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For the golf fanatics out there, you won’t want to miss two of the best summer golf events in the region – the Barracuda Championship and the American Century Celebrity Championship. Get your tickets before they sell out.

Barracuda Championship | The Barracuda Championship from June 27 to July 3 brings the PGA back to the area for prize purse of $10,000 at Montrêux Golf & Country Club in Reno, Nev. The tournament is one of just 46 full-field stops during the PGA TOUR Season and is part of the FedEx Cup series, a points competition for PGA TOUR professionals. | barracudachampionship.com

American Century Celebrity Championship | The 27th annual American Century Championship from July 19 to 24 is the premier celebrity golf tournament, which also raises funds for local and national charities, with a purse of $600,000. The tournament is a 54-hole modified Stableford format that features some of sport’s and entertainment’s greatest celebrities at Edgewood Tahoe. | americancenturychampionship.com