The BMW PGA Championship, one of the most prestigious events on the European Tour, begins today in England. The tournament is held at the Wentworth Club in Surrey, and is considered to be the European Tour’s flagship event.
The BMW PGA Championship has a long and storied history, dating back to 1955. The tournament has been won by some of the biggest names in golf, including Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Tiger Woods, and Rory McIlroy.
This year’s tournament is expected to be one of the most competitive in recent years. The field includes all 12 members of the European Ryder Cup team, as well as many of the world’s top golfers.
One of the things that makes the BMW PGA Championship so special is its atmosphere. The Wentworth Club is a beautiful course, and the crowds are always large and enthusiastic. The tournament is also known for its celebrity pro-am, which features some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment.
The BMW PGA Championship is more than just a golf tournament. It is a celebration of European golf and its rich heritage. The tournament is a must-see for any golf fan, and it is sure to be an exciting week of golf.
Here is a more detailed look at the BMW PGA Championship, including its history, format, and some of the top players to watch:
The BMW PGA Championship was first played in 1955, and was originally known as the Wentworth Tournament. The tournament was renamed the PGA Championship in 1972, and became the BMW PGA Championship in 2005.
The BMW PGA Championship has been won by some of the biggest names in golf, including:
- Tony Jacklin (1965, 1972)
- Seve Ballesteros (1983, 1986, 1992)
- Nick Faldo (1989, 1992, 1995)
- Tiger Woods (2000, 2006)
- Rory McIlroy (2014)
The BMW PGA Championship is a 72-hole stroke play tournament. The field is cut to the top 65 players and ties after the second round.
Players to Watch
The field for the 2023 BMW PGA Championship is one of the strongest in recent years. Here are some of the top players to watch:
- Rory McIlroy
- Jon Rahm
- Scottie Scheffler
- Collin Morikawa
- Viktor Hovland
- Shane Lowry
- Matt Fitzpatrick
- Billy Horschel
- Tyrrell Hatton
- Tommy Fleetwood
- Francesco Molinari
The BMW PGA Championship is sure to be an exciting week of golf, and it will be interesting to see who emerges victorious.