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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6902 yards
Slope 135
Rating 72.8

Course Details

Year Built 1988
Fairways Paspalum Grass
Greens Paspalum Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1988) Tom Fazio (2014) Dennis Wise (1988)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $30
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Available Facilities

Showers, Lockers, Locker Rooms

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in South Carolina (2018 #6)

Reviews

5.0
6 Reviews (6)
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Reviews 287
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
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5.0
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First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Fun resort golf with shades of Strantz talent

Osprey Point is billed as a Tom Fazio design, but it is also one of about a dozen such golf courses where Mike Strantz was the main on-the-ground presence during construction. In addition to some lovely marsh views on several holes and strong par 3s, Strantz's gift for expressively attractive, often asymmetrical shaping brings Osprey Point up a tick from the typical modern resort golf experience.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Excellent and Very Playable

Played Osprey as part of a winter package with a round on the Ocean Course the next day, so for 2 nights stay and two rounds (Osprey and Ocean) at $250 this was an excellent deal especially considering it was in the upper 60s in January. Course is a very playable design with generous landing areas although if your driver is a little off there is some water and OB that can cause trouble. Greens are pretty small but the course is short so this is expected, and they rolled very true. Excellent shape from tee to green especially for January. Osprey Point makes for a very enjoyable round and even if you don’t play well provides some fantastic scenery and wildlife including alligators.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice layout. Great conditions. True greens but played slower than expected. Probably protecting greens from the heat. First class facility. Ample landing areas off tee. Not as challenging with no wind and slow greens. It's pricey but it's Kiawah

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 324
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Texas Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Runner up to the Ocean at Kiawah

The general consensus at Kiawah is that Osprey and Turtle vie for second fiddle behind the Ocean Course. I prefer Fazio's Osprey over Jack's Turtle for a few reasons, despite the fact Turtle has three oceanfront holes. Osprey has a lot of water and winds through lagoons and ponds with a few more open holes with long, marshy views. There are a few heroic carries on par 3s, none moreso than the long 11th, which we tackled into a strong wind. My favorite hole is the 9th, which has a lot of water left and golfers are tempted to drive over it for a short look into the green.

I love Fazio's shaping and there is plenty of room to hit the ball, as well as nice hole variety. If you can only play two courses at Kiawah, my vote is for the Big O's.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 2
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Good weather
Used cart

Excellent

Excellent conditions. Putting was fast and true. Better course for me than Oak Point but both were excellent and in excellent condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

"Re-Do" of Osprey comes out fantastic!

A friend of mine and I played Osprey Point (Kiawah) twice last week. The course was closed most of last year, opened up last November. The changes have taken root and the conditions are now, 2nd to none, greens & fairways. Passpallum is now the choice of grass and sure is easy to play & putt on.
Course allows you plenty of scoring chances, if you are striking the ball correctly, and making a few putts. Have played all the other courses at Kiawah. Sure, the Ocean course has the name & rep., but do not pass Osprey Point by.....very worthy of any golfer. A good & fair test of anyone's skill level. Can't wait to go back this Fall.

Kurt Lundgren
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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