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Cassique Golf Course Overview (Back )

Fact Sheet

The Kiawah Island Club Golf Course

Cassique

 

Opened: 2000

Designer: Tom Watson

Par: 72

Yardage: 6,960

Layout:  Links-style course reminiscent of Scotland or Ireland with rolling dunes and marsh savannas.  Course situated on Kiawah River where it meets the Atlantic Ocean offering little protection from ocean winds allowing players to use creative shot making depending on conditions.

Major Tournaments History:

2002    Carolinas PGA Sectional Championship

2003    Kiawah Island Pro-Celebrity Challenge

2003    Palmer Cup

2004    South Carolina Four-Ball Championship

2004    UBS Cup

2009    U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship

Awards & Accolades:

Ranked #18 for Best Residential Courses by Golfweek Magazine, 2009

Ranked #85 for America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses by Golf Digest, 2009

Ranked #15 for Best Modern Courses by Golfweek Magazine, 2008

Ranked #10 on South Carolina’s 50 Best Courses by South Carolina’s Golf Course Ratings Plane, 2008

Carol Preisinger (LPGA Teaching Club Professional Class A) recognized by Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teacher in America, 2008

Ranked #5 for Best in the State by Golf Digest, 2007-2008

Ranked #98 on America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses by Golf Digest, 2007-2008

Ranked #71 for Best Modern Courses by Golfweek Magazine, 2007

Ranked #8 on South Carolina’s 50 Best Courses by South Carolina’s Golf Course Rating Panel, 2007

Ranked #7 on Top 50 South CarolinaGolf Courses by South Carolina Golf Today, 2005

Ranked #10 on America’s Best New Private Courses by Golf Digest, 2001

Ranked #3 on the 10 most significant course opening of 2000 by golf writer Larry Olmstead

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