Sims showed his poise, carding two-over-par 144 to earn his third start in the PGA TOUR event. The top finishing Bermudian, winning by four strokes, had the low round of the day with a second-straight one-over-par 72.
Winds subsided for the second round of the local qualifier and the pressure was high for the golfers. Smith carded a five-over 76 to finish at six-over 148 and get his second consecutive start. DeSilva will make his professional debut after finishing at eight-over par 150 with a round of 73. Palanyandi also finished with a round of 73 for a nine-over par 151. This will be his first start on the PGA TOUR.
Butterfield Bermuda Championship Local Qualifier Final Leaderboard
+02 Michael Sims- Champion +06 Camiko Smith - Qualified +08 Chaka DeSilva - Qualified +09 Damian Palanyandi (a) – Qualified +10 Fraser Hunt (a) +12 Jevon Roberts (a) +14 Will Haddrell (a) +15 Kim Swan +15 Chris Grantier +15 Nicholas Jones +16 Anthony Phipps +16 Jarryd Dillas (a) +16 Kenneth Leseur (a) +17 Dwayne Pearman +18 Scott Roy +19 Christopher Smith +23 Andrew Trott-Francis +24 Mark Phillips +25 Scott Barnett (a) +28 Steven Lambert +28 Jeffrey Lindo +28 Delyone Borden +32 Dwayne Gibson