Oregon golfer Norman Xiong has been granted an exemption to play in the Barracuda Championship, a PGA Tour event that will be held July 30-Aug. 5 in Reno, Nev.

Xiong also has been named to the all-Pac-12 first team for the second consecutive year while teammate Ryan Gronlund was picked for the second team, the conference announced Wednesday. Oregon State's Spencer Tibbits, meanwhile, was selected to the all-freshman team.