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From Tee in Red To Green Centre in Black
Not an easy start! A long and straight drive is required if you
wish to have a clear view of the green with your second shot. A
sandy waste on the right and two bunkers on the left make the
opening tee shot quite a test. The green is well protected too,
with sand left and right, and the undulating green demands accurate
club selection if you hope to have a realistic chance for a
And you thought the opening tee shot was tough? From the back
tee this is possibly the most difficult tee shot on the course,
with only a relatively small area of fairway to aim at from the
tee. Water is 'everywhere' left, however two sand traps down the
right side are an incentive not to play too safe. If you have found
the rolling fairway, then the second shot must be struck solidly to
cross the lake that has swept in from the left side. You have to be
positive here to get through this hole with your scorecard
The overhead drawing of this hole makes it look relatively
straight forward, with the yardage belying its difficulty. No water
to deal with, but some deep bunkers down the left side of the
fairway and again around the green ensure that only well struck
shots will be rewarded. If you do miss the green with your
approach, be prepared for a testing chip/pitch as the putting
surface falls away drastically at the back and sides.
The only par 5 on the front nine should offer a good birdie
chance for the longer hitters. However if the prevailing wind is
blowing with any strength, then this hole will be no push-over.
Favour the left side of the fairway to ensure you avoid the bunkers
down the right side, but take care with your second and third shots
here as this hole features a very narrow green and a huge bunker
down the left side that will devour any slight mis-hits.
The first of the par 3's and it is a beauty. Not overly long,
but dependant on the pin location, a par may be hard to achieve.
The Creek lurks ominously at the back of the green, but don't be
fooled - to reach the putting surface you must take enough club to
carry the large sand trap eating into the front left of the green.
Have a close look at the pin location here, because if you hit your
ball to the wrong part of the green, you will do well to take only
The feature hole on the front nine. The gents medal and regular
play tees are located on a 'floating' tee, some ten metres out into
the Creek. You really do feel isolated out there as you prepare to
strike your ball back on to the mainland. Look out too for the
three level water feature down the left side, which will usually
have to be crossed with the approach shot unless you are playing
conservatively. A gorgeous hole that requires a confident mind and
The longest par 4 on the golf course. The prevailing wind should
be helping but, if not, it will require two mighty hits to reach
the green in regulation figures from the back tees. A gentle
dog-leg, those that can draw the ball right to left will have the
advantage here. Water is lurking down the left for a mis-hit second
shot, however it is not really in play and sand is likely to be the
result for most loose approaches.
The longest par 3 on the course from the back tees. A huge
expanse of water protects the green and the pin location should
dictate your strategy. Only the bravest player will be trying to
get close if the flag is in the back left portion of the green.
Middle of the putting surface is a good play here. Try to make your
par and move on!
No water here, but the ninth is a favourite for many golfers. It
should not play overly long, but a well positioned tee shot is
critical. A soft fade down the left will avoid the bunkers down the
right side and give you a clear view for the slightly uphill
approach shot. The green has two levels and if you put your ball in
the wrong area of the putting surface, your first putt will be a
real challenge. Accurate club selection on this hole is a must.
The longer hitter may try to get home in two shots here if the
wind is favourable and they find the left centre of the fairway
with their tee shot. There is water all the way down the right side
of this hole and plenty of sand too around the front of the green.
Most will try to lay up with their second shot to leave a mid to
short iron approach. A strong par 5 this one.
Two fairly deep bunkers placed strategically on the left side of
the fairway at driving distance, make this left to right dog-leg a
hole that should favour a left to right ball flight from the tee.
An 'island' of trees located in the sandy waste area short and
right of the green will make the approach from the sandy waste area
very difficult, so try to keep your tee shot as far left as
possible. Be careful around the green too, as there are some sharp
run-off areas and an imaginative short game may be needed if you
miss the green.
A very long and testing hole. There is no water, not much sand,
but 453 yards of relatively straight golf hole to be covered and we
still have it graded as stroke index one. There is a slight incline
up to the putting surface, so take enough club with your approach
shot. You will need two well struck shots here to make a regulation
Arguably the favourite par 5 on the course for members. A well
struck tee shot will get over the rise in the fairway and reward
you with potentially another 30 to 40 yards of roll. From there the
decision is whether to have a go at the green. What is not apparent
from the fairway is that the green is an island only accessible
from a walk-bridge positioned on the left side of the green. Laying
up may be a better option for those who are comfortable with their
wedges, but no doubt many of the longer hitters will be tempted.
This is a great example of risk and reward, and this is what makes
it such a great hole.
A tricky par 3. Water lurks at the front and right side, so any
sort of tail on your ball flight is likely to result in a watery
grave. This hole is usually played into the wind, so make sure you
have enough club in your hand before you play. A bail-out left is
likely to find one of three small, but relatively deep bunkers. A
potential 'disaster hole' that will ruin many scorecards.
A fairly gentle hole this one, that moves softly from left to
right. No water and only a little sand to contend with but
nevertheless it requires concentration and respect to get your par
here, with the undulating green offering many different challenges.
Keep your drive down the left side to ensure a clear view of the
green and a level stance for your approach.
The last of the par 3's. A very undulating green awaits at the
end of this hole, which is usually played in a cross-wind. Most
players come up short here, so again choose enough club to reach
your intended target. If the wind is blowing, aim right and allow
for the wind to coax the ball back on target. Again, no water to
worry about so commit to your shot!
This is arguably the start of the finest two consecutive
finishing holes in the region. The 17th is not overly long, but the
salty Creek is only a few feet off the fairway on the left side and
there is no real space to play safe to with the driver up the right
side. For the big hitters, a long iron towards the bunker on the
right is a sensible play. From there, a mid to short iron will be
required to find the slightly elevated green, but don't pull your
approach left as a large bunker awaits and beyond that the watery
doom of the Creek. A beautiful hole.
When the wind is blowing, this is probably the hardest hole on
the course. From the tee you have the Creek on the left, a large
water hazard on the right and bunkers to contend with. If you
manage to find the fairway with your tee-shot, you then have to
carry another expanse of water with your second if you are to find
the green in two shots. A wonderful final hole that will always
guarantee an exciting finish to your round.
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