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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: Birthplace of Sports Illustrated Monument Team Field Report

5603 Granddaddy Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC
At Pine Lakes Country Club, in the Hall of Fame Garden next to the clubhouse. North side of town roughly parallel with 55th Ave. Take US 17 to the Grissom Pkwy exit, drive south a half-mile, then turn left into the country club. The monument stands next to the clubhouse, at the center of the Hall of Fame Garden.
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Birthplace of Sports Illustrated Monument

Sports Illustrated magazine was invented by Henry Luce, who was not a sports fan but who believed that sports fans could make him a lot of money. A monument marks the spot where the idea was conceived, at the exclusive Pine Lakes Country Club. Report... [10/10/2012]

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Sports Illustrated plaque.

Birthplace of Sports Illustrated Monument

"Exclusive" is the correct word to use for this upscale country club. The monument sits to the left of the stairs at the golf shop. The Golfers there sure are nice!

[Jennifer Gilmore, 10/10/2012]

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