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Play at the golf courses at Kiawah Island Golf Resort began in 1976, and since then the golfing destination hosted a number of noteworthy tournaments. After the 2012 PGA Championships are hosted on the Ocean Course, it will be only the fourth course ever to host all four of the major PGA of America championships. The Ocean is the brainchild of renowned course designer Pete Dye, who also created the famous Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island. Legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus created the highly rated Turtle Point, and another near-perfect rating was bestowed upon Oak Point by Clyde Johnson. To round out your choices, Osprey Point by Tom Fazio along with Cougar Point by Gary Player both offer tremendous course options at Kiawah Island.