Longsdale Pikes GC is a well designed course with good integration of walls stairs and fences, with the later a definite OH&S requirement on the 3rd. With some severe elevation changes throughout the course to keep you guessing it adds to the experience and works well on this course. The lighting and planting is well done. Great opening hole and really sets the tone for the round.
Just a couple of thing hold it back slightly-
• the 13th green and surrounding bunker and vegetation seemed a little underdone compared to the rest of course
• the 17th whilst a great hole just feels a little off with not being able to see your target being a par 3
• the tee shot on the 12th is to penalizing into a headwind with the bunch of trees splitting your options off the tee and no real safe shot in this instance as a detractor
This course is very playable indeed and rewards good shots. The hole layouts are fantastic and I'm sure you will enjoy every minute of your round, so what are you waiting for.... Get out there!!!