Long Reef Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Long Reef Golf Club Est. 1923

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Long Reef Golf Club: Every major city has its lesser known golfing gems. Sydney is fortunate to have Long Reef, a wonderful clifftop course, combining fabulous back-nine views with a strong and testing links style layout. The course occupies the entirety of a gently sloping piece of headland that juts out into the Pacific Ocean (Tasman Sea), allowing you to look back onto the cliffs and beaches of North Sydney from many holes. The course itself has far more subtlety and challenge than you may at first think; the opening three holes should correct any thoughts you have that this will be an easy-going slog-fest on a very open course - almost, but not quite, devoid of trees. Significant improvements designed in the mid-1990's by Peter Thomson, added some links-like earth mounding, new tee-boxes, additional water hazards and many well-placed bunkers, all of which toughened up the course. Thankfully Thomson's recommendation that the rough be kept unpleasantly high has not been strictly enforced. The views on the back-nine, as you climb the gentle slope of the headland, are some of the best you'll get on a golf course anywhere - never mind just in Sydney. The par-4 16th and 17th holes are an especially scenic pair, both downhill and both with the beach (OOB) on your left.

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Making Contact

Long Reef Golf Club
Anzac Ave,,
Collaroy, New South Wales 2097
Australia
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Office   +61 (0)2 9971 8113
Pro Shop   +61 (0)2 9982 2943
Fax

  +61 (0)2 9982 4648

Email   office@longreefgolfclub.com
Website   www.lrgc.com.au
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Golf Pro
 
Danny Vera (Head Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Links-style.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Seaside, clifftop.
 
Designer: Peter Thomson significantly revamped the existing layout in 1994.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5965 5285
Par 71 73
SSS or Slope 71 73
 
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How2Get There?

1 km S of Collaroy / 20 km NE of Sydney Harbour Bridge.
From Sydney Harbour Bridge travel north on Hwy 2 direction Manly. After 2 km take Hwy 10 (Military Road) direction Mosman / Manly. After 3 km, where Military Road and Hwy 10 split, continue on Hwy 10 (Spit Road) direction Manly. After 13 km on Hwy 10, in Collaroy, turn right into Anzac Avenue. After o.5 metres golf entrance is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays A$50; weekends A$60. Reduced rates for 9-hole and twilight rounds, and for students and pensioners. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

From the Clubhouse there is a lovely view onto Collaroy Basin and the Tasman Sea.

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Location

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Latitude: (-33.738643)
Longitude: (151.306243)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Manly Pacific Hotel 
55 North Steyne Rd, Manly, NSW 2095
+61 (0)2 9977 7666
www.accorhotels.com

Enjoying pride of place opposite the famous Manly Beach, and just 15 minutes from the centre of Sydney, the Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific offers accommodation for both business and leisure guests. The hotel features 213 rooms including newly-refurbished ocean view rooms and 2-bedroom suites. The Zalis Restaurant offers all-day dining while each of the three bars exudes a relaxed atmosphere. Facilities include a heated rooftop pool and gymnasium.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Long Reef
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Golf within 30 km Monash CC; Royal Sydney; The Australian; The Lakes; Bonnie Doon.
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Newport Arms Hotel 3-star
2 Kalinya Street, Newport, New South Wales 2106
+61 (0)2 9997 4900
www.newportarms.com.au

Nestled on the shores of scenic Pittwater on Sydney's northern beaches, the Newport Arms pub & hotel is an ideal location from which to visit the golf courses in Sydney's northern suburbs. The hotel overlooks the splendour of Bayview, Church Point, Scotland Island and Ku-ring-gai National Park. The Arms also features the Terrace on Pittwater restaurant, which provides one of Sydney's leading modern Australian dining experiences.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Monash CC; Long Reef (10 km); Elanora (private)
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Golf within 30 km Terrey Hills; Pymble (20 km)
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