Curry set to play again at Tahoe's American Century golf tourney

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STATELINE, Nev. (KOLO) - Freshly-minted National Basketball Association Champion and two-time Most Valuable Player Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors will join other athletes and entertainers at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament at Lake Tahoe, July 11-16, 2017.

Curry will be making his fifth appearance at the tournament and will be joined by his father, Dell. Curry’s best finish was in 2013, when he led the tournament with seven holes remaining before finishing fourth. He is looking to avenge last year’s one-point loss to his father.

Steph Curry is listed at 20-1 by the Harrah’s and Harveys Race & Sports Book.

The 28th annual tournament has raised more than $4 million for multiple national and area charities and offers free admission to military personnel and guests. The 2017 event tees off Friday-Sunday July 14-16 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.

Curry made his American Century Championship debut in 2010 following his rookie NBA season and finished tied for 28th place behind Michael Jordan (22nd), Marshall Faulk (18th) and Mark Rypien (6th).

He will join a prominent lineup of more than 90 celebrities, including actor and musician Justin Timberlake, TNT NBA analyst Charles Barkley, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and newly-anointed lead color commentator for CBS on NFL games, NFL MVP and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and NFL Hall of Famers Jerry Rice, Steve Young, Emmitt Smith, Marshall Faulk, John Elway, Marcus Allen and Tim Brown. Two-time champion Mark Mulder will chase a three-peat, while Larry the Cable Guy, Jared Goff, Alex Smith, Al Michaels, Jason Kidd, Herm Edwards, Charles Woodson, Carson Palmer will also compete.