Opening hole is a tough one. To play safe or go for it on the first shot? Dog leg to the left, players can either hit an iron down the middle to leave anywhere between 100-130m in or hit a wood or long iron cutting the edge of the trees. Be careful as a hazard is situated on the right side of the fairway off the tee and O.O.B right side of the green extending back down the length of the fairway. Players hit into a 3 tiered green so be mindful of where the pin is located.
Hole No.2 is a slight dog leg right with an elevated tee shot. Trees line the right hand side of the fairway and if you hit in them you’ll be needing another ball. A fairway bunker is located about 135m out from the green. It’s a long and narrow green you’ll be hitting into, which is protected by 3 bunkers. Again this is a 2 tiered green so make sure you’re on the correct level.
Great view from the back tees of Manly Beach and Dam. Quiet a daunting tee shot with thick trees lining both sides of the fairway, and a hazard on the right off the tee. Then players will hit into a green protected by a water hazard at the front and trees at the back. At the back of the green there is a rather prominent back stop so make sure you give yourself enough club to carry the water or it could be quite penalising.
Another elevated tee shot with O.O.B all down the right hand side of this hole, with thick trees left and two water hazards. Hitting the fairway is a must! Dog leg to the left, player’s play their second shot blind with a fairway bunker about 20m out from the green to catch an errant shot. The Green itself is surrounded by another 3 bunkers. Watch out for this green especially in the summer time as it gets quite firm and becomes harder to stop the ball.
This little par 3 packs a punch if you miss the long but narrow green. In front of the green you will be greeted with not only a bunker but a large hazard, with both left and right sides of the green guarded by bunkers. Make sure to be in the right third of the green as it slopes front to back and right to left.
This short par 4 has O.O.B all down the right side of the fairway, trees down the left with a hidden hazard. The hole shape is a dogleg left although many longer hitters take the line over the left mounds at the green. The approach shot from 100m and further is quiet deceptive as the green is lower than the surrounding fairway with the green sloping from back to front – so be sure to get it up to the green or a wayward bounce is in the cards. This narrow green has two greenside bunkers to the right and trees with a steep bank on the left.
Another short yet deceiving hole. This little par 4 has O.O.B all down the right hand side and a hidden water hazard right in front of the green. Taking driver off this tee brings the hazard into play so a layup shot is the best option. The green has not only a hazard but a bunker to protect it. It slopes severely back to front, left to right so be cautious of where you place the ball.
Walking off the hole with a par is a good result! This par 5 has dense trees all down the right side, with a drop off on the left down to previous holes. The longer hitters can reach the top of the hill for their drives whereas the average player will be further back making the dog leg left more prominent. 150m out is quiet a large landing area – the closer you get, the narrower it becomes with mounds lining the fairway on both sides. The green is 2 tiered with a large bunker front right.
Dogleg right up the hill players are faced with thick trees and a hazard right off the tee, and two fairway bunkers hidden from the tee on the right hand side of the fairway at the top of the hill. Ideal line up the hole is just left of the right tree line. The green is not only elevated and very narrow but it also has a false front so club selection is crucial.
This shorter par 4 has a large drop off on the right hand side with an O.O.B when playing the 10th but a hazard when playing the 16th hole. Left side is lined with trees and a hidden hazard further up the hill. This green can be very difficult because it slopes severely back to front, and right to left (standing at the front of the green) Best to be below the hole otherwise a quick putt awaits you.
Be careful with choice of club off this tee as keeping the ball in play is crucial. Slight dog leg left off the tee, players will be faced with O.O.B all down the left fairway. The right side has a large drop off down to another hole but if you’re down there you face hitting over an internal O.O.B which starts after a fairway bunker about 150m from the green. The green has a bunker on the right hand side which could potentially save some from the O.O.B. Par here is good!
Par 4 for the men but a Par 5 for the women. The hole is downhill the whole way with O.O.B down the entire left side. Right side of the hole is the place to miss as you will most likely still have a shot on the mounds. The green is long and narrow, protected by 3 greenside bunkers.
Beautiful looking par 3 with a high elevated tee shot. If a player comes up short he will be facing a hazard on the right and bunker on the left. Thick bush surrounds this hole to the left, right and behind so be careful with club choice. This green has some subtle slopes.
Another Par 4 for men and Par 5 for the women, this hole is long and quite the challenge. A hidden hazard is placed on the left side of the fairway. Be careful as it catches a lot of drives that are drawing off the tee and is placed about 160m from the green. The Green itself is long and narrow, sloping severely back to front, right to left. Being below the hole is your best option.
Dog leg to the right, this par 5 has unplayable bush down the left side of the fairway and a smaller internal O.O.B on the right side. Within driving distance players are faced with a fairway bunker on the right and several large mounds to the left. The second shot is very much what you see is what you get. The green slopes back to front, right to left with bunkers on both sides.
Tricky par 3 with a large water hazard in front of the green. There are also two tricky bunkers on the right and left. Make sure if the pin is front or right side you do not go in the right greenside bunker as an up and down from there is quite difficult. The green slopes back to front and right to left.
Final hole is a beauty. Slight dog leg left players are faced with trees both right and left, but if you hit one down the left you’ll need to reload as it is quite thick and a steep drop. Ideal drive is down the right side of the fairway to give you a clear shot at this elevated green. There is quite a tall tree on the left which blocks most shots from that side of the fairway. Very quick putt downhill on this green so an uphill putt to finish is ideal.