The Bermuda Open Championship is set to get underway soon at the Port Royal Golf Club. The Open defending Champion Jordan Mitchell will make his return to the island in hopes of repeating his victory from last year.
On his heels will be local professionals Dwayne Pearman and Daniel Augustus who both have been playing extremely well on the local Jack Daniels Tour.
Other Divisional defending Champions include Katrin Burnie in the Ladies Amateur, Synda Perry in the Senior Ladies and Hav Trott in the Senior Men.
Notables in the field for the Amateur Men's Division are Bermuda Golf Association President and Port Royal Director of Agronomy Nick Mansell, past multiple champion Dr. Robert Vallis and Fraser Hunt who was the runner up at the 2012 Match Play. Jarryd Dillas will be off island and not participating this year.
In the Ladies Divisions, notables in the field are young Elizabeth Parsons who will be using the Open to give her the boost leading into her overseas junior competitions, Tracy Burgess who placed in this event last year and 4 time champion of the Senior Ladies Kathy Lloyd Hines.