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How Barnbougle came to be

In golf terms, Barnbougle is young. Whilst the rolling fairways of the courses, set amongst the wild and dramatic landscape, look as though they were established long before we could jump on a plane and fly across Bass Strait to Tasmania, it was in just 2004 that the first course – The Dunes – opened for play.

Designed by renowned modern golf architect Tom Doak and Australia ex-European tour pro and course designer Mike Clayton, Barnbougle Dunes was once a strip of land along the coast of a potato farm on Tasmania’s north east coast.

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Couples Winter Retreat 2023

This winter, treat you and your significant other to a mid-week staycay at Barnbougle. By day, you have the option to hit the links or indulge in a blissful afternoon at Spa 180. By night, relax with your favourite Tasmanian tipple in the Lost Farm Restaurant and watch the rugged swell roll in. 

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Barnbougle x Bay of Fires Lodge Walk 2024

From the clear, blue waters and deserted beaches of Bay of Fires to the lush rolling fairways of Barnbougle, experience two iconic Tasmanian destinations with our extraordinary Tassie adventures partnership with Tas Walking Co.

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Building Bougle Run, a chat with Bill Coore (VIDEO)

We sat down with the legendary Bill Coore to discuss the new short course, Bougle Run and how he managed to build a course, remotely, during a pandemic.

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