Earl Klugh's, second annual Weekend of Jazz at Kiawah Island Golf Resort
November 10-12, 2011
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- What better place for a Marriage Proposal – No. 14 on The Ocean Course!
- Osprey Point renovation next summer
- Environment of The Ocean Course
- Kiawah Named One of World’s Top Golf Resorts By LINKS Magazine
- Best Buddy Golf Trips by the Golf Channel’s Matt Ginella
- Luke Bielawski goes from Tee to Shining Tee
- Good Luck, Oak Hill
- Kiawah National Pro-Am – March 9-13, 2014
- 8th Annual Friendship Cup “Golf’s Fifth Major” March 6-9, 2014
- Carolina Amateur at The Ocean Course
- 8th Annual Friendship Cup “Golf’s Fifth Major” March 6-9, 2014 (2)
- Original Wanamaker Trophy at Sanctuary Front Desk (2)
- Ralph Lauren & Kiawah Island Golf Resort Contest (2)
- Limited number of PGA tickets available June 18th! (2)
- Looking for Junior Volunteers for 2012 PGA Championship (1)
- 2013 Kiawah Island Golf Resort National Pro-Am Recap (1)
- Bobby Jones-era Hickory-shafted Golf Clubs (1)
- Post and Courier interview with Ocean Course Superintendant on PGA Championship (1)
- Caddie stories: The things we have… (1)
- Viewing Tips from PGA Championship Director, Brett Sterba (1)
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Since 1988, the Tom Fazio-designed Osprey Point Golf Course has been a guest favorite on Kiawah Island. Next summer, there will be a major Osprey Point renovation.
In an age when environmental impact studies command as much attention as slope ratings, The environment of The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort has earned acclaim from scientists and environmentalists for its sensitivity to nature.
Build along nearly three miles of pristine oceanfront property, the Ocean Course features 10 holes immediately adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean and all 18 holes offer spectacular views of the ocean as well as nearby marshlands, none of which every will be obstructed by development. Course designer Pete Dye went to great lengths to assure that The Ocean Course would blend into its oceanfront setting.
The Golf Channel’s Matt Ginella rates his top 10 destinations for Buddy Golf Trips. He ranks Kiawah Island as his 6th best destination that is surprisingly good from him due to his long-time feud with The Ocean Course which beat him up pretty good a few years ago during our “Friendship Cup.” We’re glad he doesn’t hold a grudge!
Luke Bielawski has gone from from Tee to Shining Tee. His golf course was 5,078,382 yards (2,928 miles). He lost 5,540 golf balls over a stretch of 93 days traveling from the beach at Ventura, California on May 17th and finishing on the shores of Kiawah Island’s The Ocean Course on August 10th. It took 46,805 strokes (with penalties to cross the entire United States all to raise money for charity.
At this time last year, we at Kiawah Island Golf Resort were all hard at work making sure the 94th PGA Championship was the best it could be. So, we appreciate the hard work that’s going on in Rochester. Best wishes go out to the folks at Oak Hill as they labor long hours to do the same. We look forward to watching an outstanding championship on a great golf course with a stellar field. Good luck, Oak Hill and good luck all of our friends at the PGA. Needless to say, we’re all pulling for a certain chap from Northern Ireland. Go Rory!
Serious Golf…Serious Competition
PGA club professionals* from all across the U.S., along with three of their members, will tee it up during the 15th Annual Kiawah National Pro-Am. The 72-hole stroke play event, sponsored by Club Car, will be held on four of Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s championship courses: Pete Dye’s world-famous Ocean Course, Jack Nicklaus’ Turtle Point, Gary Player’s Cougar Point and Tom Fazio’s Osprey Point.
Now in its 8th year, the Friendship Cup, a two-man tournament for male amateur players is contested on the world famous Ocean Course, site of the 2012 PGA Championship, and the Gary Player-designed Cougar Point Golf Course.
Back by popular demand, Thursday night begins with a Lowcountry oyster roast and BBQ at Mingo Point overlooking the Kiawah River. Enjoy fantastic food and music while making new “friends” and reconnecting with old ones.
Here’s coverage of the Carolinas Amateur held this year at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort by Tommy Braswell of the Charleston Post and Courier:
Carter Jenkins celebrates birthday by winning Carolinas Amateur at Kiawah’s Ocean Course
KIAWAH ISLAND — Carter Jenkins got exactly what he wanted for his 18th birthday — the beautiful silver trophy that is awarded each year to the Carolinas Amateur golf champion.
Exhibiting a ton of patience on a windy Sunday that was prefaced by a lengthy rain delay, Jenkins erased a three-shot deficit going into the final round with a 1-under-par 71 and won the 99th Carolinas Golf Association Amateur Championship played at Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course.
The soon-to-be UNC Greensboro freshman from Raleigh squeaked past Clemson rising sophomore Miller Capps of Denver, N.C., by one shot, finishing the 72-hole tournament at even-par 288. Capps also tallied a final-round 71 for a 289 total. Daniel Claytor of Charlotte was also in the mix but unable to catch Jenkins, closing with a final-round 74 for a 292 total.