Cypress Lakes Resort (Website)
Cypress Lakes Resort is located in Pokolbin, Hunter Valley. Built in the highest hills in the lower Hunter Valley, with spectacular views over the surrounding vineyards. It's centrepiece is the magnificent Cypress Lakes golf course, an 18 hole, par 72 Championship course (6359 metres).
Designed by American golf course designer Steve Smyers in conjunction with Australian Golfing legend Bob Stanton. The course boasts distinct styles, with the first nine holes built around the hills and valleys overlooking surrounding vineyards and the second nine holes are built on lower plains in the traditional links style.
Completed in 1992, Cypress Lakes has one of Australia's longest par five holes (573 metres) a unique dual fairway hole and one of the only holes in Australia where you have to tee off straight over a vineyard.
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