Jason Kelce to Make Debut Alongside Travis Kelce at American Century Championship, July 10-14

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June 7, 2024 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev.) –  Jason Kelce, the recently-retired, future Hall of Fame football player, will be a rookie once again next month when he makes his first appearance at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe.

He will be joined by 3-time Super Bowl Champion and entrepreneur, Travis Kelce, the tight end for the 2024 Super Bowl winning Kansas City Chiefs, who has been playing in Lake Tahoe since 2019.

In addition to being NFL stars, the two brothers host the popular podcast New Heights, in which they discuss football, personal stories, current events and pop culture. The New Heights podcast has 2.4 million subscribers on YouTube after more than 90 episodes.

Jason Kelce’s NFL career consisted of 13 seasons as a center for the Philadelphia Eagles and he announced his football retirement earlier this year. His Eagles won the Super Bowl in 2018 and lost to his brother’s Kansas City Chiefs in the 2023 Super Bowl. As a center on the offensive line, he made seven Pro Bowls and was named First Team All-Pro six times.

Travis Kelce has played for the Kansas City Chiefs for 11 seasons, making four Super Bowl appearances with victories in 2020, 2023 and 2024.

In addition to the Kelce brothers, the tournament will feature more than 80 sports and entertainment celebrities competing at Edgewood Tahoe, July 12-14, preceded by a Wednesday practice round and the Thursday Celebrity-Am, July 10-11.

The field represents a collection of Hall of Famers, All-Pros, All-Stars and fan favorites including Charles Barkley, Tony Romo, Josh Allen, Jerry Rice, Steve Young, Aaron Rodgers, John Elway, Ray Allen, DeMarcus Ware, Baker Mayfield, Kyle Lowry, Brian Urlacher, Charles Woodson, Canelo and Larry Fitzgerald. Entertainers include Colin Jost, Miles Teller, Nate Bargatze, Ray Romano, Don Cheadle, Carson Daly, Jake Owen, Larry the Cable Guy, Rob Riggle, and Brian Baumgartner.

Previous tournament winners are 3-time champions Romo and former MLB pitcher Mark Mulder, two-time winner Jack Wagner, plus Mardy Fish and Vinny Del Negro. Other contenders are Annika Sorenstam, John Smoltz and NHL star Joe Pavelski. americancenturychampionship.com

The three-day, 54-hole tournament awards a $750,000 purse, with $150,000 to the winner, plus a charity component for local and national non-profits. The 2024 American Century Championship will utilize the Modified Stableford format whereby points are awarded by score per hole. Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, a George Fazio design, has been ranked among America’s top 100 courses by numerous golf publications through the years. 

The tournament’s format and setting perfectly complement the informal Tahoe vibe, with players and gallery enjoying beachfront and mountain views between the action. Boats line the stretch of the course along the par 3, 17th hole, uniquely enhancing the celebratory atmosphere. Spectators positioned along the hole enjoy good-natured bantering with the players as they slam dunk and shoot threes at the basketball hoop adjacent to the tee box and toss footballs and souvenirs to fans.

American Century Investments, the title sponsor of the championship since 1999, continues its role in partnership with NBC Sports,theLake Tahoe Visitors Authority, Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course and the South Tahoe community. Since its inception in 1990, the American Century Championship has donated nearly $8 million to local and national non-profits. 

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Kelce Brothers
Jason Kelce, the recently-retired, future Hall of Fame football player, makes his first appearance at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament along with his brother Travis Kelce, the tight end for the 2024 Super Bowl winning Kansas City Chiefs, who has been playing in Lake Tahoe since 2019. (Pictured: (L) Jason Kelce Credit: Underdog PHL; (R) Travis Kelce Credit: American Century Championship.


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About American Century Investments – Tournament Title Sponsor
American Century Investments is a leading global asset manager focused on delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting breakthrough medical research. Founded in 1958, American Century Investments’ 1,400 employees serve financial professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors from offices in Kansas City, Missouri; New York; Los Angeles; Santa Clara, California; Portland, Oregon; London; Frankfurt, Germany; Hong Kong; and Sydney. Jonathan S. Thomas is president and chief executive officer, and Victor Zhang serves as chief investment officer. Delivering investment results to clients enables American Century Investments to distribute over 40% of its dividends to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 500-person, nonprofit biomedical research organization with a focus on foundational research. The Institute owns more than 40% of American Century Investments and has received dividend payments of more than $2 billion since 2000. For more information about American Century Investments, visit www.americancentury.com.

About the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority – Destination Sponsor
With more than 75 plaudits and accolades from national media outlets, Visit Lake Tahoe combines the distinctive appeal of two worlds: unparalleled natural beauty and an array of world-class outdoor recreation, entertainment, nightlife and gaming. As a responsible tourism destination, it offers a balanced approach regarding social and environmental impacts to preserve its appeal for generations. For information about lodging, recreation, events, and mindful travel at Visit Lake Tahoe, call 1-800-288-2463 or log onto www.VisitLakeTahoe.com

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