Tasmania is renowned for its untouched wilderness, pristine coastline, cool climate, wines and fresh local produce. The rugged north east coast of Australia’s island state is one of the most ideal places in the world for a links golf course. It’s on this coastal strip, where stark beaches fold into undulating farmlands, that Barnbougle Golf Links has been crafted out of an extraordinary landscape.
Barnbougle is now a name that represents two iconic golf courses, true golfing treasures for both the enthusiast, and social golfer. This is a destination that resonates of the game’s connection to ancient Scotland and Ireland. Ruthless Marram Grass, wide open fairways and exquisite hole layouts make for an unforgettable challenge.
Barnbougle has definitely been one of the highlights of our Tasmania Golf Tour – and just a reminder – the Dunes course is ranked 11th, and the 20 hole (yes ,20 holes!) Lost Farm course is 23rd in the world. Watch a video of the course here
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