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Wednesday, June twenty second, 2022
STEPHEN CURRY, NBA CHAMPION AND FINALS MVP TO TEE IT UP IN TAHOE AT AMERICAN CENTURY CHAMPIONSHIP
Family affair as Seth and Dell Curry additionally becoming a member of most distinguished superstar area in event historical past, July 6-10 at Edgewood Tahoe on NBC
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev., June 22 – Stephen Curry, contemporary off the Golden State Warriors’ fourth NBA championship previously eight seasons and his unanimous choice as Finals MVP, will deliver recognition as certainly one of basketball historical past’s best gamers alongside along with his golf abilities to Edgewood Tahoe for the 33rd annual American Century Championship at Lake Tahoe, July 8-10. (www.americancenturychampionship.com).
Joining Steph can be his father Dell, and brother Seth. With the participation of the three Currys, the star energy simply jumped the charts at superstar golf’s pre-eminent event. They will be part of a area with Justin Timberlake, Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen, Tony Romo, Aaron Rodgers, Annika Sorenstam, Charles Barkley and first-time contributors Colin Jost of Saturday Night Live, WWE Superstar The Miz, and Jake Owen, nation music singer/songwriter. The lineup represents 13 Hall of Famers, 17 Most Valuable Player Awards, and a number of Cy Young Award winners. With Timberlake, Ray Romano, Anthony Anderson, and different leisure celebrities, the sector additionally boasts winners of a number of Emmy, Grammy and different awards.
The American Century Championship can be televised nationally Friday, 7:30—9:30 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel; Saturday and Sunday, 2:30—6:00 p.m. ET on NBC.
Tickets at the moment are out there on-line solely upfront at: www.AmericanCenturyChampionship.com with every day tickets for Wednesday’s apply spherical and Thursday’s Celebrity-Amateur at $30, and event rounds Friday, Saturday and Sunday at $40 per day.
For Curry, it represents his tenth look on the American Century Championship. His greatest end was fourth on three events: T4 in 2013, 2017 and 2020. He was 9th final 12 months. Caesars Sportsbook has him listed as one of many prime eight favorites at 12:1 odds.
The American Century Championship in scenic Lake Tahoe incorporates a purse of $600,000 with $125,000 to the winner. Charity fundraising has produced over $6 million for non-profits through the years. The event is performed over lakefront Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, a George Fazio design, with re-design components from Tom Fazio. It is rated by Golf Digest Magazine as certainly one of “America’s Top 100 Golf Courses.”
Vinny Del Negro will defend his 2021 title towards prime superstar contenders together with Annika Sorenstam, one of many best skilled gamers in historical past with 72 LPGA Tour wins and eight Player of the Year Awards; Tony Romo, the previous Dallas Cowboys quarterback, present CBS NFL analyst, and two-time winner of the ACC; Mark Mulder, three-time ACC champion and former MLB pitcher; Mardy Fish, 2020 event champion, former tennis star and present captain of the U.S. Davis Cup group; and John Smoltz, MLB Hall of Fame pitcher, 2018 U.S. Senior Open qualifier and Fox MLB analyst.
A contingent of 30 NFL stars are within the area along with present quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers, 2021 NFL MVP; and Derek Carr, Las Vegas Raiders. Active gamers additionally characteristic Robbie Gould, 49ers; Adam Thielen, Harrison Smith and Patrick Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings.
Hall of Famers characteristic Michael Strahan, Steve Young, Jerry Rice, Emmitt Smith, Tim Brown, Jerome Bettis, Terrell Davis, Brian Urlacher, and Charles Woodson; in addition to former All-Pros Larry Fitzgerald, DeMarcus Ware, Kyle Williams, and Jim McMahon. Also within the area is head coach Mike Vrabel of the Tennessee Titans.
NBA illustration consists of native favourite Charles Barkley; Del Negro; present Miami Heat star Kyle Lowry and Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso, making his event debut; and Vince Carter, eight-time All-Star and present ESPN analyst.
Including Annika, ladies within the area characteristic Dylan Dreyer, meteorologist for NBC News and The Today Show; Kathryn Tappen, NBC Sports anchor and on-air persona; and Kira Okay. Dixon, GOLF Channel reporter and 2015 Miss America.
The lineup of entertainers, actors and comedians characteristic Jost, Miles Teller, Anthony Anderson, Alfonso Ribeiro, Michael Pena, Ray Romano, Rob Riggle, Brian Baumgartner, John O’Hurley, Larry the Cable Guy, Jay DeMarcus, previously of Rascal Flatts, Jason Scheff, former singer and bassist for Chicago, and Jack Wagner, two-time champion and certainly one of two originals together with Jim McMahon to have performed in all 32 American Century Championships.
Major League Baseball gamers showcase Smoltz, teammate and fellow Hall of Famer Tom Glavine, CC Sabathia, Joe Maurer, Jimmy Rollins, Kevin Millar, Shane Victorino, Tim Wakefield, David Wells, and first timers Jon Lester and Jayson Werth.
The 54-hole competitors will check the golf abilities of greater than 80 gamers. Additions to the sector can be introduced main as much as the championship in July. The present event area is offered Here.
The 2022 American Century Championship will make the most of the Modified Stableford format whereby factors are awarded by rating per gap.
American Century Investments, the title sponsor of the championship since 1999, continues its position in partnership with NBC Sports, the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority, Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course and the South Tahoe group.
For the newest particulars, pictures, superstar tweets and fan contests utilizing #ACCgolf go to @ACChampionship on Twitter and Instagram, and Facebook. For event info: www.AmericanCenturyChampionship.com.
About American Century Investments – Tournament Title Sponsor
American Century Investments is a number one international asset supervisor targeted on delivering funding outcomes and constructing long-term consumer relationships whereas supporting breakthrough medical analysis. Founded in 1958, American Century Investments’ 1,400 staff serve monetary professionals, establishments, firms and particular person traders from places of work in New York; London; Frankfurt; Hong Kong; Sydney; Santa Clara, Calif.; and Kansas City, Mo. Jonathan S. Thomas is president and chief govt officer, and Victor Zhang serves as chief funding officer. Delivering funding outcomes to shoppers allows American Century Investments to distribute over 40% of its dividends to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 500-person, nonprofit fundamental biomedical analysis group. The Institute owns greater than 40% of American Century Investments and has obtained dividend funds of $1.8 billion since 2000. For extra details about American Century Investments, go to www.americancentury.com.
About the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
Lake Tahoe was not too long ago designated No. 24 within the World Top 100 Golf Destinations for the very best mixture of experiences: spectacular golf, eating, sights, resorts, tradition by GolfGo. Visit Lake Tahoe combines the distinctive attraction of two worlds: spectacular pure magnificence and a contemporary tourism vacation spot with an array of outside recreation, leisure, nightlife and gaming. Tahoe’s timeless splendor and variety towards well being and wellness, inexperienced enterprise practices and sustainability proceed to outline its inimitable persona. For details about lodging, recreation, packages, and wholesome journey at Visit Lake Tahoe, name 1-800-288-2463 or log onto www.VisitLakeTahoe.com