Chicago Sun-Times
A hearty stew of offbeat sports and pop culture.

Jordan, Barkley, Roethlisberger to play American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament

| No Comments | No TrackBacks
michael-jordan-golf-tahoe.JPG
Michael Jordan walks through a crowd during a practice round at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe, Nev., during the American Century Championship on Tuesday. (AP Photo)

Golf and gambling enthusiasts Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley will join Super Bowl trophy enthusiast Ben Roethlisberger and a host of other athletes in the 20th annual American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament, from Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe this weekend.

More than 80 athletes and sundry entertainment celebs will compete on the links -- all to benefit the Lance Armstrong Foundation.

NBA star Shane Battier, NFL Head Coach Jack Del Rio, NFL offensive rookie of the year Matt Ryan and Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith will also make the trip to Tahoe.

Dan Hicks, Roger Maltbie, Gary Koch, Mark Rolfing, and Jimmy Roberts provide commentary for NBC.

No TrackBacks

TrackBack URL: http://blogs.suntimes.com/cgi-bin/mt-tb.cgi/24365

Leave a comment

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Kevin Allen published on July 16, 2009 11:59 AM.

Did Barack Obama wear mom jeans to All-Star game was the previous entry in this blog.

Ichiro's sense of humor lost on Jason Bay is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.

Pages

Powered by Movable Type 5.04