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BPGA Stroke Play Championships Underway

BPGA Stroke Play Championships Underway

The 2020 Bermuda Professional Golf Association’s [BPGA] Stroke Play Championships got underway at Tuckers Point. Camiko Smith shot a first round of 71, and he will take a 1-stroke lead into the second round over Chris Smith, with Chaka DeSilva a further stroke back. BPGA Stoke Play Championships First Round Leaderboard71 Camiko Smith 72 Chris Smith 73... Read more of this article

Betschart Competes In Virtual Golf Tournament

Betschart Competes In Virtual Golf Tournament

Oliver Betschart competed in the Virtual Pepsi Little People’s Golf Tournament. Pepsi Little People’s is an international junior golf tournament for boys and girls ages 3 through 18. It has been held annually at golf courses in Quincy, Illinois, USA, since 1974, and has hosted some 24,000 junior golfers and their families. Because of COVID-19, the... Read more of this article

BTA Release PGA Tour Economic Impact Report

BTA Release PGA Tour Economic Impact Report

The inaugural PGA TOUR Bermuda Championship in 2019 “generated an estimated $22.6 million in value for Bermuda, leading to a 320-percent return on investment, according to a new KPMG economic impact report,” the BTA said. “The event drove more than 2,000 visitors to the island and racked up almost three-million viewers on television,”... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stroke Play Championship Final Results

Bermuda Stroke Play Championship Final Results

The final round of the Bermuda Stroke Play Championships took place this weekend at the Port Royal Golf Course. The Men’s Bermuda Stroke Play Champion was Eric West with a total score of 214. His 3rd Round score of 77 was unable to match the very impressive 5-under par 66 in the second round, but it was sufficient to claim the title and displace the... Read more of this article

Golf: BGA Stroke Play Championships Day Two

Golf: BGA Stroke Play Championships Day Two

Eric West continued his impressive play during the Second Round of the Bermuda Golf Association’s Stroke Play Championships that was once again played under near perfect conditions at the Port Royal Golf Course. West followed up his First Round Even Par with a 5-under par 66 during the Second Round, West had 6 Birdies, 11 Pars, and 1 Bogey, he has... Read more of this article

Golf: BGA Stroke Play Championships Day One

Golf: BGA Stroke Play Championships Day One

The First Round of the Bermuda Golf Association’s Stroke Play Championships was played under near perfect conditions at the Port Royal Golf Course. The low score of the day was by Eric West with an even round 71, West is two strokes ahead of Jarryd Dillas, the 2019 Stroke Play Champion and Johann Hunter is in third a further three strokes back. In... Read more of this article

DeSilva Wins BPGA Medal Round At Port Royal

DeSilva Wins BPGA Medal Round At Port Royal

Bermuda Professional Golf Association [BPGA] held their second event of 2020 with 14 golfers taking part at the Port Royal Golf Course. BPGA President Scott Roy said, “Thank you again for those who were able to participate in today’s medal round at Port Royal. It was an absolutely beautiful day at Port Royal with little to no wind which rendered... Read more of this article

Video: BTA Announce New Golf Initiatives

Video: BTA Announce New Golf Initiatives

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] announced their inaugural ‘Golf Week: A Family Affair’ with participation from all six golf clubs on island, and also announced their new four-year partnership with the American Junior Golf Association [AJGA]. A spokesperson said, “The launch of the first family-focused Golf Week organised by the... Read more of this article

BTA To Launch Golf & Retail Promo Campaigns

BTA To Launch Golf & Retail Promo Campaigns

Special promotions in golf and retail in coming weeks aspire to rally the community and support local businesses and jobs as the island readies for air visitors to return next month, the BTA said today. “The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] recovery roadmap includes a dedicated golf promotion to champion the island’s clubs starting June 29, plus... Read more of this article

Smith &  Douglas Win BPGA Tournament

Smith & Douglas Win BPGA Tournament

The Bermuda Professional Golf Association restarted their 2020 tournament schedule at the Mid Ocean Club. The format was a Stableford Points event with teams consisting of a Junior and a Senior Pro. This was the first golf event held since the Dark-n-Stormy World Par 3 Championship back in March. Tournament Director, Chaka DeSilva, organized the event... Read more of this article

Golf: Bermuda Championship Marks Earth Day

Golf: Bermuda Championship Marks Earth Day

In commemoration of Earth Day, the Bermuda Championship highlighted the PGA Tour’s reusable cup policy, which took effect at the start of the 2020 season. A spokesperson said, “To celebrate Earth Day, the Bermuda Championship is pleased to share the PGA Tour’s new reusable cup policy that took effect at the start of the 2020 season with... Read more of this article

Bermuda Championship ‘Scheduled, But Fluid’

Bermuda Championship ‘Scheduled, But Fluid’

The Bermuda Championship golf event currently remains scheduled for October 26 to November 1, but the “situation is very fluid,” the organisers said. The Bermuda Championship website said, “On March 17, the PGA TOUR made the announcement that due to the ongoing health crisis related to COVID-19, all PGA TOUR events through May 10 have... Read more of this article

Golfers Association Urge People To Stay Home

Golfers Association Urge People To Stay Home

The Executive of the Bermuda Professional Golfers Association said that they support the call to ‘stay home’ and have urged the golf community and wider population to stay home and refrain from using golf courses for golfing, walking, jogging, cycling, etc A spokesperson said, “The Executive of the Bermuda Professional Golfers Association... Read more of this article