PGA Tour confirms return of fans at event next month

Pga Tour

The PGA Tour has confirmed that spectators will be allowed to attend next month's Bermuda Championship.

The event, scheduled to take place at Port Royal Golf Course from October 29 to November 1, will be the first tournament on the PGA Tour to open its doors to the general public since the abandoned PLAYERS Championship in March.

Last week's Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship in the Dominican Republic allowed 500 specially invited guests per day but they were confined to two bespoke viewing areas.

• Tony Finau "being sued for $16million"

• Tiger's old putter sells for record amount

At the Bermuda Championship, fans will be allowed to walk the golf course. The daily attendance will be determined by the island’s public-gathering regulations nearer the time, and both Bermuda residents and visitors will be allowed to attend in person.

“Excitement continues to build as preparations come together for our second year,” said tournament director Sean Sovacool. “Along with the recently announced tournament adjustments, being the first PGA Tour event to welcome spectators on-site is a milestone the Bermuda Championship is proud to have achieved. 



"Additional opportunities remain to take part in other capacities, including entertaining in our hospitality venue, playing alongside a tour professional in our pro-am, or participating as a marshal volunteer.”

Tickets for the event went on-sale yesterday. 

• 20 huge equipment brands you've never heard of

• World Handicap System: What you need to know

Fans will be required to take a temperature check when they arrive at the course and will also need to wear face masks on the property. 

The impact of the coronavirus on Bermuda has been significantly less than in the United States. It has reported fewer than 200 confirmed cases and only nine deaths.

Share this Article

twitter-logo facebook-logo

Latest Videos See all videos right arrow

play button
2022 Driver Test | Which one is going in my bag?
play button
The most powerful PING irons ever? | PING i525 review
play button
I'll be using the Vokey SM9 wedges... and you should too
play button
The driver that has it all? | COBRA LTDx drivers REVIEWED!
See all videos right arrow

Golf News

Jon Rahm: LIV 'rebels' shouldn't expect to straddle tours
Fed up of LIV Golf? Don't worry. So is Collin Morikawa.
Tiger Woods: Is a St Andrews sayonara in the offing?
Robert MacIntyre excited by PGA Tour opportunity
Ian Poulter welcomes decision to let him play Scottish Open

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods: Inside his $41million Florida mansion
The very best pubs in St Andrews
The Scottish Golf Course Emoji Quiz!
24 lies every bad golfer tells
Doug Sanders: The extraordinary life of golf's original playboy

Quick Fault 'n' Fixes See all videos right arrow

play button
Increase your stability for more consistency
play button
Shift your weight to the left side
play button
Stand closer to the golf ball at address
play button
The correct way to grip a golf club
See all videos right arrow