Seven-Time Women’s Long Drive Champion Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk Returns to Montrêux August 2
Sixth Annual Women’s Day at the Barracuda Championship Benefits Each One Tell One and The First Tee of Northern Nevada
RENO, Nev. – With emcee Wendy Damonte and women’s golf legend, Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk, the Barracuda Championship is kicking-off the PGA TOUR event with Women’s Day, Sunday, August 2, 2015. Barrick Gold of North America presents the award-winning golf clinic and women’s event featuring a dating game with area bachelors, marketplace with unique buys and more. Tickets are on sale now and include goodie bags with a variety of items such as a commemorative gift with tickets to Montrêux’s Jazz on the Green and the 17th Annual Barracuda Championship.
The day begins with optional golf clinics presented by area pros from 9-10 a.m. followed by a marketplace from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. featuring cocktails, mingling with friends and shopping. “Attendees don’t need to know the first thing about golf, as long as they are ready to have a good time at Montrêux Golf & Country Club” said Lyndsey Grune, Barracuda Championship director of finance.
At 11:30 a.m., an interactive golf demonstration begins with tips, tricks and anecdotes from Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk who still holds the Canadian Women’s Long Drive record at 350 yards, 2 feet and 2 inches. Vlooswyk is currently ranked top four in the world.
Festivities continue with an expertly prepared lunch at 12:30 p.m. Enjoy a mouthwatering meal with wine and cocktails followed by a match play dating game show featuring nine handsome eligible bachelors of northern Nevada.
Individual tickets are available for $200 each or $1,600 for a table of eight. A portion of the day’s proceeds benefit Each One Tell One and The First Tee of Northern Nevada. Casual golf attire and comfortable shoes are recommended. Tickets may be reserved now by calling 775-322-3900 or emailing Lyndsey@BarracudaChampionship.com.
For more information about the 17th Annual Barracuda Championship PGA TOUR event at Montrêux Golf & Country Club, including ticket sales, vacation packages, volunteer and sponsor opportunities, please visit the website, www.BarracudaChampionship.com or call the tournament office at 775-322-3900.
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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.