Barracuda Championship Week of Giving Returns Oct. 22-25
RENO, Nev. (Oct. 18, 2018) – For the fourth year in a row Barracuda Championship is dedicating a week to local charities. To date the tournament has donated more than $4 million. The Week of Giving, beginning Oct. 22 will recognize several area charities that have been key partners over the 20 years of tournament history.
Monday, Oct. 22 – First Tee of Northern Nevada
What: Kids from First Tee of Northern Nevada will help present this year’s updated Barracuda Championship total charitable giving.
When: 3 p.m.
Where: Washoe Golf Course – 2601 Foley Way, Reno 89509
Tuesday, Oct. 23– Play for P.I.N.K.
What: This year’s Birdies for Charity numbers will be revealed in addition to a $5,369.50 check to Play for P.I.N.K.
When: 1 p.m.
Where: Montrêux Golf & Country Club – 18077 Bordeaux Dr. Reno 89511
Wednesday, Oct. 24– Eddy House
What: Barracuda Championship is launching the Barracuda Blanket Drive for Eddy House and will present the organization with a check for $14,000.
When: 12:30 p.m.
Where: Eddy House – 423 E 6thSt. Reno 89512
Thursday, Oct. 25– Thousand Dollar Thursday
What: Facebook fans will have the chance to win $1,000 for their charity of choice.
When: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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About Barracuda Championship
The 21stannual Barracuda Championship, an official PGA TOUR event, takes place July 22-28, 2019 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 $3.4 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.