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, George Rogers, Joe Don Rooney, Kurt Russell, Stefanie Schaeffer, Sterling Sharpe, Kevin Sorbo, Kordell Stewart, Dabo Swinney, Paula Trickey, Gary Valentine, Patrick Warburton and Ben Wright.

Celebrities will play the following course rotations:

Thursday:

Thornblade Club:

  • Lucas Black
  • Don Felder
  • Branford Marsalis
  • Jennifer Mills
  • Michael Pena
  • Jim Rice
  • Kevin Sorbo

The Carolina Country Club:

  • Catherine Bell
  • Javier Colon
  • Oliver Hudson
  • Terry O’Quinn
  • Jerry Rice (pro)
  • George Rogers
  • Joe Don Rooney
  • Kurt Russell
  • Dabo Swinney
  • Patrick Warburton

Bright’s Creek Golf Club:

  • Thomas Gibson
  • Rob Marciano
  • Stefanie Schaeffer
  • Sterling Sharpe
  • Kordell Stewart
  • Paula Trickey
  • Gary Valentine
  • Ben Wright

Friday:

Thornblade:

  • Thomas Gibson
  • Rob Marciano
  • Stefanie Schaeffer
  • Sterling Sharpe
  • Kordell Stewart
  • Paula Trickey
  • Gary Valentine
  • Ben Wright

The Carolina Country Club:

  • Lucas Black
  • Don Felder
  • Branford Marsalis
  • Jennifer Mills
  • Michael Pena
  • Jim Rice
  • Kevin Sorbo

Bright’s Creek Golf Club:

  • Catherine Bell
  • Javier Colon
  • Oliver Hudson
  • Terry O’Quinn
  • Jerry Rice (pro)
  • George Rogers
  • Joe Don Rooney
  • Kurt Russell
  • Dabo Swinney
  • Patrick Warburton

Saturday:

Thornblade:

  • Catherine Bell
  • Javier Colon
  • Oliver Hudson
  • Terry O’Quinn
  • Jerry Rice (pro)
  • George Rogers
  • Joe Don Rooney
  • Kurt Russell
  • Dabo Swinney
  • Patrick Warburton

The Carolina Country Club:

  • Thomas Gibson
  • Rob Marciano
  • Stefanie Schaeffer
  • Sterling Sharpe
  • Kordell Stewart
  • Paula Trickey
  • Gary Valentine
  • Ben Wright

Bright’s Creek Golf Club:

  • Lucas Black
  • Don Felder
  • Branford Marsalis
  • Jennifer Mills
  • Michael Pena
  • Jim Rice
  • Kevin Sorbo

Sunday:

All golf is played at Thornblade Club (only the 14 lowest scoring pro-amateur/pro-celebrity teams advance to play Sunday’s final round).

The 2010 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation will be played May 13-16, 2010, at Bright’s Creek Golf Club, The Carolina Country Club and Thornblade Club golf courses. All four rounds will be televised live by the Golf Channel.

The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation is the only tournament on the PGA TOUR’s Nationwide Tour where amateurs and celebrities are grouped with Nationwide Tour professionals in a four-day better-ball competition over three courses. Amateurs, celebrities and pros rotate between three courses on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with the 14 lowest scoring pro-amateur/pro-celebrity teams advancing to play Sunday’s final round at Thornblade Club. Celebrities play once at each course on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The professional winner of the overall 72-hole event will take home $108,000 from the total purse of $600,000. Amateurs and celebrities will compete for individual prizes and cash donations to the charity of their choice out of the beneficiaries selected by South Carolina Charities, Inc.

The first nine tournaments have raised nearly $7.3 million for 125+ area charities. The charities selected to benefit from the 2010 tournament are listed online at www.bmwcharitygolf.com.

For more information about the 10th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, sponsorship opportunities, amateur playing spots or volunteer opportunities, call (864) 297-1660. You can also learn more about the tournament online at www.bmwcharitygolf.com or by following the tournament on Facebook.

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