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Address: 12 Kiawah Beach Dr, Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Kiawah Island, SC 29455
Phone Number: 800 576 1570
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Highly recommended golf course with dramatic views of the Atlantic.

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Fantastic experience

The course and setting are as excellent as the reviews and ratings would suggest. Staff did a great job of keeping things moving. Our caddy, Joe, was excellent and helped me... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Atlanta
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The course and setting are as excellent as the reviews and ratings would suggest. Staff did a great job of keeping things moving. Our caddy, Joe, was excellent and helped me score much better that I would have ever hoped on such a difficult course.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

a very important golf experience for anyone who loves the game. very high end caddies. beautiful surroundings.....super challenging course.

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long island
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Played the ocean course this Sunday and had perfect weather. My caddie, John, was excellent and enhanced my golfing experience. The course was in great shape, greens were honest, the rough wasn't super tough to hit out of. Practice facilities were also well kept - titleist balls on the range. Played some great courses all over the world, this is... More 

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England
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52 reviews 52 reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Armed with hundreds of golf balls and dire warnings ringing in our ears we arrived to play the Ocean Course. In short, it's as good as advertised but not as difficult as was expected. I suspect this was due to the incredibly benign weather - 22c and a gentle breeze off the sea. Our three ball plays 6,600 yards at... More 

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Los Angeles
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Played 36 today at the ocean course and all i can say is its an incredible course in very good shape. I found the greens to be in great shape contrary to some prior posts. Used a caddy for both rounds. Take advantage of their replay rate. Great facilities and friendly service. Just driving out there was a treat.

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IRELAND
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25 reviews 25 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Basically the putting surfaces are very poor and they know it! Blamed it on winter weather but we played a number of the other courses in the complex (except Osprey which we were advised by staff was in pretty poor condition) and the greens were excellent.

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Top Contributor
187 reviews 187 reviews
52 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Wow! What a freaking terrific course and even better experience! First, what a beautiful maze back to Ocean Drive and Ocean Course! Next, the clubhouse and men's locker room are top notch and helped make a great experience. Third, the customer service from bag drop to check in to servers in Ryder Bar to starter and of course, the caddies.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

First, let me say that the clubhouse, staff, and caddies were fantastic. We were treated incredibly well and our experience was very enjoyable. However, the MAIN issue I had was that the greens on the course were in AWFUL shape. I know that the harsh winter is not something that can be easily recovered from but I think, as a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Play the proper tees and listen to your caddie. I was very intimidated playing the course, but afterwards came away thinking if I played it again i could do better. The caddies know every nook and cranny of the course and most importantly how to play the wind. Forget your Garmin device, the yardage is useless, its what club will... More 

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Kaysville, Utah
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237 reviews 237 reviews
138 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The Ocean Course is certainly on most golfers bucket list. It is currently ranked #3 public course by Golf Digest. The green fees for non resort guests are $370 plus forecaddie or caddie fee. We had a forecaddie and they recommend $35/bag for them. The course was not in peak shape because of the harsh winter but it was a... More 

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