2023 American Century Championship: Celebrities in the field, purse, format, TV times
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2023 American Century Championship: Celebrities in the field, purse, format, TV times

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The 2023 American Century Championship field is filled with celebrities, as the 32nd annual NBC-run event at Lake Tahoe in Nevada starts on Friday with the beginning of the 54-hole event.

Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course again hosts as vacationers will roll up on the beach and water, while the players in the field compete for a $600,000 purse in an event played under the Modified Stableford scoring system.

The field is filled with celebrities and athletes from all walks of life, mostly with a connection to sports.

Celebrities in the 2023 American Century Championship field

  • Davante Adams, NFL wide receiver
  • Marcus Allen, NFL Hall of Famer
  • Ray Allen, NBA Hall of Famer
  • Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills quarterback
  • Canelo Alvarez, boxer
  • Bret Baier, Fox News anchor
  • Ronde Barber, NFL Hall of Famer
  • Nate Bargatze, comedian
  • Charles Barkley, NBA Hall of Famer
  • Brian Baumgartner, "The Office" actor
  • Jerome Bettis, former NFL running back
  • Jay Bilas, former player, ESPN college basketball analyst
  • Tim Brown, NFL Hall of Famer
  • Joe Buck, ESPN announcer
  • Reggie Bush, former NFL running back
  • David Carr, former NFL quarterback
  • Derek Carr, Las Vegas Raiders quarterback
  • Vince Carter, NBA all-time great
  • Don Cheadle, actor
  • Roger Clemens, former MLB pitcher
  • Chace Crawford, actor
  • Seth Curry, Dallas Mavericks guard
  • Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors guard
  • Dell Curry, former NBA player
  • Vinny Del Negro, former NBA coach
  • Jay Demarcus, singer/musician – Rascal Flatts
  • Dylan Dreyer, NBC News meteorologist
  • John Elway, NFL Hall of Famer
  • Marshall Faulk, NFL Hall of Famer
  • Mardy Fish, Olympic Silver Medalist: Tennis
  • Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals WR
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick, former NFL quarterback
  • Dexter Fowler, former MLB player
  • Dwight Freeney, former NFL defensive end
  • Mike Golic, football broadcaster
  • Robbie Gould, San Francisco 49ers kicker
  • A.J. Hawk, NFL Pro Bowl linebacker
  • Andre Iguodala, NBA champion
  • Colin Jost, Saturday Night Live lead writer
  • Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs TE
  • Alex Killorn, Anaheim Ducks player
  • Zach Lavine, Chicago Bulls All-Star
  • Hally Leadbetter, golf host
  • Jon Lester, former MLB pitcher
  • Derek Lowe, former MLB All-Star
  • Kyle Lowry, Toronto Raptors guard
  • Patrick Mahomes, NFL MVP quarterback
  • Joe Mauer, future baseball Hall of Famer
  • Baker Mayfield, NFL quarterback
  • Pat McAfee, former NFL punter and current media personality
  • Jim McMahon, former NFL All-Pro QB
  • Kevin Millar, former MLB player
  • Mike "The Miz" Mizanan, WWE star
  • Mike Modano, NHL Hall of Famer
  • Mark Mulder, former MLB All-Star
  • John O’Hurley, actor
  • TJ Oshie, Washington Capitals forward
  • Jake Owen, country artist
  • Doug Pederson, NFL Super Bowl-winning head coach
  • Joe Pavelski, Dallas Stars forward
  • Michael Pena, actor
  • Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals
  • Dan Quayle, former US Vice-President
  • Alfonso Ribeiro, actor
  • Jerry Rice, NFL Hall of Famer
  • Rob Riggle, actor/comedian
  • Aaron Rodgers, New York Jets QB
  • Ray Romano, actor and comedia
  • Tony Romo, former NFL quarterback and current CBS Sports analyst
  • Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings tight end
  • CC Sabathia, former MLB All-Star
  • Jason Scheff, Chicago lead singer
  • Harrison Smith, Minnesota Vikings safety
  • Alex Smith, former NFL All-Pro quarterback
  • Emmitt Smith, NFL Hall of Famer
  • John Smoltz, MLB Hall of Famer
  • Annika Sorenstam, legendary golfer
  • Kathryn Tappen, NBC Sports reporter
  • Miles Teller, actor
  • Joe Theisman, former NFL quarterback
  • Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings WR
  • Brian Urlacher, NFL Hall of Famer
  • Chase Utley, former MLB All-Star
  • Shane Victorino, former MLB All-Star
  • Mike Vrabel, Tennessee Titans coach
  • Jack Wagner, actor
  • Tim Wakefield, former MLB All-Star
  • DeMarcus Ware, former NFL All-Pro
  • David Wells, former MLB All-Star
  • Jason Werth, former MLB All-Star
  • Andrew Whitworh, Los Angeles Rams offensive tackle
  • Charles Woodson, former NFL All-Pro CB
  • Steve Young, NFL Hall of Famer

2023 American Century Championship purse, winner’s share, prize money payout

The purse for the 2023 American Century Championship is $600,000, with the winner's share being $125,000. Every player in the field is compensated in some way for participating.

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Here are the payouts for the top five (and see the full payout here):

  • 1. $125,000
  • 2. $60,000
  • 3. $35,000
  • 4. $25,000
  • 5. $20,000

2023 American Century Championship TV times

The 2023 American Century Championship will air on Friday on Golf Channel on tape delay from 9:30-11:30 p.m. Eastern, with live streaming on Peacock from 4-6 p.m. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, the live coverage moves to NBC Sports and Peacock from 2:30-6 p.m. Eastern.

2023 American Century Championship streaming schedule

The 2023 American Century Championship will stream on Friday on Peacock from 4-6 p.m. Eastern. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, the live coverage moves to NBC Sports and Peacock from 2:30-6 p.m. Eastern.

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