Originally Posted by maestro
This is not really true: we can know exactly where the sun is on any particular date an hour
It is an other question that we can not expect from course builders to check every target's altitude and azimuth to see whether the sun is too close behind the target or not...
what you also must remember is that thiis BLIGHTY good old england the home of rain snow and lots of low sunlight this time of the year, and alot of course builders don't carry gadgets and charts around to set a course up also many course builders don't do it on purpose to set a target so that a competitor is blinded
just my pennys worth