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Butterfield & Mastercard Help Raise $150K

Butterfield & Mastercard Help Raise $150K

The continued partnership between Mastercard and Butterfield during the 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship “played a key role in helping to boost charitable donations by $150,000,” the organisers said. A spokesperson said, “During the 2023 tournament, Mastercard pledged to match the amount of each purchase made by Butterfield Mastercard... Read more of this article

2024 Butterfield Bermuda Junior Championship

2024 Butterfield Bermuda Junior Championship

Bermuda’s PGA Tour event will continue its partnership with the American Junior Golf Association [AJGA] to host the second annual Butterfield Bermuda Junior Championship. A spokesperson said, “Digicel Business joins the event as a presenting sponsor advocating education in golf for talented junior golfers. The three-day tournament will be hosted... Read more of this article

Butterfield APGA Event Set For Dec 12 &13

Butterfield APGA Event Set For Dec 12 &13

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... Read more of this article

Camilo Villegas Wins Butterfield Championship

Camilo Villegas Wins Butterfield Championship

Camilo Villegas won the 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship today [Nov 12] with the golfer saying the victory “feels unbelievable.” In an interview after his victory, the Colombian golfer said “I’ve got my little one up there watching it, smiling,” paying tribute to his late daughter Mia, who died of brain cancer in 2020... Read more of this article

Kim Swan: Local Golfers Play Admirably In PGA

Kim Swan: Local Golfers Play Admirably In PGA

The Bermuda players in the 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championships “can hold their heads high having played admirably in the Bermuda Qualifier,” Kim Swan said. Mr Swan, a former PGA European player who has decades of experience, said “Michael Sims was the low Bermudian for the 5th consecutive year with a second round one under par 70... Read more of this article

Photos/Video/360: Butterfield Championship

Photos/Video/360: Butterfield Championship

Another round of the 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship concluded at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton. A spokesperson said, “The Championship Round tees off beginning at 7:40 a.m. Sunday, with the final group starting at 9:50 on #1. They are playing for a $6.5 million purse and the champion will receive $1.17 million and 500 FedExCup points. For... Read more of this article

Video: BermudAir Fly-Past Salute At PGA Golf

Video: BermudAir Fly-Past Salute At PGA Golf

BermudAir conducted a “fly-past” salute during the Butterfield Bermuda Championship event this afternoon [Nov 11] thrilling the gathered crowd at the Port Royal Golf Course. The company previously said, “One of the airline’s E175 aircraft will fly over the water along Port Royal Golf Course, with the closest points being the 15th... Read more of this article

YouTuber Brothers In Butterfield Championships

YouTuber Brothers In Butterfield Championships

[Written by Patrick Bean] The advantage available to Wesley and George Bryan as trick shot artists on video are staged scenes that allow for multiple takes to be edited into a single, flawlessly constructed final image of perfection. However, there’s a reason why those prone to attempting crazy stunts belying convention rarely make it to the sport’s... Read more of this article

Column: Two 15-Year-Old Golfers In 5 Years

Column: Two 15-Year-Old Golfers In 5 Years

[Written by Kim Swan ] The 5 year history of the Butterfield Bermuda Championship has provided unparalleled opportunities for local golfers beyond measure. I am overjoyed that today we have a PGA Tour event in our country and that we have a unique relationship to allow Bermudians to qualify to compete in the PGA Tour event. The co-founders, former Tourism... Read more of this article

2023 Butterfield Championship Round 2

2023 Butterfield Championship Round 2

The second round of the 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship concluded at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton. A spokesperson said, “The second round of the 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship was completed this morning at Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton. The field was cut to 81 players at -5 before starting the third round, which teed... Read more of this article

Golf: Butterfield Bermuda Second Round

Golf: Butterfield Bermuda Second Round

The 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship second round took place today [Nov 10] at Port Royal Golf Course. A spokesperson said, “The second round of the 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship was suspended due to darkness at 5:30 p.m. A.S.T.. The round will resume Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m. “The cut to low 65 and ties will be made and... Read more of this article

Swan “Elated” By Public Viewing Areas At Golf

Swan “Elated” By Public Viewing Areas At Golf

This year’s Butterfield Bermuda Championship has two new public viewing spots on hole #3 and hole #15, and Bermuda Government Golf Course Chairman Kim Swan is ecstatic to have two public viewing areas – especially on the third hole – saying it ”warms my heart because it embraces the spirit of public golf that Port Royal Golf... Read more of this article

Local Golfers At Butterfield Championship

Local Golfers At Butterfield Championship

The 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championships got underway at the Port Royal Golf Course, with Bermudian golfers competing alongside top professional golfers from around the world. Kim Swan provided a wrap-up of the local players, saying: “Day 1 of the 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship produced some outstanding scores with Swede Alex Noren capitalizing... Read more of this article

Golf: Butterfield Championships Gets Underway

Golf: Butterfield Championships Gets Underway

The 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship got underway at the Port Royal Golf Club. The PGA Tour report said, “Alex Noren worked hard on his wedge game and it paid off Thursday in the Butterfield Bermuda Championship with a 10-under 61, giving him a two-shot lead among early starters on a calm day at Port Royal Golf Club. “With barely... Read more of this article

PGA Tour Highlights Oliver Betschart

PGA Tour Highlights Oliver Betschart

The PGA Tour highlighted the island’s Oliver Betschart on social media yesterday [Nov 8] as the young golfer gets set to take part in the Butterfield Bermuda Championship, which gets underway at Port Royal Golf Course today [Nov 9]. Betschart will be the second 15-year-old Bermudian to play in the championship after Kenny Leseur, who was six months... Read more of this article

BermudAir Fly-Past During Golf Championship

BermudAir Fly-Past During Golf Championship

BermudAir will conduct a ‘fly-past’ during the Butterfield Bermuda Championship at 1.00pm on Saturday [Nov 11], flying over the water along Port Royal Golf Course, with the closest points being the 15th & 16th holes, with the aircraft to fly approximately 500 feet above sea level. A spokesperson said, “BermudAir is excited to... Read more of this article