Spring Island wins award from trade magazine

The Spring Island community of Beaufort County has received an award from BoardRoom magazine, a trade publication that covers private clubs and communities.

The community won the Distinguished Emerald Club of the World Award, given to the top 5 percent of private clubs worldwide, according to a news release.

The award recognizes the community's food services, golf operations and courses, tennis, aquatics, and spa and club facilities as well as qualities such as reputation, the release said. To receive the award, a club must be nominated by a committee and undergo a site visit, an audit and an evaluation report from the magazine, according to the release.

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