Kiawah Resort’s Golf Awards & Accolades

 

2016 Golf Course Rankings:

  • Among Top 100 Courses in World (The Ocean Course #44) – Golf Digest
  • Best Golf Resorts in The Americas – Golf Digest
  • Platinum Resort – Golf Magazine

 


 

2015 Golf Course Rankings:

  • Top four U.S. Resorts – Best Overall US Resorts (golf, lodging, dining, and activities), Best US Golf Resorts for Beach Lovers, Best Resorts for Family Foursomes, and Best US Resorts for Golf & Tennis – Golf Odyssey newsletter
  • Top 100 Modern Courses in America (The Ocean Course #14) – GolfWeek (2015)
  • Top 100 Courses in America (The Ocean Course #20) – Golf Digest (2015)
  • Among Top 100 Public Courses in America (The Ocean Course #3) – Golf Digest

 


 

2014 Golf Course Rankings:

  • Top 100 You Can Play (The Ocean Course #5) – GOLF Magazine (2014)
  • Top 100 Courses in the World (The Ocean Course #60) – Golf Digest (2014)
  • Top 10 Courses in the U.S. and the World (The Ocean Course) – Travel Channel (2014)

 


 

2013 Golf Course Rankings:

  • Among America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses (The Ocean Course #4) – Golf Digest
  • Among Top 100 Courses in America (The Ocean Course #21) – Golf Digest
  • Top 100 Courses in the U.S. (The Ocean Course #25) – GOLF Magazine
  • Top 100 Courses in the World (The Ocean Course #43) – GOLF Magazine
  • Architects’ Choice Top 100 Golf Courses (The Ocean Course #33) – Golf Course Architecture Magazine
  • Top 100 Resort Courses in America (The Ocean Course #8) – GolfWeek

 


 

2012 Golf Course Rankings:

  • #1 Golf Course in South Carolina (The Ocean Course) – Golf Digest
  • #2 Golf Resort in the World – CNN Go (CNN International)
  • America’s Toughest Course (The Ocean Course #1) – Golf Digest
  • America’s Toughtest Course (The Ocean Course #4) – GOLF Magazine
  • Top 100 You Can Play (The Ocean Course #5) – GOLF Magazine
  • Top 100 Modern Courses in America (The Ocean Course #19) – Golfweek
  • America’s 50 Toughest Golf Courses (The Ocean Course #1) – Golf Digest Magazine

 


 

2012 Golf Resort Rankings:

  • Forbes Five Star – The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort – Forbes Travel Guide
  • Forbes Five Star – The Spa at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort – Forbes Travel Guide
  • AAA Five Diamond – The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort – American Automobile Association
  • Green Awards: The top eco-friendly resorts – Kiawah Island Golf Resort – GOLF Magazine

 


 

2011 Golf Course Rankings:

  • Top 100 You Can Play (The Ocean Course #4) – Golf Magazine
  • Among Top 100 Courses in the U. S. (The Ocean Course #27) – Golf Magazine
  • Among Top 100 Courses in the World (The Ocean Course #45) – Golf Magazine
  • Among Top 100 Courses in America (The Ocean Course #26) – Golf Digest
  • Among Top 100 Public Courses in America (The Ocean Course #4) – Golf Digest
  • Top 100 Modern Courses in America (The Ocean Course #20) – Golfweek
  • America’s Best Resort Golf Courses (The Ocean Course #9) – Golfweek
  • 50 Best Courses for Women (Osprey Point #11) – Golf Digest

 


 

2011 Golf Resort Rankings:

  • Top Golf Resort in the U.S. (#2) – Global Traveler magazine’s Readers’ Choice Poll
  • Top Golf Resort in the World (#4) – Conde Nast Traveler magazine’s Readers’ Choice Poll
  • Conde Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence – Most Excellent Golf Resort
  • Gold Tee Award – Meetings & Conventions
  • Forbes Five Star – The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort – Forbes Travel Guide
  • Forbes Five Star – The Spa at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort – Forbes Travel Guide
  • AAA Five Diamond – The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort – American Automobile Association

 


 

Kiawah Resort Golf Tournaments:

  • The Ocean Course, host: 2012 PGA Champsionship
  • 2007 Senior PGA Championship
  • 2001 UBS Warburg Cup
  • 2003 and 1997 World Cups
  • 1991 Ryder Cup

“The golf complexes are amazing – maybe best conditioned golf courses I’ve ever played on.”
–Gerald M.

“The four courses our group played were spectacular. The fairways, greens and scenery are world class. Caddies very helpful. Wonderful dining options. The package put together for our group was a real bargain.”
–Greg W.