Greenville, S.C. – The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation today announced the celebrity course rotation for this year’s tournament taking place June 10-13 at Thornblade Club and The Cliffs Valley. Also announced are new celebrities added to the 2021 line-up including José Álvarez (MLB); Andy Buckley (actor, The Office); Austen Kroll (actor, Southern Charm); Scotty McCreery (award-winning country music artist); A.J. Pierzynski (MLB); and Justin Wheelon (Emmy award-winning director and actor).
The celebrity course rotation is as follows:
The Cliffs Valley (Thursday); Thornblade Club (Friday): Canelo Álvarez (professional boxer); Anthony Anderson (actor, Black-ish); Andy Buckley (actor, The Office); Cedric The Entertainer (comedian); Roger Clemens (MLB); Jay DeMarcus (musician, Rascal Flatts); Joe Don Rooney (musician, Rascal Flatts); Matt Hamilton (Olympic curler); Scotty McCreery (country music artist); Troy Mullins (world long drive competitor); Jason Scheff (musician, Chicago); Lauren Thompson (television personality, Golf Channel); Justin Wheelon (director and actor); and James Wisniewski (NHL).
Thornblade Club (Thursday); The Cliffs Valley (Friday): José Álvarez (MLB); Brian Baumgartner (actor, The Office); Michael Collins (golf analyst); Ken Griffey Jr. (MLB); Brian Katrek (sports radio personality); Austen Kroll (actor, Southern Charm); Shep Rose (actor, Southern Charm); Larry The Cable Guy (comedian); Ann Liguori (sports radio and television personality); Michael Peña (actor); A.J. Pierzynski (MLB); Sterling Sharpe (NFL); Ozzie Smith (MLB); David Wells (MLB).
The tournament format features an amateur and celebrity cut at the conclusion of 36 holes after all contestants in the field complete 18 holes at both Thornblade Club and The Cliffs Valley. Following the cut, the remaining amateur and celebrity teams, as well as professionals who make the cut in the tournament proper, will play the third round at Thornblade Club. The fourth and final round, to be contested at Thornblade, will solely feature Korn Ferry Tour professionals.
Tickets are available to the public and must be purchased in advance. To purchase tickets, visit BMWCharityGolf.com.
Funds raised during the tournament will benefit six featured charities: Mobile Meals of Spartanburg, Roper Mountain Science Center, Cliffs Residents Outreach, Cancer Society of Greenville County, Meyer Center for Special Children and Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute. For more information on volunteer opportunities, contact Kari Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE BMW CHARITY PRO-AM PRESENTED BY SYNNEX CORPORATION
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 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 more than $13.7 million to numerous Upstate SC non-profit organizations, part of the PGA TOUR’s $3 billion plus raised for charity.