|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 2 Apr 2013 07:49:57 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Myrtle Beach (SC) golf course|
Myrtle Beach leaders fought for, and won, much sought after
Whispering Pines golf course at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base
By Alan Blondin Myrtle Beach Sun News (SC) April 2, 2013MYRTLE BEACH - When it became apparent that the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base was going to close, Myrtle Beach city leaders created a bucket list of base properties they were interested in acquiring.
Whispering Pines Golf Club was at the top of that list. City leaders went after the course, and got it.
The course became and remains the only municipal course among approximately 100 on the Grand Strand.
“We knew at some point in time somebody was going to take it over,” said Richard Kirby, the city’s parks superintendent who held the same position when the course closed with the rest of the base in 1993. "In the early 1990s golf was hot in Myrtle Beach. A lot of people wanted this place."
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/2013/04/02/3414849/myrtle-beach- leaders-fought-for.html
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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