Tag: Wild

Apr 18 2019

Wild Dunes Men’s Golf Association Hosts Prostate Cancer Foundation Event

By Colin McCandless for The Island Eye News One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostrate cancer in their lifetime, which is why events such as the 6th Annual Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) charity golf fundraiser, teeing off at 1 p.m. on May 11 at the Wild Dunes Links Course, are so important. Over …

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Apr 05 2019

Wild Dunes Yacht Club Hosts Emmy Winning Filmmaker

By Pamela Marsh for The Island Eye News The Wild Dunes Yacht Club held its annual St. Patrick’s Day party on March 9 at the Links Clubhouse in Wild Dunes. Dr. Phil Dustan, professor in the Biology Department at the College of Charleston, presented his research on the devastating effects of rising ocean temperature on …

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Feb 07 2019

Wild Dunes Offers Golf Program

By Charlotte Park for The Island Eye News The Harbor Friends Golf Program is the ultimate annual VIP pass to one of the most beautiful courses in the Lowcountry. Golf Digest says Harbor Golf Course of Wild Dunes Resort, a Destination Hotel, is among the “Best in State” for golf in South Carolina. Designed by …

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Jan 16 2019

The 2019 Wild Dunes Author Series

By Emma C. Woodham for The Island Eye News New York Times bestselling author and Isle of Palms resident Mary Alice Monroe will welcome two distinguished guests for the Wild Dunes Author Series on Jan. 27, Patti Callahan Henry and Lisa Wingate.  “This is our island, and I’m always shocked when people don’t know about …

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Aug 30 2018

Why Our Leatherback Eggs Did Not Hatch

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News Photos by Barb Bergwerf Many people have asked how the Leatherback nest laid in Wild Dunes did. Unfortunately the inventory conducted on August 10 when it was 73 days old and overdue showed that none of the 95 large eggs showed any sign of embryonic development. While …

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Aug 09 2018

Dolphins Finish Season Strong

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Eye News Photos by Mic Smith Photography LLC Wild Dunes Dolphins Swim Team made notable gains with the 2018 season, which ended with the team taking fourth place at the East Cooper Swim League Championships the weekend of July 20-21. “This year, we won three out of five …

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Aug 08 2018

Wild Dunes Yacht Club Swears In 2018-19 Officers

By Pamela Marsh for The Island Eye News The Wild Dunes Yacht Club conducted its annual Change of Command on July 14 at the Wild Dunes Property Owners Beach House. The 2018-19 Fleet Officers are: Commodore – Pamela Marsh, Vice Commodore – Mike McCall, Rear Commodore – Bob Smith, Past Commodore – Jack Leber, Membership …

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Jul 19 2018

Wild Horses Couldn’t Keep Me Away

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News  Snubs, cultural differences and misunderstandings are the backstories of Cumberland Island and St. Marys Georgia. The misguided Seal sisters for example were just waving their handkerchiefs good-bye as the Yankees finally abandoned the occupation of their town. Captain Higginson, the commanding officer, saw it differently. “They’re sending …

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Jul 11 2018

Diving Into Summer

Photo by Mic Smith Photography, LLC Wild Dunes Swim Team’s 2018 summer is off to a fantastic start with 149 swimmers, ages 5-18, from the islands and nearby neighborhoods. The Dolphins already have two wins from early meets against I’on and Rivertowne on the Wando. The season continues into mid-July with the East Cooper Swim …

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Jun 11 2018

New Hotel In Wild Dunes

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer For The Island Eye News A new hotel in Wild Dunes has been the topic of conversations on Isle of Palms for many weeks now, and representatives from Lowe, the company that owns and operates Wild Dunes, presented information about the proposed hotel to city council in May.  “Lowe is …

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