News Release, Southampton, Bermuda – Fairmont Southampton will host the Dark N’ Stormy World Par 3 Championship from March 5 to 8, with the golf tournament open to players including qualified Bermudian golfers, professional golfers, and golf enthusiasts.
Fairmont Southampton is proud to announce our new partnership with Goslings to operate The World Par 3 Championship, to be known as The Dark ‘N Stormy World Par 3 Championship at the iconic Turtle Hill Golf Club.
In its 11th year, the world’s premier par 3 championship will take place March 5-7, 2020 and offer a total purse of $50,000. For the first time, the winner qualifies to play in the PGA Tour Bermuda Championship this fall.
The event is expected to attract 120 participants including a number of noted professionals. The field will be rounded out by an impressive list of amateur golfers—from Bermuda, the United States, Canada and Europe.
“Fairmont Southampton is absolutely delighted to announce our partnership with Goslings for the Dark N’ Stormy® World Par 3 Championship. We are very proud of this event and see it as a signature event for the resort and Bermuda.” said Kiaran MacDonald, Regional Vice President and General Manager, Fairmont Southampton.
“Players can expect a challenging 18 hole par 3 course, sub-tropical surroundings, dramatic elevation changes and coastal winds. This challenging 2,684 yard golf course is designed to take your short game to new heights. There will be 3 great days of Golf and events open to amateurs and professionals. We are all very excited for this event and look forward to a fantastic partnership and Tournament.”
Nancy Gosling, President and CEO of Goslings Brothers Ltd. said: “We could not be more delighted to be involved in this tournament. Over the past few years Goslings has become more involved in golf tournaments and this one is especially exciting because it is going to be one of the rare ones that has Men and Women professionals playing together.
“This year we know that we have Shannon Johnson the USGA Mid-Amateur Champion in 2018 and Megan Buck who was the 2019 semi-finalist. We are looking forward to seeing many people participate in this tournament and taking it forward.”
Fairmont Southampton are pleased to be offering a special tournament room rate for those staying with us starting at $179 per night [plus gratuities, tax and resort levy].
Tournament registration will be $400 for amateurs and $525 for professionals. The registration will include:
- Dark N’ Stormy® World Par 3 Championship tournament entry for 3 days of golf
- Daily breakfast and lunch at the course on tournament days
- Two exclusive events hosted by Fairmont Southampton and Goslings
- Prizing Giving Reception after play of the final round
- Premium Dark N’ Stormy® World Par 3 Championship player gifts
Follow along for the latest news, photos and videos at Instagram.com/worldpar3”