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Butterfield To Sponsor Bermuda Championship

Butterfield To Sponsor Bermuda Championship

The Bank of Butterfield will be sponsoring the Butterfield Bermuda Championship, which is set to be held next month at the Port Royal Golf Course, offering a prize purse of $6.5 million. A spokesperson said, “The PGA Tour today announced that Butterfield, the leading, independent offshore bank and trust company headquartered in Bermuda, will... Read more of this article

2021 Bermuda Championship Local Qualifier

2021 Bermuda Championship Local Qualifier

The 2021 Bermuda Championship Local Qualifier will be played on October 12th and 13th at the Port Royal Golf Course, with four Bermudian golfers to be offered qualifying spots to compete in the island’s third PGA TOUR event. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Golf Association [BGA], Bermuda Professional Golfers’ Association [BPGA], and tournament... Read more of this article

Black Golfers Week To Be Held In November

Black Golfers Week To Be Held In November

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA], in partnership with PGA Magazine and Ellison Consulting Group, will be hosting the inaugural Black Golfers Week from November 3-7. A spokesperson said, “As part of a new initiative to drive diversity in tourism and sporting events, Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA], in partnership with PGA Magazine and Ellison... Read more of this article

Golf Now Stand Alone, Prize Increased To $6.5M

Golf Now Stand Alone, Prize Increased To $6.5M

The Bermuda Championship — which will take place in October at the Port Royal Golf Course — will now be stand-alone event for 2021, with the field size expanded from 120 to 132 players and the prize purse increased to $6.5 million. This comes as the WGC-HSBC Champions in China, which was originally supposed to be held at the same time,... Read more of this article

$100,000 For Bermuda Foundation Endowment

$100,000 For Bermuda Foundation Endowment

The Bermuda Championship announced a donation of $100,000 to the permanent endowment of the Bermuda Foundation. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Championship, the island’s first official PGA TOUR event, has made a donation of $100,000 to the permanent endowment of the Bermuda Foundation [BCF]. “A percentage of these managed funds... Read more of this article

Bermuda On 2021-22 PGA Tour Schedule

Bermuda On 2021-22 PGA Tour Schedule

The PGA Tour announced their slate of 48 tournaments that will make up the 2021-22 season, with the Bermuda Championships set for October 25th – 31st. “The 2021-22 PGA TOUR Schedule includes several significant enhancements and features a total of 48 official events – 45 during the FedExCup Regular Season along with three 2022 FedExCup Playoffs... Read more of this article

Bermuda Championship Seeking Volunteers

Bermuda Championship Seeking Volunteers

The Bermuda Championship’s BF&M Volunteer Programme is now accepting online applications, with over 500 volunteers sought for the PGA Tour event, set to be held from October 25 to October 31 at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Championship’s BF&M Volunteer Programme is now accepting online... Read more of this article

Birdies For Charity Programme To Be Launched

Birdies For Charity Programme To Be Launched

The Bermuda Championship announced an “island-wide charitable initiative using the excitement of the PGA TOUR event taking place October 25-31 at Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Championship Birdies for Charity is an easy and effective matching fund programme that provides all Bermuda nonprofits... Read more of this article

Bermuda Championship Donates $20K To BGA

Bermuda Championship Donates $20K To BGA

The Bermuda Championship announced a donation of $20,000 to the Bermuda Golf Association [BGA], a beneficiary of the island’s official PGA TOUR event. “As the recognised National Sport Governing Body for golf in Bermuda, the Bermuda Golf Association is grateful for the donation extending from the Bermuda Championship,” said BGA President Craig... Read more of this article

BTA Release Golf Championship Impact Report

BTA Release Golf Championship Impact Report

The second staging of the PGA TOUR Bermuda Championship last year “generated a much-needed $13.2 million boost for the island’s pandemic-injured economy,” according to the BTA, which cited a newly released KPMG economic impact report. The report said, “The event had an estimated direct economic impact of $5.5 million [2019: $7.8m],... Read more of this article

Donation Made To PGA Event Volunteers

Donation Made To PGA Event Volunteers

MP Zane DeSilva made a donation to 19 young Bermudians who assisted with the valet parking at the recently held PGA Golf Tournament, saying he appreciated their “long hours and relentless dedication.” A spokesperson said, “Zane DeSilva, Member of Parliament for Constituency 29 Southampton East, made a donation to young men and women who... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: PGA Golf Bermuda Championships

Photo Set II: PGA Golf Bermuda Championships

The 2020 PGA Bermuda Championship has concluded with a dramatic finish that saw Brian Gay win the event. The drama played out on the last six regular holes before setting up a thrilling playoff. The multi day event saw over 100 golfers — including Bermuda’s Camiko Smith, Michael Sims, and Anthony Phipps — vying for the $4 million purse, 500 FedExCup... Read more of this article

Bermuda Championship 2020 Players Pay Day

Bermuda Championship 2020 Players Pay Day

Brian Gay departed Bermuda with a big cheque for $720,000 after the 48-year-old PGA Tour veteran earned his first win in seven years on Sunday [Nov 1], claiming the Bermuda Championship title at the Port Royal Golf Course. In addition to the winners cheque, all the top players earned prize money, and you can see how much below. Bermuda Championship... Read more of this article