Colonel Bryan McCoy to Speak at Annual Patriots’ Luncheon
Event to benefit the Veteran’s Guest House Tuesday, Aug. 1
Reno, Nev. (July 19, 2017)— Colonel Bryan McCoy, USMC (RET) will be in Reno, Nev. Tuesday, Aug. 1 to speak at Barracuda Championship’s annual Patriots’ Luncheon, which benefits the Veteran’s Guest House. The decorated Marine led his battalion through two combat tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom. His Marine unit was the first to enter Baghdad in 2003 and pull down the Saddam Hussein statue in Firdos Square.
In partnership with Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation, the Barracuda Championship pays special tribute to our nation’s troops during the annual Patriots’ Luncheon held each year during tournament week at the Reno Air National Guard Base from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This year’s speaker is courtesy of the Nevada Military Support Alliance.
Attendees have the opportunity to experience a military base while hearing stories of incredible heroism and strength. Tables for the event can be purchased for $1,000 and include seven seats, with the eighth seat reserved for a local veteran. Individual tickets are available for $125. Tickets can be purchased online at BarracudaChampionship.com or by calling 775-322-3900.
This year’s event is made possible thanks to supporting sponsors Wells Fargo and Special Events Service & Rental. For more information on the Barracuda Championship, how to become a volunteer or to purchase tournament tickets visit www.barracudachampionship.com.
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About Barracuda Championship
The 19th annual Barracuda Championship, an official PGA TOUR event, takes place July 31-August 6, 2017 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 $3.3 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.