American Century Championship Tournament Events: Big Events | Activities: Golfing
American Century Championship Tournament

100 Lake Parkway
Stateline, NV 89449
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This summer, the most recognizable field in golf takes to the course for the 25th American Century Championship, July 15-20 at Edgewood Tahoe and the Lance Armstrong Foundation, the organization founded by the cancer survivor and champion cyclist to serve people affected by cancer, is back as the official event charity for the seventh consecutive year. Against the beautiful backdrop of a High Sierra Lake, the global fight against cancer will share the spotlight with the biggest names in sports and entertainment.

The 2012 tournament provides a platform for fundraising and awareness-building activities in support of the Lance Armstrong Foundation’s mission. Thanks to additional prize money generated when former NHL All-Star Joe Sakic made a hole in one at the 2014 American Century Championship, last year’s tournament raised more than $470,000, which was split between the Lance Armstrong Foundation and local Lake Tahoe-area charities.

Defending 2013 champion Billy Joe Tolliver will be seeking his fifth tournament win. He will be joined by other past champions including Rick Rhoden, Dan Quinn, Jack Wagner and Mark Rypien. Long-time tournament favorites Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Ray Romano and John Elway will welcome newcomers Donald Driver (Green Bay Packers wide receiver and 2012 ‘Dancing with the Stars’ champion), Christian Ponder (Minnesota Vikings quarterback) and David Justice (New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics).