| Star athletes like fish out of water at Tahoe golf
San Diego Union Tribune - United States
- It's one thing to ride a bike as fast as Lance Armstrong
, drive the lane like Michael Jordan,
throw a pass like Carson Palmer
or catch one like Jerry Rice.
But hit a golf ball in front of a big crowd?
“Golf,” Armstrong says, stretching out the word like a British sports analyst. “It's a whole 'nother sport, whole 'nother beast. Hell, I get nervous when the lady in the beverage cart pulls up on the tee box.”
And he's not even in the tournament.
The seven-time champion of the Tour de France is set to play in the pro-am event preceding the American
Celebrities : Ray Romano, Brett Hull, Chris Webber, Kevin Nealon, Don Cheadle, Tiki Barber, Cheech Marin, LaDanian Tomlinson, Drew Brees, Jack Wagner, John Cook, Dan Quinn, Rick Rhoden, Tim Brown, Dan Quayle, Ray Allen, Michael Jordan, Jerry Rice, John Elway, Lance Armstrong, Dan Patrick, Marcus Allen, Lawrence Taylor, Mario Lemieux, Jason Kidd, Charles Barkley, Ben Roethlisberger, Carson Palmer|
Categories : Celebrity Appearances, Celebrity News, Speakers News, Athlete News
Posted 7/6/2007 12:07:13 PM | Permalink
| Kevin Costner signed on to play at Tuesday's celeb/am golf tourney as part of American Century Championship
Tahoe Daily Tribune - South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
- Here’s one for you ladies: actor Kevin Costner
is playing golf Tuesday at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course for the LTVA Celeb/Am Tournament of the American Century Championship.
Costner — who is known for his sports movies from “Bull Durham” to “Tin Cup” — was staged on the South Shore this weekend to play his other passion with his rock band, Modern West, at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe.
Beyond his guitar, he was invited to take part in the 18th annual golf tournament and decided to stay over for Tuesday’s event — which is designed to generate interest among amateur golfers and the celebs,
Celebrities : Dan Quinn, Kevin Costner, Patrick Kaler, Billy Jo Tolliver, Vince Coleman, Neil Lomax, Kevin Nealon, Brandi Chastain|
Categories : Celebrity Appearances, Comedian News, TV Personalities, TV Actors, Actor News, Celebrity News
Posted 6/9/2007 12:06:05 AM | Permalink