Plans firm for new golf haven Mar08

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Plans firm for new golf haven

Source: The Mercury 

TASMANIAN entrepreneur Greg Ramsay hopes to begin work on a golf course, recreation and accommodation development on the South Arm peninsula by the end of next year.

Mr Ramsay, the driving force behind the Barnbougle and Bicheno golf course developments, said Arm End which took its name from the headland would retain and improve access to the public.

And he said a proposed River Derwent ferry service, offering a 15-minute trip to Hobart, would add to the attraction.

“We’re looking forward to working further with the local residents and some of the world’s great public planners to investigate the best mix of public recreation and environmental investment,” Mr Ramsay said.

The 18-hole links course, including the “ball spray” area where balls may stray outside the maintained course, would take up less than 25 per cent of the 146 hectare site, leaving room for walking trails, picnic pavilions, fishing platforms and cycle-ways. ¬†¬†READ FULL ARTICLE