BMW Charity Pro-Am Selects 2015 Charities

Greenville, SC - 11/18/2014

Officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc., the non-profit that manages the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, announced today that 20 charities have been selected to participate in the tournament’s 2015 charity programs. The 2015 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation will take place May 14-17 at Thornblade Club, The Reserve at Lake […]

Tournament Raises $836,883, Bringing Total to More Than $10.8 million.

Greenville - 08/19/2014

The 14th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament raised $836,883 for Upstate charities, tournament officials announced today. The tournament’s 2014 charity earnings push the total charitable giving since 2001 to more than $10.8 million. These funds are part of the PGA TOUR’s more than $2 billion in all-time charitable contributions. Officials […]

Max Homa Shoots 63. Wins BMW Charity Pro-Am.

Greenville. SC - 05/19/2014

Max Homa fired a bogey-free, 8-under 63 Sunday to win the BMW Charity Pro-Am and earn his first career title on the Web.com Tour.

Davidson, Blaum and Barber Tied for 54-Hole Lead in BMW Charity Pro-Am.

Greenville, SC - 05/18/2014

For the first time in the history of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation there are three players tied at the top entering the final round. Local favorite Matt Davidson, who played college golf at nearby Furman University, former Auburn All-American Blayne Barber and Duke’s Ryan Blum share the 54-hole lead at 14-under-par 201.

Trevor Murphy And Kyle Reifers Set 36-Hole Pace At BMW Charity Pro-Am.

Greenville, S.C. - 05/17/2014

Vermont native Trevor Murphy and Ohioan Kyle Reifers fired rounds of 66 and 64,  respectively, to grab the halfway lead at the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation.  The pair sits at 12-under par 132. A shot back are last year’s NEC Series-PGA TOUR Latinoamérica leading money winner Ryan Blum, who equaled Reifers 66, […]

Auburn’s Blayne Barber Leads BMW Charity Pro-Am.

Greenville, S.C. - 05/16/2014

Blayne Barber of Lake Mary Fla. fired a 63 in the first round of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation at Green Valley Country Club and leads by one over South Africa’s Dawie van der Walt. Five players are tied for third including University of Nevada-Las Vegas’ Bill Lunde and University of Mississippi’s Jonathan […]

Thursday Evening Celebrity Walk of Fame Cancelled Due to Weather.

Greenville, SC - 05/15/2014

Officials from the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced this morning that the Celebrity Walk of Fame presented by Piedmont Natural Gas has been cancelled for tonight. The event was originally scheduled from 6:45-7:45 p.m. on Main Street in Downtown Greenville. It was also announced this morning that actor Oliver Hudson (“Nashville”) withdrew […]

Celebrity Course Rotation and Celebrity Updates Announced

Greenville, SC - 05/12/2014

The celebrity course rotations for next week’s BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament were announced today.

Eight Local Pros to Play, Celebrity Updates Announced

Greenville, SC - 05/05/2014

Officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc. announced today that eight local pros will play in the upcoming Web.com Tour event: Daniel Bowden, Corbin Mills, Crawford Reeves and Kyle Thompson will play via sponsor exemptions, and Matt Bettencourt, Justin Bolli, Matt Davidson and Matt Hendrix will play via Web.com Tour membership.

2014 BMW Charity Pro-Am Announces 2014 Celebrity Participants.

Greenville, SC - 04/08/2014

Twenty-five celebrities will be in Greenville the week of May 12 for the 2014 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, including 10 first-time participants. Officials also announced two new celebrity components, including featured celebrity groupings and six celebrities to play in Sunday’s final round.

Volunteers Drive Charity Donations for BMW Charity Pro-Am.

Greenville, SC - 04/08/2014

Volunteers are a driving force behind the charitable donations of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, accounting for thousands of dollars in charitable contributions annually.

Tournament Gets First-Ever, Primetime Golf Channel Broadcast.

Greenville, SC - 04/03/2014

Upstate gets more global attention as 2014 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation gets first-ever primetime Golf Channel broadcast.
Lisa Cornwell, newest member of Golf Channel’s broadcast team, to play as celebrity contestant in the Web.com tour event.

BMW Charity Pro-Am Announces New VIP Fan Experience.

Greenville, SC - 03/27/2014

The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation is looking for deserving individuals and families to experience the 2014 tournament as a VIP.

New for 2014, the VIP Fan Experience will give deserving honorees, an individual or family, the star treatment for one day of the 2014 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, which takes place May 15-18.

BMW Charity Pro-Am Announces Bacon Brothers Concert

Greenville, SC - 03/21/2014

The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced today the tournament’s annual celebrity concert will be headlined by The Bacon Brothers.

The Bacon Brothers is composed of well-known actor Kevin Bacon and Michael Bacon, award-winning composer for film and television. The concert, which is being presented by Drive Automotive, takes place on Friday, May 16, on the TD Stage at the Peace Center.

BMW Charity Pro-Am Brings Celebrity Walk of Fame Back to Downtown Greenville

Greenville, SC - 03/13/2014

Officials from the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced today that after a six-year hiatus, the Celebrity Walk of Fame presented by Piedmont Natural Gas is returning to downtown Greenville.  “We’ve received questions about the Walk of Fame consistently since we last held the event in 2007, and we’re so excited to finally […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am Volunteer Registration, Ticket Sales Open Jan. 31

Greenville, SC - 01/28/2014

Officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc., the non-profit that manages the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, announced today that Volunteer Registration and Ticket Sales for the 2014 tournament will open Friday, Jan. 31.

24 Charities Selected to Participate.

Greenville, SC - 11/19/2013

Officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc., the non-profit that manages the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, announced today that 24 charities have been selected to participate in the tournament’s charity programs.

2013 BMW Charity Pro-Am Raises $731,152 for Local Charities.

Greenville, SC - 08/15/2013

The 13th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament raised $731,152 for Upstate charities, tournament officials announced today.

SOUTH CAROLINA’S MARK ANDERSON WINS BMW CHARITY PRO-AM

Greenville, SC - 05/19/2013

In his four-year professional golf career, Mark Anderson has experienced his fair share of highs and lows. After two early years on the Web.com Tour, Anderson gained his PGA TOUR card in 2012, but failed to crack the top 200 in the FedExCup standings. Despite struggling on the Web.com Tour early on this season, he’s a winner now and more than happy that his most significant victory to date came in his native state of South Carolina. In his 60th career start on the Web.com Tour, the Beaufort native from the southern end of the Palmetto state shot a 6-under-par 65 and cruised to his first victory on the circuit, claiming the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation by five strokes over Tom Hoge, a product of Texas Christian University who is in his second year on the Web.com Tour.

FRANKLIN CORPENING SETS 36-HOLE PACE AT BMW CHARITY PRO-AM IN SOUTH CAROLINA

Greenville, SC - 05/18/2013

First-year Web.com Tour member Franklin Corpening is the halfway leader of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation after posting a 15-under-par total of 128 in the unique pro-celebrity/amateur tournament played over three courses in Upstate South Carolina.

Amateur Walt Dennis Wins BMW with Tourney Hole-in-One

Greenville, SC - 05/17/2013

Amateur Walt Dennis, a participant in the 2013 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, won a new BMW 325i when he made a hole-in-one in the first round of the tournament.

Record Four Players Share First-round Lead at BMW Charity Pro-Am

Greenville, SC - 05/17/2013

A tournament record four players, including University of South Carolina alum Mark Anderson, share the lead after the first round of the 22nd BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation.

O’Hurley Added. Celebrity Course Rotation Confirmed.

Greenville, SC - 05/10/2013

The celebrity course rotations for next week’s BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament were announced today along with new celebrity commitments. John O’Hurley will join the list of celebrities for the 2013 tournament.

Tournament Announces Updates to 2013 Celebrity Line-Up

Greenville, SC - 05/07/2013

Officials from the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced new celebrity commitments today for the 2013 tournament on May 16-19. Actors Greg Ellis and Ryan Merriman, as well as Carolina Hurricanes hockey coach Kirk Muller, will join the lineup for the first time.

OOBE Answers Call for Tournament Volunteers

Greenville, SC - 05/01/2013

Local uniform and apparel-maker OOBE is supporting the upcoming 2013 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament by offering its employees a paid day off to volunteer for the tournament.

Celebrity Commitments Announced for 2013 BMW Charity Pro-Am

Greenville. SC - 04/10/2013

The celebrity commitments for the 13th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation were announced today at the tournament’s Media Day, held at the BMW Performance Center.

BMW Charity Pro-Am to Benefit from World Record Drift Event

Greenville, SC - 04/10/2013

On Saturday, May 11, Johan Schwartz, one of the BMW Performance Center’s driving instructors, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for drifting in a BMW M5 sedan. Fans are invited to attend the event, which will benefit the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation.

BMW Charity Pro-Am Announces New Ways to Track Celebrities On/Off Course

Greenville, SC - 04/10/2013

The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced today that there will be two new ways for the public to get a better view of the celebrities participating in the 2013 tournament: the Celebrity Tracker at Thornblade Club and Party on the Plaza presented by the Clemson Alumni Association.

May, Ernst Earn Professional Exemptions

Greenville, SC - 02/06/2013

Greenville resident and Clemson University graduate David May, and Seneca resident and Costal Carolina University graduate Drew Ernst, beat out 21 other pros today at Thornblade Club to win professional exemptions in the 2013 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament on May 16-19.

2013 BMW Charity Pro-Am Presented By SYNNEX Corporation: Online Ticket Sales Now Open, Online Volunteer Registration Opens Feb. 1

Greenville, SC - 01/29/2013

The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation’s ticket sales website, presented by Kentwool, is now open. The tournament’s online volunteer registration will open Friday, February 1.

The Reserve at Lake Keowee Joins the Golf Course Rotation for the 2013 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

Spartanburg, SC - 09/10/2012

South Carolina Charities, Inc. officials announced today that The Reserve at Lake Keowee will join Thornblade Club and Greenville Country Club’s Chanticleer course in a new course rotation for the 2013 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, which will take place May 16-19, 2013.

2012 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Raises $634,571 for Local Charities

Greenville, SC - 08/16/2012

The 12th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament raised $634,571 for 27 Upstate charities, it was announced today.

Nick Flanigan Wins 2012 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX CORPORATION Golf Tournament

Greer, SC - 05/20/2012

Australian Nick Flanagan won the 12th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament held at Thornblade Club here today, but it didn’t come easy. It took three playoff holes against fellow Australian Cameron Percy before Flanagan notched his first win of the year. Flanagan also won the tournament in 2007. He finished the tournament at -15 under par (67, 70, 67, 67).

Celebrity Course Rotation Released for Upcoming BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Golf Tournament; Celebrity Updates Announced

Greenville, SC - 05/10/2012

Celebrity course rotations for the upcoming BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament were announced today as were updates to the celebrity list. First-time participants include actor Richard Schiff of NBC’s The West Wing, actor Chris Rich of Reba and Reggie Smith, retired MLB All-Star. Returning to the tournament are actress Paula Trickey […]

Bowden and Duncan Earn Professional Exemptions in the 2012 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

Greenville, SC - 04/11/2012

Playoff Needed to Decide Winners; Lawrence, Jr. Named First Alternate Easley resident and Furman University graduate Daniel Bowden, and Clemson University graduate and Mt. Pleasant resident Brian Duncan, beat out 23 other pros today at Thornblade Club to win two professional exemptions in the 2012 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament. But […]

2012 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Benefits 27 Charities Through Tournament Sponsored Programs

Greenville, SC - 01/30/2012

Presents Upstate Families With An Affordable, Charity-Driven Experience Twenty-seven Upstate charities will benefit from programs sponsored by the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament. Each charity will earn funds through volunteer recruitment and sales of tournament tickets and one-day pro-am teams. “These programs present a risk-free opportunity for the charities to earn […]

South Carolina Charities, Inc. Names Beneficiaries for the 2012 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 11/29/2011

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the host organization of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament, has selected 28 charities to benefit from the 2012 golf tournament. The 28 charities that will have the opportunity to earn funds from the tournament are: 100 Black Men of the Upstate, A Child’s Haven, Big Brothers […]

The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Announces Sales Competition Between Four Spartanburg Colleges

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 09/28/2011

Today, officials from the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced a new initiative to increase tournament attendance, ticket sales and sponsorship in Spartanburg county by involving students from four local colleges. Over the next eight months, students from Converse College, Spartanburg Community College, USC Upstate and Wofford College will compete in The Collegiate […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Seeks Charities for 2012 Tournament; Organizations Apply Online

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 09/07/2011

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the foundation of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, is now accepting applications from non-profit organizations interested in raising funds through the 2012 golf tournament. Charities will earn funds by participating in tournament-sponsored programs including ticket sales, volunteer recruitment and foursomes sales in tournament week pro-ams. The details of […]

2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Raises More Than $652,000 for Local Charities

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 08/16/2011

The 11th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament raised $652,070 for 26 Upstate and Western North Carolina charities, it was announced today. Officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc. presented checks to representatives from the participating charities at the tournament’s annual check presentation, Communities for Charity presented by Michelin, held at Michelin […]

Greenville Country Club’s Chanticleer Course Joins Tournament Rotation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 08/16/2011

South Carolina Charities, Inc. officials announced today that Greenville Country Club’s Chanticleer course will join Thornblade Club and The Carolina Country Club in a new course rotation for the 2012 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, which will take place May 17-20, 2012. Robert Trent Jones, Sr. was the architect for Greenville Country Club’s […]

Golf Channel Ratings Increase for BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREER, S.C. - 07/13/2011

According to figures released by Golf Channel, a total of 5.1 million viewers tuned into its live telecast of the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament, a 13 percent increase in viewership from last year’s telecast. The tournament delivered approximately 693,000 household impressions, a 17 percent increase from last year. “It’s […]

Garth Mulroy Wins 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Golf Tournament

GREER, S.C. - 05/22/2011

South African Garth Mulroy won the 11th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament held at Thornblade Club here today. The win, which came on the first playoff hole against South Korean Sunghoon Kang, was the first win this year for the North Carolina State alum. He finished the tournament at -18 […]

Conflict Prevents Pesci from Attending BMW Charity Pro-Am Presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 05/13/2011

Actor Joe Pesci has withdrawn from the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts it was announced today by tournament officials. Pesci is currently filming the movie Gotti, based on the life of mafia mob boss, John Gotti. “It is unfortunate that Joe won’t be joining us, […]

Celebrity Course Rotation Announced for Upcoming BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 05/10/2011

Luke Wilson late withdrawalThe Carolina Country Club parking reminder Celebrity course rotations for the upcoming BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament were announced today. Celebrities that are scheduled to compete in this year’s event include: Lucas Black, Brad Brownell, Mark Bryan, Andy Buckley, Javier Colon, Jeffrey Donovan, Don Felder, Colt Ford, Bruce […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation: 2011 Celebrity and Concert Updates

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 05/03/2011

Today, officials from the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced new commitments for the 2011 tournament. Legendary NHL player Wayne Gretzky and his wife Janet will join the lineup as will musician and The Voice contestant Javier Colon and country music artist Colt Ford. It was also announced that Jerry Rice has had […]

Father and Son Duo Scheduled to Play in the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/26/2011

Legendary pro golfer Jay Haas and his son, Jay Haas, Jr., are scheduled to compete as professionals in the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation that begins May 19. Haas, Jr., along with Brian Duncan, was one of two pros to earn an exemption in the tournament earlier this month when 27 local […]

Jay Haas, Jr. and Brian Duncan Receive Professional Exemptions in the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/12/2011

Today at Thornblade, Jay Haas, Jr. and Brian Duncan beat out 25 other pros to win two professional exemptions in the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament. Both pros shot a -2 under par 69. This is the second year that tournament officials have held a competition for exemptions. “The Upstate […]

Fourth Annual Mike Creery First Tee Love for the Game Junior Golf Day Scheduled for Saturday, May 21

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/12/2011

The fourth annual Mike Creery First Tee Love for the Game Junior Golf Day was announced today during Media Day for the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation. Local youth are invited to attend this free event, which will be held on Saturday, May 21 at Thornblade Club’s practice range immediately following the […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Announces Celebrity Commitments for 2011

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/12/2011

Celebrity commitments for the 11th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation were announced today during the tournament’s Media Day. Included in the list are the following first-time participants: actor Jeffrey Donovan of USA Network’s Burn Notice, Retired Formula 1 driver Danny Sullivan, actor Andy Buckley of NBC’s The Office, actor Bruce Greenwood of […]

Volunteer Positions Still Available for the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 03/29/2011

Volunteer positions are still available for the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament. Opportunities to volunteer include Hospitality, Marshal and Transportation at all courses and Walking Scorer at Bright’s Creek Golf Club and The Carolina Country Club. Each year people of all ages and interests volunteer their time during tournament week. […]

Hitt Resigns Post at BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation to Serve as S.C. Secretary of Commerce

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 02/07/2011

Bobby Hitt, retired manager of corporate affairs at BMW Manufacturing Co., has resigned his post as Chairman of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation and as President of South Carolina Charities, Inc., the foundation that manages the event, to pursue his new role as the S.C. Secretary of Commerce. Hitt was the primary […]

Online Volunteer Registration Now Open for the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 01/31/2011

South Carolina Charities, Inc. is now accepting volunteer applications for the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament. Opportunities to volunteer include: hospitality, marshal, scoring, transportation and more. Individuals interested in volunteering should visit www.bmwcharitygolf.com and click on the Volunteer Registration tab on the left side of the website’s main page. From […]

South Carolina Charities, Inc. Names Beneficiaries for the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 12/20/2010

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the host organization of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament, has selected 26 South Carolina and North Carolina charities to benefit from the 2011 golf tournament. The 26 charities that will have the opportunity to earn funds from the tournament are: 100 Black Men of the Upstate, […]

2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Raises More Than $665,000 for Local Charities; 2011 Date Change Announced

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 08/19/2010

The tenth-annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament raised $665,041 for 72 Upstate and Western North Carolina charities, it was announced today during Communities for Charity presented by Michelin. Officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc. presented checks to representatives from 23 of the 72 participating charities at the tournament’s annual check presentation, […]

Foursomes Now Available for The First Tee Pro-Am hosted by Jay Haas

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 07/27/2010

Foursomes are now available for The First Tee Pro-Am hosted by Jay Haas, which will bring 25 PGA, Champions and Nationwide Tour professionals to the Upstate for a one-day pro-am benefiting The First Tee Greenville. Professionals scheduled to attend include the host of the event and 23-time Tour winner Jay Haas; U.S. Open Champion Lucas […]

Justin Hicks Wins 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Golf Tournament

GREER, S.C. - 05/16/2010

A record 57,000 fans witnessed Justin Hicks win the 10th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament held at Thornblade Club here today. The win, which came after a one hour rain delay in which Hicks and pro Fabian Gomez were the only two remaining golfers left on the 18th fairway, was […]

Golfing Celebrities Visit BMW Manufacturing

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - 05/12/2010

Celebrities playing in the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation kicked off tournament week by visiting the Upstate South Carolina factory, chatting with team members, signing autographs and posing for pictures. Former NFL stars Kordell Stewart (Pittsburgh Steelers) and Sterling Sharpe (University of South Carolina and Green Bay Packers) popped in Tuesday night shortly […]

Celebrity Course Rotation Announced for Upcoming BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 05/07/2010

Celebrity course rotations for the upcoming BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament were announced today. Celebrities that are scheduled to compete in this year’s event include: Catherine Bell, Lucas Black, Javier Colon, Don Felder, Thomas Gibson, Oliver Hudson, Rob Marciano, Branford Marsalis, Jennifer Mills, Terry O’Quinn, Michael Pena, Jerry Rice, Jim Rice, […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation: 2010 Celebrity Updates

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/30/2010

Today, officials from the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced that the following celebrities have had to withdraw from the 2010 tournament due to schedule conflicts: Steve Azar, Jason Dohring, Pat Green, Samuel L. Jackson, Cheech Marin, Dr. Phil McGraw and Dennis Quaid. “We are disappointed to lose celebrities this close to the […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Partners with Waste Management to Make Tourney Greener

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/27/2010

Waste Management, Inc. is donating 10 solar powered waste and recycling compactors for the upcoming BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament it was announced today. These state-of-the-art solar powered compactors will be placed in high traffic areas to help the tournament more efficiently manage the waste and recyclables generated by spectators. About […]

Retired NFL Wide Receiver Jerry Rice to Compete as a Professional in the 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/19/2010

Officials of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced today that 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Jerry Rice will compete as a professional in the 2010 tournament. This is the second time Rice has competed as a professional. His first tournament was last week at the Fresh Express Classic at TPC […]

Third Annual Mike Creery First Tee Love for the Game Junior Golf Day Scheduled for Saturday, May 15

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/13/2010

The third annual Mike Creery First Tee Love for the Game Junior Golf Day was announced today during Media Day for the 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation. Local youth are invited to attend this free event, which will be held on Saturday, May 15 at Thornblade Club’s practice range immediately following tournament […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Announces Final Celebrity Commitments for 2010

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/13/2010

The final celebrity commitments for the 10th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation were released today during the tournament’s Media Day. The latest commitments for the golf tournament include the following first time participants: actor Samuel L. Jackson; TV personality Dr. Phil McGraw; actor and S.C. native Thomas Gibson; and Don Felder, lead […]

David Robinson and Phillip Mollica Awarded Professional Exemptions in the 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/13/2010

Today at Thornblade Club, 18 pros competed for two professional exemptions in the 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation. The two pros receiving exemptions in May’s tournament are David Robinson and Phillip Mollica. Robinson turned in a round of 66. Mollica a round of 67. Robinson was a three-time All American at Georgia […]

Eighteen Pros Compete for Two Professional Exemptions in the 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 03/13/2010

Today at Thornblade Club, 18 pros competed for two professional exemptions in the 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation. This is the first year that tournament officials have held a competition for exemptions. Local pros and those with ties to the Upstate include Nick Biershenk, Tommy Biershenk, Ben Duncan, Brian Duncan, Tanner Ervin, […]

South Carolina Charities, Inc. Announces Two New Board Members

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 02/22/2010

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the founding organization of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, announced two new board members today: Bob Stegner of SYNNEX Corporation and Mike Munafo of OmniSource Southeast. They join Bobby Hitt, Max Metcalf and Bob Nitto of BMW, Irv Welling of Elliott Davis and Mike Wood of American Storage. […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Announces 10 More Celebrity Commitments for 2010

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 02/16/2010

Ten more celebrity commitments for the 10th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation were released today. The latest commitments for the golf tournament include LOST actor Terry O’Quinn, Michael Pena, Kevin Sorbo, Cheech Marin and actress Paula Trickey; musicians Joe Don Rooney and Branford Marsalis; broadcast journalist and Greenville native Jennifer Mills; former […]

Online Volunteer Registration Now Open for the 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 02/01/2010

South Carolina Charities, Inc. is now accepting volunteer applications for the 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament. Opportunities to volunteer include: hospitality, marshal, scoring, transportation and more. Individuals interested in volunteering can register online at www.bmwcharitygolf.com. If you wish to volunteer and would prefer a paper application, contact Marshall Bettendorf at […]

Tickets on Sale for the 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation; OOBE Charity Challenge Foursomes Available

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 01/19/2010

Two programs benefiting the 99 charities of the 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation are now open: ticket sales and OOBE Charity Challenge Pro-Am foursome sales. Tickets to the 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation are currently for sale through the 99 South Carolina and North Carolina charities selected to receive […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Named 2009 Nationwide Tour Charity of the Year

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 01/12/2010

The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation has been named the 2009 Nationwide Tour Charity of the Year for its far-reaching impact on charities in the Upstate region of South Carolina and Western North Carolina. Tournament organizers will receive a check for $30,000 from the PGA TOUR to enhance the tournament’s charitable endeavors. Earlier […]

First 10 Celebrity Commitments Announced for the 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 12/07/2009

The first 10 celebrity commitments for the 10th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation were released today. The commitments for the 2010 tournament include actors Kurt Russell, Oliver Hudson, Patrick Warburton and Gary Valentine; Clemson University Head Football Coach Dabo Swinney; CNN news and weather anchor Rob Marciano; musicians Pat Green, Javier Colon […]

South Carolina Charities, Inc. Names Beneficiaries for 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 11/23/2009

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the host organization of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament, has selected a record 98 South Carolina and North Carolina charities to benefit from the 2010 golf tournament. The 98 charities that will have the opportunity to earn funds from the tournament are: 100 Black Men of […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Seeks Charities for 2010 Tournament; Organizations Apply Online

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 09/30/2009

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the foundation of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament, is now accepting applications from 501(c)(3) charities to help them raise money for their organizations. Selected charities will have the opportunity to sell $25 Patron (general admission) credentials and retain 100 percent of the proceeds. Charities will also […]

2009 BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament Raises More Than $650,000 for Local Charities; SYNNEX Corporation Signs on as Presenting Sponsor

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 08/20/2009

The ninth-annual BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament raised $651,829 for 78 Upstate and Western North Carolina charities, it was announced today. It was also announced that SYNNEX Corporation will be the new presenting sponsor of the BMW Charity Pro-Am. Officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc. presented checks to representatives from some of the 78 participating […]

Michael Sim Wins 2009 BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

GREER, S.C. - 05/17/2009

Forty-six thousand (46,000) fans witnessed Michael Sim win the ninth-annual BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament held at Thornblade Club here today. The win was the second this year for the Perth, Australia native, who finished the tournament at –22 under par (68, 65, 62, 69), beating Fabian Gomez by one stroke on the first hole […]

Celebrity Course Rotation Announced for Upcoming

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 05/11/2009

Celebrity course rotations for the upcoming BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament were announced today. Celebrities that are scheduled to compete in this year’s event include: Steve Azar, Lucas Black, Javier Colon, Jason Dohring, Oliver Hudson, Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Mills, Terry O’Quinn, Michael Pena, Dennis Quaid, George Rogers, Joe Don Rooney, Stefanie Schaeffer, Sterling Sharpe, Kevin […]

Conflicts Prevent Bell, Coulier and Gretzkys from Attending BMW Charity Pro-Am

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 05/05/2009

Actress Catherine Bell, actor Dave Coulier and both Wayne and Janet Gretzky have withdrawn from the 2009 BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament. “It is unfortunate that they won’t be joining us, but we understand,” said Darin MacDonald, tournament director. “They participate out of the goodness of their hearts, and when their schedules change, we understand […]

Local Golfers Earn Exemptions for 2009 BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/29/2009

Former Clemson University golfers Brent Delahoussaye, Matt Hendrix and Stephen Poole, along with Jay Haas, Jr., and Boiling Springs resident William McGirt have been granted exemptions to participate in this year’s BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament. Delahoussaye, who played at Clemson from 2002-05, was Tigers’ highest ranked player in the world amateur rankings according to […]

Celebrity Participants Announced for 2009 BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/15/2009

Steve Azar, Catherine Bell, Lucas Black, Javier Colon, Dave Coulier, Jason Dohring, David James Elliott, Wayne Gretzky, Oliver Hudson, Janet Jones-Gretzky, Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Mills, Terry O’Quinn, Michael Pena, Dennis Quaid, George Rogers, Joe Don Rooney, Stefanie Schaeffer, Sterling Sharpe, Kevin Sorbo, Kordell Stewart, Dabo Swinney, Paula Trickey, Gary Valentine and Ben Wright are the […]

Volunteers Positions Available for the BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 03/17/2009

Looking for an opportunity to see Hollywood superstars and legendary sports greats while donating valuable funds to charity? Well, here’s your chance! Volunteer positions are still available for the BMW Charity Pro-Am at all three tournament courses where Dennis Quaid, Catherine Bell, Joe Pesci, Kurt Russell and Wayne Gretzky, to name a few, have competed […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 01/28/2009

Two programs benefiting the 78 charities of the 2009 BMW Charity Pro-Am are now open: ticket sales and online volunteer registration. Tickets to the 2009 BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament are currently for sale through the 78 Upstate South Carolina and Western North Carolina charities selected to receive proceeds from this year’s event. Each of […]

South Carolina Charities, Inc. Names 2009 BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament Beneficiaries

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 12/15/2008

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the host organization of the BMW Charity Pro-Am, has selected 77 charities from Upstate South Carolina and Western North Carolina to receive proceeds from its 2009 golf tournament. The 77 charities that will benefit from the tournament are: 100 Black Men of the Upstate, A Child’s Haven, American Diabetes Association, Anderson […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am Seeks Charities for 2009 Tournament; Organizations Apply Online

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 11/05/2008

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the foundation of the BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament, is now accepting applications from 501(c)(3) charities to help them raise money for their organizations by participating in the 2009 tournament. Selected charities will have the opportunity to sell $25 Patron (general admission) Credentials and retain 100 percent of the proceeds. Charities […]

Courses & Dates Set for 2009 BMW Charity Pro-Am

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 08/21/2008

On the heels of last week’s announcement that the BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament set an attendance record and donated more than $900,000 to 70+ local charities, tournament officials announced today that this premier Nationwide Tour event will return to Thornblade Club, The Carolina Country Club and Bright’s Creek Golf Club on May 14-17, 2009. […]

2008 BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament Raises More Than $900,000 for Local Charities

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 08/13/2008

The eighth-annual BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament raised $906,308 for 72 Upstate and Western North Carolina charities, it was announced today. Checks were presented to representatives from 22 of the participating charities by officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc., at an event held today at the Embassy Suites hotel. The BMW Charity Pro-Am has raised […]

David Mathis Wins 2008 BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

GREER, S.C. - 05/18/2008

Fifty thousand (50,000) fans, the most in tournament history, witnessed David Mathis win the eighth-annual BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament held at Thornblade Club here today. The win was the first for the Winston-Salem, N.C. native, who finished the tournament at -20 under par (65, 65, 68, 68) beating Roger Tambellini by three strokes. The […]

11 Granted Exemptions for 2008 BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 05/12/2008

Tommy Biershenk, Ben Duncan, Jeff Gallagher, George Gankas, Jay Haas, Jr., Kevin Hall, Matt Hendrix, P.H. Horgan III, Ryan Howison, Payton Osborn and Jeremy Pope have been granted exemptions to participate in this year’s BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament, which will be played May 15-18, 2008, at Thornblade Club in Greenville, The Carolina Country Club […]

Celebrity Course Rotation Announced for Upcoming

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 05/12/2008

Celebrity course rotations for the upcoming BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament were announced today. Celebrities that are scheduled to compete in this year’s event include: Joe Pesci, Dennis Quaid, Luke Wilson, Greg Kinnear, Kurt Russell, Catherine Bell, Oliver Hudson, Wayne Gretzky, Janet Jones-Gretzky, Ty Gretzky, Kevin Sorbo, Dave Coulier, Stefanie Schaeffer, Patrick Warburton, Michael Pena, […]

Actor Kevin Sorbo Rejoins BMW Charity Pro-Am Celebrity Field

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 05/08/2008

Actor Kevin Sorbo has rejoined the 2008 BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament celebrity field. The actor, who was originally scheduled to appear, withdrew two week’s ago due to changes in his production schedule. Further changes in his schedule now allow him to participate. “We are very excited to have Kevin back and I know his […]

Actor Joe Pesci, NFL Stars Sterling Sharpe and Kordell Stewart Join BMW Charity Pro-Am Celebrity Ranks, Samuel L. Jackson, David James Elliott, Lucas Black and Kevin Sorbo Out

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/24/2008

Actor Joe Pesci and former NFL players Sterling Sharpe and Kordell Stewart have been added to the line-up of celebrities for the 2008 BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament. Actors Samuel L. Jackson, David James Elliott, Kevin Sorbo and Lucas Black have withdrawn. Ty Gretzky, the 17-year-old son of the Great One, will also participate as […]

Celebrity Participants Announced for 2008 BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/02/2008

Samuel L. Jackson, Dennis Quaid, Luke Wilson, Greg Kinnear, Kurt Russell, Catherine Bell, David James Elliott, Wayne Gretzky, Janet Jones Gretzky, Dave Coulier, Stefanie Schaeffer, Patrick Warburton, Oliver Hudson, Michael Pena, Jason Dohring, Kevin Sorbo, Josh Kelley, Cheech Marin, Javier Colon, Lucas Black, Steve Azar, Gary Valentine, Mark Rypien, Branford Marsalis, Pat Green, George Rogers, […]

Volunteer Positions Available for the BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 02/26/2008

Looking for an opportunity to see Hollywood superstars and legendary sports greats? Well, here’s your chance! Volunteer positions are still available for the 2008 BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament where Kevin Costner, Catherine Bell, George Lopez and Wayne Gretzky, to name a few, have competed in the past. This year’s tournament will be played May […]

South Carolina Charities, Inc. to Select Additional Charity Beneficiaries for 2008 Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 12/12/2007

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the foundation of the BMW Charity Pro-Am, is now accepting applications from 501(c)(3) charities to help raise money by participating in the tournament’s new ticket sales program. In addition to the 22 charitable beneficiaries announced in November, South Carolina Charities, Inc. will choose up to 50 additional charities to participate in […]

South Carolina Charities, Inc. Names 2008 BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament Beneficiaries

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 11/06/2007

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the host organization of the BMW Charity Pro-Am, has selected charities from Upstate South Carolina and Western North Carolina to receive proceeds from its 2008 golf tournament. The charities are: A Child’s Haven, Inc., Anderson Area YMCA, Palmetto Council Boy Scouts, Blue Ridge Council Boy Scouts, Boys and Girls Clubs of […]

North Carolina’s Bright’s Creek Golf Club Named Third Course to Host BMW Charity Pro-Am

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 08/28/2007

Bright’s Creek Golf Club, located just outside of Tryon, N.C. in Mill Spring, has been named the third host course of the 2008 BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament. Bright’s Creek joins Thornblade Club in Greenville and Carolina Country Club in Spartanburg as the host courses for the Nationwide Tour’s premier event; a record-breaking attendance, revenue […]

New Courses Highlight Changes for 2008 BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 08/22/2007

The BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament will be played on three new area courses, May 12-18, 2008, it was announced today by officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc. The past seven tournaments have all been held at The Cliffs Communities. The tournament – a record-breaking attendance, revenue and charity-raising event on the Nationwide Tour – […]

South Carolina Charities, Inc. Names 2007 BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs Golf Tournament Beneficiaries

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 08/13/2007

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the foundation of the BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs, has selected 20 Upstate South Carolina and Western North Carolina charities to receive proceeds from its 2007 golf tournament. The charities are: A Child’s Haven, Inc.; Blue Ridge Council Boy Scouts; Blue Ridge Literacy Council; Compass of Carolina; Fellowship of Christian […]

2007 BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs Golf Tournament Smashes Record; Raises more than $2 Million for Charity

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 07/17/2007

The seventh-annual BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs golf tournament raised a record $2,021,325 for 20 Upstate and Western North Carolina charities. Checks were presented to representatives from each of the participating charities by officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc., at an event held today in the BMW Zentrum Museum on the grounds of BMW […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs Golf Tournament Names Volunteers of the Year

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 06/14/2007

Jay Horne from Columbia, Dale Plecha from Anderson, and David Podsedly from Hendersonville have been named the BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs’ golf tournament Volunteers of the Year. Horne, who was named Volunteer of the Year at The Cliffs Valley course, is a five-year volunteer who has served the past three years as a […]

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