Sales in the Kiawah Island community exceeded $300 million in 2014 – and included an oceanfront lot that sold for a record $22 million. With traffic to KiawahIsland.com up and more popular island events on the horizon, the real estate market on Kiawah Island is expected to stay hot.
Its not just the quality of the golf courses at Kiawah that is growing in reputation – the quality of golfer on Kiawah Island just got better, too. The Kiawah Island Club is proud to be the newest sponsor of two young professional golfers quickly making a name for themselves on the PGA TOUR.
The past few months on Kiawah Island has seen Bruce Hornsby perform at a community festival sponsored by Kiawah Partners, a successful Comedy Weekend at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, and gala holiday celebrations at the Kiawah Island Club. There is more to come!
On the heels of being named the number 1 island the United States in Condé Nast’s 2014 Reader’s Choice Awards, the Kiawah Island Club’s golf courses have received honors of their own. Golfweek‘s 2015 list of the Top 100 Residential Golf Courses in the United States saw jumps in the rankings for both Cassique and the River course.
While most news broadcasts don’t open with the weather, this week’s heavy snow in some of the nation’s colder regions caused us to pre-empt regularly scheduled programming. How’s the weather at Kiawah?
The Kiawah Island Club has a new ambassador on the PGA Tour this year as two-time winner Russell Henley, is now representing Kiawah Island. Through this newly formed partnership between The Kiawah Island Club and Henley, Kiawah Island will benefit from additional exposure in influential golf circles and allow Henley to become an active participant in the Kiawah community, spending time with Members and prospects. Additionally, the Kiawah Island Club logo is prominently displayed on his golf bag.
Henley is originally from Macon, Georgia and competed at the University of Georgia where he won the 2010 Haskins Award as the nation’s top collegiate golfer, and in his first two years competing on the PGA Tour, he has already won the 2013 Sony Open and 2014 Honda Classic. When not traveling on tour, Henley will split his time between Kiawah and Charleston.