Finally, the question antipodean golfers and worldwide aficionados of the game have long been asking can be tackled: will The Lost Farm, the sister course of the renowned Barnbougle Dunes in Tasmania, be as good as its older sibling? The answer is an emphatic yes – at least as good and maybe better. Time will tell, but it would come as no surprise to find this brand-new layout sitting comfortably inside the top 50 courses whenever the next global rankings are released.
Once you see and play this rugged, windswept track, which officially opens on December 10, you’ll know why. Like adjacent Barnbougle Dunes, Australia’s top public-access course which sits on a narrow stretch of sand dunes separating Bass Strait from river flats just a few hundred metres away, The Lost Farm is built on the type of perfect links land rarely found outside the British Isles.
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