The Edgewood Resort will be hosting the 24th Annual American Century Championship Tournament in July. The first three days of golf are practice rounds and celebrity-amateur tournaments. Friday and Saturday are the first and second rounds, with the final round on Sunday.
Dozens of sports and entertainment stars are scheduled to attend.
Partial list of sports figures: Partial list of entertainers:
Marcus Allen NFL Dan Quayle Former VP
Trent Dilfer NFL Bill Engvall Comedian
Andre Reed NFL Lucas Black Actor, Fast and Furious
John Elway NFL Brian Baumgartner Actor, The Office
Kelly Slater Professional surfer Kevin Nealon Actor/Comedian
Charles Barkley NBA Joe Buck Sports Anchor
Detlef Schrempf NBA Larry the Cable Guy
Joe Carter MLB
Ivan Rodriguez MLB
Trevor Hoffman MLB
Fred McGriff MLB
Michael Phelps Olympic Medalist, swimming
Michael Waltrip & Denny Hamlin NASCAR
The NBC Sports Network will be broadcasting the event live on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Edgewood Golf Course was designed by George Fazio and opened in 1968. It’s described as a “challenging course” with four sets of tees, ranging in length from 5567 to 7555 yards. Edgewood is a public course that hosted the U.S. Public Links Championships in 1980. In 1985 Edgewood hosted the U.S. Senior Open Championship.
Tickets are available at the venue, on-line and at numerous Raley’s, Belair, and Nob Hill Foods throughout California and Nevada. The price is $15 dollars on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the admission is $25 dollars.