Barracuda Championship officials announced today that the PGA TOUR event, scheduled for July 27 – Aug. 2 at Tahoe Mountain Club’s Old Greenwood Golf Course, will be conducted without on-site spectators in accordance with current California and Nevada County guidelines in place due to COVID-19.
“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.”
The Barracuda Championship and PGA TOUR 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.”
The 2020 playing marks the 22nd edition of the Barracuda Championship and the first at Old Greenwood. In 2019, Collin Morikawa, in just his sixth PGA TOUR event as a professional, captured his first victory with a total of 47 points with the tournament’s Modified Stableford scoring system.
For more information about the tournament, air times and ticketing rollover and refund information visit BarracudaChampionship.com.