Commercialbank Qatar Masters

2018 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters course overview

Here is everything you need to know about the course at Doha Gof Club 2018 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters!

GREENS

 

        Type of grass

- Bermuda 419 over seeded with “Race Horse” Poa Trivialis

        Height of cut

- 3mm

        Speed/stimpmeter reading

- 10’7

        Any specific comments

- Generally good condition

FAIRWAYS

 

        Type of grass

- Bermuda 419

        Height of cut

- 10mm

        General width and contouring

- Average with a fair number of doglegs

        Any specific comments

- Very good condition

TEES /COLLARS

 

        Type of grass

- Bermuda 419 over seeded with Turf Star Rye grass

        Height of cut

- Tees- 7mm Collars- 7mm

        Any specific comments

- None

ROUGH

 

        Type of grass

- Bermuda 419

        Height of cut - semi

                              -intermediate                                   

                              - rough

- 25mm

- n/a

- Maintained rough at 57mm

        Any specific comments

- Very consistent and penal

WEATHER

 

        Weather in advance

- Warm

        Forecast for tournament

- Overcast & breezy

COURSE

 

       Opened                                    

- 1996

       Course designer

- Peter Harradine

       Special features

- Water is a big factor on a lot of holes

- Par 3’s are very strong

       General playability

- Course does not play that long unless wind blows

       Undulating / flat

- Average, some undulation

       Tree lined / exposed

- Exposed

       Many / few water hazards

- Water comes into play on 3, 8, 9, 13, 15 and 18

       Changes to the course

- New tee on hole 11 to be used in certain wind conditions. Additional tee on hole 18 to give another option subject to wind condiitions

OTHER FEATURES

 

Any other features of the course or the event that may be of interest to web readers

- Natural rock is a main feature on the back nine