390 yards, Par 4
The shortest par-4 on the course, measuring 390 yards, may be one of the most intriguing. From an island-like tee, the players will fire across the marsh to an extremely wide fairway. Players should not be deceived by the generosity of the landing area. The best drives will find the plateau on the left side of the fairway. From here, the players will get the best look at the putting surface, elevated similarly to the fairway plateau and framed by an old live oak that guards the approach. Even a half wedge can be treacherous as the green slopes off to all sides, with marsh coming into play both long and left. Players missing this green will face a very difficult up and down.
Hole descriptions by Brian Gerard, PGA Director of Golf, Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Photo: Kiawah Island Golf Resort