This week our team is at the Montrêux Golf & Country Club in Reno for the Barracuda Championship, also known as “the Barracuda.” This event is part of the PGA TOUR, and the winner takes 300 FedExCup Points and a piece of a $3.1 million prize. You can learn more about the Barracuda here and the PGA TOUR here.
The Barracuda is the only event in the PGA TOUR that uses a “Modified Stableford” scoring format. This type of scoring is designed to encourage players to be more aggressive in their play. It also has the effect of making tournament play faster and more fun:
Christine Barry is Senior Chief Blogger and Social Media Manager at Barracuda. In this role, she helps bring Barracuda stories to life and facilitate communication between the public and Barracuda internal teams. Prior to joining Barracuda, Christine was a field engineer and project manager for K12 and SMB clients for over 15 years. She holds several technology credentials, a Bachelor of Arts, and a Master of Business Administration. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan.