The BMW PGA Championship will be kicking off this year on 25 May. The newly revamped Wentworth Club in Surrey will again play host to this year’s European tour starter and with a completely redesigned course and giants of the golfing world coming together, it looks set to be the most unmissable tournament yet!
ONE’S TO WATCH.
Competing for this year’s Championship will be a number of the game’s best-known names. In attendance are, Open Champion Henrik Stenson, Lee Westwood, highly touted Martin Kaymer and, Danny Willett as well as Olympic Champion Justin Rose and, returning champion Chris Wood.
Also hoping to take the title is the next generation of golfers. Names including Matthew Fitzpatrick, Tyrrell Hatton, Tommy Fleetwood and Thomas Pieters will be vying for victory. Let’s not forget the likes of our Challenge Tour Rankings winner Jordan Smith, and his fellow graduates Thomas Deytry and Romain Langasque – all itching to make their mark on the European Tour in 2017.
THIS YEAR’S HIGHLIGHTS.
THE CHAMPIONSHIP VILLAGE.
Not all the action is on the Fairway this year. Once again, The Championship Village will be the place to socialize, enjoy entertainment and soak up the atmosphere whilst indulging in a light bite or sit-down meal. The BMW Owners’ Lounge is also the ultimate place to refuel and relax during the day, giving you a chance to sit back and unwind.
Peruse some of our most iconic BMW vehicles whilst relaxing in The Championship Village; a range of M models, I and performance vehicles, as well as others, will be on display.
Also, put your golfing skills to the test and take part in various activities, including the 100-foot Totally Mega Putt Challenge! Don’t forget to keep us up-to-date
STARS ON THE STAGE.
Keeping the excitement both on and off the course, the BMW PGA Championship Show Stage will once again light up the Championship Village with a line-up of international performers, including Status Quo and the Kaiser Chiefs. Continuing from previous years, Andrew Cotter will also be on the stage for the traditional ‘Cotter’s Questions’, shining a light on golfers and celebrities alike in a Q and A session.
MORE THAN GOLFERS.
The BMW PGA Championship continues to be a highlight on Europe’s sporting calendar, bringing together golf fanatics, car enthusiasts, and celebrities. This year BMW will also be hosting a Celebrity Pro-Am. At the Official Practice Day and Ryan Giggs will be making their way down the fairway with a whole host of other well-known personalities, all to raise funds for The Golf Foundation and Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity, the BMW PGA Championship’s two official charities.