Every hole at Ratho Farm, Australia’s oldest golf course

Check out every hole at Tasmania’s very quirky Ratho Farm golf course.

Scott Campbell is sharing some fine looking video content down his YouTube Channel and I was captivated by this recent video at Ratho Farm.

For those who may not know, Ratho Farm is about an hour’s drive north-east from Hobart and is considered to be Australia’s oldest golf course; and quite possibly the quirkiest.

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Check out Kingston Heath’s plan for a spectacular short course

Are we entering the age of the short golf course?

Mooted for decades as a way to increase participation, help time-poor golfers and encourage new people to play, shorter golf courses are only now beginning to come to fruition.

Several great short courses such as the 12-hole concept, par-3 tracks and mini-golf are only now emerging on the Australian golf landscape such as Bougle Run, and a swathe of fantastic mini-golf courses around the country.

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Wolf Golf Scorecard keeps track of everything you need to play Wolf

Points, teams, lone wolf’s and tee positions are all tracked in the Wolf Golf Scorecard app available for Android users.

Australian golfers don’t gamble on the golf course as much as American golfers, so it’s likely you’ve never heard of the game Wolf.

It’s a golf format game for 4 four players, where you are playing for an amount of money per hole.

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Catch some sun and take a video tour of Humpty Doo Golf Club

Henry Peters from Under The Card is making some great videos that are shining a light on some of Australia’s lesser-known golf courses.

It’s hard not to go past a recent clip showing us around Humpty Doo Golf Club, about 35 minutes out of Darwin. In the middle of the winter in the southern parts of the country, I’d slip on some shorts and play here in a heartbeat.

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Australia’s newest mini golf course opens at Links Shell Cove

Australia’s newest golf course is now open!

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GreenSpace Management is proud to announce that after a challenging journey through COVID and weather events, SHANX @ Links Shell Cove is now officially open for play.

On Sunday 23 May the sun was shining with WaveFM965 live streaming from the course and games, local artists and entertainers in full flight creating a carnival atmosphere.

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GOLF RULES Playing opposite-handed to get free relief

Golf Australia’s golf rules guru David Blake has been going through a bunch of golf rules as part of Under The Card’s YouTube channel and this one may surprise you.

If it’s considered reasonable that you would have to play a shot opposite-handed, but you’re stance or swing is being interfered with by an immovable obstruction such as a cart path for example, then you’re entitled to free relief.

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