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Swan Offers Free Golf Lesson To 40 New Golfers

Swan Offers Free Golf Lesson To 40 New Golfers

Kim Swan is getting set to offer a free golf clinic to 40 first time golfers in order to commemorate the 40 year anniversary of his first time winning the Bermuda Open Championship in 1978.A Port Royal Golf Course spokesperson said, “Attention 40 new golfers. Kim Swan will offer a free golf clinic to first time golfers to commemorate the 40 year... Read more of this article

PLP Confirm Kim Swan As C#2 Candidate

PLP Confirm Kim Swan As C#2 Candidate

[Updated] The PLP has announced that Kim Swan will be their candidate for Constituency #2 St. George’s West in the upcoming general election. Mr Swan is a former MP and the former leader of the United Bermuda Party, however  he joined the PLP in 2014.The seat is currently held by the OBA’s Nandi Outerbridge, who won 38.69% [359 votes] in... Read more of this article

East End Mourn Passing Of Ashton ‘Tim’ Fox

East End Mourn Passing Of Ashton ‘Tim’ Fox

[Written by Kim Swan] The sudden death of our beloved Tim came as a shock and hit many in the St. George’s and St. Davids community for six. For those who routinely congregate at St. George Esso Station in the morning before work, Tim’s departure already leaves a hollow spot. You would think he owned the establishment [for at least a hour... Read more of this article

Free Golf Clinics For Hospitality Workers

Free Golf Clinics For Hospitality Workers

Saying he feels it would be beneficial for people working in the tourism industry to be “golf literate,” golf professional Kim Swan will be reintroducing a free weekly clinic at Port Royal Golf Course for hospitality workers during the winter months.Mr Swan said, “We at Port Royal Golf Development Program are committed to growing... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Pays Tribute To Arnold Palmer

Kim Swan Pays Tribute To Arnold Palmer

[Written by Kim Swan] The golf world recently mourned the passing of Arnold Palmer – those of us who ply our trade in the golf industry owe a debt of gratitude to this modern day professional sport crusader – Arnold Palmer raised the bar in golf by his standard of play, his magnetic personality and by being a pioneer in modern day sports... Read more of this article

Free Red Laser Golf Clinic For Adults & Children

Free Red Laser Golf Clinic For Adults & Children

‎Port Royal Golf Developmental Program is getting set to offer a free Red Laser Golf Clinic for adults and children at 3.00pm on Sunday, July 24 at Port Royal Golf Course. A spokesperson said, “Golf is a game ideally suited for the family, hence we invite families to stop by Port Royal and experience the game. The clinic will be conducted by... Read more of this article

Free Summer Initiative Aimed At Junior Golfers

Free Summer Initiative Aimed At Junior Golfers

Port Royal Golf Course has established a five week outreach initiative beginning on July 11 aimed at encouraging more young people to try golf, calling on vacation Bible schools and summer camps to get involved. The free initiative, dubbed the ‘RED Laser Junior Golf Outreach 2016′ is available to junior golfers aged 10 to 16 of varying golf... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Pays Tribute To Dr. George Thomas

Kim Swan Pays Tribute To Dr. George Thomas

[Written by Kim Swan] The passing of Dr. George Thomas caused me to reflect on our time together, the good he did during his time in politics and the fruit from one of his initiatives that pleasantly stares me in the face daily. From my vantage point, I am able to fondly recall his passion for golf – he and I played many rounds together at the... Read more of this article

Free Golf Lessons For Tourism Industry Workers

Free Golf Lessons For Tourism Industry Workers

One of the island’s leading golf pros is offering free golf lessons for tourism industry workers over the winter months, with Kim Swan saying that golf is an “important part of Bermuda’s tourism product and it is incumbent upon us to have as many persons working withing the industry golf literate as possible.” The Port Royal... Read more of this article

Opinion: Kim Swan “We Must Demand Better”

Opinion: Kim Swan “We Must Demand Better”

[Opinion column written by  Kim Swan] At a recent OBA Town Hall meeting in the Town of St. George – amidst a crowd which contained many of my former UBP colleagues and members ‎[now OBA] from all over the island — I was reminded of how important it was not to contravene the UNESCO World Heritage designation the Town of St. George enjoys. Many... Read more of this article

Former UBP Leader Kim Swan Joins The PLP

Former UBP Leader Kim Swan Joins The PLP

[Updated] Former leader of the United Bermuda Party Kim Swan has joined the Progressive Labour Party, the party revealed today [Aug 27]. This is a developing story and we will have more information shortly.Update: Bermuda Progressive Labour Party Leader Marc Bean today announced that former UBP leader Kim Swan has officially joined the PLP. Mr. Bean... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Comments On Cannonier Resignation

Kim Swan Comments On Cannonier Resignation

Craig Cannonier’s “meteoric 17 month rise to Premier has been riddled with controversy and “his Cabinet and the blindly compliant OBA backbench must take responsibility for their part,” former Opposition Leader Kim Swan said following the resignation of former Premier Craig Cannonier. Late last night [May 19] Craig Cannonier... Read more of this article

Kim Swan: Sell St. George’s As “Exotic Port”

Kim Swan: Sell St. George’s As “Exotic Port”

[Updated with slideshow] Former St. George’s MP Kim Swan said St. George’s is “reminded of what it like to be busy once again” due to the arrival of a cruise ship, adding that since there are “limited smaller ships that only call into exotic ports,” we should market St. George’s in such a manner. The Silver... Read more of this article