The Kiawah History Blog

Mickelson Wins the 2021 PGA Championship

Phil Mickelson wins the 2021 PGA Championship in historic fashion. Thirty years after The Ocean Course forever transformed the world’s perception and awareness of, not to mention enthusiasm for, the … Read More

Kiawah Island Invests in Course Improvements

Rory McIlroy holed the winning putt at the 2012 PGA Championship at The Ocean Course and became the first golfer to win a major championship on Seaside friendly paspalum grass. The players universally praised the putting surface and endorsed the decision to convert from Bermuda to paspalum as the right one. … Read More

When the Sanctuary at Kiawah Opened

Air Force Honor Guard and Emily McClure, national anthem singer.

Future hotel guests continued to eagerly wait for The Sanctuary grand opening. Their excitement continued to rise as the nation’s travel media had already acclaimed the luxurious, one-of-a-kind hotel. … Read More