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A Weekend of World-Class Golf and Luxury Island Lifestyle

September 21 - 24, 2023

Special guest of honor,
Jack Nicklaus


What’s in store for you

Special guests from the world of golf and entertainment, a luxury island experience, and the incredible courses at Wexford and Palmetto Hall Golf and Country Club.


The Itinerary

Schedule of events at Kingdom Cup



Arrivals to Hilton Head Island

Welcome to America's Favorite Island®. Upon checking in, enjoy special surprises compliments of Dewar's, Vessel, VinPorter Wine Merchants, Innovative Flavors, Hubs Peanuts, and many more!

6:00PM - 8:30 pm

Welcome Event

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

Kick off the weekend with delicious bites in a beautiful oceanfront setting. Enjoy wine pairings by VinPorter and Lemon Wedge cocktails from Dewar's - the Official Cocktail of the 2023 U.S. Open. Special guests will include professional golfer Matt Kuchar, PGA Tour caddie Geno Bonnalie, golf correspondent Alexandra O'Laughlin and architect Brandon A. Johnson.


7:00am - 10:00 am

Breakfast & Warmup

Wexford Club, Hilton Head Island

Fuel up with a Lowcountry breakfast spread plus a Bloody Mary bar—then hit the practice greens and range to warm up with the on-site golf pros.


Tournament Day 1

Wexford Club, Hilton Head Island

Following breakfast, a split tee time start will kick off the first day of the Kingdom Cup Tournament taking place at Wexford, a private Arnold Palmer Signature designed course.

Test your game with on-course competitions and a variety of great prizes. Enjoy a live-action lunch on course and unwind post-play with hors d'oeuvres, wine and cocktails.

6:00PM - 9:00pm

Fireside Chat

Quarterdeck at The Sea Pines Resort

Take in the sunset at Quarterdeck, located next to the iconic lighthouse in Harbour Town. Enjoy live music and Lowcountry fare, with wine pairings by VinPorter, for the second annual Fireside Chat, back by popular demand. Alexandra O'Laughlin will host alongside the weekend's featured talent; Matt Kuchar, Annika Sörenstam and Geno Bonnalie.


7:00am - 10:00am

Breakfast & Warmup

Arthur Hills at Palmetto Hall Golf & Country Club

The second day of golf will begin with another memorable breakfast followed by a warm-up with the onsite golf pros. This time at the world-class Arthur Hills at Palmetto Hall Golf & Country Club, a pristine championship golf course immersed in Southern elegance and natural beauty. More on-course competitions, prizing and food & drink will be available for guests to enjoy.


Tournament Day 2

Palmetto Hall Golf & Country Club

Report to the first tee at your pre-assigned tee time and enjoy another great day of golf, this time on the world class Palmetto Hall Golf & Country Club. Plus special guests Jack Nicklaus, PGA Tour Caddie, Geno Bonnalie and Golf Correspondent, Alexandra O’Laughlin.

More on-course competitions and prizing with live action station lunch served on-course. Don't miss the Luxury Halfway House plus post-play hors d’oeuvres and drinks.

6:00 pm - 9:00pm

Awards Celebration

with guest of honor Jack Nicklaus

Atlantic Room at The Sea Pines Beach Club

The weekend will culminate with a huge feast prepared by tremendously talented chefs to celebrate the winners of the 2023 Kingdom Cup, complemented by top-shelf libations. Winners of both the tournament and the silent auction benefiting Folds of Honor will be announced. Wine pairing by Vin Porter and a special evening with our honorary guest, legendary Jack Nicklaus



We look forward to seeing you again in 2024!

Extend Your Stay

For those extending their stay, explore the island or play a round on one of the other many on-island courses.

Featured Talent.

Special Guests attending Kingdom Cup

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  • Jack Nicklaus

    Jack Nicklaus

    Retired legendary professional golfer and golf course designer

  • Annika Sörenstam

    Annika Sörenstam

    Professional Golfer

  • Matt Kuchar

    Matt Kuchar

    PGA Tour Golfer
    9 PGA Tour Wins

  • Alexandra O'Laughlin

    Alexandra O'Laughlin

    Golf and Travel Correspondent

  • Geno Bonnalie

    Geno Bonnalie

    PGA Tour Caddie for Joel Dahmen.
    This was a breakout year for Geno as his appearance on the Netflix Golf documentary FULL SWING earned him acclaim in and out of the Golf World.

  • Brandon A. Johnson

    Brandon A. Johnson

    Vice President & Senior Golf Course Architect at Arnold Palmer Design Company

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