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Kim Swan Gets Sponsor Exemption For PGA Golf

Kim Swan Gets Sponsor Exemption For PGA Golf

The Butterfield Bermuda Championship announced today it has extended the tournament’s first sponsor exemption to Kim Swan, who will make his Butterfield Bermuda Championship debut, which returns to Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, October 27-30. A spokesperson said, “One of the Butterfield Bermuda Championship objectives is to continue to... Read more of this article

Column: Debate Ideas And Not Personalities

Column: Debate Ideas And Not Personalities

[Opinion column written by MP Kim Swan] I read the recent comments from former Premier Cannonier with great interest. I had hoped that he would be bringing forward a vision from the OBA on tourism or any other issue critical to the elevation of the condition of our people. It would have been refreshing to hear their perspective and that we would be... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Coaching At Newstead Belmont Hills

Kim Swan Coaching At Newstead Belmont Hills

After leaving his teaching role at Port Royal Golf Course, golf professional Kim Swan is currently teaching at the Newstead Belmont Hills Resort. The former PGA European Tour Player, former President of the Bermuda PGA, and the current Bermuda PGA Secretary, said, “As the Chairman of Bermuda Government Golf Courses, we recently reorganized our senior... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Column: Fighting Life’s Inner Battles

Kim Swan Column: Fighting Life’s Inner Battles

[Opinion column written by Kim Swan] Growing up in golf around much older Christian influences, I often heard the saying “we all have our crosses to bear.” That analogy took on new meaning to me when I received a message recently from a young man – who seemingly is grappling with squandering his talent, that was equal to mine in golf –... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Leaves Port Royal As Golf Coach

Kim Swan Leaves Port Royal As Golf Coach

Kim Swan is winding down his teaching at Port Royal to make way for newly appointed Head Golf Professional Steven Lambert Jr. Mr. Swan, who is also the Chairman of Consolidated Board of Trustees, said, “This decision is one grounded in the principles of my PGA Code of Ethics hammered home to me during my apprenticeship under Castle Harbour Hotel &... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Competing In Johnny Walker Classic

Kim Swan Competing In Johnny Walker Classic

The Johnny Walker Golf Championship concludes on today [Nov 21] at Ocean View, and former PGA European Tour player Kim Swan is making taking another historic stroll down memory lane, competing in the event. The Johnny Walker Classic existed back in the 1980s and 1990s, and Mr Swan won it back in 1992. He recalls his tournament record setting  total... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Kim Swan, Dr Jeffrey Sammons

Video: BNV With Kim Swan, Dr Jeffrey Sammons

Kim Swan and Dr. Jeffrey Sammons will be joining Bernews at 8.00pm this evening [Nov 1] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with the duo set to discuss the recently concluded Butterfield Bermuda Championships, golf and more.The video below will start at 8.00pm:Related StoriesVideo: BNV With Swan, Lambert & Belanger Kim... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Swan, Lambert & Belanger

Video: BNV With Swan, Lambert & Belanger

Well known local golfer Kim Swan, Steven Lambert and Tournament Director of the Butterfield Bermuda Championship Justin Belanger will be joining Bernews at 7.00pm this evening [Oct 24] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with the duo set to discuss the upcoming golf event. The Butterfield Bermuda Championship event — which... Read more of this article

Free Golf Lessons Being Offered Today

Free Golf Lessons Being Offered Today

Spots remain available for the free golf lessons being offered at Port Royal Golf Course today [Oct 18] in honour of Flora Duffy Day. A spokesperson said, “Kim Swan, Golf Coach at Port Royal Developmental Golf Program, reveals a great response to the free golf lessons with Kim Swan at Port Royal Driving Range on Flora Duffy Day.” Mr. Swan... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Reflects On Port Royal Golf Course

Kim Swan Reflects On Port Royal Golf Course

As the PGA Tour Butterfield Bermuda Championship approaches, Kim Swan, Chairman of Government Golf Courses, has reflected on the impact of golf in Bermuda and the history of Port Royal Golf Course. A spokesperson said, “On the eve of the PGA Tour Butterfield Bermuda Championship, Kim Swan, Chairman of Government Golf Courses reflects on the huge impact... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Returns To Competitive Golf On Island

Kim Swan Returns To Competitive Golf On Island

He was winning tournaments before many of the other entrants were even born, and at 64-years-old, Kim Swan is set to make his return to competitive golf tomorrow at the Butterfield Bermuda Championship PGA Tour local qualifier. He is among 23 local golfers aiming to qualify for the Butterfield Bermuda Championship PGA Tour event, with Mr. Swan –... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Makes Return To Tournament Golf

Kim Swan Makes Return To Tournament Golf

Three time Bermuda Open Champion Kim Swan recently began competing at the US Senior Open Championship. A spokesperson said, “Monday June 14th marks the return to fairways for three time Bermuda Open Champion Kim Swan. Swan will be competing at Argyle Country Club, Silver Springs, Maryland, USA in US Senior Open Championship. “The Maryland site,... Read more of this article

Remembering Champion Golfer Wilfred Fray

Remembering Champion Golfer Wilfred Fray

[Written by Kim Swan] As Port Royal celebrates celebrates our 50th year, we have mandated a subcommittee headed by Trustee Denton Outerbidge, a former Bermuda International Golf Representative, to capture the history of government golf in Bermuda. Denton Outerbrdge, who knew Ralph Fray as a young golfer, said, “Wilfred ‘Ralph’ Fray and I use to... Read more of this article