Butterfield APGA Event Set For Dec 12 &13

December 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Butterfield Bermuda Championship is set to hold the Butterfield Bermuda APGA Championship in collaboration with the Advocates Professional Golf Association [APGA] and the PGA TOUR tomorrow [Dec 12] and Wednesday [Dec 13].

A spokesperson said, “The Butterfield Bermuda Championship is pleased to announce the return of the Butterfield Bermuda APGA Championship, in conjunction with the Advocates Professional Golf Association and the PGA TOUR. This event is the rescheduled competition from October of 2023.

“The Butterfield Bermuda APGA Championship will be hosted at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, Bermuda, on December 12 & 13. The event is sponsored by the Bermuda Tourism Authority, Butterfield, The Hamilton Princess and Beach Club and Life and Annuity Services [LAS].

“The APGA was created in 2010 as a non-profit organization and aims to bring greater diversity to the game of golf by putting on tournaments, player development programs and mentoring programs. The Butterfield Bermuda APGA Championship will celebrate inclusion and provide minority individuals with an equal opportunity to compete at the highest level.”

APGA Tour CEO Ken Bentley said, “We are thankful to the Butterfield Bermuda Championship team and the Bermuda Tourism Authority for providing our players and our Tour with this opportunity. In addition to having the chance to compete, we are also excited to connect our players with the PGA TOUR throughout the week while showcasing what makes Bermuda an incredible destination and spreading the message of equality and inclusion.”

The spokesperson said, “The field will be comprised of 18 of the top APGA Tour players, based on the final 2023 APGA Tour Lexus Cup standings, and three local Bermudians who will have a chance to earn their spot during the local qualifier at Port Royal Golf Course. Players will compete for an exemption into the 2024 Butterfield Bermuda Championship and a purse of $60,000 making it the fourth largest on the APGA Tour.

“The tournament welcomes the public to come out and show their support. It is free to attend and you do not require a ticket.”

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