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#1 FlatWhite

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 06:32 AM

Heading down that way and have heard good things about each course, any advice on which one is better etc?

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 06:55 AM

Tough call. Play both.

#3 Bernie_Larkham

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 07:03 PM

Both great tracks. For beauty it's PF, stunning views. Golf wise it has half a dozen terrific holes but a lot feel the same. The bool is my choice, much more variety and more interesting land. See more thoughts here http://forums.iseekg...rt-fairy-review

#4 Snappy McSnapperton

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Posted 21 August 2012 - 05:03 AM

Port Fairy for mine, but they're both absolute crackers. Port Fairy has a great little par 3, short downhill, and a few holes right out over the water that are worth the price of admission alone. Bloody hard track when it is blowing though.

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Posted 21 August 2012 - 06:01 PM

It is PF for me because its best is way better than Warrnambool's best.

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Posted 31 August 2012 - 06:23 PM

Port Fairy

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 11:56 PM

Much prefer the links at Port Fairy. I was a bit disappointed in the W'Bool layout after hearing how good it was. However both are fine country courses but for mine Port Fairy was a far better test and the small greens made it quite difficult.

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Posted 08 February 2014 - 03:25 PM

Had the chance to play both last year on consecutive days and for me it was Port Fairy...daylight...Warrnambool.

 

Around PF I must have said 'wow' about ten times, not unlike the first time I played Lost Farm. And had a huge grin for most of the day. Absolute stunner.

 

The 'Bool was a nice enough but the difference for mine was between a great golf course and a good golf course.

 

The other thing I found about PF is it was the most like playing at a course in the UK since my last game...well, in the UK. 


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Posted 09 February 2014 - 06:20 AM

Have not played the other so probably should disregard my thought, but gee Port Fairy is a good course. Was in my personal top ten until very recently.
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Posted 09 February 2014 - 02:03 PM

Both great tracks. For beauty it's PF, stunning views. Golf wise it has half a dozen terrific holes but a lot feel the same. The bool is my choice, much more variety and more interesting land. See more thoughts here http://forums.iseekg...rt-fairy-review

 

I played both courses late last year, during the 'Shipwreck classic', which is played over 2 days on both courses.   While Port Fairy has some nice holes (as Bernie mentioned) and views I thought some holes were fairly basic.   I felt Warrnambool had more variety.   Perhaps it may have been because I played better at Warrnambool  but I definitely enjoyed it more. 

 

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Posted 14 March 2014 - 08:29 PM

Played both in similar conditions a few weeks ago.  Port Fairy is strategically more sound, far more spectacular, and the easy winner. I played the same 'standard' of golf at both.



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Posted 15 March 2014 - 10:28 AM

Tackle, interested in your thoughts on strategy at PF. Is a pretty straight forward track for the most part, though spectacular for about 4 holes. I think for the most part people are sucked in for the views and while a great track that I enjoy is over rated from a golfing stand point
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Posted 15 March 2014 - 11:44 AM

I think PF relies heavily on the wind/weather conditions.......where Warrnambool can be tough in calm conditions.   I agree some of the holes at PF are spectacular I think Warrnambool is more of a challenge in calm conditions.


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Posted 22 January 2018 - 10:54 AM

Bit of a thread dredge here.

Heading out to Port Fairy for the White Invasion Day long weekend and will come back with my thoughts and pics of the place.

Snappy convinced me to play the course, and also wondering if anyone in the local area is keen for a hit?
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Posted 23 January 2018 - 08:59 AM

Played PF last year and loved it, those holes across the top of the dunes are great viewing but challenging in the wind though! Keep the hybrid handy Ghetto my friend ;)


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