Explore winning strategies with our Butterfield Bermuda Championship betting tips. Dive into our comprehensive overview of Port Royal Golf Course, blending historical data and current player form to enhance your golf bets and fantasy picks.
Welcome to PGAgolfbets, your go-to resource for strategic insights and tips to elevate your golf betting and fantasy picks. In this edition, we’re delving into the exciting Butterfield Bermuda Championship, focusing on key tips for success and unraveling the mysteries of Port Royal Golf Course.
The Bermuda Championship debuted on Tour in late 2019 as part of the 2019-2020 season. The event was originally designated as an alternate event, opposite the WGC-HSBC Champions. However, because of successive cancellations of the WGC-HSBC Champions due to COVID, the tournament was elevated to full FedEx Cup points event status.
The tournament is played at the Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton Parish, Bermuda. As a full-field tournament offering full FedEx Cup points, the winner will also receive an invitation to the Masters.
Port Royal Golf Course Bermuda: Where Beauty Meets Challenge
Location and Setting:
Situated in the heart of Bermuda, Port Royal Golf Course is a golfing gem designed by Robert Trent Jones. The 6,828 yard Par-71 layout boasts breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and challenges players with a blend of coastal winds and undulating fairways.
Robert Trent Jones’ design philosophy is evident in every inch of Port Royal. Strategic bunkering, coastal hazards, and elevation changes make each hole a strategic puzzle for players to solve. The signature holes, including the famous 16th with its ocean backdrop, showcase the seamless integration of beauty and challenge.
The Bermuda grass greens and fairways of Port Royal are impeccably maintained, offering a true test of a golfer’s skills. The coastal winds add an unpredictable element, requiring players to factor in not just the yardage but also the atmospheric conditions.
If the wind gets up it will suit the more patient, experienced players. Key this week will be course management and an ability to move the ball both ways if the wind gets up. With such a diverse terrain, missing fairways around Port Royal can be costly.
Greens in regulation is key, a task made more difficult if the wind becomes a factor. The average winning score is -18 so a fast start is important.
Port Royal Golf Club Scorecard
HOLEPARYARDSHOLEPARYARDS144381043502555311444333148124383444581332355438014439364370154412755171632358321317550794383184410363460353368Total6828Par#ShortestLongestAverage3’s41482352084’s113504584025’s3507553526Average Green Size: 8,000 sq. ft.Number of Sand Bunkers: 87Number of Water Hazards: 4 pondsNumber of Holes Water is in Play: 7
Bermuda Championship Past Champions
YearPlayerCountryScoreTo par2022Seamus PowerIreland265-192021Lucas HerbertAustralia269-152020Brian GayUnited States269-152019Brendon ToddUnited States260-24
Bermuda Championship | Winner’s Stats
2022202120202019AverageSeamus PowerLucas HerbertBrian GayBrendon ToddDriving Distance302273851Driving Accuracy26T43T53T44Greens in Regulation23T9T58T1510Sand Saves10T1T15T23T1Putts per Round5T5T6T4T3
Wind Management: Given the coastal setting, understanding and factoring in the prevailing winds is crucial for success at Port Royal. Players adept at managing the wind have historically performed well.Strategic Approach Play: The undulating fairways and strategically placed hazards demand precision in approach play. Look for players with a strong iron game and strategic prowess.Past Performance Analysis: Delve into the historical results of the Butterfield Bermuda Championship to identify players who have a track record of success on similar coastal courses.
This week’s Bermuda Championship, although offering up full FedEx Cup points to the winner, still has the look and feel of an ‘alternate event’.
Despite the event’s elevated status there is no surprise to see such a weakened field. However, with a weakened field comes opportunity. An opportunity for someone to step up to the plate for a career changing win.
This week’s Bermuda Championship has ‘lottery’ written all over it.
Bermuda Championship Tips
Please check back on Tuesday 7th November for the PGAgolfbets’ Bermuda Championship tips & predictions 2023 from Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton Parish, Bermuda.
The Event Form, Current Form and Stats Analysis tables will all be up dated in the week preceding the tournament when the field is finalized for the 2023 Bermuda Championship.
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