The course was originally named 'Oristo', and the grand opening in late 1973 featured a helicopter landing on the course bringing Sam Snead, Bob Goalby, and Chuck Matlock to play the first round. The Pros were complimentary of the course and so were many golfers who would long enjoy Edisto's new facility.
The Links at Stono Ferry combines the historic traditions of Charleston with exciting golf along the Intracoastal waters of South Carolina. The Battle at Stono Ferry was fought on these grounds in 1779. As you play your way around our beautiful links you'll discover many relics from this amazing piece of history. The battle is still being fought today, only this time it is over 18 of Charleston's best golf holes.
Seabrook is a private island community. Club members and their guests enjoy two championship golf courses, a tennis center, horseback riding, a fitness center and many other amenities. Yet, despite its peaceful seclusion, Seabrook Island is conveniently located less than 30 minutes from all the charms of Charleston, the south's most romantic city.
Jack Nicklaus once said that his number one goal in golf course design was to "make the player use his mind ahead of his muscles - to control his emotions sufficiently to really think through his options before drawing a club from the bag." To that we say, welcome to Turtle Point Golf Club at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, one of Jack's early designs and steeped in the finest traditions of classic golf course architecture.
The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is to have hosted the 2007 Senior PGA and will host the 2012 PGA Championships. The Ocean Course will become only the fourth course to host each of the PGA of America's major championships.
The resort purchased Oak Point in 1997, rounding out the championship rotation of five courses that makes Kiawah Island Golf Resort one of the world's great golf destinations. Clyde Johnston, a noted Southeastern golf course architect, designed Oak Point on the grounds of former cotton and indigo plantation.
Originally named Marsh Point, Cougar Point was redesigned by Gary Player in 1996 and plays 6,875 yards. It features a great blend of short and long par-4s, great risk/reward par-5s and extremely scenic and challenging par-3s.
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.
Ocean Creek Golf Club, designed by PGA Champion Davis Love III and Paul Cowley was opened in 1995. Incorporating sweeping views of salt water marshes, fresh water lagoons, lush jungle vegetation and four distinctive rolling dune ridges, this beautiful course is 6,613 total yards and a par 71.
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