Pairings; Tee Times Set for This Week’s BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 04/23/2002

Pairings and tee times for this week’s second-annual BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs golf tournament have been set. The tournament begins Thursday at The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards and Cliffs Valley golf courses. Celebrities will play the Keowee Vineyards course Thursday and Cliffs Valley on Friday. Tee off begins at approximately 7:15 a.m., Thursday and Friday.

Celebrity tee times at The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards on Thursday are: Rudy Gatlin (7:15 a.m.); Steve Bartkowski (7:15 a.m.); Steve Gatlin (7:25 a.m.); George Rogers (7:25 a.m.); Maury Povich (7:35 a.m.); Terry O’Quinn (7:35 a.m.); Mark Rypien (7:45 a.m.); John Congemi (7:45 a.m.); Jennifer Mills (7:55 a.m.); Dan Quinn (7:55 a.m.); John O’Hurley (8:05 a.m.); Pierre LaRouche (8:05 a.m.); Billy Joe Tolliver (8:15 a.m.); Ben Wright (8:15 a.m.); Jamie Farr (8:25 a.m.); Bobby Cremins (8:25 a.m.); Jim Courier (8:35 a.m.); Andy Van Slyke (8:45 a.m.); Kevin Dillon (8:45 a.m.); Jimmy McCaffrey (8:45 a.m.); and Edwin McCain (1 p.m.).

Celebrity tee times at Cliffs Valley on Friday will be: Edwin McCain (8:15 a.m.); Rudy Gatlin (12 noon); Steve Bartkowski (12 noon); Steve Gatlin (12:10 p.m.); George Rogers (12:10 p.m.); Maury Povich (12:20 p.m.); Terry O’Quinn (12:20 p.m.); Mark Rypien (12:30 p.m.); John Congemi (12:30 p.m.); Jennifer Mills (12:40 p.m.); Dan Quinn (12:40 p.m.); John O’Hurley (12:50 p.m.); Pierre LaRouche (12:50 p.m.); Billy Joe Tolliver (1 p.m.); Ben Wright (1 p.m.); Jamie Farr (1:10 p.m.); Bobby Cremins (1:10 p.m.); Jim Courier (1:20 p.m.); Andy Van Slyke (1:30 p.m.); Kevin Dillon (1:30 p.m.); and Jimmy McCaffrey (1:30 p.m.).

All golf will be played at the Cliffs Valley course on Saturday and Sunday.

The BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs golf tournament is the only BUY.COM TOUR event that features professionals paired with an amateur/celebrity partner in a two-day best-ball competition. The 12 best teams (eight best Pro-Celeb and four best Pro-Am) advance to play for the BMW Charity Cup on Saturday. The professional winner of the overall 72-hole event will take home $94,500 from the total purse of $525,000, while the amateurs/celebrities will compete for individual prizes and cash donations to the charity of their choice. All four rounds will be televised live by The Golf Channel.

General Admission tickets for all four days of the 2002 BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs can be purchased for $20 by calling (864) 660-1103. Clubhouse, Skybox and VIP tickets can be purchased for $100, $200, and $300 respectively. Proceeds benefit local charities.

For more information on the golf tournament call (864) 660-1103, or visit the tournament’s website at www.bmwcharityproam.pgatour.com or www.bmwusfactory.com and click on the 2002 BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs logo. For more information on The Cliffs Communities visit its website at www.cliffscommunities.com, and for more information on the PGA TOUR visit its website at www.pgatour.com.

Other sponsors who contribute funds to the 2002 BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs golf tournament include: Verizon Wireless; SUITT Construction; Focus Golf/Dunlop; Johnson Controls, Inc.; Lear Corp.; IMI Resort Holdings; Magna-International; Budweiser of Greenville; Duravit USA; Maxfli Golf, a division of TaylorMade-adidas Golf; Jackson-Dawson Integrated Marketing Communications; Faurecia Interior Systems; Kimberly-Clark; Seeber USA; Pepsi-Cola; Grammer Industries; Spitznagel; Stephen Fuller, Inc.; Draexlmaier; ADSPECS; The Budd Company; The Greenville Journal; Raflatac; Greenville Office Supply; Spinx; Delta Airlines; The Greenville News; Brose North America; CC+I; Lemforder; MT Tech AG; Spartanburg Steel; SUNEX Tools; Central Carolina Bank; ClubCar; Gentex; Outback Steakhouse; Plastic Omnium; Textron; AR Funding; Softlab; Westin Poinsett; Ben Arnold-Sunbelt Beverage Company; Diversified Coating System; ASC; FS Fehrer; Golf Headquarters of Louisville; Greenville Industrial, Rubber & Gasket; Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd; ImageWare Systems; John Jackson LLC; Kobrand; Pro Golf of Greenville; TNT Logistics North America; Putman Travel; S.A.M.; ElDeCo; Preferred Sourcing, Inc.; Ashmore Brothers Construction; Greenville Chamber of Commerce; Merrill Lynch; Piedmont Natural Gas; Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce; Upstate Alliance; Soby’s; Chick-fil-A; Fuddruckers; Ryder Transportation Services; Behr NA; General Mills; Global Performance; Joseph Konopacke; Pfizer Pharmaceuticals; Cameron and Barkley Co.; B-F Company; Delphi Automotive Systems; Laurens Electric Cooperative, Inc., Xerox, Genco of Simpsonville, Inc.; Zuena Staerker; TMG Golf; Carolina Brick and Block; Battenfeld of America, Inc.; IKON; Cintas; Diversco; Newlife Turf; Togar Rugs; Tom Kannegiesser; Floralscapes; Payne, McGinn & Cummins, Inc.; AMICA; Workwell Business Health Care Services; Hershey; Triangle Ice.

 

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