One of Sydney’s finest links style courses, set on the magical Long Reef headland on Sydney’s northern beaches, with stunning views north to Palm Beach and Barrenjoey Headland and south to Manly and North Head.
Located just 20 km from the Sydney CBD on the beautiful Northern Beaches, Long Reef Golf Club enjoys a commanding beachfront position and boasts unsurpassed views all the way to the Central Coast to the north and Manly to the south. On a number of tees, players have wonderful views of a range of spectacular surfing and hang gliding activities as well as taking in the sight of migrating whales and dolphins, during migration season, not to mention that every tee and green at Long Reef has majestic ocean views. Golfers enjoy the unique experience of playing golf on a Links course – The Links at Long Reef provides a challenge to golfers of all standards, and the spectacular location offers a cool breeze on even the hottest summer day. Founded in 1921, the course has a well-earned reputation of being one of Sydney’s best golfing layouts and in fact one of Australia’s greatest golfers and course designers, British and Australian Open winner Peter Thomson, rated Long Reef as “the best site of any golf course in Sydney”. Long Reef regularly is chosen as a qualifying course for Australian and State Professional and Amateur events and the immaculate Kikuyu fairways and fast Poa annua greens are well respected by golfers of all standards. Superb drainage makes Long Reef Golf Course one of Sydney’s best wet weather courses, ensuring that when other courses in the area are unplayable, Long Reef is open for play. Four (4) different tee positions for Men (Slope rating from 120 up to 133) and Two (2) Tee positions for Women (Slope rating from 129 up to 134) ensures the course set up meets the needs of players at all levels and for the golfing purists, the par rating for Men is 71 (Black Scratch Rating 73) and for the Women 73 (Scratch Rating 76). The Professional team in the Long Reef Pro Shop will ensure that everything you need is available to prepare you for your game on one of Sydney’s best courses, an experience you will thoroughly enjoy. The Long Reef Club House provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere after your game and the White Rock Café, overlooking Fisherman’s Beach, is the perfect place to enjoy lunch, snacks and drinks after your game, or perhaps some whale spotting.
- Par 71 - 5955 metres - 18 Holes - Peter Thomson & Ross Perrett