Recognized as a favorite stop among golf professionals, the Barracuda Championship PGA TOUR event takes place in late July/early August at Montrêux Golf and Country Club in Reno Tahoe. Montrêux is Northern Nevada’s only Jack Nicklaus Signature Design course and provides a challenging, yet beautiful test for the top-notch PGA TOUR professionals.
Previously known as the Reno-Tahoe Open, the Barracuda Championship is operated by the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation and has been in the Reno area since its founding in 1999. This tournament has a field of 132 players and is played opposite the WGC-Bridgestone tournament. Don’t miss this opportunity to see renowned PGA TOUR players tackle this stunning golf course. Past competitors have included popular golfers such as Jason Day, Adam Scott, Pat Perez, Geoff Ogilvy (2014 winner), Gary Woodland (2013 winner), John Daly, Padraig Harrington, Davis Love III, Nick Watney, Jon Rahm and J.J. Henry (2012 and 2015 winner).
The Barracuda Championship kicks off on Tuesday with the Patriot’s Luncheon and is followed by the Official Pro-Am on Wednesday. Tournament play starts on Thursday, with round times fluctuating based on the field. Find the official and most up-to-date Barracuda Championship schedule and hours of operation at the Barracuda Championship website.
There are a variety of ways to watch the Barracuda Championship in all its glory. You can choose from single-day General Admission, Season Pass or Clubhouse Season Pass tickets. All of the options will get you into the tournament to see some of the best golfers in the gameplay their way through the challenging Montrêux course. All ticket holders also have access to The Patio on 18, where you will find spectacular views of the 18th green as well as great barbecue and ice-cold drinks available for purchase. Get more information about spectator amenities and events at the Barracuda Championship.
If you are looking for more of a VIP experience, the Barracuda Championship offers the Lexus Chalet and Tito’s Terrace. The Lexus Chalet is an all-inclusive experience like no other, from the fully-hosted bar and culinary cuisine to the unbeatable views of the 18th green, while Tito’s Terrace is a VIP party zone on the 9th green with a live DJ, fun bar games and two complimentary drinks. If you are interested in one-of-a-kind golf viewing experiences like these, contact Barracuda Championship Ticketing for more information on their customer ticket packages.
The Barracuda Championship also offers complimentary tickets for all military members, veterans and first responders. Check out more about Birdies for the Brave tickets.
There are a few parking options when you are heading up to the tournament. General parking is offered for a small fee at Galena High School and includes a shuttle ride to the main entrance. There is limited availability for preferred parking and valet parking within Montrêux Golf & Country Club. Learn more about the Barracuda Championship parking options.
The Barracuda Championship is the only tournament on the PGA TOUR offering the Modified Stableford playing format. This exciting format rewards players with higher scores and encourages the professionals to shoot for the pin, creating more excitement for spectators. Rather than using traditional stroke play, this format assigns points for number of strokes taken with par being zero points, birdie being 2 points and a bogey being -1 and on from there. Players compete for a $3.4 million purse and 300 FedExCup points, so you will see them play unlike they have ever played before.
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