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Veterans Compete to Represent the USA

A group of wounded veterans enjoyed a practice round today in preparation for tomorrow’s qualifying round at Dataw Island, in which they will compete for a coveted spot on the Simpson Cup team, a Ryder Cup-style event produced annually by the On Course Foundation in which wounded and disabled American veterans compete against their British counterparts. This year, 56 golfers are competing in qualifiers around the country to earn one of five spots on the team. Saturday at 9:00 am, Col. Glenn Blackburn will make the ceremonial first shot on the Tom Fazio-designed Cotton Dike course at Dataw Island, and competition is expected to be tough. “There are some fantastic competitors playing at Dataw this week,” Whitmore said. “This course is one of the most challenging qualifiers and some of the strongest players are here to compete. The course has a lot of tooth, a lot of yardage. I tell the guys not to let the yardage fool them; a long shot won’t take the place of quality golf shots.” When asked why they would choose to compete in one of the harder qualifiers, Whitmore admitted that the “tour-like” conditions of the course are a big draw, but even more appealing are the members and staff who make the experience one they look forward to every year. “We really feel like we are coming home to family when we come to Dataw. We are treated like family, like royalty actually, and we truly appreciate Dataw members.” And, members share the sentiment. With a large contingency of veterans living on the island, along with civilians who are avid supporters of our military, it is no wonder the gentlemen from the On Course Foundation feel so welcomed. “These men have made an incredible sacrifice,” said Dataw Island member Dave Luzzi, himself a veteran. “Dataw Island is honored to be given this wonderful opportunity to open our doors in support of service members. It’s also great to look at these guys and see camaraderie and competition shine through the game of golf.” ## The On Course Foundation supports the rehabilitation of wounded, injured and sick service-members and veterans through the medium of golf. While their main goal is to offer work placements and opportunities to service personnel and veterans suffering from physical and mental injuries, they also offer comprehensive golf tuition from their training professionals. Their reasons for doing so are simple – they believe that the sport of golf offers members a way to socialize and compete healthily, thereby improving confidence as well as physical and mental strength. Dataw Island is a gated golf, tennis and boating lifestyle community located fifteen minutes outside of historic downtown Beaufort. The island features two recently-renovated golf courses by designers Tom Fazio and Arthur Hills, a tennis center, a community center with workout and massage facilities, three restaurants, world class croquet lawns, bocce, kayaking, and more. The community has also been ranked the number one best

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Dataw to Host The First Tee Program

Dataw Island is proud to start hosting The First Tee beginning this March.

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Welcoming our marketing partners

Berkshire Hathaway to join ERA at Dataw Island Sales & Welcome Center

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World Record set on Dataw!

In the Resolution Run 5k/10k, local runner Rachel Bowling set a World Record

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Members Vote to Purchase Marina

The Dataw Island Owners Association is pleased to announce its purchase of the marina property located on the north end of the island.

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2018 Dataw Island Luminary Night

A Holiday Festival of Music and Light

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Dataw Named 2018 Club of the Year

The South Carolina Golf Association has given its highest level of recognition to Dataw Island, naming us their 2018 Club of the Year

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Congratulations to our Croquet Club Champions!

The Croquet Club of Dataw Island is proud to announce our new 2018 Golf Croquet Champions. The Singles Champion is Dean Hewitt, and the Doubles Champions are Dean Hewitt and Bruce Anderson. Runner up in Singles is Ray Barrett, and in Doubles it’s Rick and Cookie Brown.

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Dataw Island Club Champions

After a tough-fought battle, Chris Jones emerged as the men's winner and Sue Zankowski

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SCGA Amateur Championship - Final Results

Harwood victorious at Amateur Championship

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History to Unfold at 87th SCGA Amateur Championship

Youth vs experience has been the mantra of recent memory for the annual battle of the South Carolina Golf Association’s Amateur Championship. However

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Dataw Members Recognized for their Charitable Nature

Golf Course Home Network Announces the Top 20 Golf Communities in North America, and Dataw Island is one of them!

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2018 Club Doubles Championships

There were lots of exciting matches played at the 2018 Club Doubles Championships!

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Statewide Recognition for our Adopt-A-Highway teams

Dataw Island volunteers were recognized for ongoing efforts to keep our community clean and beautiful

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TaylorMade Golf Intercollegiate Final Results

130+ college athletes enjoyed soaking in the Southern sun for the final rounds today

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Hunger Games: Results are in!

Thank you to all who supported the Hunger Games! Click through to view a video of the events.

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Beaufort County Chairman Paul Sommerville Visits Dataw Island

The Dataw Island Owners Association (DIOA) was honored this morning by a visit from Beaufort County Council Chairman D. Paul Sommerville, who represents District 2, which includes MCAS, Beaufort, Lady’s Island, Fripp Island, and Dataw Island, Hunting Island, and areas in between.

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Education Matters: Dataw Island members collect school supplies for children in need

Dataw Island members collect school supplies for children in need.

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