Each offseason, Vikings DE Jared Allen hosts his Night Ops Golf Tournament to benefit Homes For Wounded Warriors. The event includes glow-in-the-dark golf balls, drill sergeants on tee boxes, a slip-n-slide on the driving range and a bunch of other skullduggery.
This weekend, Allen will participate in tamer golf tournament that will also raise money for charity. Allen will be playing in the 2012 American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament at Lake Tahoe, an event that raises money and awareness for LIVESTRONG.
The $600,000, 54-hole competition at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe will be aired on NBC Sports Network on Friday, July 20 from 4-7 pm (ET) and on NBC on Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22 from 3-6 pm (ET). This will be Allen’s second time participating in the tournament, which has a first place prize of $125,000. In 2010, he finished 70th.
Other NFL personalities who will be joining Allen at the tournament include Marcus Allen, Miles Austin, Jerome Bettis, John Elway, Marshall Faulk, Jerry Rice, Aaron Rodgers, Tony Romo, Emmitt Smith and Jason Witten. Other celebrities who will participate include, Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Ray Romano, Shane Battier and defending champion Jack Wagner.
Further information on the tournament can be found at www.tahoecelebritygolf.com.
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