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 withdrawal
The 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 Greenwood, Wayne Gretzky, Janet Jones-Gretzky, Oliver Hudson, Josh Kelley, Greg Kinnear, Cheech Marin, Rob Morrow, Terry O’Quinn, Michael Pena, Joe Don Rooney, Kevin Sorbo, Danny Sullivan, Gary Valentine and Patrick Warburton.

Actor Luke Wilson informed tournament officials last night that he would not be able to attend due to scheduling conflicts.

Tournament officials also want to remind all patrons visiting The Carolina Country Club in Spartanburg that patron parking is in the new St. John Street parking garage downtown.

Celebrities will play the following course rotations:

Thursday:
Thornblade Club:
Andy Buckley
Lucas Black
Don Felder
Colt Ford
Bruce Greenwood
Oliver Hudson
Terry O’Quinn
Patrick Warburton

The Carolina Country Club:
Mark Bryan
Jeffrey Donovan
Wayne Gretzky
Janet Jones-Gretzky
Josh Kelley
Joe Don Rooney
Kevin Sorbo
Danny Sullivan

Bright’s Creek Golf Club:
Brad Brownell
Javier Colon
Greg Kinnear
Cheech Marin
Rob Morrow
Michael Pena
Gary Valentine

Friday:
Thornblade:
Mark Bryan
Jeffrey Donovan
Wayne Gretzky
Janet Jones-Gretzky
Josh Kelley
Joe Don Rooney
Kevin Sorbo
Danny Sullivan

The Carolina Country Club:
Brad Brownell
Javier Colon
Greg Kinnear
Cheech Marin
Rob Morrow
Michael Pena
Gary Valentine

Bright’s Creek Golf Club:
Andy Buckley
Lucas Black
Don Felder
Colt Ford
Bruce Greenwood
Oliver Hudson
Terry O’Quinn
Patrick Warburton

Saturday:
Thornblade:
Brad Brownell
Javier Colon
Greg Kinnear
Cheech Marin
Rob Morrow
Michael Pena
Gary Valentine

The Carolina Country Club:
Andy Buckley
Lucas Black
Don Felder
Colt Ford
Bruce Greenwood
Oliver Hudson
Terry O’Quinn
Patrick Warburton

Bright’s Creek Golf Club:
Mark Bryan
Jeffrey Donovan
Wayne Gretzky
Janet Jones-Gretzky
Josh Kelley
Joe Don Rooney
Kevin Sorbo
Danny Sullivan

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 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation will be played May 19-22, at Bright’s Creek Golf Club, The Carolina Country Club and Thornblade Club golf courses.

The first 10 tournaments have raised nearly $8 million for 150+ charities.

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.

For more information about the 11th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, sponsorship opportunities, amateur playing spots or volunteer opportunities, call (864) 297-1660. You can also view the 2011 sponsorship and playing opportunities at www.2011bmwproam.com. To learn more about the tournament visit www.bmwcharitygolf.com or follow the tournament on Facebook.

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