Golf - Special Events

Special Events & Tournaments

Kiawah Island Golf Resort was recently rated the #1 golf resort in the country by Travel + Leisure Golf. We are proud to host not only many prestigious golf tournaments for the professionals but fun and competitive tournaments and event weekends for people of all levels in the game.


Annual Friendship Cup

Friendship Cup

March 9 - 12, 2017

Now in its 11th YEAR, this two-man tournament for male amateur players, will be contested on the world famous Ocean Course, site of the 2012 and 2021 PGA Championship, and the Tom Fazio designed Osprey Point Golf Course.

View Past Friendship Cup Champions Here



The National Pro-Am

National Pro-Am

March 6-9, 2017

PGA club professionals from all across the U.S., along with three of their members, will tee it up during the 17th 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.
Learn More About This Event.

View the 2016 Winners here (.pdf).

For more information on this event including collateral and registration information, please contact: or call (843) 768-2860.