The 2020 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation officially launches the Tournament Week of Giving this morning at 10 AM with an online auction and a special check presentation. The BMW Charity Pro-Am Breakfast with Champions event featuring PGA Tour Champion Jay Haas and former Major League Baseball player Roger Clemens was originally scheduled to take place today but was cancelled along with the tournament. The event would have benefitted the Meyer Center and Cancer Society of Greenville County and many of the event sponsors wanted their funds to be reallocated to a direct donation to the two organizations.
“I was very much looking forward to being a part of this year’s BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation and the Breakfast with Champions event,” said Haas. “While this event unfortunately ended before it truly began, I am pleased we are still able to support these two wonderful organizations and look forward to participating in the event next year.”
The Tournament Week of Giving will continue with the online auction that launched this morning. It includes various local and regional experiences, exclusive trips, autographed sport memorabilia and much more. Items are available for bidding through Sunday, June 7, with some special items raffled during the week. Anyone wishing to participate in the online auction can find the link for the auction website by visiting BMWCharityGolf.com or through the tournament social media channels on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit the six featured charities of the 20th anniversary tournament:
· Mobile Meals of Spartanburg
· Prisma Health Children’s Hospital – Upstate
· Roper Mountain Science Center
· The Cliffs Residents Outreach
· Cancer Society of Greenville County
· Meyer Center for Special Children
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 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 $13.6 million to numerous Upstate SC non-profit organizations, part of the PGA TOUR’s $3 billion raised for charity.
ABOUT THE CLIFFS
The Cliffs is a collection of seven private, luxury residential mountain and lake club communities located in the Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains, between two of the nation’s top award-winning cities for quality of life — Greenville, S.C. and Asheville, N.C. — and Clemson, S.C., home to top-ranked Clemson University. The Cliffs’ suite of amenities for members includes seven clubs, seven nationally recognized golf courses, six wellness centers, multiple tennis complexes, a marina, beach club, and equestrian center, boating, watersports, cycling, paddle sports, hiking trails, wakeboarding, wine clubs, more than a dozen restaurant and private event venues, an organic farm, and over 2,000 year-round programs and social activities to create timeless experiences. Homes at The Cliffs range in price from $500,000 to $6 million+; homesites, from $125,000. For more information about The Cliffs, visit www.cliffsliving.com/buzz. Contact The Cliffs at 864.249.4364 to learn more about real estate, membership or to arrange a visit.
ABOUT THORNBLADE CLUB
Located in the picturesque valleys and foothills on the east side of Greenville, South Carolina, Thornblade Club is a private, full-service, family-oriented golf and country club dedicated to providing our members with superior service, recreational amenities, and a social community. We lead our members to a premiere, second-to-none experience at Thornblade Club. For more information regarding our beautiful facility please visit thornbladeclub.com.