardiff International – CWL (40 minutes; 29 miles)
Bristol International – BRS (90 minutes;73 miles)
London Heathrow – LHR (160 minutes; 182 miles)
Birmingham Airport – BHX (150 minutes; 139 miles)

Event Format
72 Hole Stroke Format
144 Competitors
Cut to 70 players (+ties) after 36 holes

Eligibility 
Entry regulations and conditions are outlined on a separate entry form available from European Senior Tour Headquarters and www.senioropengolf.com

Qualifying Round
Monday 21st July 2014

Pre-Tournament Pro-Am
Tuesday 22nd July 2014 (by invitation)

Entries close: Thursday 03 July

Lleoliad 
Clwb Golff Brenhinol Porthcawl 
Rest Bay
Porthcawl
Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr 
De Cymru 
CF36 3UW

Ffôn: +44 (0)1656 782251
Ffacs: +44 (0)1656 771687
E-bost: office@royalporthcawl.com

LLEOLIAD  

Y Meysydd Awyr Agosaf 

Caerdydd – 40 munud
Bryste – 1 awr 30 munud

Trefn y Digwyddiad 
Fformat trawiadau 72 twll
144 o gystadleuwyr 
Cwtogi i 70 o chwaraewyr (a’r rhai sy’n gyfartal) ar ôl 36 twll

Cynhwysedd 
 Mae’r rheolau ac amodau cystadlu wedi’u hamlinellu ar ffurflen ymgeisio ar wahân sydd ar gael o Bencadlys Cylchdaith Chwaraewyr Hŷn Ewrop, ac ar  www.senioropengolf.com

Y Rownd Gymhwyso 
Dydd Llun 21 Gorffennaf 2014

Cystadleuaeth broffesiynol-amatur cyn y twrnamaint
Dydd Mawrth 22 Gorffennaf 2014 (drwy wahoddiad)

         

Edward Kitson
European Senior Tour
Wentworth Drive
Virginia Water
Surrey
GU25 4LX
England
Tel:+44 (0)1344 840400
Fax:+44 (0)1344 840500
Email:ekitson@europeantour.com


Hyrwyddwr
Edward Kitson
Cylchdaith Chwaraewyr Hŷn Ewrop 
Wentworth Drive
Virginia Water
Surrey
GU25 4LX
Lloegr
Ffôn: +44 (0)1344 840400
Ffacs: +44 (0)1344 840500
E-bost: ekitson@europeantour.com
             

Travel Information for the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex

Travel by Road

From M4 Junction 37 
Take the A4229 south to Porthcawl. At the first roundabout go straight across and at the second roundabout by the Esso filling station, take a right. At the 3rd roundabout on the outskirts of Porthcawl, turn right. After a little more than a mile along a residential road, with the coastline in front of you, the road takes a 90 degree left turn. After about a quarter of a mile take a right. This narrow road takes you past the Lifeguard station and straight ahead of you is the Royal Porthcawl Golf Club.

From Heathrow Airport

Follow signs to the M4 motorway and then travel west towards South Wales. After a couple of hours, you will need to cross the Severn Estuary Toll Bridge (£5.40). Another hours driving should see you at junction 37 of the M4. Then follow above information. Time taken – 3hrs

From Gatwick Airport

Follow signs to the M23 motorway North towards London. Turn West onto the M25 and later West again onto the M4. Then follow the directions from Heathrow and M4 Junction 37above. Time taken – 4hrs

From Cardiff Wales Airport

Outside the North of the airport take the B4265 West past Llantwit Major, St Brides Major and Ewenny to Bridgend (approx 16 miles). At the roundabout junction with the A48, turn left. Approximately 5 miles on at the 4th roundabout, still on the A48, turn left towards the M4 (junction 37). Go straight across the intersection onto the A4229. Time taken – 40 mins

Travel by Train 

For all Rail journeys your destination station is BRIDGEND, approx. 8 miles (13km) from Porthcawl. Taxis take about 20 minutes to travel from Bridgend to Porthcawl and are available outside the front of the railway station. A local bus service is also available. All times are approximate.

From Heathrow Airport

Take the train from Heathrow Airport to London Paddington and change for a South Wales service to Bridgend. Time taken 3hrs 10mins

From Gatwick Airport

Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading and change for a South Wales service to Bridgend. Time taken – 3hrs 25mins 

Taxi Companies
Driven Taxis
+44 16567 88887
28 Ger-Y-Lyn Porthcawl, Mid Glamorgan CF36 5ND


Don Tax
+44 16567 85336
Dock Street Porthcawl, Mid Glamorgan CF36 3BL
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Gordons Cars
+44 16567 88887
33 New Rd, Wales Porthcawl, Mid Glamorgan CF36 5DL
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Gwybodaeth am Deithio i Bencampwriaeth Agored Golffwyr Hŷn a gyflwynir gan Rolex
 
Teithio ar y ffordd 
O’r Dwyrain – Cyffordd 37 ar yr M4
Ewch ar y A4229 i’r de am Borthcawl a dilynwch arwyddion y digwyddiad i’ch maes parcio dynodedig.
O’r Gorllewin – Cyffordd 38 ar yr M4 
Ewch ar y B4283 i’r de am Ogledd Corneli a dilynwch arwyddion y digwyddiad i’ch maes parcio dynodedig.
O Faes Awyr Heathrow 

Dilynwch yr arwyddion i draffordd yr M4, yna teithiwch i’r gorllewin i gyfeiriad De Cymru. Ar ôl ychydig o oriau, byddwch angen croesi Pont Hafren (toll £6.20 i gerbydau gyda hyd at 9 sedd). Ar ôl awr arall yn y car, dylech gyrraedd cyffordd 37 ar yr M4. Yna dilynwch arwyddion y digwyddiad i’ch maes parcio dynodedig. Amser a gymerir – 3 awr.

O Faes Awyr  Gatwick

Dilynwch yr arwyddion i draffordd yr M23 i’r Gogledd i gyfeiriad Llundain. Trowch i’r Gorllewin ar y M25, ac yn nes ymlaen i’r Gorllewin unwaith eto ar y M4. Yna dilynwch yr arwyddion o Heathrow a Chyffordd 37 ar yr M4. Amser a gymerir – 4 awr

O Faes Awyr Caerdydd 

Y tu allan i ochr ogleddol y maes awyr, ewch ar y B4265 i’r Gorllewin, heibio Llanilltud Fawr, Saint-y-brid ac Ewenni i gyfeiriad Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr (oddeutu 16 milltir). Yng nghyffordd y gylchfan ar yr A48, trowch i’r chwaith a dilynwch arwyddion y digwyddiad i’ch maes parcio dynodedig. Amser a gymerir – 4 awr


Teithio ar Drên 
Ar gyfer pob taith ar Drên, eich gorsaf ar ben y daith yw Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr, oddeutu 8 milltir (13km) o Borthcawl. Mae’r daith mewn tacsi o Ben-y-bont ar Ogwr i Borthcawl yn cymryd oddeutu 20 munud, ac maen nhw ar gael y tu allan i’r orsaf drenau. Mae gwasanaeth bws lleol hefyd ar gael. Brasamcan yw’r holl amseroedd. 

O Faes Awyr Heathrow 

Ewch ar y trên o Faes Awyr Heathrow i Orsaf Paddington Llundain a newidiwch drên am wasanaeth De Cymru i Ben-y-bont ar Ogwr. Amser a gymerir 3 awr 10 munud
  
O Faes Awyr Gatwick 

Ewch ar y trên o Faes Awyr Gatwick i Reading, a newidiwch drên am wasanaeth De Cymru i Ben-y-bont ar Ogwr. Amser a gymerir – 3 awr 25 munud


CWMNÏAU TACSI
Gweler isod fanylion cyswllt cwmnïau tacsis lleol:

Tref Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr 
Radio Cabs – 01656 655766

Tref Porthcawl 
Driven Taxis - 01656 788887
28 Ger-Y-Llyn Porthcawl, CF36 5ND

Don Tax - 01656 785336
Dock Street Porthcawl, CF36 3BL

Gordons Cars - 01656 788887
33 New Rd, Wales Porthcawl CF36 5DL

 

COURSE INFO

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. 

Card Of Course

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14427390 104400366
24374342 114355325
34451412 123194177
44455416 135551504
53212194 144435398
65515471 153173158
74381348 164466426
83122112 174430393
94456417 185504461
Out3533933102 In3635083208
7169016310


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1LANGER, BernhardGER18-18
2MONTGOMERIE, ColinSCO18-5
T3PERNICE Jnr, TomUSA18-2
T3LANE, BarryENG18-2
T3GIBSON, RickCAN18-2
T6DUNLAP, ScottUSA18Par

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