Ocean Dunes: Raw, rugged and remarkable

Ocean Dunes: Raw, rugged and remarkable

The once sleepy and secluded King Island has been making global headlines of late, most notably for the fact that it is now home to two of Australia’s (and perhaps the planet’s) most exciting and awe-inspiring golf courses. Last month saw the official opening of the island’s latest golfing gem, Ocean Dunes. Four years in […]

Rock Star treatment: Fly to King Island and Barnbougle in style

Rock Star treatment: Fly to King Island and Barnbougle in style

Travelling to golf tournaments by private jet has become very common practice for golf pros around the world with the likes of Jason Day, Jordan Speith and Rory McIlroy flying to and from events by private jet every week. Since the arrival of Barnbougle in Tasmania and, more recently, King Island, Australian golfers are now […]

Ocean Dunes unveils six new holes

Ocean Dunes unveils six new holes

Ocean Dunes on King Island has unveiled six brand-new holes on the back nine to complement its front nine, which has been enjoyed by golfers from all over the world since October. The unveiling of the back nine holes will now give golfers the opportunity to play 18 holes on the spectacular coastal course. The […]

Cape Wickham set to be world-class

Cape Wickham set to be world-class

Duncan Andrews may have already earned himself critical acclaim in Australian golf circles for his work as the owner of The Dunes, but he’s now contributing to what could go down as one of the great golf courses in the world once it opens in October – Cape Wickham on Tasmania’s King Island. Roughly halfway […]

Ocean Dunes sprints towards opening

Ocean Dunes sprints towards opening

The gates at Ocean Dunes on King Island will swing open before the end of the year, according to the man responsible for building the stunning 18-hole golf course. Graeme Grant – former long-time superintendent at Kingston Heath in Melbourne and one of several directors at Ocean Dunes – said the front nine and the […]

Timing setbacks to delay King Island course opening

Timing setbacks to delay King Island course opening

Ocean Dunes Golf Links on Tasmania’s King Island has suffered a timing setback and isn’t expected to open until mid-2015. Director Graeme Grant, who is also spearheading the course’s design and grassing, has revealed slow progress over summer and autumn has forced him to abandon earlier hopes of opening the course by February 2015. “That’s […]

Ocean Dunes aims for 2014/15 opening

Ocean Dunes aims for 2014/15 opening

The golf course designer behind one of King Island’s two spectacular golf course developments says his course is still at least 12 months away from opening for play. King Island Ocean Dunes’ designer Graeme Grant says progress at the coastal links course has been hampered by the harsh conditions of the 2013 winter. “November, December […]

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