PGA Grand Slam Golf Bermuda
PGA Grand Slam of Golf began in 1979 and has been the most coveted event for the best of the best in Golf. It is held during fall and the winners of the year's four major global golf tournaments - Masters, US Open, British Open, and the PGA Championship are invited to contest in this event.
The winner of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf is titled the year's Champion of Champions. In 1979, it started as an 18-hole 1-day event and now has grown to a 2-day 36-hole annual showdown with $1.35 million prize value. Other than large turnouts from the island, Viewers from more than 100 countries watch this event live on television.
In the first PGA Grand Slam Golf, 1978 US Open winner Andy North and 1978 Masters winner Gary Player shared the first place. In 2007, the event moved to Bermuda from Hawaii.
Update October 2014: Martin Kaymer won the 2014 PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Port Royal Golf Course in play off on October 15. Martin and Bubba Watson were tied at 6 under 136 when Martin birdied the first hole in sudden death. It was a 10-ft putt. And then Bubba quite unexpectedly missed his 4-ft putt.
Update October 2013: The 2013 PGA Grand Slam of Golf was held at the Port Royal Golf Course. Adam Scott made a course record of 64 to win the PGA Grand Slam.
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