Golfers Can Join One of the Lowcountry’s Top Private Clubs with No Initiation Fee for Three Months

December 7, 2009, St. Helena Island, S.C. – Dataw Island announced today that it will waive the initiation fee for the first three months for all new country club members. Dataw Island offers varying levels of association from a Full Membership, which includes the full use of golf, tennis, swimming, croquet, fitness and dining facilities; a Golf Membership which includes the full use of golf and dining facilities; an Island Social Membership which provides full use of tennis, swimming, croquet, fitness and dining facilities, with limited golf tee time privileges; or a Dining Membership which allows use of the Dataw facilities and the ability to attend special functions and bridge events.

Members of Dataw Island enjoy the club’s two 18-hole golf courses, Cotton Dike designed by Tom Fazio and Morgan River, designed by Arthur Hills; two putting greens; the driving range, the pro shop; eight Har-Tru tennis courts and newly-constructed tennis pro shop; outdoor swimming pool, bath house and refreshment center; two regulation croquet courts; community center including junior Olympic-size indoor pool and state-of-the-art fitness center; and full-service dining facilities for meetings, special events and private functions.

“Dataw Island Club has been recognized as one of the best private clubs for golf, tennis, swimming, fitness and dining,” said Ted Bartlett, general manager of Dataw Island. “Now, anyone who has thought about joining the club in the past can enjoy a three-month trial period to experience some of the best amenities in the southeast.”

About Dataw Island
Located just outside of the antebellum town of Beaufort, S.C., Dataw Island combines 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 residents with the finest amenities in the southeast; two of the finest golf courses, eight Har-Tru tennis courts, championship croquet lawns, indoor and outdoor pools, community and fitness center, boat marina and a wide selection of dining options.

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