Kiawah offers great off-season special events

Friendship Cup Players

Whether it’s golf or tennis, Kiawah Island Golf Resort We’ve got you covered with their off-season special events.  Come out and participate in our tennis and golf instructional and amateur golf tournament special event weekends this winter and spring.

While each program has a different personality and agenda, all offer the gracious personal service, delicious cuisine and exceptional resort amenities to which our guests have grown accustomed.

All off-season special events offer single or double occupancy accommodation options for guests at The Sanctuary and many more options in our privately owned villa and home collection. Significant others and families are encouraged to join attendees and participate in the many other amenities Kiawah Island Golf Resort has to offer.

2015  Off-Season Special Events

Women’s Tennis Weekends January 16 – 18 January 23 – 25 January 30 – February 1 February 6 – 8 February 13 – 15 (couples welcome) During these weekend events, our dedicated tennis staff offers award-winning instruction, drills and court time while you enjoy meeting other tennis players from across the country. Kiawah is ranked # 1 in the world by tennisresortsonline.com.

Women’s Golf Getaway For Beginner – Intermediate Golfers February 19 – 22 Enjoy golf instruction from some of the best female teaching professionals in the country, golf rounds and relaxation on Kiawah Island. With different options for experienced, intermediate and beginner golfers, the 2014 weekend brings many exciting changes.  In true “bootcamp” style, this weekend is designed to improve your golf game fast!

The 9th Annual Friendship Cup “Golf’s 5th Major” March 5 – 8 A two-man tournament for male amateur players, The Friendship Cup is contested on the world famous Ocean Course, site of the 2012 PGA Championship, and the Tom Fazio designed Osprey Point Golf Course (fresh off a 6 month renovation in 2014). You will enjoy lavish receptions & dinners, a nightly hospitality suite, and an array of fantastic prizes during this three-day event. Guests may purchase a non-golfer package and attend all nightly activities.

The National Pro-Am “Serious Golf… Serious Competition” March 8 – 12 The National Pro-Am attracts teams from across the country for spirited competition and lively camaraderie. Teams of three amateurs and one PGA club professional compete in a four-man best ball format on The Ocean Course, Turtle Point, Osprey Point and Cougar Point. Prizes are awarded to the top net and gross amateur teams and professionals also compete for a separate purse.

Special Event Details:

Women’s Tennis Weekends

Women's tennis

Five Weekends to choose from…

January 16 – 18

January 23 – 25

January 30 – February 1

February 6 – 8

February 13 – 15 (couples welcome)

Year after year, the tennis programs at Kiawah Island Golf & Tennis Resort, under the direction of Hall of Fame Tennis Pro Roy Barth, receive many of the sport’s highest accolades, including being ranked # 1 in the world by tennisresortsonline.com and #3 U.S. Tennis Resort by TENNIS Magazine.

For ladies looking to improve their game and meet other tennis lovers, we invite you to bring your friends and team members to an unforgettable experience in a perfect setting for a weekend of intense instruction and of course… FUN.

During these weekend events, our dedicated tennis staff offers more than seven hours of instruction, drills and court time.  They will also show off their skills in a pro exhibition and kick-off the weekend with a round robin to assess level of play. Package includes:

  • Two Nights of Accommodations
  • Round Robin & Courtside Happy Hour
  • Pro Exhibition
  • Welcome reception (alcohol and food are included)
  • Seven hours of instruction
  • Tennis play during the weekend
  • Daily snacks on the court

The Sanctuary from $1041 per person single occupancy

The Sanctuary from $705 per person double occupancy

The Villas from $625 per person double occupancy in a 2 bedroom

Day Pass without accommodations – $429

Larger units are available as well up to 8 bedrooms.

Taxes are included in above pricing.  Villa is based on a 2 bedroom West Beach resort unit.

 

Women’s Golf Getaway

For Beginner – Intermediate Golfers

February 19 – 22

Women's golf getaway

Enjoy golf instruction from some of the best teaching professionals in the country, golf rounds and relaxation on Kiawah Island. With different options for intermediate golfers and beginners who may not have held a club before, the 2015 weekend brings many exciting changes. In true “bootcamp” style, this weekend is designed to improve your golf game fast!

Most women “over swing” in 3 ways: They over-turn their shoulders and hips, they lift up their spine, or they wrap the club around their neck by collapsing the elbows on the backswing – sound familiar?  This “Golfing Gals Bootcamp” weekend will directly address these and many more common issues that may be inhibiting your game. The weekend will begin with a welcome reception at The Sanctuary Hotel with delicious food, drink, and many fabulous door prizes. Friday & Saturday, participants will be divided by skill level into groups and rotate through stations including but not limited to: putting, chipping, pitching, bunker stations, full swing, golf fitness and the mental game.  They will also embark on 9 holes with intense on-course instruction. Friday concludes with a much needed Happy Hour for all at the Turtle Point Clubhouse to reflect on the day.  A fun awards dinner for all concludes the weekend on Saturday night. Our pros have some fantastic new performance apps and monitors to really narrow down what’s holding back your game. Special rates are available for those wanting to conquer The Ocean Course, home of the 2012 PGA Championship, Thursday or Sunday. Event Package includes:

  • Accommodations for 3 nights
  • Friday & Saturday breakfast
  • Two receptions (beer & wine included)
  • Awards dinner (beer & wine included)
  • Golf clinics and instruction
  • Golf rounds, bag storage and bag transfers
  • 2 lunches
  • Event gift bag

The Sanctuary from $1621 per person single occupancy

The Sanctuary from $1285 per person double occupancy

The Villas from $1205 per person double occupancy in a 2 bedroom condo

Day Pass without accommodations – $999

Taxes are included in above pricing.  Villa is based on a 2 bedroom West Beach resort unit. Cancellation is up to 30 days prior to arrival.  Deposit is $300 for resort guests plus one night’s accommodation and tax. If cancelled within 30 days, you will lose the full value of the event package ($949 for guests and $999 for non-guests)plus one night accommodation and tax. 

 

The 9th Annual Friendship Cup

“Golf’s 5th Major”

March 5 – 8

Friendship Cup logo

Now in its 9th year, a two-man tournament for male amateur players, The Friendship Cup is contested on the world famous Ocean Course, site of the 2012 PGA Championship, and the Jack Nicklaus designed Turtle Point Golf Course. We are switching things up for 2015! Thursday night begins with a culinary experience dinner honoring our past champions and the 2014 Friendship Cup and Pub Cup champions. We will split the field again this year due to the number of teams, so half will play Turtle Point on Friday and the others will play The Ocean Course – home of the 2012 PGA Championship! Friday night will be a relaxing and very casual 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. The tournament continues Saturday as teams play round two on their respective courses.  We will celebrate together in the Grand Oaks Ballroom on Saturday night and award the winning teams.  The top ten teams will win fantastic trips. The nightly hospitality suite and many more contests and prizes keep the weekend very exciting! Package includes:

  • Accommodations for three nights
  • Daily Breakfast (Friday and Saturday)
  • Thursday Night – Dinner for ALL attendees honoring our Past Champions (includes alcohol)
  • Friday Night – Mingo Point Oyster Roast & BBQ (includes alcohol)
  • Saturday Night – Awards Dinner and Reception (includes alcohol)
  • Hospitality room for three nights
  • Two golf rounds (One on the Ocean Course)
  • Two boxed lunches while golfing and sponsored alcohol on course
  • Tournament gift bag

The Sanctuary from $2129 per person single occupancy

The Sanctuary from $1639 per person double occupancy

The Villas from $1409 per person double occupancy in a 2 bedroom

Day Pass without accommodations – $1250

Spouse/Guest Add-On – $620

Taxes are included in above pricing.  Villa is based on a 2 bedroom West Beach resort unit. Cancellation is up to 60 days prior to arrival.  Deposit is $300 for resort guests plus one night’s accommodation and tax. If cancelled within 60 days, you will lose the full value of the event package ($1150 for guests and $1250 for non-guests) plus one night accommodation and tax.  Caddie gratuities not included.  

 

The National Pro-Am

“Serious Golf… Serious Competition”

March 8 – 12

PGA club professionals* from all across the U.S., along with three of their members, will tee it up during the 15th Annual Kiawah Island Golf Resort 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.

The tournament format includes four-man best ball gross and net, as well as professional stroke play.  Prizes are awarded to the top net and gross amateur teams and professionals also compete for a separate purse.  Players will use 75% of their USGA handicap, with a maximum Course Handicap of 18 allowed.  PGA Professionals may bring up to six amateurs.  The professional’s score will be used for each 3 man team.

Entry Deadline: Completed entries must be received at Kiawah Island Golf Resort no later than February 1, 2015.

Note: USGA handicaps are required. The Ocean Course is walking only. Caddies available upon request. * Professionals must be PGA members or apprentice in good standing.

Tournament Package

From $1,590 per amateur.  Professionals are complimentary.

 Tournament Package Includes:

  • Four nights in a 3 bedroom condo
  • Opening Banquet at Mingo Point
  • Welcome amenity bag
  • Breakfast on tournament days (4)
  • Four rounds of golf
  • Three scoring parties
  • One awards luncheon

Enter prior to Dec.1st

$1590 includes standard accommodations;

$1490 not using Resort accommodations.

** Enter Dec. 1st and later $1640 includes standard accommodations;

$1540 not using Resort accommodations.

**Previous participants pay $1590/$1490 regardless of when they enter.

For more information on the Kiawah National Pro-Am,

including collateral and registration information, please contact:

Candice_chuppa@kiawahresort.com ~ 843-768-2860

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