Exclusive Lowcountry Community Receives Accolades From Leading Golf Publication

St. Helena Island, SC - Representatives of Dataw Island today announced that Dataw Island was recognized by Travel + Leisure Golf magazine as one of 'America's Top 100 Golf Communities' in the publication's January 2009 edition. Dataw Island was one of only 13 South Carolina communities awarded this distinction by the publication.

The selection process by Travel + Leisure Golf editors included: cost; amenities; master-planning of communities; and location. Dataw Island was chosen due to the community's affordable, unique mix of golf, activism, topography and other amenities. This is the first time Dataw Island has been recognized by the publication.

"We're honored to be recognized by Travel + Leisure Golf as one of 'America's Top 100 Golf Communities' and feel it reflects our dedication to providing a lush, amenity-laden community for our members and residents," said Silvia Lalinde, director of membership and marketing of Dataw Island Club. "As we move forward, it is our goal to continue to expand on this award by providing one of the best lifestyle options available to prospective golf community residents."

About Dataw Island
Dataw Island is located just outside of the antebellum town of Beaufort, S.C. and encompasses a life of privacy and luxury. Recognized as one of the top coastal residential communities in the Southeast, this secluded 870-acre gated community offers residents the best in South Carolina Lowcountry living. Adjacent to the Intracoastal Waterway and lush marshes, the Dataw community provides its residents with two of the finest Lowcountry golf courses, elegant dining and an active lifestyle.

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