The Barracuda Championship at Montrêux is truly 'Big Time' as one of just 45 PGA TOUR events worldwide bringing top-tier professional sports to the Reno/Tahoe area and featuring a variety of special events right on the course.
Dates: June 27 – July 3, 2016 (18th Consecutive Year)
Host Venue: Montrêux Golf & Country Club
Course Architect: Jack Nicklaus Signature Course
Course Stats: Par 72, Yardage 7,472. This makes Montrêux the third longest course on the PGA TOUR and it has also rated the 6th most difficult course among all PGA TOUR events
Live Television Coverage: The Golf Channel
Purse: $3.2 Million
FedExCup Points: 300
Format: Modified Stableford, the only of its kind on the PGA TOUR
Field: 132 PGA TOUR Members with a cut to the top 70 on Saturday of tournament week
The Barracuda Championship is operated by the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and has a significant economic impact for the Reno/Tahoe region and highlights this stunning region as a world class golf destination through national and international media coverage. To date, the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation has given back $3 million to area non-profits, schools and military programs.