With the 4th Annual Butterfield Bermuda Championship approaching, we thought a trip down memory lane with some vintage photos of golf in Bermuda would be a timely escapade.

Famous 16th hole at Port Royal Golf Course, now host of the Butterfield Bermuda Championship.
1931: (left to right) Mr. E.P.T. Tucker; Sir Stanley Spurling; Mr. A.W. Bluck, mayor of Hamilton for 20 years; and Sir Howard Trott.
The 6th green at the Castle Harbour Golf Club during the international tournament in which 83 four-man teams from Britain, the United States, Canada and the West Indies competed.
Princess Golf Club team’s exuberance shows after Jones scores an eagle at Castle Harbour’s eighth hole during the super round of 55 net, which gave Princess the 1983 Goodwill Golf Trophy. From left: Ray DeSilva, Eddie Lindo, Jones.
Denton Outerbridge
The magnificently scenic second tee and fairway at the Castle Harbour Beach & Golf Club’s links.
Finalists in the 44th Bermuda Invitational Ladies’ Amateur golf championship; winner, Debbie Massey (right) and runner-up Jean-Marie Boylan.
Trouble on the tricky 16th hole at Port Royal.
Famed golfer Jack Nicklaus was here briefly on a promotional tour for General Motors Overseas Division. He thrilled a large gallery by shooting nine holes of par golf on the Port Royal links.
1931: the Wor. A. W. Bluck, Mayor of Hamilton for 20 years, and the Wor. W.J. Boyle, Mayor of St. George’s for 18 years.
Glenn Simmons
Kim Swan
Golf Ballet by amateur John Outerbridge and pro Michael Busk of the Mid-Ocean Club’s team, as they play at Belmont G.C. A five-nation field of 73 teams competed in the 17th annual Bermuda Goodwill Tournament.
Robert B. Haggert of Sports Representatives Ltd., Toronto, drives from the 10th tee at the Mid-Ocean Club. Looking on are Joseph P. Grant of the Licensing Corp. of America (left) and Syl Apps, hockey star of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Junior Golf Champion: Aaron Spencer (left), winner of the Bermuda invitation junior amateur golf championship, receiving trophy from Brendan Ingham at the Belmont Golf Club.
At the Port Royal Golf Course: Laura Baugh (middle) glamour girl of the Ladies Professional Golf Ass’n circuit, with Debbie Lassie, U.S. Curtis Cup team player (and Bermuda Ladies Amateur Champion) and Louis Moniz, Bermuda Open Champion.
Gordon Robinson gave his team the lift they needed when he sank a 20ft. putt on the 13th at Castle Harbour.
Have Trott, a model of consistency in winning back-to-back Bermuda International Open golf titles.
Ed McGoldrick attempts a tough shot as teammate Capazzi gives encouragement,
Mid Ocean Club became the first local team to repeat as champions of the Goodwill Golf tournament, December 1982. From left: Keith Pearman (pro), Gordon Robinson, Jr., Bruce Wilkie and Robert Brown.
Dual expression of the dismay by James Tobin professional (left) and Jerome Kaestner of Bellevue GC, Melrose, Mass., when putt by another member of their team fails to drop at Castle Harbour’s ninth hole.
Winged Foot GC pro Tom Nieport gets down to survey putting situation at Port Royal green. At left, team members Ray Darmstadt and Ron Hoenig look on.