Barracuda Championship Now Accepting Applications for 18th Annual PGA TOUR Event

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The Tournament will Return to Montrêux June 27-July 3

RENO, Nev. (March 31, 2016) – Golf fans have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the PGA TOUR as volunteers for the 18th annual Barracuda Championship, June 27 – July 3, 2016. As a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization, the Barracuda Championship relies on more than 1,000 volunteers to help make the event a success, which also includes supporting other community non-profits.

“Without the help of our amazingly dedicated volunteers this event would not be possible,” said Chris Hoff, tournament director for the Barracuda Championship. “It’s a great opportunity for golf fans or those learning about the sport to get up close to well known players like J.J. Henry and Geoff Ogilvy and learn how a tournament operates.”

Volunteers for the region’s only PGA TOUR event are offered a variety of opportunities including player and caddie transportation, score keeping, serving as course marshals and other key roles in making the tournament a continued success. Additionally, volunteers are a part of an organization that has donated more than $3.2 million to local charities.

Volunteering costs $55 which includes the required uniform with exclusive branded material, a meal during each shift, tournament tickets and invitations to the Volunteer Appreciation Parties, valued at more than $200. As always, military veterans, active duty, guard and reserve, first responders and high school students can volunteer at no cost.

For more information on the 18th Annual Barracuda Championship PGA TOUR event or to register, visit www.BarracudaChampionship.com or call 775-322-3900.

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About Barracuda Championship
The 18th annual Barracuda Championship, an official PGA TOUR event, takes place June 27-July 3, 2016 at Montrêux Golf & Country Club in Reno, Nev. The tournament is one of just 46 full-field stops during the PGA TOUR Season and is part of the FedEx Cup series, a points competition for PGA TOUR professionals. The internationally televised event brings in millions of dollars in coverage for the Reno-Tahoe region through its affiliation with Golf Channel as it follows 132 PGA TOUR professionals competing for a share of the tournament’s $3.2 million purse. Montrêux Golf & Country Club has been the host site since the tournament’s inception in 1999. The Barracuda Championship is managed and operated by the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, comprised of key sponsors including title sponsor Barracuda Networks, Eldorado Hotel Reno, AT&T and NV Energy.

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