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The Ocean Course

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Address: 12 Kiawah Beach Dr, Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Kiawah Island, SC 29455-5677
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+1 800-576-1570

Highly recommended golf course with dramatic views of the Atlantic.

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Expensive but great golf course

With caddie Walter ( try to ask for him ) we had really nice time on this beautiful very well treated golf course. Clubhouse terrace with ocean and course view is worth to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Czech Republic
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Czech Republic
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

With caddie Walter ( try to ask for him ) we had really nice time on this beautiful very well treated golf course. Clubhouse terrace with ocean and course view is worth to visiting it as well.

Thank Pastorilko
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Played the Ocean Course a few days ago. What a great experience. We were lucky it was quite a calm day so we didn't have too much wind to contend with. We had carts and a caddie, Mitchell, who was very knowledgable and good fun. The views are just spectacular and the course is in immaculate condition. Definitely one to... More 

Thank Liz J
pompano beach, United States
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9 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure to spend a day on the course but didnt swing a club. I was the photographer for a group. I can honestly say it was tough to not want to ask each group to play along. If the wind is not blowing the course is tough; but if it is, you are in for a battle... More 

Thank H4548UXdenisb
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Golfers dream to walk in the footsteps of so many professionals. My caddie - Nick, was fantastic from checking out my swing on the range, to giving sensible advice, reading what seemed to me almost impossible lines on the greens and helpful coaching tips for getting out of the sand and waste areas. It was a fairly calm day -... More 

Thank Chris W
Houston, TX
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Playing the OC was a fantastic experience. One of the most enjoyable aspects was having Ben as a caddie. He is a great guy and was very enthusiastic in helping me do my best through club selection, putting guidance and just plain good advice. Kudos, Ben.

Thank JIM_OHouston_TX
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The is a golfers dream, a fantastic course in spectacular condition. Having a Caddy with this round was AWESOME, helped me make this course more enjoyable and playable. Played my best round ever.

Thank Brian S
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

The Ocean Course at Kiawah is in my top 5 golf courses in the world and I am fortunate that this is my third game there. We walked the course with our caddy Rob who was spot on with his advice on yardage, position play and green reading. We played off the Dye tees which were enough of a challenge... More 

Thank Alan D
Fenton, Michigan
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Reviewed March 24, 2017

Even the driving range and putting green are on the ocean. Amazing views, challenging golf - although very fair if you play the appropriate tees. Take a caddie, their knowledge and insight are totally worth it - plus, the best experience is from walking this amazing layout and lets you fully take in all the course and the views have... More 

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10 reviews
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Reviewed February 23, 2017

If you are looking for a course that gives you the Ocean view for 16 of the 18 holes... This is your place! It's not cheap but worth every penny you will spend!

Thank ca225
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Simply put, one of the best challenges in all of golf. Winds can whip off the shore and make 3-4 club difference from one day to the next. Definitely in the Pete Dye spirit, with punishing mistakes if you short side yourself. Greens tough to read, so listen to your caddy.

Thank Richard K

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