Friday, July 2, 2010


Play Edgewood Tahoe Back Nine to Win a VIP Trip to 2011 Tournament

NBC Sports, the American Century Championship and World Golf Tour have created a virtual experience that allows gamers to play the back nine at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, home of the annual celebrity golf tournament at Lake Tahoe.
  • Visit to play the ACC Challenge

  • Play the video game unlimited number of times, July 2 – 31

  • After playing the game, make sure you register for your chance to win great prizes

  • All winners will be selected at random. Grand prize include a week-long VIP trip to the 2011

  • American Century Championship: VIP tickets, celebrity parties, lodging and airfare

  • Ten winners at random will receive ACC Gift Bag: golf shirts, hats, carry bag, golf balls and more

  • The American Century Championship, the celebrity golf tournament at Lake Tahoe (, stages 82 sports and entertainment stars and Hall of Famers as they compete in a 54-hole, $600,000 tournament on NBC Sports, July 16-18. Celebrities include: Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Tony Romo, Ray Romano, Bode Miller, Troy Aikman, Jerry Rice, Don Cheadle, John Elway and Taylor Hicks

  • For the fifth consecutive year, the official tournament charity is LIVESTRONG

For printable PDF version of press release visit: American Century Championship Challenge.

Tournament title sponsor American Century Investments is a leading privately controlled investment management firm serving investment professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors.

“The game is so realistic that players will feel like the celebrities they watch during the telecast playing at Edgewood Tahoe,” said Gary Quinn, director of business development for NBC Sports. “They just won’t get their feet wet along No. 17, the signature lakefront par 3.”

Through its ownership structure, more than 40 percent of company profits support research to help find cures for genetically-based diseases including cancer, diabetes and dementia.

For the fifth consecutive year, the official tournament charity is LIVESTRONG - the organization founded by cancer survivor and champion cyclist Lance Armstrong to inspire and empower people affected by cancer. Since the tournament’s inception in 1990, more than $3 million has been raised for a variety of national and local charities.

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