VENUES & WINNERS.
St Andrews, Old Course
Week 1 - Saturday, 9th May 2020: The Old Course in St Andrews, Scotland, is the oldest existing golf course in the world and regarded as the home of golf. The links course has hosted the Open on 29 occasions – more than any other course. Winner: Joost Luiten (NED).
Week 2 - Saturday, 16th May 2020: Royal Portrush is the only place outside mainland Britain to have hosted the Open, which was played in Ireland in 1951 and 2019. The golf club is regularly to be found on lists of the most beautiful courses in the world. Winner: Connor Syme (SCO).
Golfclub München Eichenried
Week 3 - Saturday, 23rd May 2020: Golfclub München Eichenried hosted the first BMW International Open in 1989. The club has provided the venue for this iconic German tournament every year since, with the exception of 1994 to 1996 and 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018. Winner: Wil Besseling (NED).
Real Club Valderrama
Week 4 - Saturday, 30th May 2020: Real Club Valderrama in Andalusia (Spain) achieved fame in 1997, when it hosted the first Ryder Cup in continental Europe. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, the course remains one of the most beautiful in Europe. Winners: Rafa Cabrera Bello (ESP), Sergio García (ESP), Matthew Jordan (ENG), Damien Perrier (FRA), Connor Syme (SCO).
Week 5 - Saturday, 6th June 2020: The iconic West Course at the Wentworth Club, on the outskirts of London, is a classic parkland course. Each year, it provides the spectacular stage for the world’s top professionals at the BMW PGA Championship. Winner: Wil Besseling (NED).
The stars of the European Tour went head to head in a completely new format in the BMW Indoor Invitational. The field has been top class and included two-time major winner Martin Kaymer, former world number one Lee Westwood, Masters champion Sergio García, Belgian Ryder Cup stars Nicolas Colsaerts and Thomas Pieters as well as the best player ever to come out of Austria, Bernd Wiesberger.