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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7050 yards
Slope 146
Rating 75.4

Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Architect Tom Watson (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Kiawah Island Club Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Reviews

5.0
2 Reviews (2)
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Handicap 5-9
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Exciting and unexpected layout

What a hoot to play. I had a first off tee time on my birthday here and it exceeded expectations. I had a great walking caddie and we got around in 3 hours easy. It's a links-inspired course full of pot bunkers (many have been rebuilt) and you can see odes to Turnberry, Carnoustie and many others throughout the round. The front nine is more open and even has a flexible routing for the members. there was a par 3 not in play the day I was there and wish it was because it looked gorgeous.

The back nine is a little more lowcountry in feel with more trees and finishes beautifully along the river. I can't recommend this course enough. I've only toured Ocean and not played it but my guess is Cassique is not only more player-friendly with scoring chances but you can also play the ground a little more.

It might be tough to get on but if you're a member at another club I'd recommend trying to get a reciprocal tee time here. I was a guest of the new Timbers Kiawah development, where property owners are eligible to join the Kiawah Club.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

A Lowcountry charmer

What a great looking and interesting course! I don't normally use exclamation points, but this creative design shoots right up my favorites list. Traditional Lowcountry holes through trees draped with Spanish Moss and scenic marshes take a backseat to linksy challenges lined with wild mounding scarred by deadly bunkers, a la the Dye course at French Lick Resort. The ninth hole is the scene of the most dastardly trick I think I've ever seen from an architect. The hill leading up to the severely elevated green is cut as part of the green. It basically repels any shot that lands short, leaving a horrifying shot up the hill - either with an iron, putter or hybrid. Up top, the green runs away from players. I took a triple and loved it. There's also a trio of routings that allows players to play different par 4s at no. 4 and have different par-3 experiences at no. 5 and different tee angles to play the par-5 sixth hole. What a special place.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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