Golf Course Architecture - Issue 64, April 2021

22 TEE BOX Short course opens at Barnbougle A new 14-hole short course designed by Bill Coore has opened for play at Barnbougle Golf Links in Tasmania, Australia. The ‘Bougle Run’ layout joins two highly ranked courses at the resort; the original Dunes layout by architects Tom Doak and Mike Clayton, and Coore & Crenshaw’s 20-hole Lost Farm course. Barnbougle owner Richard Sattler identified an area of land on a ridge that surrounds holes eight to eleven on the Lost Farm course and asked Coore to create a design for the new layout. He delivered a 14-hole course that comprises 12 par threes and two par fours. Riley Johns and John Hawker were brought in to handle construction but ended up – due to the onset of the pandemic – working on and refining the original concept and finishing the course. “Richard challenged us to create a collection of inspiring, yet fun to play holes that would complement the existing courses at Barnbougle,” said Coore. “Given the freedom to allow the dramatic landscape to guide the routing, it wasn’t until John and I had