Author Archives: Mike Vegis

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

Good Luck, Oak Hill

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More