BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Named as Recipient of Tour’s Best Player Experience Award.

Greenville, SC - 12/12/2016

The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, conducted annually at three courses across the Upstate of South Carolina, was awarded with the Tour’s “Best Player Experience Award” at the PGA TOUR’s Tournament Meetings on Wednesday, December 7 in Las Vegas.

“For the second consecutive year, I am honored to present the BMW Charity Pro-Am with this wonderful award, which was voted on by the most important constituents – our players,” said Tour President Bill Calfee. “The tournament team and title sponsor BMW have always worked to present a full week of innovative initiatives and activities to make the tournament a special stop for our players and their families, and we’re pleased the players have rewarded their efforts with this honor.”

As the Tour event with the best player experience, the BMW Charity Pro-Am delivered on a number of fronts, including:

  • Pro-am format over three courses, with a number of players competing alongside celebrities
  • BMW Performance Center Driving Session for each participant
  • Highest-rated Tour event on Golf Channel, reaching over 3.5 million viewers
  • Sister Hazel concert
  • Free meals at select restaurants in downtown Greenville, S.C. during tournament week
  • Free BMW to the first player recording a hole-in-one during tournament week at our four-day host course

bmwcharityproamdec2016“This is the second consecutive year we’ve received this award, which is incredibly exciting,” said Bob Nitto, president, BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYYNEX Corporation. “Many people work extremely hard to make our tournament an outstanding experience for the players, and it’s wonderful that their hard work has been recognized again in this way.”

The 2017 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation will take place the week of May 15-21 at Thornblade Club, The Preserve at Verdae and Furman University Golf Club.


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