Golf

 
31st August 2017

GOSLINGS TO TEE UP ANOTHER DREAM INVITATIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR PROFESSIONALS AND AMATEURS

16th Hole. Par 3, 235 Yards, Port Royal Golf Course. Recognized as one of the best golf holes, worldwide.

Hamilton, Bermuda – Considered the premier golf event in one of the world’s premier golfing destinations, the Goslings Invitational for 2017 will once again take place at two of Bermuda most stunning courses.

This, the 43rd annual edition, will begin with a pro-am practice round November 27 at the spectacular Port Royal Golf Course, host of the PGA Grand Slam and renowned for its world famous 16th par-three hole with a cliff-edge tee and promontory-perched green.

After two days and 36 holes at Port Royal, the action will shift to the lovely, historic Belmont Hills Golf Course with its challenging slender fairways and distracting wide-open views of Hamilton Harbor.

All in all, the event will include 90 holes over five days at these two famous venues. And, as in the past, Goslings will orchestrate several evening festivities for all participants including a Welcome Party at Port Royal, a fun filled party on the beach at Mickey’s Beach Bistro, a private rum tasting hosted by Malcolm Gosling, and a final night Awards Ceremony at Belmont Hills. Guests will enjoy luxury accommodations at the Fairmont Southampton Resort or the Newstead Belmont Hills Resort.

The fee for professionals is $675 with a $65,000 purse; amateurs’ fee is $550, with several prizes and R&A World Amateur Ranking Points.

Malcolm Gosling, President & CEO of Gosling’s International Limited, summed it up this way: “The Goslings family is committed to hosting an elite International Championship on the ‘Jewel of the Atlantic’ our native Bermuda. The beauty of the island and these courses– plus the warmth of our climate and our people– always help make this an unforgettable occasion for the fortunate participants.”

The New England Professional Golfers’ Association (NEPGA) has partnered with the Goslings Championship Committee to assist the Bermuda Golf Association (BGA) for 2017. The NEPGA will team up with BGA to handle the tournament operations for this preeminent championship.

Those interested are encouraged to register early at goslingsrum.com/golf. Save $50 off the amateur registration fee if one registers before September 1. Registration closes Nov. 1, 2017. For more details or information, contact Championship Director, Robby Thompson, robby@championgolfgroupllc.com, or call 774-281- 0301; or contact Championship Administrator, Karen Marsh, kmarsh@bermudatees.bm, or call 441-295- 4640.

About Goslings:

Goslings Brothers Ltd. is Bermuda’s oldest business house and largest export company. In 1806, Englishman William Gosling, sent his son James to sea, bound for Virginia with 10,000 pounds Sterling worth of wines and spirits. After ninety days on becalmed seas the charter on the good ship, Mercury, ran out and James was diverted to Bermuda, where James decided to open a wine and spirits shop. Since 2004, seventh generation, E. Malcolm B. Gosling has been spearheading a major international expansion of the brand. Goslings offers four distinctive, award-winning products in its line: the flagship product, Goslings Bermuda Black Seal Rum, winner of the highest honor in the spirits industry, the Platinum Award, “96 Points, Superlative, Best Buy”; Goslings Gold Bermuda Rum (available in select markets), a new recently launched amber rum Goslings Gold Seal Rum; and the ultra-special, rare Goslings Family Reserve Old Rum, judged the #1 aged rum in the world. Goslings also markets a popular Goslings Stormy Ginger Beer in both regular and diet. And offers a Ready-To- Drink Dark ’n Stormy® cocktail in a convenient 8.4 oz can. Dark ‘n Stormy ® is a registered legal trademark of Goslings Export (Bermuda) Limited, Hamilton, Bermuda.

For additional information, please contact Glenn C. Kelley, kelley_whoever@me.com, 781.239.8092, goslingsrum.com.