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Oak Point Golf Course

Location: Kiawah River Estates, John's Island, S.C., part of the Kiawah Island family of courses.
Course Info: Par 72, 6,701 Yards. Rating: 73.8, Slope 140.
Pro Shop: (843) 266-4100
Opened: Oak Point GC, originally named Hope Plantation Golf Club, opened in the fall of 1989. It was purchased and brought into the Kiawah family of courses in the early 1990's.
Website: http://www.kiawahresort.com/golf/oak-point/
Awards: America's Best Golf Courses by Golfweek Magazine
1991: Oak Point Golf Links, Johns Island, SC - 48th in SC
1992: Oak Point Golf Links, Johns Island, SC - 38th in SC
1993: Oak Point Golf Links, Johns Island, SC - 42nd in SC
1994: Oak Point Golf Links, Johns Island, SC - 50th in SC

Ranked "4 Stars" - Golf Digest 2006

Kiawah Island has been ranked:

  • No. 1 U.S. Top 10 "Worlds Best Golf Resorts" by Travel & Leisure Golf magazine, Sept, 2006.
  •  4th in the "Top 100 Golf Communities" by Travel + Leisure Golf magazine, Jan/Feb 2006 issue; 5th in the Jan/Feb 2007 issue.
  • Golfweek's "Best Resort Courses of 2007"
Notes: Oak Point is a Scottish-American design playing to a par of 72 with a championship length of 6759 yards. Wind is a tremendous factor in playing the course due to the openness of the site and proximity to the Kiawah River and the Atlantic Ocean. The course has matured nicely over the years and remains one of the most popular courses in the area.

Renovated in 2004 to eliminate the very difficult par 4 third hole. Lengthened hole number one to a 530 yard par 5 and added a new par 3 ninth hole that plays out toward Haulover Creek by the new clubhouse.

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Oak Point Golf Course