Complimentary Spectator Guide for this year's tournament.
LODGINGFor information on lodging accommodations, please visit TahoeSouth.com, or contact the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority by calling (530) 544-5050.
FAST FACTSTOURNAMENT: 22nd Annual American Century Championship FORMAT: FIELD:54-hole Modified Stableford Tournament Celebrities scheduled to appear include Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Tony Romo, Aaron Rodgers, Ray Romano, Emmitt Smith, Don Cheadle and Dale Jarrett.1st Prize - $125,000 2nd Prize - $50,000 3rd Prize - $35,000
PROHIBITED ITEMSThis will be strictly enforced and items may be confiscated. Sports Memorabilia or Collectibles (jerseys must be worn or they will be confiscated) Baseballs, Basketballs, Footballs or Hockey Pucks Video Recorders, Tape Recorders, Radios or TVs Professional Cameras (long range lenses) Alcoholic beverages Beverage containers/coolers Signs or banners Ladders/Periscopes Walkie Talkies Segways or Skate Boards Backpacks, large purses and bags are subject to search NOTE: Point and Shoot digital cameras are allowed all days of the tournament.
PRIZE MONEY: Total Purse - $600,000
Friday, July 15 LIVE ON VERSUS 1-4 PM PT, 4-7 PM ET Saturday, July 16 LIVE ON NBC NOON-3 PM PT, 3-6 PM ET Sunday, July 17 LIVE ON NBC NOON-3 PM PT, 3-6 PM ET (The Golf Channel will re-air Friday coverage on Saturday morning.) 2010 Billy Joe Tolliver (25-33-26, 84)* 2009 Rick Rhoden (25-31-18, 74)* 2008 Rick Rhoden (23-22-23, 68)* 2007 Chris Chandler (23-24-31, 78)* 2006 Jack Wagner (23-24-23, 70) * 2005 Billy Joe Tolliver (28-28-20, 76)* 2004 Dan Quinn (25-20-29, 74)* 2003 Rick Rhoden (76-67-66, 75)* 2002 Dan Quinn (71-71-71, 213) 2001 Dan Quinn (69-67-71, 207**) 2000 Al Del Greco (73-72-65, 210) 1999 Rick Rhoden (71-74-67, 212) 1998 Mario Lemieux (78-67-69, 212) 1997 Rick Rhoden (70-67-70, 207) 1996 Billy Joe Tolliver (70-73-68, 211) 1995 Rick Rhoden (71-67-73, 211) 1994 Dick Anderson (72-69-71, 212 Playoff) 1993 Rick Rhoden (66-71-70, 207**) 1992 Dan Quinn (73-70-70, 213) 1991 Rick Rhoden (76-72-73, 221 - Playoff) 1990 Mark Rypien (78-71-72, 221) *Stableford format **Tournament Record For the sixth year in a row, the Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) is the official charity of the American Century Championship. The tournament will help build awareness of the LIVESTRONG Global Cancer Campaign, while raising funds for the LAFs cancer survivorship initiatives. Harrahs Lake Tahoe
July 12-17, 2011Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course Lake Tahoe, Nevada
REMINDERCredentials are required for admission to golf course and should be worn in plain view at all times. Security personnel will check for these on the grounds and at the gate. We are not responsible for lost or stolen credentials.
2011 CHARITYFounded in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist Lance Armstrong and based in Austin, Texas, LIVESTRONG fights for the 28 million people around the world living with cancer today. LIVESTRONG connects individuals to the support they need, leverages funding and resources to spur innovation and engages communities and leaders to drive social change. Known for the iconic yellow wristband, LIVESTRONGs mission is to inspire and empower anyone affected by cancer. For more information visit www.LIVESTRONG.org.
Tickets and Lodging TahoeSouth.com Event Details TahoeCelebrityGolf.com
SCHEDULE OF EVENTSTUESDAY, JULY 12Lake Tahoe Celeb-Am. . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 AM First Tee Start Practice Rounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All Day
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY FOR SPECTATORSPlease observe all scoreboards/message boards for the WEATHER WARNING sign. This sign will appear in advance of inclement weather moving into the area. When the sign appears, you are advised to take precautions even before play is suspended. Suspension of play will be signaled by the sounding of an air horn or similar alert. You should seek shelter immediately upon hearing the alert. During periods of inclement weather, you should avoid the following: bodies of water, hilltops and high places, isolated trees, bleachers, open areas, wire fences/metal.
TICKETSTicket Prices: Tuesday through Thursday: $15 per day Friday, Saturday and Sunday: $25 per day Season Badge: $60 (good for any and all days, Tuesday through Sunday) NOTE: Children 10 and under FREE with a paying adult, limit two per adult Advance Ticket Sales: Online at tahoecelebritygolf.com Raleys, Bel Air and Nob Hill Foods Friday, Saturday & Sunday Tournament Tickets ONLY Beginning June 1st Adult Ticket $22 (Save $3) - Limit 4 per customer - OR Adult Ticket $18* (Save $7) - Limit 4 per customer With a $50 purchase* (Raley's ticket vouchers must be redeemed at the gate) On-Site Ticket Sales: Tickets may also be purchased during the tournament at Edgewoods Front Gate beginning at 7:00 AM. Tickets purchased at the gate must be paid by either cash or credit card. No checks accepted. ALL SALES FINAL / NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13Harrahs Celebrity-Am. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12:30 PM Practice Rounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All Day
THURSDAY, JULY 14American Century Celebrity-Am . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 AM Korbel Celebrity Spray-Off Competition (17th Hole) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
CONDUCT, CUSTOMS AND ETIQUETTEPlease be advised of the following standards of conduct and etiquette: Everyone is requested to display traditional customs of etiquette, decorum and behavior, and to obey all Tournament policies, signs and verbal instructions of Tournament Officials. Protests of all types are forbidden. For security purposes, all ticket purchasers and holders consent to the reasonable inspection of his/her person and property before entering and/or on the grounds. Refusal of such an inspection or possession of prohibited items will result in exclusion/removal. Cell phones and beepers must be turned on Silent mode. Everyone is requested to observe the list of prohibited items.
FRIDAY, JULY 15American Century Championship - Round 1 . . . . . . 8:30 AM Korbel Long Drive Competition (Driving Range) . . . 4:15 PM LIVE ON VERSUS: 1-4 PM PT, 4-7 EM PT
SATURDAY, JULY 16American Century Championship - Round 2 . . . . . . 8:30 AM LIVE ON NBC: Noon-3 PM PT, 3-6 PM ET (re-air of Fridays coverage on Golf Channel)
SUNDAY, JULY 17American Century Championship Final Round. . . 8:30 AM LIVE ON NBC: Noon-3 PM PT, 3-6 PM ET
PARKINGThere is no on-site parking at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. Public parking is located in the casino parking lots or along Lake Parkway.
GATE HOURSTuesday Thursday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Friday Saturday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sunday: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
SPECTATOR SAFETY Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. Wear headgear for protection from the sun. Use sunscreen or sun block. Wear tennis shoes or soft-soled shoes. Do not wear spiked golf shoes. Familiarize yourself with the first aid location (by the 8th Hole). Wear comfortable and appropriate clothing for the weather.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS From San Francisco, Bay Area & Sacramento, take US HIghway 50 East to South Lake Tahoe. From Reno, take US 395 South toward Carson City. Stay on 395 to the end of Carson City and merge right onto US Highway 50 West to South Lake Tahoe. We are located approximately 100 miles from Sacramento, California and approximately 60 miles from Reno, Nevada.
LOST AND FOUNDLocated in the Tournament Trailer, Tuesday through Sunday.
AUTOGRAPH POLICYAn autograph policy is in effect for official competition rounds (Friday-Sunday). Once their round starts, players are asked to NOT sign autographs until conclusion except at their discretion during periods of suspension of play. NOTICE: Please take all your belongings with you at the end of the day. Belongings left overnight are not the responsibility of the tournament and may be removed by course maintenance and discarded.