American Celebrity golf event attracts big names


Tony Romo won his third ACC title at Lake Tahoe on Sunday

Proving that it’s not just the world’s top cricket legends like Ricky Ponting, Brian Lara and Kapil Dev who are avid golf players, the 33rd annual Celebrity Championship (AAC or American Century Challenge) in Nevada, USA last week saw a star studded turnout of top celebrities from the worlds of sports and entertainment like Justin Timberlake, Steph Curry and Nick Jonas in action. 

Tony Romo, former star NFL quarter-back won his third ACC title in a three-way playoff against Joe Pavelski (professional Ice-hockey player) and Mark Mulder, a two-time all-star former baseball player for Oakland Athletics.

Tony Romo winning putt – 


Among Celebrities competing were –

Stephen Curry – NBA MVP, point-guard for Golden State Warriors and a winner of four NBA Championships

Steph Curry earned 41 points to finish T-16th at the championship

Nick Jonas – Singer, songwriter, and actor from the Jonas Brothers band , married to actor Priyanka Chopra.

Nick Jonas (Centre) poses with Miles Teller (TopGun-Maverick) and Paige Spiranac

Michael Pena Actor Michael Peña from back-to-back Oscar Best Pictures “Million Dollar Baby” and “Crash,” and on the small screen in the acclaimed series “The Shield”.

Justin Timberlake – Singer, songwriter, and actor from movies like “The Social Network” and “In Time.”

Justin Timberlake plays a 6-handicap

Charles Barkley – Hall of Famer Basketball player. 

Charles Barkley played with an upgraded swing this week

Aaron Rodgers Aaron Rodgers is a four-time NFL Most Valuable Player, a Super Bowl champion, and one of the NFL’s all-time elite quarterbacks. 

Aaron Rodgers registered a top-10 finish at the championship

Annika Sorenstam 10-time major champion; Hall of Famer with 94 wins to her name.

Annika Sorenstam finished T-4th with 58 points

Miles TellerActor Miles Teller starred in the recently released hit film “Top Gun: Maverick,” alongside Tom Cruise.

Miles Teller played Bradley Bradshaw in TopGun:Maverick

Paige Spiranac With over 3.5mn followers on Instagram alone, Spiranac is a former pro and a standout golfer from San Diego University.



View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Paige Spiranac (@_paige.renee)

Photo – Golf Channel

Read more latest stories

Comments are closed.