BRASELTON, Ga.– The American Junior Golf Association will host the first-ever Butterfield Bermuda Junior Championship Friday, January 13 to Monday, January 16, 2023, at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, Bermuda. The tournament is entitled by the Butterfield Bermuda Championship and the Bermuda Tourism Authority, and locally sponsored by Digicel Business.
The event will feature 78 of the world’s top male and female junior golfers (ages 12-19). A select number of Bermudian junior golfers will have a chance to earn an exemption to compete in January. Interested local juniors should contact the Bermuda Golf Association.
The Butterfield Bermuda Junior Championship will open with practice rounds starting at 8 a.m. on Friday, January 13. The first round will begin Saturday, January 14, with first- through final-round tee times running each day from 8 – 10:03 a.m. off Nos. 1 and 10 tees at Port Royal Golf Course. The awards ceremony will take place at approximately 2:45 p.m. on Monday, January 16, after the conclusion of final-round play.
The Butterfield Bermuda Championship is a PGA TOUR event that is hosted annually at Port Royal Golf Course. The 2022 edition of this FedEx Cup occurred from October 27 to 30. The 72-hole tournament featured a 132-player field and a purse of US $6.5 million.
The Bermuda Tourism Authority is the official destination marketing organization of Bermuda and an accredited member of Destinations International. The tourism enterprise is dedicated to developing Bermuda as a world-class tourism destination.
Port Royal Golf Course is located at 5 Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton SB03. Guests are welcome to attend the Butterfield Bermuda Junior Championship. Admission to the AJGA tournament is free.
For more information about the Butterfield Bermuda Junior Championship, please contact Tournament Director Adam Young (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 443-619-4841.
About Butterfield Bermuda Championship
The Butterfield Bermuda Championship is an annual stop on the PGA TOUR. To date, the tournament has raised over $646,000 for local charities. This was the first PGA TOUR event ever held in Bermuda, highlighted by a field that included a minimum of four Bermudians who qualified to compete via a Local Qualifying event. From October 27 to 30 at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, the 2022 Butterfield Bermuda Championship featured a field of 132 players, 72 holes of stroke play and a purse of US $6.5 million. This official FedEx Cup event showcased Bermuda to the world through 14 hours of live Golf Channel broadcast. For information, visit www.butterfieldbdachampionship.com and connect with the tournament on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Bermuda Tourism Authority
The Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) is an independent, non-government entity and the official destination marketing organization for the island country. The Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) promotes Bermuda globally as a world-class destination for leisure and group travel and tourism investment. For more information visit: www.gotobermuda.com/bermudatourism.