|The Great One, Wayne Gretzky, in the media center|
Professional golf made another stop in the Palmetto state over the weekend, and this Web.com tour event included talented pros hoping to qualify for the PGA Tour, mixed in with celebrities from sports and television. The format for the event requires three separate golf courses and plenty of logistics, with the final round played at Thornblade Club on Sunday.
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The 2014 edition of the BMW Charity Pro-Am offered a fun mix of golfers and celebrities enjoying the outdoor sport of golf. This event enjoys the support of the BMW Manufacturing plant based in Greenville, and the first class grandstands set up at the 18th green at Thornblade Club creates an atmosphere similar to a PGA tour event. The other courses played were The Reserve at Lake Keowee and Green Valley Country Club.
|18th Hole at Thornblade Club in Greenville|
|Kiddie driving range on Web.com Tour|
There was no shortage of television stars on hand to play golf, and movie star Kevin Bacon turned up for a special concert by his Bacon Brothers Band. TV actors included Andy Buckley from The Office, Debbie Dunning from Home Improvement, Greg Ellis from 24, Dennis Haysbert from The Unit, Frankie Muniz from Malcolm in the Middle, Paula Trickey from Pacific Blue and funny man John O’Hurley from Seinfeld. While finishing up on Hole No. 18 O’Hurley approached the BMW booth for a cold beverage and was glad to swap some banter and photos to entertain the crowd.
|Max Homa accepts the winner's check and trophy|
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