Golf coverage on ESPN includes seven big events from the US Champions Tour as well as the made-for-TV American Century Championship featuring more than 80 of sports and entertainment's greatest celebrities.
The world’s best golfers aged 50 and over contest the US Champions Tour. Many of the PGA Tour's greats go on to play on the Champions Tour including Nicklaus, Palmer, Norman, Couples and most recently Aussie Peter Senior. ESPN brings seven big events from the US Champion's Tour to Aussie screens with the three round tournaments contested over the year to reveal the winner of the Charles Schwab Cup.
The annual American Century Championship is the premier celebrity golf tournament, now with a record purse of $600,000. The tournament runs as a 54-hole modified Stableford format and features more than 80 of sports' and entertainment's greatest celebrities including Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, John O'Hurley, Tony Romo, Ray Romano, Don Cheadle and Dale Jarrett. The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) is the official charity of the American Century Championship.