Fuqua Named Tournament Coordinator for BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs Golf Event

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 10/23/2003

Liz Fuqua has been named Tournament Coordinator for the BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs golf tournament. Fuqua joins the tournament staff from Adventures in Advertising/Vineworks Marketing where she worked as a Marketing Manager.

Fuqua, who is originally from Greenville, N.C., and has lived in Greenville, S.C., for the past nine years, is responsible for sales, marketing and administrative support. Fuqua has over eight years of experience in marketing, including jobs with Gerber Childrenswear and Del Mar.

“My job is to work with the Director of Sales and our advertising and marketing agency, Jackson-Dawson, to market this event to the Upstate and Western North Carolina and to work with our sponsors to ensure they receive the ultimate in hospitality and exposure, which makes this event truly unique,” said Fuqua.

“We are very fortunate to have Liz on our team,” said Brad Skelton, the tournament’s Director of Sales. “She brings a great deal of experience and energy which will allow our team to branch out and take this event to even greater heights.”

The BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs golf tournament will be played April 29-May 2, 2004 at Cliffs Valley and The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards courses, where amateurs and celebrities will be grouped with Nationwide PGA Tour professionals. All four rounds will be televised live by The Golf Channel.

The tournament is the premier event on the Nationwide PGA Tour and is the only event that features professionals paired with an amateur/celebrity partner in a two-day best-ball competition. The professional winner of the overall 72-hole event will take home $108,000 from the total purse of $600,000, while the amateurs/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 three tournaments have raised over $1.6 million for charity.

South Carolina Charities, Inc., a foundation supported in part by BMW Manufacturing Corp., is in the process of determining which celebrities will participate in the 2004 tournament.

For more information on the BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs golf tournament or sponsorship opportunities call (864) 297-1660 or visit the tournament’s website at www.bmwcharitygolf.com.

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