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Just Released: Legends Volume 36

We are pleased to present the newest edition of Legends magazine. In our current issue, we offer a “Taste of Summer” with recipes from the Kiawah Island Club’s extremely talented chefs (pg. 92). We invite you on a walk through the forest alongside birders and wildlife photographers as they behold Kiawah’s winged travelers in “Looking Skyward” (pg. 50). In “Lefty Wins Big” (pg. 84) we share an overview of last year’s thrilling PGA Championship. We introduce you to the philanthropy and sportsmanship of the Club’s newest golf ambassador in “HV3 Brings His A Game” (pg. 40). And we give you a sneak peek at Medical University of South Carolina’s new Sea Island’s Medical Facility, which will bring state-of-the-art healthcare to Kiawah.



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2019

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