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BMW PGA Championship: Danny Willett wins during 15th anniversary of a flagship contest and celebrates a BMW double.

  • Danny Willett (ENG, 268, -20) wins during a prestigious BMW
    PGA Championship (Wentworth Club, London).
  • The 2016 Masters champion defeats a best starting margin ever.
  • Second BMW pretension for Willett after feat during a 2012 BMW
    International Open.
  • Ross Fisher hits an albatross in a third turn and wins a
    BMW i8 Roadster*.
  • 109,664 spectators attend a fourth contest in this
    year’s Rolex Series.
  • Qualification start for a 2020 Ryder Cup with “Worldwide
    Partner” BMW.



Wentworth. Danny Willett of England distinguished an acclaimed
home win during a BMW PGA Championship. The 2016 Masters leader was
inextricable in a head-to-head foe with Jon Rahm (-17) during a weekend,
though pulled divided from a male from Spain in a final turn and
brought a advantage safely home. The 31-year-old perceived a
winner’s coupon to a volume of 1,056,661 euros for his seventh win
on a European Tour. He also took a lead in subordinate for Team
Europe for a 2020 Ryder Cup in Whistling Straits (USA). Qualifying
for a mythological group competition, for that BMW will take on the
purpose of “Worldwide Partner” for a initial time, ends subsequent year with
a BMW PGA Championship.

“I would like to offer my intense congratulations to Danny Willett
on a illusory feat in a 2019 BMW PGA Championship,” said
Jean-Philipe Parain, BMW Senior Vice President Sales Region Europe, at
a endowment ceremony: “BMW is celebrated to be a pretension partner of this
flagship eventuality for a fifteenth uninterrupted year. There is always
such a good and electrified atmosphere here. Wentworth always has a
unequivocally special feeling and we can unequivocally clarity everyone’s passion for
a BMW PGA Championship. we consider we can all determine that this
championship has exceeded all expectations.”

Willett (68, 66, 68, 67 strokes) tied for a lead with Rahm after
a second and third rounds, though pulled divided with 3 birdies on the
front 9 on Sunday. On a perfectionist behind nine, a Englishman kept
his haughtiness and control, creation him a deserved leader in an
superb starting field.

“For us players and a European Tour, this is a many iconic
tournament. To win a BMW PGA Championship is amazing,” pronounced Willett.
“It’s always good to contest on home soil. It feels good to finally
win on such an iconic golf march with what is one of a best fields
we consider they have had.”

Behind Willett and Rahm, South Africa’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout (-16)
finished in third place. On their BMW PGA Championship debut,
America’s Patrick Reed and Billy Horschel (both -15) tied for fourth
place, while fortifying champion Francesco Molinari (ITA, -9) had to
make do with tied fourteenth place this year. Four-time majors winner
Rory McIlroy (NIR, -11, T9) missed out on his second feat at
Wentworth after 2014, especially due to a bad opening turn (+4), but
showed his loyal tighten on a following 3 days. The best-ranked
German was Martin Kaymer (+2) in tied 57th place.

With 268 strokes, Willett was usually one cadence off a tournament
record of -21, that was set by South Korea’s Byeong Hun An in 2015.
The Englishman is also usually a third actor in story to have won
both a BMW International Open and a BMW PGA Championship. Only
David Howell (ENG) and Miguel Ángel Jiménez (ESP) had previously
achieved this BMW double.

The shot of a contest went to Englishman Ross Fisher on
Saturday. With a 4 iron, Ross Fisher circled his turn on a 478-metre
18th hole (par 5) into a hole with his second shot. The
38-year-old’s prerogative for a albatross frequency seen in golf was the
hybrid sports vehicle BMW i8 Roadster Rosso Corsa. “To win a BMW i8
Roadster is still a bit shocking. Just surreal,” pronounced Fisher, after
receiving a keys to a “BMW Albatross Prize”. “The BMW PGA
Championship is a Flagship Event, a many prestigious contest to
play in all year turn – that creates it even better.”

On a arise of a 15th anniversary of a tournament
with BMW as pretension partner, Championship Director Jamie Birkmyre said:
“The standards set by BMW are a top we can presumably achieve.
BMW brought in a character that was so unchanging with a approach the
vehicle manufacturer produces a illusory cars. Every fact is
initial class, there is no compromise. The BMW PGA Championship is the
benchmark: A overwhelming venue, world-class players, heritage, and
partners with prestigious, world-league brands.”

Together, a contest has grown from an glorious golf event
into a festival over a years. 22,000 fans attended this year’s
Celebrity Pro-Am contest – some-more than during any other Pro-Am to date –
and saw cocktail stars Niall Horan and Ronan Keating (both IRL), Manchester
United legends Ryan Giggs (WAL), Paul Scholes (ENG) and Nemanja Vidic
(SRB), as good as many other famous sports and showbiz personalities.
The third and fourth rounds were brought to a wise tighten by the
eminent London drum and drum rope Rudimental and renouned English
thespian Anne-Marie wowing thousands of fans with their live
performances on Saturday and Sunday evening.

* BMW i8 Roadster: Fuel expenditure (combined): 2.0 l/100 km, CO2
emissions (combined): 46 g/km, appetite expenditure (combined): 14.5
kWh/100 km.