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 10 - 13, 2016

A two-man tournament for male amateur players is contested on the world-famous Ocean Course, site of the 2012 PGA Championship. Enjoy lavish receptions, hospitality rooms and a new and unique dinner reception at The Sanctuary, as well as an array of fantastic prizes during this three-day event. Non playing spouses or significant others will love the Forbes Five Star Spa at The Sanctuary.
For more information on our 2016 event, please contact Natalie Payne.

View Past Friendship Cup Champions Here



Women's Golf Getaway

Women's Golf Getway

February 25 - 28, 2016

While not a traditional golf tournament, this weekend provides exceptional value for women golfers of all levels of play. Two LPGA Professionals are on board providing tips and instruction found nowhere else in a weekend like this! Enjoy instruction from some of the best golf pros in the country, plus golf rounds and relaxation on Kiawah Island. With different options for experienced golfers and beginners who may have not held a club before, each participant receives valuable golf knowledge and takes home wonderful memories. For more information on our weekend in 2016, please contact Natalie Payne


The National Pro-Am

National Pro-Am

TBD - 2016

PGA club professionals from all across the U.S., along with three of their members, will tee it up during the 16th 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.

View the 2015 Winners here (.pdf).

For more information on our 2016 event, please contact Candice Chuppa.