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Applications for Media Credentials Now Open for Aug. 3-9 Tournament & Events

RENO, Nev. (July 13, 2015) – The 17th Annual Barracuda Championship is scheduled for August 3-9, 2015 at Montrêux Golf & Country Club in Reno, Nevada. All working media is invited to attend a media preview day during the PGA TOUR event’s Pro-Am tournament August 3, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Currently in its 17th year, the Barracuda Championship is the only PGA TOUR event in northern Nevada featuring 132 PGA TOUR professionals competing for a $3.1 million purse. Since its inception in 1999, the Barracuda Championship has attracted some of the biggest names in golf including Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia, John Daly, Padraig Harrington, David Duval and Bubba Watson. Plus, with its unique Modified Stableford format awarding positive points for birdie or better, and negative points for bogey or worse, spectators experience a kind of excitement unlike any other stop on the PGA TOUR.

This year, media on assignment have the unique opportunity to preview the exclusive goings-on at the Barracuda Championship at the PGA TOUR event’s media day during the Pro-Am tournament August 3 from noon – 3 p.m. Media in attendance will gain first-hand access to Barracuda Championship officials, players and PGA TOUR event supporters before official tournament play begins.  Interviews and photo and video opportunities are available.

For media interested in attending this year’s Barracuda Championship, including the tournament and media day, credentials are available now by clicking here. ALL MEDIA ATTENDING THE TOURNAMENT MUST BE CREDENTIALED.

For more information on the 17th Annual Barracuda Championship PGA TOUR event, visit


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About Barracuda Championship
The 17th annual Barracuda Championship, an official PGA TOUR event, takes place August 3-9, 2015 at Montrêux Golf & Country Club in Reno, Nevada. The tournament is one of just 45 full-field stops during the PGA TOUR season and is part of the FedExCup series, a points competition for PGA TOUR professionals. The internationally-televised event brings in millions of dollars in media coverage for the Reno-Tahoe region through its affiliation with The Golf Channel as it follows 132 PGA TOUR professionals competing for a share of the tournament’s $3 million purse. 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, Montrêux Development Group and NV Energy.

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