Author Archives: Mike Vegis

Women’s Golf Getaway

Natalie Payne of the resort staff handles our special events.  She put together our yearly “Women’s Golf Getaway.”  While not a traditional golf tournament, this weekend provides exceptional value for women golfers of all levels of play. Two LPGA Professionals … Read More

Ocean Course Flyover

As many of you know, we have an Ocean Course app available on the Apple App Store (Search “Kiawah Island Ocean Course”) or for Androids at Google Play ( https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bestapproach.kiawah).  This is a complete GPS assisted yardage calculator for use when … Read More

Check out our recently released  History of Ocean Course Championships online video.  Narrated by CBS golf commentator (and winner of the 1991 Open Championship), Ian Baker Finch, the video uses interviews of course designer, Pete Dye, as well as interviews … Read More

Ocean Course Acreages

While most golf courses have a lot of grassy areas and between its holes, not so on The Ocean Course.  If you look at the total Ocean Course acreages, it’s not that much – just a tiny bit over 85 … Read More

Jarett Berman used to work in Charlotte in the sports department at WCNC, the NBC affiliate.  He helped cover the run-up to last year’s PGA Championship.  He’s since moved to Miami to be a sports producer at WSVN-TV.  So, when … Read More

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.

Environment of The Ocean Course

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 … Read More

Kiawah Island Golf Resort has been honored as one of the 25 Top Golf Resorts in the world by LINKS Magazine. The listing, which will appear in the Fall 2013 issue of LINKS, is part of the magazine’s special 25th Anniversary … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More