BMW PGA Championship.

"The Players’ Flagship".

Each year, one of the biggest golf tournaments in the world takes place at the headquarters of the European Tour – the venerable Wentworth Club on the outskirts of London: the BMW PGA Championship. After the Open Championship, the “Players' Flagship” is the most prestigious golf tournament in Europe and boasts one of the European Tour’s largest prize purses. The golfing elite assemble to take on the iconic West Course, cheered on by countless golf fans. The tournament epitomises tradition, glory and honour like no other tournament, and was first held in 1955. BMW has been both partner and title sponsor of the event since 2005.

The 2016 winner: Chris Wood

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Englishman Chris Wood won the most significant title of his previous career to date with his victory at the BMW PGA Championship. The 28-year-old started three shots behind Scott Hend, the leader after three rounds. After a sensational front nine with just 29 shots, he brought his lead to the clubhouse with a finish that showed strong nerves and was rewarded with one of the most coveted trophies in golf.

STARS & EVENTS.

The BMW PGA Championship is a highlight on the sporting calendar, to which British golf fans flock in their thousands. The special atmosphere at the Wentworth Club and an enthralling side programme make the "Players’ Flagship" a social event that attracts many big-name celebrities.

Showstage

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he 2016 BMW PGA Championship was a hit. Not only on the golf course, but also on the Showstage in the Championship Village. On Saturday evening "Mike and the Mechanics" delighted spectators, "Keane" lead singer Tom Chaplin provided a worthy end to the tournament on Sunday. The feedback from the audience was so great on both evenings that there will be live concerts at the BMW PGA Championship again.

Video: Golf, glitz and glamour on the West Course

Each year, the Pro-Am tournament ahead of the BMW PGA Championship attractes some of the biggest names in sport and entertainment - and raises money for the tournament’s Official Charity.




The Championship Village

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World class on the fairways and greens – that has been the key to the success of the BMW PGA Championship for over 60 years. However, there is much more to the event than just top-rate golf. Located below the magnificent clubhouse is the Championship Village. Anyone wishing to take a break from the excitement out on the West Course, or simply wanting to recharge their batteries, will find everything their heart desires in the Championship Village. The BMW PGA Championship “Theatre of Food” offers culinary delights for every taste, while visitors can stay up-to-date with the latest action courtesy of the large scoreboard and video wall. Numerous activities to join in with and exclusive shops make a trip to the tournament a refreshing getaway.