Course Review

REVIEW Scone Golf Course

The redeveloped Scone Golf Course should be in the conversation as one of the best nine-hole golf courses in Australia and a template for how to keep costs down, and the fun up.

The best way to play some without disrupting the flow of a family road trip is to get up before dawn and whip around nine holes so you’re back before anyone really knew you were gone.

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Golf Australia Magazine’s list of Australia’s best par-3 golf holes

In case you missed the issue August issue of Golf Australia magazine, they’ve published the list of Australia’s 100 best par-3 golf holes online.

Listed state-by-state, it won’t come as a surprise to see that in the list of Australia’s best par-3 golf holes, the well-known one-shotters are all there such as Kingston Heath’s 15th hole, Barnbougle Dunes’ 7th, New South Wales’ 6th, and also Narooma’s famous 3rd hole across the ocean.

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Must-read golf course review of Barnbougle Dunes

Ran Morrissett casts his eye over one of Australia’s best golf courses; Barnbougle Dunes

If you love Barnbougle Dunes, want to go play golf there or simply a connoisseur of great golf course design, you must read this review of Barnbougle Dunes by Ran Morrissett.

As founder of Golf Club Atlas, Morrissett is a doyen in the realm of golf course architecture and his captivating review of Barnbougle begins with a great overview of the history of its construction; from the initial consultations with land owner (and non-golfer) Richard Sattler to the intricacies and challenges of the layout:

In the end the routing became a classic figure 8 with the clubhouse in the middle.

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