With the 3rd 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.