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BMW Pro-Am gets 5-year extension, new dates

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Published on Thursday, May 17, 2018

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BMW Pro-Am gets 5-year extension, new dates
BMW Charity Pro-Am tournament officials and the PGA Tour announced a five-year contract extension on the eve of Thursday’s first round.

• The 2019 tournament will be moved to June 3-9.

  Web.com and the Golf Channel, which televises the event all four days at Thornblade Club, will review the possibility of adding the additional courses for extended live TV coverage.

“This is incredible news for all of our local businesses and the thousands of residents who value a thriving economy,” said Bob Nitto, President, South Carolina Charities, Inc. “From restaurants and hotels to the philanthropies we support that fulfill a wide spectrum of needs within our community, the five-year contract extension of our partnership will benefit everyone.”

“We are thrilled to announce a five-year extension with the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation,” said Dan Glod, President, Web.com Tour. “This is a marquee event on the Web.com Tour schedule, and one that our fans and players look forward to each year.  We have fantastic partners in BMW Manufacturing and SYNNEX Corporation, and because of their commitment it’s nice to know that this event will continue to make a positive economic impact on the community for many years to come.”

“BMW Manufacturing is pleased that this extension means we are able to continue to display our strong commitment to the Upstate and South Carolina,” said Max Metcalf, Manager, Government & Community Relations, BMW Manufacturing, “We have supported this tournament for the past 17 years, and we look forward to continuing that unwavering dedication.”

“SYNNEX Corporation is proud the extension enables us to continue being a key partner of a tournament that’s fully dedicated to putting the needs of our community first,” said Bob Stegner, Senior Vice President, Marketing, North America, SYNNEX Corporation and Board Member, South Carolina Charities, Inc. “In addition to supporting the vitality of our economy, this year that also means surpassing the $13 million mark in charitable giving to Upstate philanthropies.”

 

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