Charleston is a seaport city in the state of South Carolina. Its historic downtown is on a peninsula formed by two rivers, Ashley and Cooper, flowing into the Atlantic, and protected from the open ocean by surrounding islands.
One of the most dramatic vistas on the island is the middle of Cougar Point's front nine, along the Kiawah River, making this course a very memorable one.
More than any other course on Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Oak Point has gone through dramatic changes over last couple of years, greatly enhancing both the quality of golf and the overall guest experience.
Generally, courses of the caliber of Osprey Point are in private club settings with restricted memberships and high membership fees. In fact, its architect, Tom Fazio, originally developed it as a members' only type course. However, since Osprey Point is now part of Kiawah Island Golf Resort, anyone can enjoy this beautiful Lowcountry gem.
Probably no other golf course in the world outside of the United Kingdom and Ireland is affected as much by the wind. From one round to the next, a player can experience up to an 8-club difference on holes depending upon the direction and strength of the wind.
Trees protect many areas at Turtle Point so players won't always sense how the wind might affect their shots. Local knowledge is very important in dealing with these phantom winds.
Hilton Head Island is just across the border from Savannah, Georgia. With an approximate population of 33,000, it is on a beautiful, semi-tropical 12 mile barrier island. Hilton Head Island is a vacation playland with famous beaches and great golf courses that overlook the Atlantic Ocean.
Home to the Verizon Heritage Tournament, this distinguished PGA Tour golf course places a premium on finesse, imagination, and shot-making rather than strength.
The Grand Strand refers to a large stretch of beaches extending from Little River, South Carolina to Georgetown, South Carolina. It consists of 60+ miles along an essentially uninterrupted arc of beach land, beginning around Little River, South Carolina and terminating at Winyah Bay.
Considered one of the most difficult golf courses on the Grand Strand, this Jack Nicklaus-designed masterpiece was built to challenge even the most adroit golfer.
Pawleys Plantation is a player's course. This Jack Nicklaus Course is a rare design where extraordinary beauty combines with his masterful architecture to deliver an exceptional experience.