Tahoe celebrity golf launches with pro-ams, practice, July 19
If you go
What: American Century Championship
When: Tuesday, July 19, through Sunday, July 24
Where: Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course
Tickets: Tickets start at $20
The annual celebrity golf tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course kicks off this week with celebrity-amateur and practice rounds before shifting into high gear July 22-24.
Ninety sports and entertainment stars will take place in the American Century Championship. Among the players participating this year are Charles Barkley, Justin Timberlake, Aaron Rodgers, Jerry Rice, John Elway, Steve Young, Jim Harbaugh, Larry Fitzgerald, Andre Iguodala, T.J. Oshie, Emmitt Smith, Larry the Cable Guy, Willie Robertson of “Duck Dynasty” and Kevin Nealon.
“With celeb-am competition beginning on Tuesday, July 19, it’s six days of celebrity sightings, celebrations and a fair share of wild swings, long putts and errant golf shots along the famed lakefront course,” according to a press release for the tournament.
Tickets are $20 each day for the Lake Tahoe Celebrity-Amateur on Tuesday, July 19; practice round on Wednesday, July 20, and the American Century Celebrity-Am on Thursday, July 21. Tickets are $30 for each tournament round on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 22-24. Up to two children 10 and under receive free admission when accompanied by a paying adult.
Specially priced tickets are also on sale at Raley’s, Bel Air and Nob Hill Foods through July 24. Tuesday through Thursday tickets are $17 in the stores. Friday through Sunday tickets are $27 in the stores.
For the third year, the American Century Championship will also offer complimentary tickets for all U.S. military personnel. All active duty, reservists, National Guard and veterans can receive two complimentary tickets, including one for a guest each day of the tournament. All service men and women can apply at https://verify.sheerid.com/americancenturychampionship/ to redeem the offer.
Edgewood Tahoe is located at 100 Lake Parkway in Stateline.
More information is available at http://www.americancenturychampionship.com.
— Lake Tahoe Action