Star-spotting this week? Celebs will rotate courses

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May 12, 2009
PGA TOUR staff
Celebrities will play the following course rotations:
Thursday
Thornblade Club The Carolina Country Club Bright's Creek
Kevin Sorbo Dennis Quaid Steve Azar
Michael Pena Greg Kinnear Gary Valentine
Jason Dohring Terry O'Quinn Joe Don Rooney
Oliver Hudson Dabo Swinney Lucas Black
Sterling Sharpe Stefanie Schaeffer Paula Trickey
Kordell Stewart Javier Colon George Rogers
Jennifer Mills Ben Wright  
Friday
Thornblade Club The Carolina Country Club Bright's Creek
Steve Azar Kevin Sorbo Dennis Quaid
Gary Valentine Michael Pena Greg Kinnear
Joe Don Rooney Jason Dohring Terry O'Quinn
Lucas Black Oliver Hudson Dabo Swinney
Paula Trickey Sterling Sharpe Stefanie Schaeffer
George Rogers Kordell Stewart Javier Colon
Ben Wright Jennifer Mills  
Saturday
Thornblade Club The Carolina Country Club Bright's Creek
Dennis Quaid Steve Azar Kevin Sorbo
Greg Kinnear Gary Valentine Michael Pena
Terry O'Quinn Joe Don Rooney Jason Dohring
Dabo Swinney Lucas Black Oliver Hudson
Stefanie Schaeffer Paula Trickey Sterling Sharpe
Javier Colon George Rogers Kordell Stewart
Ben Wright Jennifer Mills  
Sunday
All golf is played at Thornblade Club (only the 14 lowest scoring pro-amateur/pro-celebrity teams advance to play Sunday's final round).

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Celebrity course rotations for the upcoming BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament were announced Monday. Celebrities who are scheduled to compete in this year's event include: Steve Azar, Lucas Black, Javier Colon, Jason Dohring, Oliver Hudson, Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Mills, Terry O'Quinn, Michael Pena, Dennis Quaid, George Rogers, Joe Don Rooney, Stefanie Schaeffer, Sterling Sharpe, Kevin Sorbo, Kordell Stewart, Dabo Swinney, Paula Trickey, Gary Valentine and Ben Wright.

The 2009 BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament will be played May 14-17 at Bright's Creek Golf Club (Mill Spring, N.C.), The Carolina Country Club (Spartanburg, S.C.) and Thornblade Club (Greer, S.C.) golf courses. All four rounds will be televised live by GOLF CHANNEL.

The BMW Charity Pro-Am is the only tournament on the PGA TOUR's Nationwide Tour where amateurs and celebrities are grouped with Nationwide Tour professionals in a four-day better-ball competition over three courses. Amateurs, celebrities and pros rotate between three courses on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with the 14 lowest scoring pro-amateur/pro-celebrity teams advancing to play Sunday's final round at Thornblade Club.

Celebrities play once at each course on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Amateurs and celebrities will compete for individual prizes and cash donations to the charity of their choice out of the 78 tournament beneficiaries selected by South Carolina Charities, Inc.

The first eight tournaments have raised $6.7 million for 125+ area charities.

For more information on the BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament, sponsorship opportunities, amateur playing spots or volunteerism, call (864) 297-1660 or visit the tournament's Web site at www.bmwcharitygolf.com.

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