Justin Timberlake, Pat McAfee among Tahoe celebrity golf tourney field

Fan favorite Justin Timberlake will return to Edgewood Tahoe and be joined by several newcomers this summer for the annual American Century Championship.

Colin Jost from Saturday Night Live, former NFL punter and sports media personality Pat McAfee, Mike “The Miz” Mizanin of the WWE and country music singer / songwriter Jake Owen were among those announced this week as newcomers to compete in the 33rd celebrity golf tournament , set for July 6-10 on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore.

In addition to Timberlake, longtime ACC competitors Charles Barkley and Larry the Cable Guy will return this summer to compete for $ 600,000 and charity fundraising in the 54-hole tournament.

The ACC will be televised nationally Friday-Sunday (July 8-10), with GOLF Channel carrying the opening round Friday and NBC airing live coverage Saturday and Sunday.

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost attend the 44th Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center on December 05 in Washington, DC

Former NBA player and coach Vinny Del Negro will defend his 2021 title against celebrity contenders such as Annika Sorenstam, one of the greatest professional golfers in history with 72 LPGA Tour wins and eight Player of the Year Awards; Mark Mulder, three time ACC champion and former Oakland A’s and St. Louis Cardinals All-Star pitcher; Mardy Fish, 2020 tournament winner, former tennis star and current captain of the US Davis Cup team; and John Smoltz, MLB Hall of Fame pitcher, 2018 US Senior Open qualifier and Fox MLB analyst.

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