Celebrity roster announced for 2017 BMW Charity Pro-AM

Tournament will be May 18-21

Ed Jenson
April 20, 2017 - 11:04 am
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The celebrity roster for the upcoming BMW Charity Pro-AM golf tournament has been announced. The 2017 Tournament is scheduled for May 18-21 at three different Upstate golf courses: the Thornblade Club, the Furman University Golf Club and The Preserve at Verdae.

The celebrity roster for 2017 includes: Jose Alvarez (former MLB) Steve Azar (country music artist); Chris Barron (The Spin Doctors); Josh Beckett (former Major League Baseball player); Tim Brando (FOX Sports broadcaster); Mark Bryan (Hootie and The Blowfish); Andy Buckley (actor, Odd Mom Out); Larry the Cable Guy (comedian); Colt Ford (country music artist); Carmine Giovinazzo (actor, Criminal Minds/CSI:NY); Scott Henry (comedian); Dan Jansen (Olympian); Chipper Jones (former MLB player); Richard Karn (actor, Home Improvement); John O’Hurley (actor, Seinfeld); Lisa O’Hurley (Fashion Designer); Paul O’Neill (former MLB player); Russ Ortiz (former MLB player); Preston Pohl (singer, The Voice); Alfonso Ribeiro (host, America’s Funniest Home Videos); Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers); Gary Valentine (actor, Kevin Can Wait); Tim Wakefield (former MLB player); Justin Wheelon (Emmy Award-winning producer).

“Tournament week is going to once again be packed with sport and entertainment,” said Bob Nitto, president, BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation. “The economic impact the event has on the Upstate is substantial, all the while benefitting some very worthwhile charitable organizations. It’s a one-of-a-kind combination for our community, and we are grateful for the enthusiastic support the tournament and related events receive.”

Select musical talent participating in the tournament will entertain the masses at a FREE Celebrity Concert on Main after play concludes on Thursday, May 18. The jam session will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Greenville.

 

 

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