Joe W. Blizzard Historical

Joe W. Blizzard Historical (HM1XD5)

Location: Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Horry County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 40.242', W 78° 56.345'

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Joe W. Blizzard was born October 19, 1915 in Dillon, South Carolina. He was South Carolina's youngest amateur golf champion at just 16. He attended Clemson College and Furman College in South Carolina.
During World War II, he served with the British Commandos. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the United States Army after 27 years.
Along the Grand Strand in the mid-and-late 1960s, he won many prestigious golf championships.
From 1973-1988, he was head golf pro at Whispering Pines Golf Course, Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. He designed nine holes to add to the former nine-hole golf course.
Blizzard was known for his congenial manner, gentlemanly demeanor and dedication to the rules and traditions of golf. He delighted in passing these on to younger generations.
( adjacent marker )
Base Civil Engineering Complex

The Base Civil Engineering Complex, building 219, was located within this area of The Market Common. It contained the Base Civil Engineering Administrative Offices, specialty maintenance shops and storage for material used in maintaining base facilities. Civil Engineering personnel were responsible for repair and maintenance of base facilities and for minor construction of new facilities. The Base Engineer also
was responsible for overseeing and monitoring base construction projects performed under contract.
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HM NumberHM1XD5
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 691068 N 3727550
Decimal Degrees33.67070000, -78.93908333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 40.242', W 78° 56.345'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 40' 14.52" N, 78° 56' 20.7" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Blizzard St, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, US
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