Registration for the 2015 Barracuda Championship’s “Reno Open” is Now Open

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Tournament May 11-13 Gives Amateurs a Chance to Play with the Pros

RENO, Nev. – The Barracuda Championship PGA TOUR event is reviving the Reno Open, scheduled for May 11-13 after a 70-year hiatus. The two-part tournament, now accepting player entries, offers professional and amateur golfers a chance to compete for an exemption into the 17th annual Barracuda Championship PGA TOUR event or a team for the Barracuda Championship Pro-Am. Be sure to register soon as space is limited.

The first day of the Reno Open offers threesomes the chance to compete for a coveted team in the Barracuda Championship Pro-Am, Wednesday, August 5, 2015, a prize valued at $12,000 and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play with the pros. The tournament has a $200 entry fee per person and out of town participants can upgrade their entrance fee to include a two-night stay at the Eldorado Resort Casino May 10-11 for $300.

The last two days of the Open, May 12-13, 2015, professional and amateur golfers are invited to compete for a cash purse and the chance to win an exemption into the Barracuda Championship PGA TOUR event to golf alongside renowned PGA TOUR professionals including the likes of John Daly and Geoff Ogilvy. Entry is $400 per person and includes breakfast and lunch on both days. Out of town participants have the option to upgrade to a two-night stay at the Eldorado during the event for $500.

Registration for the Reno Open is now open. To reserve a spot in either tournament or for more information about any of the Barracuda Championship events visit

All proceeds from both tournaments benefit The First Tee of Northern Nevada, a youth development organization that teaches life skills and leadership through golf, as well as the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation. 


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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, Nev. The tournament is one of just 47 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 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 $3.1 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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