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The golf gods smiled down from the heavens Friday at the American Century Championship. The weather was an incredible 70-degrees, the stars were out everywhere and the tiny white balls fly a lot further at 6,200 feet. Although we are here to cover Jimmer Fredette, there is a golf tournament that needs to be played as well, complete with winners and paychecks. Coming into the weekend, Tony Romo, Rick Rhoden and Billy Joe Tolliver were the favorites. After day one, Jack Wagner (29 points), Chris Chandler (24 points) and Jeremy Roenick (24 points) are leading the way with some of the tournament's favorites still within striking distance.More after the jump...... More
James Ham is on location in South Lake Tahoe, taking in the action at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament.Highlights
- Jimmer Fredette tee'd off just before noon and is grouped with ESPN football analyst Herm Edwards and Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow.
- According to James, Charles Barkley's swing has shockingly improved. "He is swinging right-handed and he does not have the hitch in his swing."
- Michael Jordan faces a stiff fine from the league if he's caught fraternizing with any current players and their families. "When I was talking to Jimmer's girlfriend, they were told that they could not talk to Jordan because of the lockout."
James told you in a post yesterday, Jimmer Fredette will participate in the American Century Championship golf tournament in Lake Tahoe this week. Here are some additional quotes from a conference call media had with Fredette back in May.On his invitation:
I heard they (tournament officials) were in a meeting and all of a sudden they said “We would like to have Jimmer Fredette come play.” My friend’s jaw almost dropped because they’ve never even talked about another collegiate athlete playing in this tournament. To me, that’s just unbelievable because there have been some amazing college athletes to come through the ranks for however long the tournament has been going on.... More