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2019 Barracuda Championship

Exciting Professional Golf on the PGA Tour

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About the Barracuda Championship PGA Golf Tournament

The 21st annual Barracuda Championship will be from Monday, July 22 through Sunday, July 28, 2019. This PGA Tour golf tournament is held at Montrêux Golf & Country Club in the Galena area of south Reno. Barracuda Championship tournament play begins on Thursday, July 25, following the Barracuda Championship Pro-Am Tournament.

The Barracuda Championship is a big-time professional sports event. It is the only PGA Tour event played in Reno and one of only 46 PGA Tour golf tournaments in the world.

Top PGA pro golfers play in the Barracuda Championship. Past winners have included Kirk Triplett, Vaughn Taylor, John Cook, Will MacKenzie, John Rollins, Matt Bettencourt, and the 2018 champion Andrew Putnam.

There will be 132 top PGA players competing for a purse of $3.5 million at the 2019 Barracuda Championship. The Barracuda Championship is the only PGA Tour event using the Modified Stableford scoring format, which encourages more aggressive and exciting play. The field is cut to the top 70 players on Saturday of tournament week.

The Barracuda Championship is preceded by the Barracuda Championship Pro-Am Tournament. No other tier-1 professional sporting event affords sponsors and their guests the exclusive opportunity to play alongside professional athletes and enjoy world-class hospitality.

Things To Do at The Barracuda Championship

While PGA professional golf is the main focus, there are other things for spectators to do while attending the Barracuda Championship, including the Patriots Luncheon, the Discovery at Barracuda Kids STEAM Zone, First Tee Day, The Patio, 55 and Over Day, and a big selection of food and drink. There are opportunities to volunteer at the Barracuda Championship for those interested.

Spectating at the Barracuda Championship

Be sure to read the Barracuda Championship "Course Policies and Etiquette" for golf tournament spectators. For more information about dos and don'ts, check out the "Frequently Asked Questions". To ensure a fun and hassle-free experience, spectators need to know the policies about such things as cell phones, cameras, and items you can and cannot bring with you. Check "Security Guidelines" for details.

Tickets for the Barracuda Championship

Barracuda Championship tickets are sold individually and in various packages. For example, a one-day adult general admission pass is $27.25 and a general admission pass for every day is $59.95. Get details about all the options and purchase tickets online at "Barracuda Championship Tickets".

Parking and Shuttles at the Barracuda Championship

Public parking at nearby Galena High School is $5 per vehicle. The school is located at 3600 Butch Cassidy Drive. Parking is free if you carpool with 4 or more people in your vehicle or with a donation of two or more cans of pet food. Free shuttles run to Montreux Golf and Country Club every day of the tournament.

  • Monday: 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday: 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Friday: 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Sunday: 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Sources: Barracuda Championship and Montrêux Golf & Country Club

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