American Century Championship

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American Century Championship
Tournament information
Location Stateline, Nevada, U.S.
Established 1990, 28 years ago
Course(s) Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course
Par 72
Length 6,865 yards (6,277 m)[1]
Tour(s) Celebrity event
Format Modified Stableford - 54 holes
Prize fund $600,000
Month played July
Current champion
Tony Romo
Stateline is located in the US
Stateline
Stateline
Location in the United States
Stateline is located in Nevada
Stateline
Stateline
Location in Nevada

The American Century Championship is a celebrity golf tournament in Nevada, United States. It is held during the second full week of July at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline, at the shore of Lake Tahoe. The course is at the southeast edge of the lake, at an average elevation exceeding 6,230 feet (1,900 m) above sea level.

History[edit]

The first tournament was held 28 years ago in 1990 and sponsored by NBC,[2] which broadcasts the second and third round coverage on the weekend. Isuzu sponsored the tournament from 1991 through 1998, succeeded by current sponsor American Century Investments in 1999.

A 54-hole event, the first fourteen editions were conducted under standard stroke play; the modified Stableford format has been used since 2004.

The multiple winners of the event are Rick Rhoden (8), Dan Quinn (5), Billy Joe Tolliver (4), Mark Mulder (3), Jack Wagner (2), and Mark Rypien (2). Actor Wagner is the only non-professional athlete to have won the event, and Mulder is the only one to win three consecutive.[3]

Winners[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Results". American Century Championship. July 21, 2013. Retrieved August 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Rypien dodges blitz, wins $75,000". Spokane Chronicle. (Washington). Associated Press. July 16, 1990. p. C3. 
  3. ^ a b "Mark Mulder wins celebrity golf title; Stephen Curry 4th". Washington Post. Associated Press. July 16, 2017. Retrieved July 16, 2017. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°57′58″N 119°56′53″W / 38.966°N 119.948°W / 38.966; -119.948