Tahoe South Press Releases
Complimentary Tickets to Tahoe Celebrity Golf Tournament Available for Active Duty and Retired Service Members
April 18, 2019 (STATELINE, Nev.) – Active duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, military retirees and veterans will receive complimentary tickets for the 30th annual American Century Championship July 9-14, 2019 in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Tickets may be reserved online. (www.
The tournament honors all active and retired servicepeople with one complimentary ticket and one complimentary guest ticket for each day of the American Century Championship running from Tuesday, July 9 through Sunday, July 14, 2019. This offer also extends to reservists, National Guard and veterans. All qualifying individuals may request tickets athttp://bit.ly/ACC19Military. This offer is only valid with online registration prior to the event. A ticket voucher and a Department of Defense issued ID or photo ID is required when redeeming passes at the tournament. Handicap and wheelchair entry is accommodated at the tournament tent area near admissions. Handicap parking is located at the rear parking lot of the Hard Rock Casino Lake Tahoe for a nominal fee.
As the South Shore’s largest special event, the golf tournament attracts 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 including Andre Igoudala, Tony Romo, Rob Riggle, Bobby Flay, Joe Pavelski, Larry the Cable Guy, Jerry Rice and Marcus Allen among others.
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 http://bit.ly/ACC19Tickets.
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 www.
For further information, contact:
|Steve Griffith||Phil Weidinger|
|Vision Group||Weidinger Public Relations|
|484/433-7757 (East Coast)||775/588-2412 (West Coast)|
About American Century Investments
Tournament title sponsor American Century Investments is a leading global asset management firm focused on delivering superior investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives. Founded in 1958, American Century Investments’ 1,300 employees serve investment professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors from offices in New York; London; Hong Kong; Sydney; Mountain View, Calif.; and Kansas City, Mo. Jonathan S. Thomas is chief executive officer and Victor Zhang is chief investment officer. Delivering investment results to clients enables American Century Investments to distribute over 40 percent of its profits to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 500-person, non-profit basic biomedical research organization. The Institute, which is the official charity of the American Century Championship, owns more than 40 percent of American Century Investments and has received dividend payments of $1.5 billion since 2000. For more information about American Century Investments, visit www.americancentury.com.
About the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
Designated the “America’s Best Lake” by USA TODAY readers (2012), Tahoe South combines the distinctive appeal of two worlds: spectacular natural beauty and a modern tourism destination with an array of outdoor recreation, entertainment, nightlife and gaming. Tahoe’s timeless splendor and an emerging economic diversity continue to define its inimitable personality. For information about lodging, recreation and family packages at Tahoe South, call 1-800-288-2463 or log onto www.TahoeSouth.com.