Spartanburg, S.C.-May 12, 2010… Celebrities playing in the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation kicked off tournament week by visiting the Upstate South Carolina factory, chatting with team members, signing autographs and posing for pictures.
Former NFL stars Kordell Stewart (Pittsburgh Steelers) and Sterling Sharpe (University of South Carolina and Green Bay Packers) popped in Tuesday night shortly after arriving in the Upstate, and Catherine Bell (Army Wives), Terry O’Quinn (Lost), Stephanie Schaefer (The Apprentice) and Hall of Fame football star Jerry Rice (San Francisco 49ers) visited at lunch today.
All will be playing in the BMW Charity Pro-Am, which begins Thursday, May 13 through Sunday, May 16 at Bright’s Creek Golf Club, The Carolina Country Club and Thornblade Club. The Sunday final day will be played at Thornblade.
If you want to star gaze, patron tickets are available for $25 for all four days at all courses by calling South Carolina Charities at 864-297-1660.
BMW Manufacturing Co.
BMW Manufacturing Co. is a subsidiary of BMW AG in Munich, Germany and is the global producer of the BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle and X6 Sports Activity Coupe. In addition to the South Carolina manufacturing facility, BMW North American subsidiaries include sales, marketing and financial services operations in the United States, Canada and throughout Latin America; and a design firm and technology office in California. For more information on BMW Manufacturing, visit www.bmwusfactory.com