Barracuda Championship Brings Back Mixology at Montrêux Event
Seeking Local Bartenders for Competition on 19th Hole During the PGA TOUR Event
Reno, Nev. (April 21, 2016)— The 2016 Barracuda Championship is bringing back Mixology at Montrêux, a craft cocktail competition that will feature five of Reno’s best bartenders shaking, stirring and serving up their signature libations on Saturday, July 2 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Coors Light 19th Hole.
The Barracuda Championship is currently accepting submissions from local bartenders interested in competing in the second annual Mixology at Montrêux. Those interested can fill out a form via facebook.com/BarracudaChampionship/. Submissions are open through April 30.
Fans can vote for their favorite bartenders on Facebook from May 9-20. The top five bartenders with the most votes will go head-to-head to craft a unique cocktail for a chance to be named Barracuda Bartender of the Year and receive $500 cash. Participating bartenders will also receive free entry to the Barracuda Championship on Saturday and Sunday, and exclusive access to the competition.
Mixology at Montrêux offers more than golf at the region’s only PGA TOUR event as guests are treated to exclusive cocktail tastings plus two drink tickets, lawn games including corn hole, bucket pong and yard dice. The event concludes with a special performance by Ike & Martin from 6 to 8 p.m.
Advanced tickets for Mixology at Montrêux are $35 and include admission the 2016 Barracuda Championship PGA TOUR event and free parking and shuttle ride from Galena High School. Mixology tickets can also be purchased at the door for $10 after entry into the tournament. For more information on Mixology at Montrêux or the Barracuda Championship, head to barracudachampionship.com, like them on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
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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.