Kiawah Island is south of Charleston about 45 minutes. It's a resort and real estate development which contains 7 courses, the most famous of which is the Pete Dye designed Ocean Course, which is hard against the Atlantic Ocean, opening in 1991 and designed for the 1991 Ryder Cup. Ten of the holes are right on the Ocean so the wind is always a factor. The course one of the highest slope and course ratings in the US at 155 and 79.6 from the tips. The routing lifted the course above the beach level so the fairways and greens tend to be raised up even higher into the wind factor. There's continued forced carries over marshes, and waste bunkers to raised small Bermuda greens. It was dubbed Looney Dunes after the Ryder Cup, and was the setting for the Legend of Bagger Vance. It should be on the bucket list of any golfer's must play golf courses.