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CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK RESOURCES

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MONDAY, JUNE 10: Practice Round 1

MONDAY TEE TIMES

WEATHER

PRE-CHAMPIONSHIP PRESS CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPTS

TUESDAY, JUNE 11: Practice Round 2

TUESDAY TEE TIMES

WEATHER

PRE-CHAMPIONSHIP PRESS CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPTS

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12: Practice Round 3

WEDNESDAY TEE TIMES

WEATHER

PRE-CHAMPIONSHIP PRESS CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPTS

THURSDAY, JUNE 13: Round 1

THURSDAY TEE TIMES

WEATHER

HOLE LOCATIONS

DAILY YARDAGE

DAILY RECAP

STATS

TRANSCRIPTS

SET-UP INFORMATION – ROUND 1

  • Putting Green Speed – the average speed this morning was in the mid-12’s and will settle to around 12’ as the day goes on. We double cut and rolled the greens this morning with the exception of the 8th and 11th greens, which were not rolled.
  • Water Management – Water was applied to putting greens as needed to maintain turf health
  • Notes
    • Today’s yardage:
      • Front 9                3,372
      • Back 9                 3,692
      • Total                    7,064
      • Primary tees were except that we are using the penultimate tee on the 9th hole  (505) in combination with the front left (10-5L) that is well protected by the front left bunker.
FRIDAY, JUNE 14: Round 2

FRIDAY TEE TIMES

WEATHER

HOLE LOCATIONS

DAILY YARDAGE

DAILY RECAP

STATS

TRANSCRIPTS

SET-UP INFORMATION – ROUND 2

  • Putting Green Speed – The average speed this morning was in the mid-12’s and will settle to around 12’ as the day goes on. We double cut and rolled the greens this morning.
  • Water Management – Water was applied to putting greens as needed to maintain turf health.
  • Notes
    • Today’s yardage:
      • Front 9                3,415
      • Back 9                 3,657
      • Total                    7,072
    • The (primary) tee is at the back of the 9th hole today (526 tee).
    • The penultimate tee is being used at the 12th hole in combination with a front left (10-10L) hole location that is well protected by the front left bunker.
SATURDAY, JUNE 15: Round 3

SATURDAY PAIRINGS

WEATHER

HOLE LOCATIONS

DAILY RECAP

DAILY YARDAGES

STATS

TRANSCRIPTS

SET-UP INFORMATION – ROUND 3

  • Putting Green Speed – The average speed this morning was in the mid to upper 12’s and will settle into the mid to low 12s as the day goes on. We double cut and rolled the greens this morning.
  • Water Management – Water was applied to putting greens as needed to maintain turf health and manage firmness.
  • Notes
    • Today’s yardage:
      • Front 9                3,375
      • Back 9                 3,666
      • Total                    7,041
    • Tee-markers are located on the forward portion of the primary tee at the 4th hole
    • Tee-markers are on the forward portion of the primary tee on the 7th hole. This, coupled with the front left (5-3L) hole location yields a sub-100 yard par three at 98 yards
    • We are again on the primary tee at the 9th hole today (526 tee)
    • We are back on the primary tee at the 12th hole with a back right (18-6R) hole location.
    • The tee is shifted left on the 17th hole offering a unique angle to today’s hole location which is on the front right portion of this green.
SUNDAY, JUNE 16: Round 4

SUNDAY TEE TIMES

WEATHER

HOLE LOCATIONS

DAILY YARDAGE

STATS

TRANSCRIPTS

SET-UP INFORMATION – ROUND 4

  • Putting Green Speed – The average speed this morning was in the upper 12’s and will settle into the mid 12s as the day goes on. We double cut and rolled the greens this morning.
  • Water Management – Water was applied to putting greens, as needed, to maintain turf health and manage firmness.
  • Notes
    • Today’s yardage:
      • Front 9                3,432
      • Back 9                 3,672
      • Total                    7,104
    • The 2nd and 9th holes (523 and 533 yards respectively), both par-4s, will be longer on the scorecard than the par-5 6th hole which measures 520 yards today.  
    • Tee-markers are on the lower tee on the 7th hole. This, coupled with the with a back right (16-5R) hole location has the hole at just over 100 yards.
    • We are on the primary tee at the 9th hole again today (526 tee).
    • At the 17th hole, the tee is back on its primary teeing area and the hole features the hole location (28-5L) where Tom Watson holed his historic chip shot on the way to the 1982 U.S. Open title.