Mar 2nd, 2017
Status Quo will be headlining on Saturday May 27 at the 2017 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Club as golf goes all dinosaur again.
Status Quo will be headlining on Saturday May 27 at the 2017 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Club as golf goes all dinosaur again.
Danny Willett made a welcome return to form winning the BMW PGA Championship with a comfortable three shot victory after posting a five-under-par 67 on Sunday at Wentworth. Overnight joint leader, John Rahm of Spain struggled to card a 70 whilst South Africa’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout's charge slightly petered out leaving him third.
It was as you were at Wentworth as both overnight leaders shot four-under-par rounds of 68 to extend their lead to three shot over the field. Chasing them are Englishman Justin Rose, South African Christiaan Bezuidenhout, who both carded 69, and India’s Shubhankar Sharma who had one of the round of the day, a six-under 66.
A rejuvenated Danny Willett heads the leaderboard alongside Jon Rahm of Spain on eleven-under-par after day two of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Two shots back sit Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, world number four Justin Rose and Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa.
Matt Wallace is a man in form. Following a third place in the KLM Open in Holland last week he shot a flawless seven under par 65 to take a one stroke lead at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth yesterday. Londoner, Wallace leads Spain’s Joh Rahm and Sweden’s Henrik Stenson by one shot. With Justin Rose a further short back after a five under 67.
Hot on the heels of the success of the ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women event in Northern Ireland presented by his Modest! Golf Management outfit Niall Horan has announced he will be teeing it up in the BMW PGA Pro-Am on 18th September at Wentworth. Horan who is a member of the Wentworth Club in Surrey will take to the fairways of his famous home club alongside some of world golf’s biggest names.
BMW has been confirmed as a Worldwide Partner of The Ryder Cup for Whistling Straits, in Wisconsin, in 2020 and Marco Simone, in Italy, in 2022.
Time to stop hitting the cross bar, I am going for value this week more than ever as the top players are under performing??? It looks like Horschel started last week when he withdrew due to Sinusitis !!
Francesco Molinari was the well deserved winner of the BMW PGA Championship as he beat Rory McIlroy with a brilliantly composed final round of 68 to take the title by two shots. And he’s properly played himself into Ryder Cup contention.
Here are the tee times and pairings for Day 3 of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Who can catch Rory McIlroy????
Argentine Andres Romero picked up seven shots in his last ten holes to win the BMW International Open by one shot.
It's day two at the BMW International Open at Golfclub München Eichenried, and there is now a two–way tie at the top of the leaderboard, whilst Sergio and Henrik are knocking on the door.
Alex Noren pulled out all the stops at the BMW PGA Championship today to win by two shots with a superb course record equalling 62.
On moving day at the BMW Championship the leader board has tightened up, and with the wind getting up, it was an altogether tougher day out there on the newly renovated West course. And it is still anyone's title.
Thomas Pieters set the clubhouse target in round two of the BMW PGA Championship on another glorious day at Wentworth Club.
Damn it all to hell and back, the world's best golfer (sorry DJ, he just is) has pulled out of next week's BMW Championship at Wentworth.
FootJoy, the #1 Shoe & Glove in Golf, is giving UK and Ireland golfers the chance to tee it up alongside FJ Brand Ambassador Andrew 'Beef' Johnston with a unique, money–can’t–buy experience at the BMW PGA Championship Pro–Am at Wentworth.
Well, stone me with a ticking stick caked in surprise substances.. Has the European Tour joined the 21st century? Kaiser Chiefs to bring house down at BMW, Wentworth. I predict a significant upgrade from Mike & The Mechanics...
Grab the bunting, alert the authorirties and put the cat out... World Number 2 Rory McIlroy has confirmed he will grace us with his prescence at the BMW Wentworth 25th May, 2017.
Rory McIlroy has confirmed his participation in the first Rolex Series event, the 2017 BMW PGA Championship, which will be staged to the revamped Wentworth Club from May 25–28.
Dustin Johnson looked scary good in winning the BMW Championship. Pole position to win the FedEx Cup.
Here's the take away from Day 3 at the BMW. In the third round of the BMW, Dustin Johnson put the foot down on the back nine, finishing with 4 birdies in the last 5 holes to take a 3-shot lead going into the final round. Check out the video here.
All the best moments from the BMW PGA Championship
James Morrison won his second BMW in four years after acing the par three 14th hole in the fourth round of the BMW PGA Championship.
One Direction's Niall Horan teed it up at his pal Rory's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open (Try saying that after five pints and a lamb kebab – Ed) pro am on Wednesday.
Callaway Apparel is showcasing its Spring Summer 2016 collection at The BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth next week. Here's a sneak preview of what their players will be wearing.
Could the BMW PGA Championship be at risk as Wentworth residents go to war with clubs owners and the European Tour?
Residents and members of Wentworth are threatening to disrupt the BMW Championship, the flagship event of the European Tour, as the battle with the new Chinese owners heats up.
Allright so he's not a real budgerigar but he is leading the BMW Masters and his name – Lucas Bjerregaard – sounds a lot like budgerigar and, well, it's Friday morning and we're all a bit over excited about the weekend.
Thai golfing legend Thongchai Jaidee shot a 66 to take the lead at the BMW Masters. The former Paratrooper is one shot in front of Bjerregaard, Byeong-hun An and Sergio Garcia at the Lake Malaren Golf Club.
Danny Willettt did himself no favours in Shanghai in his chase for Rory McIlroy’s top spot in the Race to Dubai rankings.
With the Golf Spiv still AWOL it looks like it's up to Golfhacker to highlight the ones to watch at the BMW Masters in China. He tipped Russell Knox to fight back and suggested that Danny Willett could come back despite his 100/1 odds on Friday.
Jason Day had a nice stroll in the park today. No one came anywhere near challenging, and he won with a totally comfortable six shot victory over Daniel Berger. It was more about who would be going to the Tour Championship. Here's who.
Here are the final day pairings and tee times for the 2015 BMW Championship at Conway Farms, Illionois.
Here are the day 2 pairings and tee times for the BMW. Round one still needs to be completed, but here's the official listings. Add 6 hours for UK. Should be another cracker. And how will Jason finish his round? Can't wait..
We’ll start our round up of today’s play at the BMW at Conway Farms GG, Illinois with a look at the top of the table. But we think there is a lot of drama that’s lurking further down the leader board.
They're all playing: Rory, Jason, Jordan and Rickie. Who will win? Who will you pick in your team of 10? Reckon you can beat the GolfPunk editorial staff? Come on in and take us on!!
Five days after this encounter, Ben An won the BMW at Wentworth and a cheque for loads of cash. We're not saying Valdy is 100% responsible but it's pretty obvious Ben wouldn't have won without this radical pep-talk...
Last day brilliance from Pablo wins the BMW.
Here's a quick snap shot of Day One
It's the BMW Championship and the last chance saloon for anyone wanting to bag Jim Furyk's final wild-card pick for the Ryder Cup 2018.
We needed a motor to take us on a golf adventure to Tewkesbury Park Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort in the Cotswolds. We got a BMW X3, the newest generation of BMW’s large SUV.
And they're off. Round two tee times and round one highlights as Rory lays down a marker...
Marc Leishman's sensational form continues as he takes a five shot lead into the last round of the BMW Championship, as the fat lady prepares to give Rory a Skype call.
Jordan Spieth sits at the top of the FedEx playoffs thanks to two runner-up finishes. Now it’s time for the BMW Championship. Here's where the Golf Spiv thinks the real value lies.
Golf. It just doesn't make sense does it? I mean, when you're languishing at World number 837, you don't really expect to be in the mix come Sunday at the prestigious BMW International tournament in Munich. And you certainly don't expect to win it.
Kaboom! McIlroy, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson, Beef and now Ian Poulter. All at the BMW next week in leafy Surrey.
Where's the value at this weeks BMW PGA Championship? The Spiv has five big tips for Wentworth...
The ISPS HANDA Pressure Putt Showdown will feature players with celebrity partners, competing for a £10,000 prize, which will go to charity.
So they've all had a nice week off and now it's back to business for the world's 70 best golfers as they descend on Conway Farms this weekend for the penultimate tournament of the 2015 FedEx Cup.
They may have been looking to run up high scores in the Ashes over the summer but yesterday three of England’s heroes were looking to go low at the ProAm event at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club.
At the Wednesday press conference with Rory McIlroy at the BMW PGA Championship the subject inevitably turned to slow play. It transpires that the world number two had been watching the Solheim Cup, or as GolfPunk had renamed it the Slowheim Cup.
The finale of the PGA Tour season is upon us and already we have a leaderboard in the race for that crazy payout of $15 million to the winner. Thirty men, honourable and true, will tee it up at the East Lake Golf Club just outside Atlanta with dollar signs in their eyes. Justin Thomas already leads by two, crazy we know but then again, the whole thing is.
Well they say the best form of defence is attack. It seems that one Bryson DeChambeau has adopted this tactic in his campaign to prove that he is not a slow player. The latest instalment has 'Speedy' Dechambeau posting a video from the fairway of the Pro-am at the BMW Championship with a few choice words for his 'haters' as he calls them.
Well we have run out of majors but Tiger will still be coming out to play in August as the FedEx Cup Playoffs commence this week in Jersey City, with The Northern Trust. It’s all change with the play-offs and we had to read it a few times before we sussed it out. So here’s how it will work..
It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.
David Ginola will be the MC for the opening ceremony for the Ryder Cup.
Keegan Bradley has beaten Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff to win the BMW Championship today for his first PGA Tour victory in six long years. But despite coming second, Rose has become the new World No 1, and is now just the 22nd player to make the top spot since the rankings began back in 1986.
Mullinax 289/1! Amazing goings on at the US Open over the weekend, Brooks Koepka wins for second year in succession and Phil Mickleson try's playing crazy golf on the putting green!!! Our best selection Tony Finau was placed 5th at 109/1.
Titleist welcomed golfers of all ages and abilities onto the driving range at the BMW PGA Championship, as The Ultimate Fit returned to Wentworth Club for the second year running.
Ahead of the BMW PGA Championship, newly named Ryder Cup Vice-Captains Padraig Harrington and Graeme McDowell took on the 14 Club Challenge.
It was a rollercoaster round for Rory McIlroy, but he is still in it, despite only shooting a one under 71, whilst Francisco Molinari was hot to trot with a six under 66 - the best round of the day by two shots.
A little over 12 months on from the official unveiling of the renovated West Course, an Ernie Els Design-led project, the world of golf has never been richer in its praise for the iconic golf course.
The iconic Wentworth Club has opened the doors to its new luxury Clubhouse, the result of a significant £13m investment by the Club’s owners, Reignwood Group, over the past 12 months.
Tommy Fleetwood, Europe's number one golfer, will tee it up at BMW PGA Championship this week in Nike outfits chosen by TrendyGolf.com, golf's leading online fashion retailer.
Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, will tee it up alongside Europe’s Number One golfer Tommy Fleetwood in the Celebrity Pro-Am at the BMW PGA Championship on Wednesday May 23.
Meet us at Wentworth about 10am, we said to Manny. And bring your James Bond stare....
The FedExCup is the end of season tournament on the PGA Tour. Introduced in 2007, after a bit of chopping and changing, it has proven to be the exciting end to the season that the PGA Tour were looking for.
England’s Richard Bland turned in the performance of a lifetime to move into a share of the lead after three rounds of the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried yesterday and will play the final round in the company of Sergio Garcia, the Masters champion.
In the final round at the BMW PGA Championship, playing partners Pablo Larrazabal and Haotong Li had a curious little side bet.
The redesigned Wentworth Club West Course is now accessible to golfers in all its Tour event glory thanks to Foresight Sports’ latest FSX simulator software.
Here's why Ernie Els called a penalty on himself during the opening round of the BMW PGA Championship on Thursday.
Ernie Els has expressed pride and pleasure in the new–look West Course, an Ernie Els Design–led renovation, after carding a one–under par opening round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
Here's a great little video that the European Tour have released for the BMW PGA Championship. It's Parkour golf as Thomas Pieters' playing partner takes extreme measures to make his tee time.
It’s a big week for the European Tour as the new Rolex Series kicks off at Wentworth tomorrow.
Tommy Fleetwood has already blazed a trail on the European Tour this season and TRENDYGOLF has selected Nike's joggers for him to stay ahead of his fashion rivals at Wentworth for the BMW PGA Championship.
Jon Rahm has confirmed that the will be teeing it up at the Irish Open in Portstewart from 6–9 July, which is the first time Irish golf fans will be able watch this exciting new Spanish star live.
Ryan Giggs, who made a record 963 appearances for Manchester United during his Premier League career, will tee it up at the BMW Po–Am with Rory McIlroy.
Rae Sremmurd, famous for their No. I Billboard Hit Black Beatles, have taken to the fairways for the video for their new release SWANG.
Byeong Hun An holds a one–shot lead over Martin Laird going into the final round of the Waste Management Open in Phoenix.
Italy Golf & More, the first pan–Italian international promotional project for golf, is ready to hit the ground running in 2017 as it builds on momentum which saw Italy establish itself as one of Europe’s top golf destinations.
Jaco Van Zyl, who represented South Africa at the Olympics when all his peers couldnt make it, have a stroke of good fortune today. He had a beautiful hole–in-one on the 16th and picked up a brand new BMW i8 in the process.
Following directly on from winning the Golf Writers' Association Trophy, Henrik Stenson has now landed the big one – European Tour Player of the Year. It's going to be a very happy Christmas down at the Stensons.
The European Tour has officially announced the Rolex Series, a new alliance of leading tournaments, which is designed to strengthen the golf schedule from the 2017 season onwards.
England international Harry Goddard retained his composure to stroll to his first Telegraph BMW Junior Championship boys' title at Portugal’s Quinta do Lago resort, and Paul McGinley was on hand to present the honours.
Sergio Garcia broke his putter in a fit of rage, and had to putt with wedge instead.
David Leadbetter has not being pulling his punches, as he branded the stay-at-homers ‘a pack of spoiled athletes.’
Wentworth Club and European Golf Design have announced a new partnership that will see leading European Tour players take on an instrumental role in the delivery of the West Course restoration project.
Scott Hend came close to punching two drunk ‘fans’ who heckled him during his third round at the BMW PGA Championship.
Keith Pelley has confirmed that work will start next month on restoring the Wentworth West course to its original glory.
Wentworth Club has announce the appointment of 2015 BMW PGA Champion, Byeong-Hun An, as its Global Ambassador until 2019.
This is when you realise that a Lamborghini Huracan is perhaps not the best vehicle for your golf clubs!
It's the BMW PGA Championship and you know what that means. The golf season has properly landed in the UK. To celebrate, we have devised this cheeky little quiz to test your knowledge of the European Tour's flag ship event. Tuck in, the grass in lovely!
The tales of woe at Wentworth gone from bad to worse. The membership are in uproar over plans for massive price hikes. Their local MP, foreign secretary Phillip Hammond has been petitioned to intervene. But just as things couldn’t get any darker for the Surrey institution, they announce that Mike and the Mechanics are playing a gig the week of the BMW PGA.
Well we said it was going to be tight at the top, and it was. But with all the top names in the top ten, it was Kristoffer Broberg who got the job done at the BMW Masters, winning in a playoff from Ryder Cup player Patrick Reed having tied him at 17 under.
After a great performance at last week’s WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, Danny Willett must be raring to go this week. And he’s hoping that a strong finish will see him make the Race to Dubai “all but over.”
Rumour has it that Rory McIlroy is thinking of skipping the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth next year. On the eve of the Turkish Airlines Open he’s said that he doesn’t like playing two events in a row, and will try and limit himself to a maximum of three events in a row for next year.
Truth be told, it has been a bit of a walk in the park for Jason Day today. No one has come anywhere near challenging, and as he walks onto the 17th, he has a five shot lead over Daniel Berger.
Truth be told, it has been a bit of a walk in the park for Jason Day today. No one has come anywhere near challenging, and he walked it with a totally comfortable six shot victory over Daniel Berger.