Author Archives: Mike Vegis

Rory McIlroy holed the winning putt at the 2012 PGA Championship at The Ocean Course and became the first golfer to win a major championship on Seaside friendly paspalum grass. The players universally praised the putting surface and endorsed the … Read More

  KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Ocean Course escaped Hurricane Matthew without being damaged. Kiawah Island Golf Resort president Roger Warren says the site of the 2012 and 2021 PGA Championships came a South Carolina barrier island was not … Read More

  The hummingbirds, warblers, turtles and alligators love it at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. They’ve been living in the salt marshes and beaches there for years. Mess with the turtles and prepare to battle the 200 soldiers (volunteers) that make up … Read More

  Before 1991, the Ryder Cup was a sleepy event that garnered spotty interest—especially in the United States. But the matches contested between the American and European teams on Pete Dye’s Ocean Course September 27-29 of that year marked a … Read More

Under the consultation of course designer, Jack Nicklaus, Turtle Point is undergoing a top-to-bottom renovation. While not much is changing the fairways on the course other than bunkering, all of the green complexes have have substantially changed.  Additionally, all new … Read More

Co-written by Nelson Billington and Jim Hurson Only an hour outside of Charleston, SC, the Sanctuary at Kiawah Island offers the best in golf, food, and lodging. For those interested in the amenities of a luxury property, the Sanctuary at … Read More

Going green on the green

 The web site, Save On Energy did a feature entitled going green on the green featuring golf courses efforts to go green, i.e. maintaining strong environmental stewardship.  The article features The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.  It can … Read More

The Jack Nicklaus-designed Turtle Point Golf Course on Kiawah Island Golf Resort closed on January 4, 2016 for a nine-month renovation. The Nicklaus Design team is to consult on Turtle Point renovations. Jack Nicklaus surveyed the course in late October with other members … Read More

Forbes Travel Guide names their 6 top lavish fall golf getaways and three of them are in the Kiawah Island Golf Resort family.  The six includes The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, it’s two sister properties, Keswick Hall and … Read More

GOLF Magazine recently named the 10 best resorts for tennis loving golfers and, needless to say, Kiawah Island Golf Resort ranked high.  Below is a link to the article. http://www.golf.com/golf-gold/10-best-resorts-tennis-loving-golfers