New date (19th to 22nd Sep 2019, Wentworth Club) and a
horde of tip stars: The BMW PGA Championship is this Autumn’s
FedExCup champion McIlroy (NIR), Open leader Lowry (IRL),
fortifying champion Molinari (ITA), and Ryder Cup winners Rose,
Fleetwood, Casey, Poulter, Hatton (all ENG), Stenson, Noren (both
SWE) and Jon Rahm (ESP) all set to tee off.
American contingent of Finau, Horschel and Reed to play fourth
eventuality of a Rolex Series for a initial time.
Qualification for a Ryder Cup 2020, with “Worldwide
Partner” BMW, gets underway.
Munich/London. Now that a PGA TOUR deteriorate has concluded, the
European Tour now enters a vicious proviso of a season. Now with
a new date in September, a BMW PGA Championship, that facilities an
glorious margin and is played on a hinterland of London, is a
prominence on a general golf calendar. For a European
players, gift for a Ryder Cup 2020 during Whistling Straits
(US state of Wisconsin) gets underway in front of a knowledgeable
and eager crowds during a Wentworth Club. Next year’s BMW PGA
Championship will also symbol a finish of qualification, after which
9 of a players who will paint Team Europe in a first
Ryder Cup with BMW on house as “Worldwide Partner” will be known.
Last weekend, Rory McIlroy won a FedExCup for a second time,
carrying before triumphed in 2016 – an feat usually ever matched
by Tiger Woods (2007 and 2009). The four-time vital leader also has
his sights set on a double during a BMW PGA Championship. The
30-year-old won a European Tour’s flagship eventuality 5 years ago, and
also finished runner-up behind Francesco Molinari final year.
“The BMW PGA Championship is always a good eventuality and I’m
looking brazen to personification in it again, utterly in a new
Sep date. The West Course should be in glorious condition and the
change in date should also meant an even stronger field.”
McIlroy is positively right there. The prior date, in May, demanded
a amiable open in sequence for a severe West Course to be during its
best. In contrast, march conditions are ideal in autumn. And a list
of players set to tee off during Wentworth is dirty with large names.
They embody Shane Lowry, who assimilated a chosen round of vital winners
this July, when he won a Claret Jug during a Open in Royal Portrush.
“The BMW PGA Championship is one of my favourite events. When we first
played during Wentworth in 2010, we remember we couldn’t trust how large it
was – it felt like personification a major.”
Defending champion Molinari was a pushing force behind a European
team’s Ryder Cup feat in Paris final September. He won 5 out of a
probable 5 points, with 4 of those entrance alongside Tommy
Fleetwood in a doubles. Golf fans during Wentworth can demeanour brazen to a
reunion of a dream pairing, affectionately nicknamed “Moliwood”: The
dual friends will be assimilated during this prestigious contest by fellow
Ryder Cup winners Justin Rose, Ian Poulter, Paul Casey (BMW PGA
Champion 2009), Alex Noren (BMW PGA Champion 2017), Tyrrell Hatton,
Jon Rahm and Henrik Stenson.
It is utterly probable that Stenson and Co. will come adult opposite three
players during a Ryder Cup 2020, who will be creation their initial BMW PGA
Championship entrance this year: Americans Tony Finau, Patrick Reed and
“I’ve listened a lot of extraordinary things
about a BMW PGA Championship and about Wentworth, so personification in the
contest for a initial time is sparkling for me. It looks like the
margin is going to be really clever and a crowds are always fun in
Britain, so it should be a good week.“
The BMW PGA Championship week kicks off on Wednesday with the
normal Celebrity Pro-Am, that facilities many stars from the
worlds of competition and showbusiness. Among those teeing off will be pop
star Niall Horan (IRL, before in One Direction), actor and model
Andrés Velencoso (ESP), and Manchester United legends Ryan Giggs
(WAL), Paul Scholes (ENG) and Nemanja Vidic (SRB).
As good as universe category golf, a BMW PGA Championship is also known
for glorious entertainment. Famous London-based electronic band,
Rudimental, will perform on a Saturday evening, while popular
English thespian Anne-Marie will take to a theatre after play on a Sunday.