Whispering Pines Golf Course

Whispering Pines Golf Course (HM2ADU)

Location: Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Horry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 40.743', W 78° 54.953'

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In June 1962, when Brigadier General Gil Meyers took command of the base, he found an old set of plans for a golf course on the base. With $23,000 appropriated for the course, he got the project underway. Knowing that you cannot build a nine hole golf course for that much money, he got the airmen involved in a self-help project. "We carved that nine holes of golf right out of the woods, and we all chipped in to work," General Meyers said. "I was out there cutting down trees myself, as a matter of fact."

The new golf course opened in July of that year. The airmen and their families could join for $5 a month. A new clubhouse was added in 1985, and an additional nine holes were added in 1987.

A driving range and putting green were adjacent to the clubhouse. The "Nineteenth Hole" snack bar served a wide variety of short-order meals and beverages of all types.

The course is now a public golf course owned and operated by the City of Myrtle Beach.
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Date Added Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 at 7:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 693201 N 3728519
Decimal Degrees33.67905000, -78.91588333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 40.743', W 78° 54.953'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 40' 44.58" N, 78° 54' 57.18" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 900 Harrelson Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, US
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