The 2021 TournamentAnd the Winner is . . . Vinny Del Negro! A birdie on the 54-hole by Del Negro forced a playoff, the fourth in event history, between the former NBA player and coach and MLB Cy Young Winner John Smoltz. Another birdie on the first playoff gave an emotional Del Negro the win as he dedicated the win to his late father. The event also featured the first double eagle in tournament history when Mike Modano holed out from 200 yards on the 18th hole in the first round.
The 2020 TournamentAnd the Winner is . . . Mardy Fish! A historic second round 63 earned Fish 37 points in the modified stableford scoring system and gave him a 36 hole lead that he would not relinquish. Former Buffalo Bills DT Kyle Williams held the first round lead but had to settle for a second place finish. John Smoltz’s consistency found him in third place and Stephen Curry rallied on Sunday to score 26 points and finish fourth. Two-time defending champion, Tony Romo, was forced to WD after a second round wrist injury.
The 2019 TournamentAnd the Winner is . . . Tony Romo! The defending champ leads wire to wire to cruise to a 10 point victory. The former QB holds off three-time champion Mark Mulder and perennial challengers Mardy Fish & Derek Lowe who finish tied for 3rd. Case Keenum, Stephen Curry & Adam Thielen all finish in the top ten leading the way for active players.
The 2018 TournamentAnd the Winner is . . . Tony Romo! The Former Dallas Cowboy scores 27 points on the final day by shooting a 4-Under 68 to take the title home after starting the day in 3rd place. Mark Mulder and Joe Pavelski made it tough on him throughout the day and Ray Allen finished in a career best T-3
The 2017 TournamentAnd the Winner is . . . Mark Mulder! Three-Peat! After a slow start, Mulder uses a big round two to take the lead into the final round. He holds off the field including Mardy Fish, a charging Steph Curry and the returning Tony Romo.
The 2016 TournamentAnd the Winner is . . . Mark Mulder! Again! And just like last year, Mulder came into the last round 5 strokes behind the leader and used a strong round on Sunday to win back to back American Century Championships. Mulder came out firing with 7 birdies on his first 13 holes to take the lead. Regardless, he had to sweat it out until the end as Mardy Fish missed a 12 foot putt for eagle on the final hole that would have send the tournament to a playoff.
The 2015 TournamentAnd the Winner is . . . Mark Mulder! After three straight Top Ten finishes, Mulder finally broke through in Lake Tahoe. Coming into the final round, Mulder trailed the leader by 5 strokes but he rode seven Sunday birdies to his first American Century Championship victory.
The 2014 TournamentAnd the Winner is . . . Mark Rypien! Patience is a virtue for this Former NFL Quarterback. With 2nd Place finishes in 2012 and 2013 – Rypien, Washington Redskins Super Bowl XXVI MVP, stayed the course through Sunday’s 3 hour rain/lightning hold to win the 25 Year Silver Anniversary of NBC Sports’ American Century Championship. And Mark’s sweet spot – he was this Super Bowl of Celebrity Sports tournament’s first champion back in 1990. This ‘Old Dog’ has plenty of tricks left. Click on results link below for tournament scores.
The 2013 TournamentBilly Joe Tolliver made par on the third playoff hole Sunday to edge Mark Rypien to win the American Century Championship played at the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
The 2012 TournamentFormer NHL Center, and now 5-Time Champion Dan Quinn, birdied three of his first seven holes Sunday to pull ahead and then stretched his lead on the back nine to earn a six-point victory over former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
The 2011 TournamentActor Jack Wagner birdied the par-3 17th hole and survived a bogey on the final hole for a 3-point win over Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo at the American Century Championship. Wagner outscored Romo, 80-77, to become the fourth multiple winner in the even’s 22-year history.
The 2010 TournamentBilly Joe Tolliver, a former professional quarterback, was never challenged Sunday and claimed his third title at the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. Tolliver scored 26 points in the final round and finished with a record total 84 points, 19 points ahead of actor Jack Wagner and athletes John Elway, Tony Romo and John Smoltz, who were in a four-way tie for second place with 65 points.
The 2009 TournamentWith a total score of 74 points, former MLB Pitcher Rick Rhoden wins the 2009 American Century Celebrity Golf Championship. This is his 8th celebrity championship, even though he posted a 2 over par round with 4 bogies and only 2 birdies for the day. This is the first time Rhoden has won this tournament in consecutive years.
The 2008 TournamentFormer MLB Pitcher, Rick Rhoden edges out former NHL Star, Dan Quinn to secure his 7th American Century Championship. Rhoden’s steady play this weedend is why he has won more Celebrity Championships than anyone else.
The 2007 TournamentFormer All-Pro Quarterback Chris Chandler fired a 5 under par round of 67 scoring a total of 31 points. The veteran QB set both single day and tournament records for points with his final round play.
The 2006 TournamentWhat a finish! Actor Jack Wagner wins the 17th annual American Century Championship in dramatic fashion by sinking a 14 foot putt for birdie on the final hole. Wagner becomes the first non “professional athlete” to win this event and seemed very proud of that fact in his press conference.
The 2005 TournamentSimply put, when he puts his mind to it, Billy Joe Tolliver plays good golf. And this year, for Tolliver, it was mind over matter as he wins this 3-day tournament of champions shooting a 28-28-20 (Stableford format). In regular stroke play, this equates to a 69-69-73 for the 3 rounds.
The 2004 TournamentIt came down to the final putt on 18 to determine the winner of the 15th annual American Century Championship. Rick Rhoden had an eagle putt to capture his 7th title, but it was Former Hockey Great Dan Quinn who tapped in for birdie and the $100,000 first place check. Quinn has now won 3 out of the last 4 Championship’s held at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
The 2003 TournamentAfter a 3 year drought from winning the American Century Championship, former MLB Pitcher Rick Rhoden shoots a final round of 66 to capture his 6th Celebrity Championship title.
The 2002 TournamentThe Mighty Dan Quinn wins again! He takes home another trophy and a winner’s check for $100,000. And he gives 10% of his winnings to the NYC Firefighters Scholarship Fund.
The 2001 TournamentThe Mighty Dan Quinn! Former Pittsburgh Penguins Center Dan Quinn ends the odd year streak of 5 time American Century Celebrity Golf champion Rick Rhoden.
The 2000 TournamentTennessee Titans placekicker Al Del Greco’s 7 under par 65 gives him the 2000 American Century Celebrity Championship. The 65 shot by Del Greco is the lowest score ever posted in this Celebrity Championship.
The 1999 TournamentFive time tournament champion, Rick Rhoden, earned $100,000 of the total $500,000 total ACCGC purse. Hampered by 50 mph wind gusts during rounds one and two, Rhoden still managed to finish with a 9 stroke lead, and is now the top money winner in Celebrity Golf.
The 1998 TournamentSuper Mario Lemieux, a retired hockey great, won the Isuzu for the first time in the event’s nine-year history Sunday, shooting a 3-under 69 at the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
The 1997 TournamentRhoden, a former Major League pitcher, won the Isuzu for the fourth time in the event’s eight-year history Sunday, shooting a 2-under 70 at the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course as he cruised to a three-shot win over his playing partners, Dan Quinn and John Brodie. Rhoden finished at 9-under 207 for his 16th on the celebrity golf circuit.
The 1996 TournamentThe 1996 Isuzu Celebrity Golf Championship winner was pro football quarterback, Billy Joe Tolliver. In Sunday’s exciting 3rd round at Edgewood Tahoe, Billy Joe claimed the Championship with a 4-stroke lead over his nearest competitor, Donny Anderson.
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