Join Andrew Daddo and Paul Gow as they play the two wonderful golf courses on King Island, Tasmania, Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes.
We’ll start with the rookie that arrived with the most hype. Ocean Dunes was one of the most anticipated new courses this country has seen for some time. Located 4 kilometres outside King Island’s central town of Currie, Ocean Dunes is the passion project of Bernie McMahon, Graeme Grant, Richard Lees and Andrew Mitchell. There [...]
Over the last few months, you will have doubtless heard all the hype about Australia’s latest golf courses on King Island, namely Ocean Dunes and Cape Wickham. Golf magazines across the globe have touted the rugged beauty and true links style nature of these courses, with some journalists placing these courses among the top in [...]
David Schwarz, the OX, raves about King Island Golf – Cape Wickham, Ocean Dunes Listen Here
By Evin Priest ROME wasn’t built in a day. And it certainly wasn’t constructed in the middle of Bass Strait. Yet those involved in the creation of Ocean Dunes don’t need to be told that. Not after they’ve moved heaven, earth and 285 acres of King Island’s west coast to achieve their golfing dream. But [...]
Remote King Island, plonked half way between the north-west tip of Tasmania and mainland Australia, is undergoing a transformation. Within 12 months, two world-class golf courses will have opened on the island, bringing with them a renewed energy for residents. Year-round resident numbers are dipping below 1,500, and tourist numbers have plateaued over the past [...]
Ocean Dunes featured on 9 News on October 24th 2015. The story outlines how King Island is rapidly becoming the new must see destination for links golf in Australia. Australia is already renowned for the quality of its golf courses, but two spectacular new layouts on King Island are about to enhance that reputation. Watch [...]