SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Nearly 100 of the biggest stars in sports and entertainment are descending upon South Lake Tahoe for the 30th annual American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Edgewood Tahoe. With a total purse of $600,000 on the line, this Celeb-Am brings the who's who of pop culture to Stateline every summer.
30th American Century Celebrity Golf Championship
Edgewood Tahoe - South Lake Tahoe
July 9-14, 2019
2019 CELEBRITIES BY THE NUMBERS:
92 | Total number of celebrities listed to compete in the 2019 American Century Championship
22 | Active professional athletes
16 | Hall of Fame athletes playing in the tournament
10 | All-Pro or All-Star athletes
6 | NFL Coaches: Doug Pederson (Philadelphia Eagles), Sean Payton (New Orleans Saints), Anthony Lynn (Los Angeles Chargers), Matt Nagy (Chicago Bears), Frank Reich (Indianapolis Colts), Mike Vrabel (Tennessee Titans)
6 | Comedians: Larry the Cable Guy, Rob Riggle, John O'Hurley, Willie Robertson, Ray Romano, Brian Baumgartner
4 | Women playing in the tournament: Lisa Cornwell (Golf Channel host), Kathryn Tappen (NHL on NBC host), Kira Kazantsev (2015 Miss America), Dylan Dreyer (NBC Today Show Meteorologist)
4 | Active NFL QBs: Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers), Case Keenum (Washington Redskins), Joh Allen (Buffalo Bills), and Andy Dalton (Cincinnati Bengals)
An estimated $20 million is expected to be pumped into the South Shore community during tournament week. With a record crowd expected at the celebrity golf tournament this summer, local lodging, dining, entertainment, gaming, recreational activities and amenities are sure to thrive with dozens of local businesses serving as tournament vendors.
WHERE TO WATCH 2019 AMERICAN CENTURY CELEBRITY GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP:
Friday, July 12: First Round of American Century Championship on NBCSN at 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 13: Second Round of American Century Championship on NBC Sports at noon
Sunday, July 14: Final Round of American Century Championship on NBC Sports at noon
Planning ahead for next summer? The 31st annual American Century Championship is July 11-16, 2020. More information here.