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24.04.2023
BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by TD SYNNEX Announces Special Events Surrounding 2023 Tournament.

Greenville, S.C.  The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by TD SYNNEX is pleased to announce two special events taking place during its 2023 tournament, which will occur June 5-11 at Thornblade Club and The Carolina Country Club. 

The Amy Alcott & Friends Women’s Golf Clinic and Luncheon presented by HKA Enterprises will be held at The Carolina Country Club and Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg on Tuesday, June 6, and the Sustainability Summit presented by The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities at Furman University in partnership with Piedmont Natural Gas will take place at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Friday, June 9. 

“We look forward to bringing these two special events to the upstate as part of our ongoing efforts to foster important conversations about leadership, sustainability and the future of our community,” said Bob Nitto, president of South Carolina Charities Inc., the non-profit foundation of the BMW Charity Pro-Am. “While we continue to raise money and awareness for upstate charities, these events allow us to further engage the business community as we work together to make a positive impact in South Carolina for years to come.”

The Amy Alcott & Friends Women’s Golf Clinic and Luncheon presented by HKA Enterprises will feature a golf clinic led by LPGA Hall of Fame golfer Amy Alcott. Instruction will be available for all levels, and beginners are encouraged to attend. Following the clinic, attendees will enjoy mingling, mimosas and shopping from local vendors. The event will conclude with a luncheon and panel discussion about golf in business featuring Alcott, Korn Ferry Tour President Alex Baldwin, sports radio and TV personality Ann Liguori, and Black Girls Golf Founder and CEO Tiffany Mack Fitzgerald. Golf Channel personality Lauren Thompson will moderate the panel discussion. Proceeds from the event will benefit the First Tee of the Upstate girls’ golf program and Black Girls Golf. To learn more about the Women’s Golf Clinic and Luncheon, visit here.

The Sustainability Summit presented by The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities at Furman University in partnership with Piedmont Natural Gas will bring together community business partners to discuss sustainability within business and corporate events. Co-hosted by Sustain SC, the event will offer breakout sessions on topics including sustainability reporting, Scope 3 emissions and the supply chain, and innovative ways to implement more sustainable business practices. Panelists will include President and CEO of BMW Manufacturing Dr. Robert Engelhorn, President and CEO of Milliken & Company Halsey M. Cook Jr. and Furman University President Elizabeth Davis. Proceeds from the summit will support Sustain SC in its mission to connect the sustainability goals of South Carolina businesses with local solutions for the benefit of the state’s economy, environment and people.

For more information about both events, including sponsorship, table and ticket opportunities, contact Kari Snyder at ksnyder@sccharities.org or 864.297.1660. To learn more about the 2023 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by TD SYNNEX, please visit www.bmwcharitygolf.com.

ABOUT THE BMW CHARITY PRO-AM PRESENTED BY TD SYNNEX 

South Carolina Charities, Inc. (SCCI), the non-profit foundation of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by TD SYNNEX, 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 $15 million to numerous Upstate SC non-profit organizations, part of the PGA TOUR’s $3 billion plus 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.