GREENVILLE, S.C. (June 9, 2019) — Rhein Gibson from Edmond, Oklahoma is the 2019 BMW Charity Pro-Am Presented by SYNNEX Corporation tournament champion, earning $126,000 for the win. Gibson finished the tournament 21-under-par (66,64,63).
Other winners include:
• X3 Series Low Handicap Champion: Jason Payne
• X6 Series Low Handicap Celebrity Champion: Lucas Black (Actor, NCIS)
• X5 Series High Handicap Champion: Chad Schuchmann
• X7 Series High Handicap Celebrity Champion: Shep Rose (Reality TV, Southern Charm)
During the award ceremony, representative from South Carolina Charities Inc. (SCCI) recognized other notable individuals including volunteer of the year, Rose Marie Schuler.
SCCI, the Web.com Tour and the caddies of the Web.com, recognized Phil Hight as the winning caddie of the 2019 tournament. The tournament will make a donation to the Evans Scholars Foundation in his name.
The caddies of the Web.com Tour raised $5,000 this week for Prisma Health Children’s Hospital.
Featured charities benefiting from this year’s tournament included: Cliffs Residents Outreach, Mobile Meals of Spartanburg, Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Upstate and Roper Mountain Science Center.
Complete scoring can be found on the tournament’s website at www.bmwcharitygolf.com by clicking on the “Live Scoring” tab.
The tournament will return to the Upstate of South Carolina June 1-7, 2020.
ABOUT THE BMW CHARITY PRO-AM PRESENTED BY SYNNEX CORPORATION
The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation is the only tournament on the Web.com Tour where amateurs and celebrities are grouped with Web.com Tour professionals in a four-day better-ball competition. In 2019, the tournament format will feature an amateur and celebrity cut at the conclusion of 36 holes after all contestants in the field complete 18 holes on two courses. Since 2001, the tournament and has donated over $13 million to numerous charities across the Upstate. Visit BMWCharityGolf.com for updates and information, and follow the tournament on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @bmwcharityproam.
ABOUT THE WEB.COM TOUR
Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Web.com Tour continues to identify those players who are ready to compete and win on golf’s biggest stage. In 2013, the Web.com Tour became The Path to the PGA TOUR with all 50 available PGA TOUR cards coming through the Web.com Tour and the season culminating at the Web.com Tour Finals. This season marks the 30th year of competition on the Web.com Tour. Three out of four PGA TOUR members are Web.com Tour alumni. Tour alumni have won more than 500 PGA TOUR titles, including 23 major championships and eight PLAYERS Championships. To learn more about the PGA TOUR, the Web.com Tour and to follow the season-long quest for a PGA TOUR card, visit PGATOUR.COM, or follow the Tour on social media via Twitter (@WebDotComTour), Facebook (facebook.com/WebDotComTour) and Instagram (Instagram.com/WebDotComTour).
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