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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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Beautiful, tough course.

It was a beautiful course with nice views of the ocean and marsh alike. We did not want a caddy, but found out that one is required when riding a cart. We figured that was to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2013
Jay W
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Suffolk, Virginia
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Suffolk, Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

It was a beautiful course with nice views of the ocean and marsh alike. We did not want a caddy, but found out that one is required when riding a cart. We figured that was to keep golfers from driving carts on the course since this a cart path only course. He was just OK; the course is not that... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

This is a unique property and always worth playing the big bucks. Try to pick a sunny calm day as you want to fully enjoy the golfl experience. To contain the cost try to link your round with a golf package through Kiawah Island Resort. The other key component is you should take a caddy. The caddy allows you to... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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91 reviews 91 reviews
47 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

I had a beautiful day with some good friends and colleagues. The caddy's were great and well informed about the course and extremely helpful. It was beautiful day to walk the course. One warning, is that caddy's are about $75 per bag, so a bit pricey. All-in-all it was a great *windy* day!

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Belfast
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87 reviews 87 reviews
4 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Arrived with some golf buddy's. Green fees $370 plus shared caddie, worked out a bit over $400. An America version of a links style layout and runs pretty close to that. Tough course so if your handicap is not in low single figures bring plenty of balls. Food looked expensive so we dined elsewhere. There off season deals looked better... More 

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Miami, Florida
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111 reviews 111 reviews
22 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

.......The excellent service and attention to details that I have come to expect at Sanctuary. Wonderful dining room for a romantic evening with the one that you love...........

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Stamford, Connecticut
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

All my expectations were met on my round of golf on the immaculate and very challenging ocean course. It was truly amazing and would recommend it for all hackers. While expensive, it is worth a lifetime of memories and getting par on several holes including 17th par 3 will never be forgotten. Just hope it is not to windy when... More 

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Durham, New Hampshire, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The Ocean Course was home to the 2012 Ryder's Cup Championship, Rory McElroy's 1st Major win. I haven't played the course but my son has and says it is magnificent. My favorite is the Ocean Course Club House. Wonderful restaurant overlooking the ocean and 18th green. Food is great and service is first class. The Ryder Bar is a wonderful... More 

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Alta Loma, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

After a round of golf, my husband and I had a late lunch at the Ryder Cup Bar. Had the Low Country Grill Cheese Sandwich. What an incredible sandwich! Palmetto cheese, fried green tomatoes, country ham grilled on jalapeno corn bread...delicious!

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Dallas, Texas
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191 reviews 191 reviews
54 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Great layout, beautiful views, challenging holes, fair and rewarding. Caddies are great. They know the course, work hard to know your game and help you make either challenging or safe shots. We were lucky that the wind was down; so it played much easier than many days. So glad I had this experience. Know this: you have to make your... More 

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Kentucky
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

My friends and I played this course as the highlight of a weekend golf trip. It was, in a word, unbelievable. We played on a sunny day, teeing off at 9:00 a.m. The wind picked up during the round, but nothing too extreme; it was a typical summer beach day. The course was immaculate. The practice range was also fantastic,... More 

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