Discounted celebrity golf tournament tickets available at Raley’s
June 9, 2010
Grocery shoppers can now add Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Tony Romo and Taylor Hicks to the basket at their neighborhood Raley’s, Bel-Air and Nob Hill Foods supermarkets by purchasing specially priced tickets to the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course July 13-18.
Tickets are on sale now at 128 locations throughout Northern California and Nevada through July 17. Stores will offer tickets to the celebrity golf tournament at a discounted rate of $22, or $18 with a grocery purchase of $50 or more at their checkout areas. These one-day tickets are for July 16, 17 and 18. Purchases are limited to four per person. For a full list of stores selling discounted tickets, click here.
Tickets are also sold online at and at the gate. Prices are $15 each day for the Lake Tahoe Celebrity-Amateur on July 13, the practice round on July 14 and for the American Century Celebrity-Am on July 15. Entry each tournament round July 16, 17 and 18 is $25 per day. Season passes to the event, good for any day of the tournament, are $60.
The American Century Championship player roster includes well-known sports and entertainment legends including John Elway, Jerry Rice, Marcus Allen and others. Newcomers this year include Minnesota Vikings NFL all-pro defensive end Jared Allen, professional skateboarder Ryan Sheckler and American Idol Taylor Hicks. The field of 78 players will raise charity funds for the LiveStrong Foundation’s fight against cancer.
The events is nationally televised on NBC and ESPN 2 each summer. More than 30,000 spectators attend the tournament each year.
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