Tahoe South Press Releases
Tickets Available for 30th Annual American Century Championship in Lake Tahoe
April 1, 2019 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev.) – 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. (www.americancenturychampionship.com)
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 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, 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 Josh Allen, Andy Dalton and Case Keenum.
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 http://bit.ly/ACC2019Players, 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 www.americancenturychampionship.com.
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 the 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, nightlif, 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.