Sitting on the north-east coast of Tasmania near the quaint fishing village of Bridport, Barnbougle Dunes / Lost Farm has established itself as a golf destination of the highest caliber. Both golf courses make the most of the dune-land they are built on – in classic Scottish-links style, they use the natural features of the land. Both fairways and greens follow the undulations of the land. This means you’ll often be playing approach shots either above or below your feet. It’s also a true challenge to two-putt if you don’t get your ball close on approach as the surface rises and falls.
Cavernous bunkers protect greens or threaten tee shots along the fairways.
Between October and December, the trade winds known as the Roaring Forties power through Bass Strait, between Tasmania and mainland Australia. The courses are designed with these strong winds in mind, often playing into the prevailing north-westerly and sometimes playing downwind…