Barracuda Networks extends Barracuda Championship sponsorship through 2025

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Chez Reavie celebrates after tapping in a putt to win last year's Barracuda Championship.
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TRUCKEE, Calif. — The PGA Tour on Tuesday announced that Barracuda Networks, Inc., has signed a multi-year extension as title sponsor of the Barracuda Championship.

The tournament, which is held at Tahoe Mountain Club’s Old Greenwood Golf Course, is recognized as a FedExCup event on the PGA Tour and Race to Dubai event on the DP World Tour.

“Hosting an event like this has been an amazing backdrop to connect with our customers and partners and the Reno-Tahoe-Truckee community has been extremely gracious and supportive,” said Hatem Naguib, CEO at Barracuda Networks. “Over the past several years we’ve worked closely with the PGA TOUR to have a positive impact on the Reno-Tahoe-Truckee community through the tournament. Giving back to the community is a proud tradition of the PGA Tour and is also deeply important to Barracuda.”

Having recently committed $25,000 to The Discovery in Reno as part of its annual giving, the Barracuda Championship and the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation have donated more than $5 million to charity since the tournament’s inception in 1999.

“Barracuda has done tremendous work supporting the tournament and Reno-Tahoe-Truckee area since 2014 and we couldn’t be happier to extend the partnership,” said PGA Tour President and EVP Tyler Dennis. “Barracuda continues to expand its impact through the tournament with sustainability initiatives and charitable giving in the region.”

Tahoe Mountain Club’s Old Greenwood Golf Course, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design, is an ideal fit for the tournament’s Modified Stableford format, according to organizaers. The scoring method awards points based on the number of strokes taken at each hole, with players earning points for birdies or better and losing them when carding bogeys or worse. The Barracuda Championship is the only PGA TOUR event to use a Modified Stableford scoring format, having done so since 2012.

The 25th edition of the tournament, scheduled for July 17-23, will mark the fourth year Old Greenwood has hosted the event.

The Barracuda Championship is one of three events (outside the majors and WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play) featured on both the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup and the DP World Tour’s Race to Dubai in 2023. The tournament offers its winner benefits on each tour, including 300 FedExCup points, 710 Race to Dubai points, and a two-year exemption on both the PGA Tour (one year for non-members) and DP World Tour.

“I can’t think of a better way to kick off the 25th year of the tournament than with an extension of our partnership with Barracuda,” said Barracuda Championship Tournament Director Chris Hoff. “With the support of Barracuda as our title sponsor, the tournament continues to positively impact the Reno-Tahoe-Truckee community and we look forward to growing that impact for years to come.”

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