Played the course for the 1st time yesterday as well. The design is good, but your right:
Ennig wrote: Too many thorns and weeds. Far to many.
Nettles and thorns all over. I like that the fairways are fairly narrow, but a slight mistake and you lose 10 minutes and your temper in the thick stuff.
Force, Wraith, Teebird, Viking, Pig, Buzzz, Challenger...This week at least.