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1st Hole - Hokowhitu
Sponsored By: Manawatu Standard
Place your drive right of the centre to open up the green. Take an extra club to counter dead ground in front of the green. Right side of the green is safest.
2nd Hole - Pines
Sponsored By: Manawatu Toyota
The ideal drive is left of the centre 230 metres out. Green is well protected by right hand traps. Long approach is best to the up sloping green.
3rd Hole - Te Wai
Sponsored By: Property Brokers
Lay-up is an option from the tee. Stay left to avoid the grass swale. Centre short on the green is of least risk. Holes play longer in the easterly wind.
4th Hole - Devil's Own
Sponsored By: Asteron
Play for the centre of the green, irrespective of pin placement. Heavily bunkerd all round. Club selection is critical if the easterly is up.
5th Hole - Strang's
Sponsored By: Craigs Investment Partners
Drive down the middle avoiding the right side fairway trap. Undulating fairway places a premium on second shot accuracy - left side opens the green. Distance control with approach is prime, A long shot minimises the risk of green side traps.
6th Hole - Cliffview
Sponsored By: Advantage Computers
The tightest driving hole on the course so aim for the middle of the fairway. The fairway opens up to a long narrow green - avoid the deep greenside traps. Play as a Par 5.
7th Hole - Riverside
Sponsored By: Forsyth Barr
Safety is a priority the length of this hole. Centre right off the tee is favoured. A low boring accurate second is premium and must avoid high branches on the left to ensure maximum run. Approach to left side of green is best.
8th Hole - Monro's
Sponsored By: Higgins
The longest Par 3 presents a challenging long iron or lofted wood tee shot. Be short for safety. Avoid green side traps protecting the pin placements.
9th Hole - Totaras
Sponsored By: ANZ
A challenging & picturesque Par 4. Aim right of centre from the tee. Distance control to the green is critical.Watch for the prevalling wind - a low ball flight to the front of the green is best but be sure not to go to long.
10th Hole - Glendinnings
Sponsored By: Kevin O'Connor & Associates
Premium here is a place on driving length and the best line is centre right. The elevated green demands a longer club for the second shot as it is all carry however try to stay under the pin.
11th Hole - Tawhiti
Sponsored By: Ezibuy
Club selection is critical here to ensure distance control to this split level green, especially if the pin is on the top. Be sure to allow for any wind.
12th Hole - Crossing
Sponsored By: Capture Signs
Tee shot calls for accuracy and distance control. Right of centre will open the green. Allow for dead ground in front of the humped green. Putting from left centre is safest.
13th Hole - Birches
Sponsored By: InSPire Net
The most underrated Par four on the course. Left cantre to the plateau fairway opens the green to a mid iron approach. Allow for dead ground short and be sure to avoid the large left bunker.
14th Hole - Westward Ho
Sponsored By: Courtesy Ford
Position off the tee is critical and the right side of the fairway is favoured. Select a lay-up second over the grass swale to open the narrow up-sloping green. Stay under the hole and play away from the slope on the right side.
15th Hole - Avenue
Sponsored By: Computer Care
A reachable Par 5 for the big hitter however well positioned bunkers right will catch any errant second shot. A swale short of the small split level green puts a premium on club selection and accuracy
17th Hole - Te Rua
Sponsored By: Fuji Xerox
A tee shot down the middle of this wide clear fairway leaves a mid iron in however allow for dead ground in front. The green is well trapped both right and left which need to be avoided.
18th Hole - Abraham's
Sponsored By: Tracgrip Hydraulics & Equipment Ltd
A well bunkered hole that rewards a conservative tee shot. Fairway bunkers right and left will challenge long hitters. The split level fairway opens to a generous dished green. Careful club selection in the prevailing wind is essential.