Kiawah Island Golf Resort is in the initial planning stages of constructing a 150-room hotel on the west side of the island and several four-bedroom golf cottages along the Ocean Course.
The resort has enlisted three architectural firms to present style concepts and plans for redeveloping both sites.
Roger Warren, president of Kiawah Island Golf Resort, said the concepts would be presented to the resort’s ownership board for review.
“Based on the estimated costs of the project and the projected health of the resort vacation market, they will determine if the economic environment warrants moving forward with the construction,” Warren said.
When The Ocean Course opens its doors to the 2012 PGA Championship, the acclaimed Kiawah Island Golf Resort layout will become just the fifth course to play host to the PGA Championship, the Ryder Cup and the Senior PGA Championship.
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- The PGA of America announced in 2005 that the renowned Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort will test the strongest field in major championship golf in August 2012, selecting the course for the 94th PGA Championship. By being named to host the season's final major, the Pete Dye-designed oceanfront layout will become only the fifth course to host each of The PGA of America's major championships -- the Ryder Cup (1991), the Se...