Barnbougle Golf Challenge FAQ’s
All Go Golfing golf tournaments have their own personality, quirks and traits. Never been to a Go Golfing Barnbougle 4Ball Golf Challenge Tournament? We’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions along with answers. Still need to ask us another question? Call us on 07 5508 2250 or contact us
I'm single. What do you do to make me feel welcome?
The Barnbougle Golf Challenge welcomes both solo entrants and couples each year. We understand that attending an event by yourself can be daunting so Go Golfing has developed a proven formula to make singles feel right at home the moment they arrive. Here is what to do…
Step 1: Consider Twin Share
Twin sharing makes sense. It gets you to save on the cost of the accommodation PLUS you have someone to enjoy some spare time with. Leave your details on our Singles' Register and we'll put you in touch with other same sex single golfers looking to room share.
Step 2: Get to know your team mates
One of the services we provide, is that if you register as a single golfer we will put you together with another single golfer. All entrants are grouped into colour teams of 12-14, so from the moment you arrive making friends comes naturally.
Step 3: Attend the Golf Presentations
After each round of golf there are nightly golf presentations at the Lost Farm Sports Bar. There are lucky draws, team competitions and much more on offer to. Aside from the fun on offer, it is a great way to meet other people.
Step 4: Enjoy yourself!
Everyone deserves a break! What better way to relax for a week with like minded people who share similar interests.
What Is The Golf Format?
The Barnbougle 4 Ball Challenge is played in teams of 2. You will play 2 rounds of Best Ball, 1 round of Ambrose and 1 round of Aggregate Stableford.
What Prizes Are On Offer?
The Barnbougle 4 Ball Challenge has handicapped divisions for; Ladies Only, Mens Only & Mixed Teams. Daily prizes are awarded for winners, runners up and NTP. There are also Overall prizes awarded to first placed and second placed teams based on the total accumulative score over 4 rounds. Plus many more lucky draw prizes and giveaways!
Is This Event for A Grade Golfers?
ALL club golfers are eligible to enter. In fact there are tournament divisions mixed by handicap and gender – everyone has a chance to win!
Do I need an Official Handicap to Play?
YES! We accept all international handicaps & Australian handicaps through GOLF LINK. However, if you do not have an official handicap you can apply for an official handicap with GOLF LINK through the Go Golfing Membership program. Simply sign up by clicking here. You will also get $50 off your tournament package for becoming a member!
Is there a maximum handicap?
YES! We allow the maximum handicap issued by Golf LINK which is standard across most countries;
Ladies – 45
Men – 36
Can I play with my friends?
YES! You will be paired with a playing partner for all 4 rounds at the Barnbougle Golf Challenge. If you have other friends that you would like to play with. On the registration form there is a section to write your friend’s name(s). Tournament organizers will ensure you will get to play up to 2 rounds with them.
Are range finders and distance measuring devices allowed?
YES! Go Golfing approves the use of range finders and distance measuring devices. We recommend our partners Golf Buddy who have specials on for all event participants – click here to find out more.
How do I get to the golf courses and functions?
All function spaces are based at Barnbougle Lost Farm – where your accommodation is. Rounds played at Barnbougle Dunes will include a complimentary transfer for you and your clubs.
Are the courses walking only?
YES! However, motorised carts can be arranged for anyone with a medical certificate for a cost of $110 per round (includes caddy). Caddies are also available for $75 per round.
Why should I get Go Golfing to book my airfares?
Because exclusive to Go Golfing clients, your golf clubs will fly free when you book your Virgin Australia domestic flights with us. For a quote or to book, call us on 07 5508 2250.
Do I have to pay upfront?
NO! A deposit of AUD 500 will secure your accommodation, golf package and optional package costs for the tournament. The final balance will be due December 14th 2016.
What if I cancel, do I get a refund?
YES! Should you cancel your booking the following cancellation charges will apply:- Before 14 December – full refund less $50pp administration fee. Cancellations between 14 December and 31 December 2016 will attract a cancellation fee of $500pp. Cancellations between 1 January and 10 January 2017 will attract a fee of $500pp plus 1 night’s accommodation. No refunds will be provided after 10 January 2017. Airfare refunds are subject to the terms and conditions of the airline.