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Justin Timberlake and Tony Romo are both returning this year. Here they are in 2019. Photo by Jeff Bayer
Five Raley stores in the Tahoe area are currently offering discounts on tickets to the American Century Championship, the famous golf tournament featuring nearly 90 sports and entertainment stars on the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course from July 7-11.
Day tickets are available Friday through Sunday for $ 27 each, a saving of $ 3 off the regular price; or $ 23 on groceries worth $ 50 or more, saving $ 7, or 23 percent, with a limit of four tickets per person per day.
The 32nd edition of the premier golf celebrity tournament will once again greet fans after last year’s pandemic that prevented public participation.
Participating Raley’s Stores:
4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe
1040 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe
930 Tahoe Boulevard in Incline Village
3701 So. Carson St., Carson City
1363 motorway. 395 in Gardnerville
The celebrity field for this year’s extravaganza will include superstars Justin Timberlake, Tony Romo, Annika Sorenstam, Aaron Rodgers, Patrick Mahomes, Charles Barkley, Canelo, Jerry Rice, Steve Young, Larry the Cable Guy, Ray. Romano, touted as the best in tournament history, awaits further announcements. In total, the field represents 16 Hall of Famers, 13 Most Valuable Player Awards and 15 Cy Young Awards, as well as eight Player of the Year Awards. Players will compete for $ 600,000 in prize money, with the winner claiming $ 125,000.
The tournament will be streamed live on NBCSN on Friday, July 9, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT on NBCSN from Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, home since it opened in 1990. and on NBC from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm PT on Saturday July 10th and Sunday July 11th. Additional coverage will be provided by Golf Channel later this week.
The 2021 American Century Championship uses 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 Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, designed by George Fazio, was named one of America’s Top 100 Golf Courses by Golf Digest Magazine.
American Century Investments, title sponsor of the championship since 1998, continues its role in partnership with NBC Sports, the Lake Tahoe Visitors’ Board, Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course and the South Lake Tahoe Community. The annual tournament raised more than $ 5.5 million for multiple national and regional charities.
Follow and participate in the tournament action on social media with #ACCgolf and view exclusive content on the American Century Championship’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. For tournament information: www.AmericanCenturyChampionship.com.