Willie Mack III wins Butterfield Bermuda APGA Championship in three-way playoff

Willie Mack III won the inaugural Butterfield Bermuda APGA Championship on Wednesday after outlasting Joseph Hooks and Marcus Byrd in a three-way playoff.

In the first international competition for the Advocates Professional Golf Association Tour, Mack needed just a tap-in par on the first playoff to clinch the title at Port Royal Golf Course.

Hooks led after 18 holes and after 36, the three were tied at 4-under (138). Replaying the 18th hole, Mack made his par while Byrd and Hooks couldn’t match. Mack takes the $15,000 first-place prize from the purse of $60,000, which was the fourth-largest in the history of the APGA Tour.

“I tried not to make mistakes today,” said Mack. “My putting was there today when I needed it. Hopefully, I can bring what I accomplished this week into next week. It was good to play a PGA Tour-level course these last two days.”

Next up for Mack is the second stage of Korn Ferry Tour Q-School at Plantation Preserve Golf Club in Plantation, Florida.

The APGA Tour’s first-ever Farmers Insurance Fall Series continues at the APGA Tour Charlie Sifford Centennial at Kingswood Forest Golf Club, in Houston, Oct 25-26.

The PGA Tour’s Butterfield Bermuda Championship will also be played at Port Royal, Oct. 27-30.

(function() {var sc = document.createElement(\”script\”), scCnter = document.getElementById(\”container-sdp-voltax-player-01evcfxp4q8949fs1e-9955\”), done = false;sc.src = mm_video_data.endpointUrl + \”\/01evcfxp4q8949fs1e.js\”;sc.onload = sc.onreadystatechange = function() {if(!done && (!this.readyState || this.readyState == \”loaded\” || this.readyState == \”complete\”)) {sdpVoltax[\”01evcfxp4q8949fs1e-9955\”].initializePlayer( {\”id\”:\”01es6rjnsp3c84zkm6\”,\”playlist_id\”:\”\”,\”player_id\”:\”01evcfxp4q8949fs1e\”,\”type\”:\”playlist\”,\”image\”:\”https:\\\/\\\/golfweek.usatoday.com\\\/wp-content\\\/plugins\\\/mm-video\\\/images\\\/playlist-icon.png\”,\”container_id\”:\”01evcfxp4q8949fs1e-9955\”});done = true; sc.onload = sc.onreadystatechange = null; }};scCnter.appendChild(sc);})();var sdpVoltax = window.sdpVoltax || []; sdpVoltax[“01evcfxp4q8949fs1e-9955”] = sdpVoltaxPlayerHandler().start(“01evcfxp4q8949fs1e-9955”);

Read More

—————————–

By: Todd Kelly
Title: Willie Mack III wins Butterfield Bermuda APGA Championship in three-way playoff
Sourced From: golfweek.usatoday.com/2022/10/13/willie-mack-iii-butterfield-bermuda-apga-championship/
Published Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2022 13:34:05 +0000

Share This