This is the best conditioned course I've played on so far this year. The greens were flawless and extremely quick, which isn't bad for the beginning of October. The course itself is very difficult, particularly if you are not on your game. But it is fair; it rewards good shots but punishes bad shots, which is exactly what you want a good course to do. The back nine is an object lesson in keeping your ball dry and if you manage that, you'll score. The closing holes, 16, 17 and 18 are very tough and even in a gentle wind this place can leave you battered and bruised. Overall, however, it is great fun and very different from the Palmer. The conditioning was, however, simply outstanding and particularly so for the time of year. Great value too - look into the deals available.
Date: October 04, 2009