More than 20 backers on board for PGA event

  • Event backers: participants in a sponsor workshop ahead of the Bermuda Championship PGA Tour golf tournament (Photograph supplied)

More than 20 partners and sponsors have come on board for the inaugural Bermuda Championship.

The PGA Tour event is scheduled for October 28 to November 3 at Port Royal Golf Course.

Bermuda Tourism Authority is the tournament’s title sponsor, while Digicel is the official telecoms partner and the Fairmont Southampton is the official hotel partner.

The founding partners are Butterfield Bank, Caliburn, Hamilton Princess and Beach Club and Island Construction.

Sean Sovacool, the tournament director, said: “The success of any PGA Tour event relies upon investment from the local business and corporate community.

“We are delighted to form partnerships with so many organisations in such a short timeframe. We are grateful to every business leader and company who have lent their support to this historic new event, the community and our participating charities.”

Other sponsors are:

Programme Sponsor: BF&M

Junior Ticket Sponsor: Butterfield & Vallis

Skybox Hospitality: Clarien Bank, Liberty Special Markets, and Oil Casualty Insurance, Ltd.

Ocean Club Hospitality: Allied World, Anchor, Ashley Gillis, Bermuda Economic Development Corporation, CAT Entertainment Services, Neon, Willis Towers Watson

Pro-Am: AIG, Bruno Event Team, Pompano Beach Club

To learn more about hospitality options, contact Mr Sovacool at or 441-595-9506. Additional information, including tickets and volunteer opportunities for the Bermuda Championship are available by visiting