As the Open Championship 2013 tees off at Muirfield, we have been looking at the facts and figures for Round One.

Weather (provided on-site by the Met Office)

  • There is fine weather to start the Championship with plenty of sunshine today and feeling very warm this afternoon.
  • The Max temperature is 24C.
  • Winds W 10mph.

General Information

  • The Fairways are cut at 10mm.
  • The Semi rough (approximate width 3 metres) is cut at 50mm (not daily)
  • The Second cut of rough (approximate width 3 metres) is cut in early June at 150mm and allowed to go to seed

Cutting Regime and Green Speeds

  • The Greens are double cut today at 4.0mm and single rolled.
  • The greens are running at 11 feet.
  • The trend has been for the greens to increase in speed by a foot during the course of the day if it is sunny.

Total Course Yardage for Round Four (tee marker settings to flagstick)

7126 yards (as compared to the full yardage of 7192 yards)

Hole-by-Hole Information

Hole 1 – Full yardage = 447y – Today = 439

Hole 2 – Full yardage = 364y – Today = 363

Hole 3 – Full yardage = 377y – Today = 361

Hole 4 – Full yardage = 226y – Today = 218

  • Right hand side shorter tee has been used today to give better access to the left side hole location

Hole 5 – Full yardage = 559y – Today = 552

Hole 6 – Full yardage = 461y – Today = 463

Hole 7 – Full yardage = 184y – Today = 181

Hole 8 – Full yardage = 441y – Today = 430

Hole 9 – Full yardage = 554y – Today = 559

Hole 10 – Full yardage = 469y – Today = 469

Hole 11 – Full yardage = 387y – Today = 381

Hole 12 – Full yardage = 379y – Today = 382

Hole 13 – Full yardage = 190y – Today = 184

Hole 14 – Full yardage = 475y – Today = 476

Hole 15 – Full yardage = 448y – Today = 450

Hole 16 – Full yardage = 186y – Today = 190

  • Top tee used

Hole 17 – Full yardage = 575y – Today = 564

Hole 18 – Full yardage = 470y – Today = 464