The Miz brings high-flying pro wrestling enthusiasm to Tahoe’s celebrity golf

Logan Paul and The Miz celebrate after defeating the Mysterios in the Tag Team Match.

When it comes to an act, The Miz doesn’t often get out of character.

The Miz, a WWE pro wrestler, will combine the sport’s showmanship with the usually more staid environment of the golf course.

But the celebrity golf tournament at Edgewood Tahoe isn’t known for being quiet or stuffy. It’s often a noisy affair, fueled by at least a little alcohol and a party atmosphere along the beaches and fairways.

The American Century Championship Celebrity Golf Tournament will be held July 6-10 in Edgewood Tahoe.

Pro wrestler The Miz will compete in his first celebrity golf tournament this July in Edgewood Tahoe.

The only time Miz, whose first name is Michael Mizanin, gets a little quieter, at least at media day on Wednesday, is when he talks about his two young daughters, aged 4 and 2 1/2. He also recalls that some of his fondest memories are of playing golf with his father in Cleveland.

They went golfing every Sunday.

“Some of those are the best times I can remember with my dad and that’s what I want to raise my girls with,” Miz said.

Pro wrestler The Miz will compete in his first celebrity golf tournament this July in Edgewood Tahoe.

This will be his first time at the ACC. And he’s confident to a degree, guarantees he’ll win, and then turns to Charles Barkley for advice.

Miz has a 1,000-1 odds of winning compared to favorite Tony Romo at 7-2 and defending champion Vinny Del Negro at 11-1.

Barkley, who is 7,500-1 to win, told Miz to just have fun.

“This is going to be the most fun week of your life. Everyone’s great,” Barkley said. “We used to have some donkeys, they thought it was Game 7, thought they were going to WrestleMania. And the other guys are just there to have fun and we kicked them out of the tournament. So just come and have fun. It’s going to be a great week. The weather is always perfect. But just come and have fun.”

Miz asked if Barkley ever considered winning the ACC.

“No, I’ve never been this drunk, Miz. I’ve never been,” Barkley said.

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