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TOURNAMENT OVERVIEW

OCTOBER 29 NOVEMBER 1, 2020

Bermuda Championship

Location & Course Information

SOUTHAMPTON, BERMUDA PORT ROYAL GOLF COURSE Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. in 1970, Port Royal features ocean views from nearly every hole. The course underwent an extensive 2009 renovation spearheaded by original design team member Roger Rulewich. Yardage: 6,828; par 71.

Notable Course Features

Riding a closing 64, Brian Gay secured his first PGA TOUR victory since 2013 at the Bermuda Championship.

“I had good feelings from last year, finishing tied for third, so I was looking forward to coming back.” — Brian Gay

2020 Champion Quick Facts

Field: 132 players Format: 72 holes stroke play Purse: $4 million Winner’s Share: $720,000 FedExCup Points: 500 to the winner

Charity Benefit The tournament’s primary beneficiaries are the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) and junior golf. The tournament also supports numerous local organizations through their participation in the volunteer program recruitment.

HOW BRIAN GAY WON

Brian Gay birdied six of the last 10 holes of regulation, he then added another on the first hole of a playoff to beat Wyndham Clark. Gay shot a final-round 64, overcoming a bogey on 17 with a 3-foot birdie on 18 and a 12-foot birdie on the first extra hole. Clark was 7-under through 12 holes but 1-over the rest of the way in a 65, and missed a 7-footer for a birdie in the playoff.  Gay ranked T4 in Driving Accuracy Percentage at 58.93.  Gay ranked first in Par 4 Scoring Average at 3.66.

CHECK THIS OUT  The Bermuda Championship became a stand-alone event for the 2019-20 season when the World Golf Championships-HSBC Championship was canceled. The winner received 500 FedExCup points.  At age 48, Brian Gay became the oldest winner of a PGA TOUR event since Davis Love III (51) at the 2015 Wyndham Championship. It was Gay’s first victory since 2013.  Gay became the third player in his 40s to win in the first eight events of the 2020-21 season, joining Stewart Cink and Sergio Garcia.

LEADERBOARD 2020 Player

Pos

1

2

3

4

Total Score

FedExCup Points

Earnings

Brian Gay

1

70

68

67

64

269/-15

500

$720,000

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Wyndham Clark

2

66

68

70

65

269/-15

300

$436,000

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Ollie Schniederjans

3

66

70

69

66

271/-13

$276,000

Stewart Cink

T4

66

74

68

64

272/-12

108.75

$160,000

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Matt Jones

T4

68

71

66

67

272/-12

108.75

$160,000

Denny McCarthy

T4

70

67

72

63

272/-12

108.75

$160,000

Doc Redman

T4

65

71

67

69

272/-12

108.75

$160,000

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The 16th is one of the most visually spectacular holes in golf, and also extremely challenging. The 235-yard par 3 plays over an ocean inlet to a long but narrow green perched high above the water on a peninsula, with the ocean to the left.

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