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SEA PINES SELECTS ARCHITECT, CELEBRATES INSTRUCTOR

Sea Pines Country Club has selected golf course architect Phil Smith to create a masterplan for its Arnold Palmer-designed Club Course. Smith has more than 30 years of experience working with PGA Tour and golf course design legends Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf. He has led numerous high-profile renovations, including a complete redesign of the Phoenician Golf Club. 

Style wiseHILTON HEAD MOM AND NURSE STEPS UP HER LOOK

As both a labor and delivery nurse and a mother, Morgan Edmunds spends her days tending to the needs of others. Time to focus on herself — and her appearance — is in short supply for this Hilton Head Island resident. But with a new phase of her career coming, Edmunds knew she needed to work on her look. She decided to enter Monthly’s style makeover contest and, to her surprise, she won.

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LOCAL ARTIST LOGAN LEGGS EDELMAN WANTS TO SAVE THE WORLD

Perched atop a stool in the rustic, industrial back workshop at Bo Art, Logan Leggs Edelman seems like every bit the free-spirited vagabond artist you’d expect from his bio.

The 26-year-old discusses art in terms of its impact on the human condition — the way one moment of inspiration, poured out into a piece of artwork, can inspire countless others, and in the process affect real-world change that lifts up everyone.

JONATHAN GRIZ IS A YOUNG GOLFER TO WATCH

He doesn’t have a driver’s license yet and he’s three years away from being able to vote, but Jonathan Griz is already a better golfer than many people who have dedicated a lifetime to the sport. The Hilton Head Island ninth-grader is currently ranked No. 22 in the world for players 18 and younger and hopes to join the PGA Tour after college.

“I’m travelling a lot to tournaments all over the U.S.,” he said. “Golf is like my job.”

PROGRAM GIVES STUDENTS EXPERIENCE IN MARINE INDUSTRY

Griffin Sanders has grown up on the waters surrounding Hilton Head Island. He’s splashed in the surf at Coligny Beach, boated in the May River and explored the Intracoastal Waterway.

“I’ve been boating since I was 2,” the Hilton Head Island High School 10th grader said. “I’ve lived on Hilton Head my whole life. The water has been such a huge part of it.”

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Tom Taylor knows that when you need a lawyer, it’s usually at a time in your life when it is essential you have the best. Tom graduated first in his class from USC’s law school and has over 30 years of courtroom experience in the Lowcountry.

SPRENGER HEALTH CARE OPENS IN BLUFFTON

Sprenger Health Care Systems, a skilled nursing and assisted living community in Bluffton, celebrated its grand opening in March. Sprenger Health Care Bluffton offers a skilled nursing wing with 60 private rooms and 45 private assisted-living apartments. In addition, it offers a 3,000-square-foot state-of-the-art therapy gym, multiple gourmet eateries including a pub and lounge, plus an outdoor enclosed patio with fireplace. Sprenger Health Care has locations throughout Ohio, Indiana and South Carolina.

SECURITY OFFICERS IN GATED COMMUNITIES ARE THE REAL DEAL

Many Lowcountry residents pass through security gates every day, giving the security officer inside the guardhouse a wave as the gate opens and they roll into one of the island’s many gated communities or plantations.

For others, the security guards aren’t as welcome a sight — especially for those who arrive to visit a friend but discover that a promised pass has not been called in. The island’s gatekeepers are firm but polite: Only those who have the proper credentials may enter.