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Barnbougle Golf (Lost Farm course)

Waterhouse Rd,

Bridport, Tasmania 7262

  • Office

    +61 (0)3 6356 1124
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)3 6356 1124
  • Fax

    +61 (0)3 6356 0095
  • Golf pro

    Roscoe Banks (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    20 holes. Seaside links. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal duneland.

  • Designer:

    Bill Coore of Coore & Crenshaw.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6263
5192
4240
Par
72
73
72
SSS or slope
73
67
67

At the same location:

Above distances are for the 18-hole Lost Farm competition course, which is supplemented by two additional short par-3s: 13a and 18a. Also at Barnbougle is the 18-hole Dunes course (par-72; 6148 m from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

-40.997896

Longitude:

147.460894

How to get there:

270 km N of Hobart / 70 km N of Launceston.

From the coastal village of Bridport, head east along Waterhouse Rd (B82) direction Waterhouse. After 5 km Barnbougle Lost Farm is on your left.

Barnbougle Golf (Lost Farm course)

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 2010

Barnbougle Golf (Lost Farm course): Laid out on Tasmania's wonderfully natural north-east coast, Barnbougle's original Dunes course opened for play in 2004. The club's owner Richard Sattler, was clearly not content with just one world-class layout. The extraordinary tract of pristine duneland, which lay between his farmland and the sea, could easily support a second layout ... and maybe one with more than 18 holes. In 2010 The Dunes gained a sibling ... Lost Farm.

The Lost Farm layout features 20 holes, all of which are playable in any one round. The course tracks along the coast and inland amongst sand dunes that are significantly steeper than those of the original Dunes course. Designed by Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore, the newer layout is located east of the original course, just across a small river inlet known as Adam's Cut. The far end of the course rubs shoulders with a huge shifting dune, which measures over 3 km long and a kilometre wide.

Boasting many spectacular holes, the layout winds through the impressive duneland, alongside the Forester River and inland towards the Tasmanian hinterland. The golfing thrills and ocean vistas onto Bass Strait, match those of its older sibling. Lost Farm, like The Dunes, presents another excellent golfing challenge in a classical seaside links setting.

Stay & Play at Barnbougle: onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 20-holes in high season (Oct '18 thru April '19): A$119; day ticket: A$150.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. This is a walking course; golf cart (with escort/driver) only available for hire on medical grounds. Caddies available, if pre-booked.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Barnbougle's Lost Farm golf course, which opened in 2010, is laid out on what was once Barnbougle Farm (the "lost" farm). The farm lay to the north of the Barnbougle Dunes golf course (which opened in 2004), and a vast area of natural sand dunes and sand drifts that stretch along the coast for 20 km to the north.

Published ranking

2020 Australian Golf Digest rating: 7th best course in Australia.

Where2Stay

  • Lost Farm Lodge

    Waterhouse Rd, Bridport, TAS 7262

    +61 (0)3 6356 1124

    Visit website
    Stylishly appointed, the rooms at Lost Farm Lodge provide an elegant accommodation option for golfers wishing to stay on site at the golf course. With views of the course, coastline and Tasmanian hinterland each room is only a short stroll to the Lodge Restaurant, Spa, Clubhouse and first tee.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Barnbougle Lost Farm

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Barnbougle Dunes (1 km)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

  • Bridport Resort Villas

    35 Main St, Bridport, Tasmania 7262

    +61 (0)3 6356 1789

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    Nestled in a natural bushland setting on the shores of Anderson Bay on Tasmania's northeast coast, the Bridport Resort & Function Centre enjoys a scenic location on your way into Bridport. The resort accommodation is based on sixteen privately positioned, spacious and fully appointed holiday villas.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Barnbougle Dunes; Barnbougle Lost Farm.

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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