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BMW Charity Pro-Am Opens 2021 Volunteer Registration.

Greenville, SC.  South Carolina Charities, Inc. has announced the launch of volunteer registration for the 2021 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation online at The 2021 tournament will take place June 7-13 at Thornblade Club and The Cliffs Valley.

“In the wake of the cancellation of the 2020 tournament, we are ready more than ever to welcome back the players, volunteers and patrons who make this event such an integral piece of the Upstate community,” said Bob Nitto, president of South Carolina Charities, Inc. “After the impact this year has had on our tournament beneficiaries, as well as the professional journeys of our Korn Ferry Tour players, we are committed to continuing our support of the community through golf and goodwill, making 2021 a year like none other.”

Approximately 1,000 community members volunteer with the tournament each year in positions ranging from contestant services to general volunteer opportunities, both on and off the course. In years past volunteers have included regional golf enthusiasts, who return year after year, to representatives from Upstate charities, volunteering their time to raise funds for their organizations.

“The BMW Charity Pro-Am highlights the Upstate community’s dedication to volunteerism with nearly 1,000 volunteer positions being filled each year. We take great pride in our involvement with an event so focused on the wellbeing and support of the people and places that make up this community,” explains Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System CEO Bruce Holstien. “We are thrilled to have had Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute selected as a featured beneficiary for the 2021 tournament and look forward to strengthening our impact on the community through this incredible partnership.”

The funds raised from tournament programs, including tickets sales, volunteer hours and Birdies for Charity presented by Michelin North America, a program designed for donors to make a one-time flat donation or pledge one cent or more per birdie during the tournament, have allowed the BMW Charity Pro-Am to donate over $13.7 million in charitable funds to the tournament’s featured beneficiaries and ancillary charities in the Upstate community.

Beneficiaries of the 2021 tournament include:

  • Mobile Meals of Spartanburg
  • Roper Mountain Science Center
  • The Cliffs Residents Outreach
  • Cancer Society of Greenville County
  • Meyer Center for Special Children
  • Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute

Now open for registration, 2021 BMW Charity Pro-Am Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Admissions
  • Caddie Services
  • Carts & Shuttles
  • On-Course Services
  • Clubhouse Committee
  • Contestant Services
  • Golf Channel Liaisons
  • General volunteer positions are also available

Benefits of volunteering at the BMW Charity Pro-Am Presented by SYNNEX Corporation:

  • Credentials for the week (2)
  • Official tournament volunteer golf shirt and hat/visor
  • Complimentary food and beverage while volunteering
  • Access to a number of tournament volunteer appreciation events
  • Flexibility to work as many or few shifts as desired
  • Open to individuals over the age of 14  

To learn more about volunteer opportunities, visit this link or email  


South Carolina Charities, Inc. (SCCI), the non-profit foundation of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, was created in order to showcase the beauty of Upstate South Carolina and the hospitality of its citizens to the world; to create an event that brings the Upstate a fun and entertaining week centered around professional athletes and world renowned celebrities; and raise money and awareness for South Carolina charities. Since 2001, the tournament has distributed $13.7 million to numerous Upstate SC non-profit organizations, part of the PGA TOUR’s $3 billion raised for charity.

Please Note:

To the extent that historical press releases reference BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC as the manufacturer of certain X model vehicles, the referenced vehicles are manufactured in South Carolina with a combination of U.S. origin and imported parts and components.