Course Superintendent Scott Schunter of Edgewood Tahoe

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Edgewood Tahoe hosts the American Century Celebrity Championship each summer, and Superintendent Scott Schunter has to make sure the course is in perfect condition for the nationally broadcast event. He also provides information about course maintenance that will help your next round. There are some of my pictures of the course below….

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We have an amazing prize package from Edgewood Tahoe. Grand Prize is 2 nights for you and a guest in the private Edgewood 4000 sq ft lodge on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe, plus 2 rounds of golf, one of which is played with Fred. The dates for the lodge and golf are for July 20 & 21, 2009 only, no substitutions. Second Place prizes include ten 1-day passes to The Celebrity Championship from July 14-19, 2009. Third Place prices include and five 1-week passes to the Championship tournament. Transportation for any prize is not included. Deadline for entry is May 15, 2009.

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17th green, and yes the ballon is right over the water

17th green, and yes the ballon is right over the water

The Private Lodge from the beach.

The Private Lodge from the beach.

18th green and clubhouse

18th green and clubhouse

#1 fairway from green

#1 fairway from green

This is the private beach & lodge. Win 2 nights here!

This is the private beach & lodge. Win 2 nights here!