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The Barracuda Championship is more than just a world-class PGA TOUR Golf Tournament. With cool activities, family fun and special events throughout the week, weâ€™re the ultimate summer party. The Barracuda Championship is proud to be one of only 46 stops on the PGA TOUR worldwide. The TOUR is well-known for being a significant contributor to nonprofit organizations in the communities where their tournaments are held. Since its inception in 1929, The TOUR has donated $2.3 billion to nearly 3,000 charities and individuals globally. These contributions are made possible each year thanks to the support of tournament sponsors, partners, fans and over 100,000 volunteers annually.
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REIGNING CHAMPION Greg Chalmers DATES July 31- August 6, 2017 19th Consecutive Year HOST VENUE Montrêux Golf & Country Club COURSE ARCHITECT Jack Nicklaus Signature Course
LIVE TELEVISION COVERAGE The Golf Channel PURSE $3.3 million FEDEX CUP POINTS 300
The Barracuda Championship is operated by the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and has a significant economic impact for all of Reno and Tahoe and highlights this stunning region as a world class golf destination through national and international media coverage.
FORMAT Modified Stableford, the only of its kind on the PGA TOUR FIELD 132 PGA TOUR Members with a cut to roughly the top 70 on Saturday of Tournament Week
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COURSE STATS Par 72, Yardage 7,472 This makes Montrêux the third longest course on the PGA TOUR.
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BARRACUDA BY THE NUMBERS
CHARITIES DONATED TO SINCE OUR INCEPTION
800M HOUSEHOLDS REACHED WORLDWIDE
189 SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
DONATED TO CHARITIES TO DATE
ATTENDEES AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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PAST PLAYERS Over the years, weâ€™ve had plenty of big names make their way to our tournament, giving us some of the most memorable shots and moments ever. Here is a list of just a few of our previous players.
GARY WOODLAND | 2016 2013 BARRACUDA CHAMPIONSHIP WINNER
RETIEF GOOSEN | 2015
PADRAIG HARRINGTON | 2014
DAVIS LOVE III | 2014
JASON DUFNER | 2008
JASON DAY | 2006
GRAEME MCDOWELL | 2006
BUBBA WATSON | 2006
ADAM SCOTT | 2000
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The partnership we’ve shared with Barracuda Championship has been noticeably beneficial. Reno Tahoe USA has been a sponsor for many years, acquiring exposure for the destination at a much greater value than we might expect from traditional advertising. In addition to local reach, the Reno Tahoe USA brand has been broadcast to a fantastic demographic throughout the country, creating additional opportunities to showcase this great travel destination.
JENNIFER CUNNINGHAM INTERIM MANAGING DIRECTOR RENO-SPARKS CONVENTION AND VISITORS AUTHORITY
JOE TESTINO PRESIDENT | PREMIUM NUTRACEUTICALS
Our team just finished up with our first year’s partnership with the Barracuda Championship and couldn’t be more satisfied with the results. Our tenants, clients and prospects thoroughly enjoyed that level of hospitality; meeting some PGA TOUR Pros was a nice bonus!
CHAD CLEMETSON MANAGING PARTNER NEVDEX PROPERTIES
NV Energy has sponsored the Barracuda Championship since the inception of the tournament. We have found this to be our customers’ favorite event. Businesses, community leaders, and employees all look forward to this wonderful venue and exciting time.
MARY SIMMONS VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY STRATEGY | NV ENERGY
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We could not be more pleased with the results we have received from our partnership with the Barracuda Championship. The recognition and number of impressions that our brands received throughout the tournament week, far exceeded our expectations...so much so, that we have contracted for an additional two years and increased our sponsorship level. If you are looking to develop a brand through sports marketing, you will find that golf fans are extremely loyal to brands that are placed before them at PGA TOUR events.
This is an invitation to get to know a PGA TOUR professional, see how he and his caddie interact, and play side-by-side with one of the world’s best golfers. The PGA TOUR is inviting you to come out and play with a TOUR professional the day before he tees it up at the Barracuda Championship. The Pro-Am is the ultimate fan experience in professional sports and a must for every golfer at any skill level. Treat your clients, business partners or yourself to an unforgettable experience. Each team consists of 3 amateurs and 1 PGA TOUR professional.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017
This is a true VIP event complete with valet, concierge, and all-around red carpet treatment for all participants and guests. Call us today to reserve your spot – space is limited.
PRO-AM THREESOME  Amateur playing positions in the Coors Light Pro-Am  Premium tee prize packages  Invitations to the Tuesday Evening Pairings Party with hosted cuisine and full bar service  Invitations to the post-play awards party (hosted)  Weeklong passes to the Barracuda Championship • On-course food and refreshments throughout the event • Each player encouraged to bring a guest to caddy during the event and walk the golf course
• A coveted all-inclusive VIP sky box that will make a great impression on your customers, prospects, and employees alike • A private VIP hospitality venue with weeklong packages for up to 50 guests per day, Thursday-Sunday • Amazing views of the Green and fairway placing you right on top of the action to watch the PGA TOUR Professionals hit their approach shots and putts
• Covered viewing sky box with tiered seating • Fully hosted bar and culinary cuisine • Complimentary daily Pairings Guides • Flat screen televisions and interior decor
HOLE #15 & #18
SHARED HOSPITALITY HOLE #9, #15 & #18
• Access to a company-branded section of the VIP Skybox with weeklong packages for up to 20 guests per day, Thursday-Sunday • Coveted all-inclusive VIP sky boxes that will make a great impression on your customers, prospects, and employees alike • Amazing views of the Green and Fairway placing you right on top of the action to watch PGA TOUR Professionals • Fully hosted bar and culinary cuisine • Complimentary daily Pairings Guides
The newest, most popular attraction at the Barracuda Championship, Titoâ€™s Terrace is a VIP sky box with amazing views of the 9th Green and fairway to watch the PGA TOUR professionals hit their approach shots and putts. Watch the action while enjoying a live DJ and fun bar games. Complete with interior dĂŠcor and flat screen televisions for live viewing of tournament coverage, as well as complimentary pairings guides, this venue is ideal for premium golf viewing. Custom ticket packages available.
The Lexus Chalet on the 18th Green provides a coveted all-inclusive VIP sky box with a fully hosted bar, culinary cuisine, flat screen televisions and interior decor, as well as complimentary pairings guides. This venue boasts amazing views of the 18th Green and fairway to watch the PGA TOUR professionals hit their approach shots and putts. This exciting finishing par 5 hole encourages aggressive play and produces several eagles throughout the week. Custom ticket packages available.
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As a stop on the PGA TOUR, the Barracuda Championship brings sponsors an exclusive opportunity to partner with the world’s most powerful sports brand and target an affluent audience.
• Pairings Guide Advertisements • Tee Back Signage • Hole Sponsorships • Event and Activity Sponsorships • Ticket Backs • Practice Area • Military Initiatives
• Preferred Parking Passes • Expo Booths • Merchandise Tent • Credentials • Bleachers • Chip In For Charity • And More!
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TOURNAMENT EVENTS & ACTIVITIES WOMENâ€™S DAY > Enjoy special guest speakers, golf demos and cuisine while treating customers, prospects or employees to this fun and upscale event for women.
< PATRIOTS LUNCHEON Each year, we feature an inspiring guest speaker at this one-of-a-kind luncheon that honors our military heroes. Proceeds benefit the Veterans Guest House program.
CHIP IN FOR CHARITY Purchase a voucher through the Chip In For Charity program to attend any one day of the Barracuda Championship and help raise money for local schools and non-profits. 100% of the proceeds from this voucher purchase will go to the program of your ticket seller.
WINE WALK Sample fine wines while you stroll from tasting station to station throughout the course. <
NATURE’S BAKERY HEROES HANGOUT Exclusive viewing area on the 9th Green where we’re celebrating our veterans and local heroes. All veterans, military members and first responders enjoy complimentary food and drinks while watching all of the action.
1ST TEE CLINIC > This free clinic gives children a chance to learn the fundamentals of a proper swing and the game from PGA TOUR pros.
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< THE DISCOVERY AT BARRACUDA STEAM ZONE It’s fun for the whole family with interactive demonstrations, brain teasers and golf-themed science exhibits.
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Calling all community-minded business people wishing to network and help the community via the Barracuda Championship. Renegades pony up each year, receiving exclusive invitations to Renegades-only events and a hosted suite behind the 18th Green at the annual Barracuda Championship. And the best part? Knowing that you are helping the community positively promote itself to the world through the international broadcast of our beautiful area.
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BARRACUDA CHAMPIONSHIP’S WEEK OF GIVING Being a strong community partner has always been a priority for the Barracuda Championship, as well as the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation, the nonprofit that oversees the annual tournament. As such, this event has given more than $3.6 million to date. In 2016, The tournament partook in their second Annual Week of Giving, where Barracuda Championship staff members volunteer their time to different charity organizations in the community. In addition to visiting local nonprofits, this PGA TOUR event makes donations at each stop. Recipients included Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows, Children’s Cabinet, Kids and Horses, and many others.
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JULY 31 - AUGUST 6, 2017
For more information on hospitality and sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Barracuda Championship office at 775.322.3900 or by emailing Info@BarracudaChampionship.com.
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