Ticket Information for the Celebrity Golf Tournament in Tahoe
By: Tiara Wasner
The 33rd annual American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament returns to the shores of Lake Tahoe Wednesday, July 6 – 10, 2022 (www.americancenturychampionship.com).
All tickets must be purchased online in advance. No tickets will be sold at the gate. More spectator information.
Daily tickets are $30 per day, Wednesday through Sunday. Two children 10-years-old and younger receive free admission with each paid adult. Tickets will be on sale online beginning in April.
The golf tournament is the South Shore’s largest special event for five days 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.
Past attendees 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.
Past 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)…
Past actors, Ray Romano, Alfonso Ribeiro, Kevin Nealon, Brian Baumgartner, Rob Riggle and Jack Wagner.
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 9, Saturday, July 10 and Sunday, July 11. Additional coverage will be provided by Golf Channel through the course of the week.
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.
Here’s the lowdown:
Hope to see you out there!