The 2013 BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament will feature Web.com Tour pros and celebrities and be a platform for 20 local non-profit organizations to raise funds for their cause.
The BMW Charity Pro-Am will take place May 16-19 at Thornblade Club, Greenville Country Club’s Chanticleer course and, new for 2013, The Reserve at Lake Keowee.
Charities participating in the tournament will have the opportunity to earn funds by selling tickets to the tournament, recruiting volunteers to work during tournament week, and by selling teams in the tournament’s one-day pro-ams.
Charities will receive 100 percent of the sale of $10, $25 and $50 tournament tickets, which may be purchased at buybmwtickets.com starting in late January.
Volunteer registration for the 2013 tournament will open on Feb. 1, 2013 at bmwcharitygolf.com.
Call 864-297-1660 or visit the tournament’s website bmwcharitygolf.com.
The 2013 charities include:
100 Black Men of the Upstate
Child Evangelism Fellowship of Greenville
Child Evangelism Fellowship of Spartanburg
Dogs for Autism
The First Tee of Greenville
Greenville Tech Foundation, Inc.
Harvest Hope Food Bank
JDRF – Greater Western Carolinas Chapter
The demand for the X3, produced at Greer’s BMW Manufacturing Co., is one of the growth drivers for the company’s world wide record-setting sales in November. It was also the best first 11 months for the company, with sales up 10.1 percent compared to the same period last year.
The X3 had strong sales with 14,653 units delivered in November, a 28.6 percent increase (previous year 115,106). More than 250,000 X3 vehicles have been delivered to customers since its launch in November 2010.
The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported November sales of 36,461 vehicles, an increase of 38.8 percent from the 26,271 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, BMW Group is up 11.3 percent on sales of 303,728 in the first 11 months of 2012 compared to 272,873 in the same period in 2011.
BMW brand reported the best month ever in November with sales of 31,213 vehicles, an increase of 45 percent from the 21,521 vehicles sold in November, 2011. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is up 10.4 percent on sales of 244,061 compared to 221,073 sold in the first eleven months of 2011.