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Economic impact of golf tourney may reach $20M

STATELINE - Though the stars come and go, officials are estimating that $10 million to $20 million stayed in the area after the American Century Championship. "The combination of a major attraction with world renowned sports celebrities, network television, national media exposure plus visitor and business appeal in this special venue has made the American Century Championship the perfect event for our destination," said Carol Chaplin, executive director of the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority, in a statement. "We're able to put South Shore Lake Tahoe on the map in a memorable way to display its beauty and amenities. It's been working for a long time."


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