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Take in the Sound with every swing.

Our award-winning Arnold Palmer Signature course covers 7,262 yards with 5 sets of tees -- perfect for any skill level.

As Occano continues to grow, we have updated the cart paths and bridges, greens, and bunkers. Get out for a round or two and take in the stunning water views throughout the course.

See the beauty in your next round.

Improve your skills on the Sound.

Meet Mike Parah, General Manager, PGA Member, and Occano’s Head Golf Instructor. 

Mike has over 35 years of experience helping golfers improve their game. He studied under nationally-renowned instructors, Tom Tomasello, coach to several PGA Tour Players; Mike Schroder, Former PGA and Senior Tour Player; Robert Linville, coach to several PGA and LPGA players; and Pat McGowan, former PGA Tour player and 1978 Rookie of the Year. 

No matter your skill level, Mike can help you strengthen your game and make every round you play more enjoyable. 

Individual 30-Min Lessons:
Member Price: $60
Non-Member Price: $70

For private lessons, please reach out to Mike at mparah@occano.com or 252-482-4006.

Daily Rates–Public

Member Cart Fees
Cart Fees
18 holes/9 holes
$18 / $10
Off- Peak Season
January 1st through March 31rst
November 1st through December 31st
18 holes
9 holes
Weekday Rate
Saturday & Sunday Rate
Replays (cannot be pre booked)

Based on availability after first round completed
Peak Season
April 1rst through October 31rst
Weekday Rate
Saturday & Sunday Rate
Range Balls
Large bucket of balls $10
Small bucket of balls $5
The following routine maintenance activity is planned for 2023. Dates may change based on weather and equipment availability. Other unscheduled maintenance activities may take place at any time.
Spring Aeration (Closed)
March 27th-29th
Fall Aeration (Closed)
September 5th-7th

Deep Solid Tine April 10th
Closed Monday Only


Is Occano open to the public?
Yes, Occano is a private community currently allowing public play.
How many sets of tees does the course offer?
Occano is pleased to offer five sets of tees to challenge all skill levels.
Are golfers allowed to use their own golf carts?
No, all golf carts on the course must be rented from the golf shop.
Is there a dress code when playing on the course and or using the practice facility?
It is a requirement that each player adhere to the tradition and be respectful of the game in their appearance. Jeans are not allowed and all shirts must have a collar (mocks are acceptable). If you have questions about our dress code, please contact the golf shop at 252-482-5300.
Does Occano host organized golf events?
Yes, Occano offers golf events for members and daily fee players.

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105 Scotch Hall Court, Merry Hill, NC 27957

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