How to make a difference for The Reserve’s Charitable Foundation and other Upstate SC charities

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By getting involved in the 2015 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corpororation you can help make a difference for our Reserve Community Foundation along with 19 other local charities.  The charities that have been chosen to participate in the Tournament’s 2015 charity programs include: BMW Car Club of America Foundation, Child Evangelism Fellowship of Greenville, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Greenville Family Partnership, Greenville Tech Foundation, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County, Harvest Hope Food Bank, Mobile Meals of Spartanburg, National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA), New Foundations Home for Children, Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS), Project HOPE Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas, Set Free Alliance, Shriners Hospital for Children-Greenville, SYNNEX Share the Magic, The First Tee of Greenville, The Reserve at Lake Keowee Charitable Foundation, Urban League of the Upstate and Vested Partners.

In 2014, the 14th Annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation raised $836,833 for local charities in Upstate of South Carolina.   Since 2001, the tournament has distributed more than $10.8 million to more than 150 charities. These funds are part of the PGA TOUR’s more than $2 billion in all-time charitable contributions.

To help make a difference, the tournament provides opportunities to earn funds through 3 programs: ticket sales, volunteer recruitment and one-day Pro-Am team sales.  Charities receive a 100 percent return on ticket sales. Tickets eligible for the contribution include Daily ($10), Patron ($25) and Clubhouse ($50) credentials, all of which will be available for purchase online at, beginning in January 2015.

Celebrating its 15th year in 2015, the tournament will be held May 14-17 at Thornblade Club, The Reserve at Lake Keowee and Green Valley Country Club.  This is the only tournament on the Tour where amateurs and celebrities are grouped with Tour professionals in a 4-day better-ball competition over 3 courses.  To date, more than 120 celebrities, including Kurt Russell, Wayne Gretzky, Catherine Bell, Kevin Costner and Dennis Quaid, have participated in the tournament, which is broadcast worldwide by the Golf Channel.

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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.

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