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A First Look at Peninsula Kingswood :: Caddie Magazine

The whispers around the Melbourne golf scene of late have been all about a sleeping giant in Melbourne’s southern suburbs. Following the closure and subsequent land sale of Kingswood Golf Club, the club merged with

Course development completion at Bonnie Doon

The final stage of our masterplan at a Bonnie Doon Golf Club opened last week, marking the end of eight years of construction over four separate phases. The Doon holds a special place for OCCM

Queensland Assistant Superintendent Recognition Award

For the last three years, OCCM Golf Design have partnered with the Golf Course Superintendent’s Association of Queensland to sponsor the Queensland Assistant Superintendent Recognition Award. Each year, the recipient of the award gets to

Victoria Golf Club sneak preview

Works at Victoria Golf Club are nearing completion with all holes under grow-in and fine tuning underway in readiness for member opening on February 16, 2019.   For those unfamiliar with the project, the main focus

Bunkers 101 :: Golf Australia Magazine

Believe it or not, bunkers are not scattered across a golf course simply to make your life a misery. The great designers used them to improve the strategy of their creations, but, as Mike Clayton points out here,

Greens replacement at Victoria GC

Work commenced this week on the replacement of greens at Victoria Golf Club, converting what are predominantly poa surfaces to Pure Distinction bentgrass, a relatively new variety but one which has gained in popularity in

New project in China

OCCM are again travelling to China for final discussions on a major course renovation project in Beijing, which is expected to commence in 2018. This will be OCCM's second project in China, having recently completed

Chinese course reopens following renovation :: Golf Course Industry

Yangtze Dunes, the newly renovated links course at 36-hole Lanhai International Country Club, reopened to member play on June 23, following a far-reaching, 12-month renovation directed by Melbourne, Australia-based Ogilvy, Clayton, Cocking & Mead (OCCM). The renovated

Melbourne icons secure Aussie Open :: Golf Australia

Two of Australia’s most famous tournament venues have won the rights to host the 2020 and 2022 editions of the Australian Open. A strong field of contenders from Melbourne’s famous Sandbelt put their credentials to Golf

June Unveiling for OCCM Reno at Lanhai :: Golf Industry Central

Thirty-six-hole Lanhai International Country Club will reopen its Links Course this June following a sweeping, 12-month renovation directed by Melbourne, Australia-based Ogilvy, Clayton, Cocking & Mead (OCCM). Founded in 2009 here on Chongming, an island in

World Super 6 at Lake Karrinyup

Lake Karrinyup will this week play host to the World Super 6 Perth, a co-sanctioned event with the European, Asian and Australiasia PGA Tour. This event will offer the first look at recent course changes

19th at Kingston Heath Now Open

We’re delighted to announce the opening of our new 19th hole at Kingston Heath. Originally built to provide an extra hole while the club was undergoing a greens conversion from Penncross bent to A1, over time

Lan Hai Simulation

The 3rd Hole at Lanhai International (Links) was a long par 5 that played around the edge of the irrigation storage lake. Our plan moves the hole away from the lake and involves building some

Bang Pra Flyover Simulation

Bang Pra sits in beautiful surroundings amongst mountains and a wide variety of old trees and is one of Thailand’s oldest courses.  The greens and bunkers are a long way from competing with the worlds

Shady Oaks Little Nine

The little nine at Shady Oaks opened in July 2017 - our first project in the United States.  Made famous as the practice ground where long time member Ben Hogan sought to perfect his swing,

New Project Announcement :: Lan Hai

We are pleased to announce our first project in China – Lan Hai International Golf Club  A 36-hole development on Chongming Island on the Yangtze River an hour from the middle of Shanghai. Built as

Course Design and Artistic Talent

FROM GRAYLYNLOOMIS.COM I was introduced to the work of OCCM Golf on my trip this past fall to Melbourne, Australia. The Australian golf course design firm is made up of Geoff Ogilvy, Michael Clayton, Mike Cocking, and Ashley Mead, and