American Century Celebrity Golf Lake Tahoe

The 30th annual American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament returns to the shores of Lake Tahoe July 9 – 14, 2019 with tickets available now for the hotly anticipated weeklong event. (

A season pass ticket good for all six days is available for $70 for Tuesday through Sunday access. Daily tickets are $20 per day Tuesday through Thursday and $30 per day for competitive rounds Friday through Sunday. Two kids 10-years-old and younger receive free admission with one paying adult. Tickets are available at

The golf tournament is the South Shore’s largest special event attracting more than 50,000 spectators for a week of celebrity, golf and spectacular scenery at Edgewood Tahoe. Fans are guaranteed to see superstars and entertainment personalities while soaking up the sun and first-class sportsmanship.

Current commitments include Hall of Famers Marcus Allen, Greg Maddux, Mike Modano, Jerry Rice, Ozzie Smith, John Smoltz, Steve Young, Trevor Hoffman, Ivan Rodriguez; active NFL luminaries feature Larry Fitzgerald, Patrick Peterson, Adam Thielen, Tyler Eifert, Case Keenum, Josh Allen, Andy Dalton, Kyle Fuller, Kyle Rudolph, and Eric Weddle; NBA players Vince Carter, Kyle Lowry and Andre Iguodala; NHL stars Joe Pavelski and Tyler Seguin.

Current NFL head coaches and first-timers Vic Fangio, Anthony Lynn and Mike Vrabel will compete as well as Sean Payton and Doug Pederson. NFL quarterbacks include (LIST ‘EM)…

Hollywood will be represented by Ray Romano, Alfonso Ribeiro, Kevin Nealon, Brian Baumgartner, Rob Riggle and Jack Wagner.

The list of former All Stars features Roger Clemens, Derek Lowe, Mark Mulder, Bret Saberhagen, Shane Victorino, Tim Wakefield and David Wells. A current players list is available at, with more announcements expected soon.

The American Century Championship utilizes the Modified Stableford format where points are awarded as follows: 10 for a double eagle, 8 for a hole in one, 3 for a birdie, 1 for par, 0 for bogey, and minus 2 for double bogey.

The tournament offers a purse of $600,000, with $125,000 to the winner. The 54-hole competition will test the golf skills of over 80 stars from sports and entertainment and has donated more than $5 million to charity. It will be televised live by NBC and NBCSN from Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, its home since the 1990 inaugural, at 3 p.m. ET on Friday, July 12, Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14. Additional coverage will be provided by Golf Channel through the course of the week.

The 30th annual American Century Championship, being celebrated as the “Year of the Volunteer,” is July 9-14, 2019. For more information, visit

Charles Barkley Golfing

Barkley is one of the most ingratiating celebrities every year. He talks with the gallery, offers philosophical insights and frank opinions, takes pictures with kids, signs autographs and talks to the media all while bemoaning errant shots.

Sir Charles has managed to turn shaky golf into a comedic art form and does it with a heart of gold. Behind the scenes, Barkley has become an ambassador for Tahoe South, helping aid victims of the 2007 Angora Fire with $190,000 in donations and treating 100 firefighters and their families to dinner.

Beginning April 1, 2019, Advance tickets will be available at or beginning in June, at any Raley’s Bel-Air or Nob Hill supermarkets in California and Nevada.

Here’s the lowdown:

  • $20 for the Lake Tahoe Celebrity-Amateur on Tuesday, the practice round on Wednesday and for the American Century Celebrity-Amateur on Thursday.
  • $30 for each tournament round, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
  • A $70 Patron Badge Season Pass gets you into all six days of the event (a $150 value).
  • Kids 10 and under are free with each paid adult. Max 2 kids per paid adult.

Hope to see you out there!

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