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Wesley Bryan pledges donation for each birdie made during the 2022 Butterfield Bermuda Championship

Proceeds will go to the tournament’s charity initiative, The Birdies for Charity Programme

SOUTHAMPTON, BERMUDA (October 25, 2022) PGA TOUR’s Wesley Bryan from Columbia, South Carolina, has committed to donating $100 to the Butterfield Bermuda Championship Birdies for Charity Programme every time he makes a birdie throughout this year’s tournament at Port Royal Golf Course, October 27-30. 

This commitment to supporting Bermuda’s charities highlights the willingness and efforts of PGA TOUR players to ensure the host locations benefit from its endeavours to create a long-lasting impact on every local community. 

Wesley Bryan earned the first PGA Tour victory of his career with a win in the 2017 RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Bryan edged out Luke Donald by one shot to take the title. 

Bryan made his Bermuda Championship debut in 2020 and will compete in Bermuda again next week. The tournament title has since changed to the Butterfield Bermuda Championship after partnering with co-title sponsors; Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) and Butterfield, and these partners welcome Bryan’s fundraising efforts and thank him in turn for his support to local Bermuda charities. 

In three days, the gates will open for the 2022 Butterfield Bermuda Championship at Port Royal Golf Course. The tournament commences on Thursday, October 27 and concludes on Sunday, October 30. The 2022 Championship aims to exceed its 2021 fundraising total of $646,792 and is appreciative of all support of the Birdies for Charity Programme.  

Those hoping to support Bermuda’s local charities can see their donations go further through the Birdies for Charity programme on the tournament website. Every contribution of any amount will be matched up to 10% of the donation value by the fundraising initiative. The Birdies for Charity programme, established by the PGA TOUR in 1971, is an integral part of many official PGA TOUR tournaments and helps to raise millions of dollars for the host communities.

Local charities participating in the Birdies for Charity programme can be found on the tournament website. When processing an online donation, a dropdown of registered charities will appear. Multiple donations to multiple charities can be made in one transaction. Charities that wish to get involved can reach out to Community Outreach Manager, Dede Cooper at [email protected].

To donate, please visit: The tournament is running a giveaway competition. The person to make the largest donation to the Birdies for Charity Programme throughout tournament week (Monday 24-Sunday 30) will receive a diamond and tanzanite necklace from Diamonds International Bermuda.

About Butterfield Bermuda Championship

The Butterfield Bermuda Championship, Bermuda’s first-ever PGA TOUR event, is an annual feature on the PGA TOUR calendar. Each year, a minimum of three local Bermudians earn exemption spots into the field by competing in the Local Qualifier event ahead of the tournament. Scheduled for October 27 to 30 at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, the 2022 Butterfield Bermuda Championship will feature a field of 132 players, 72 holes of stroke play and a purse of US $6.5 million prize money. The tournament’s charitable impact in Bermuda currently exceeds $1.1 million to local non-profits, with plans to significantly grow its impact on the community in years to come. This official FedEx Cup event will showcase Bermuda to its worldwide spectators. Golf Channel will provide live broadcasting throughout the Championship to boast Bermuda’s picturesque landscapes for all to see. For more information on the Butterfield Bermuda Championship, please visit Follow and subscribe to our social media channels for live news, updates, and event information. 

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About Butterfield 

Butterfield is a full-service bank and wealth manager headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda, providing services to clients from Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, and Jersey, where our principal banking operations are located, and The Bahamas, Switzerland, Singapore, and the United Kingdom, where we offer specialized financial services. Banking services comprise deposit, cash management and lending solutions for individual, business, and institutional clients. Wealth management services are composed of trust, private banking, asset management and custody. In Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Guernsey, we offer both banking and wealth management. In The Bahamas, Singapore, and Switzerland, we offer select wealth management services. In the UK, we offer residential property lending. In Jersey, we offer select banking and wealth management services. Butterfield is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: NTB) and the Bermuda Stock Exchange (symbol: NTB.BH). Further details can be obtained from our website at: About Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) The Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) is an award-winning, accredited destination marketing organisation that promotes Bermuda internationally and works to empower our tourism industry stakeholders. Explore Bermuda’s National Tourism Plan at 

About Bermuda Tourism Authority

About Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) The Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) is an award-winning, accredited destination marketing organisation that promotes Bermuda internationally and works to empower our tourism industry stakeholders. Explore Bermuda’s National Tourism Plan at


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