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No spectators at this year’s Barracuda Championship

The Barracuda Championship will be held July 27 - August 2 with no spectators.
The Barracuda Championship will be held July 27 - August 2 with no spectators.(Foundry PR)
Published: Jun. 29, 2020 at 3:52 PM PDT|Updated: Jun. 29, 2020 at 4:29 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - This year’s Barracuda Championship will be held without spectators due to ongoing coronavirus concerns and current guidelines in effect in California and Nevada County.

The PGA TOUR event will be held July 27 - August 2 at Tahoe Mountain Club’s Old Greenwood Golf Course. The event had been at Montreux in Reno for the last 21 years.

“While it was a difficult decision for us to make, the health and safety of everyone involved with the tournament and the surrounding area remains our number one priority,” said Tournament Director Chris Hoff. “We remain very excited that a global audience that will continue to be able to see the beauty of our region through the telecast on Golf Channel.”

Organizers say they will continue to work with local and state government agencies to ensure the health and safety of the players, caddies and essential personnel who will be on the grounds at the tournament.

“I echo the sentiments from our Tournament Director and the PGA TOUR, the health and safety of everyone that make this such a great event should be the number one priority,” said BJ Jenkins, President and CEO at Barracuda. “We look forward to when we can all be together again on the course and hope fans will enjoy watching the exciting competition on Golf Channel.”

For more information about the tournament, ticketing rollover and refund information, click here.

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