BMW PGA Championship 2016

The BMW PGA Championship is an yearly golf tournament in the European Tour which is considered to be 62nd edition of PGA Championship. The BMW PGA Tour is considered to be a Men’s Annual Professional Golf Tournament. The Tournament was originally found by Professional Golfers’ Association and was originally called as the British PGA Championship. Due change in sponsorship the title name has been added before the title and changed as per this year's sponsor BMW by naming it as BMW PGA Championship.

The BMW tournament is played every year in the month of May at the West Course in Wentworth Club unit in Surrey England. The BMW PGA Championship is often considered as the flagship event on the European Tour and which usually had the highest and considered as the richest tournament until the entry of Dubai World Championship. It is Claimed 10 million dollars as the prize money for the tournament.

The winner of the tournament is rewarded with an relief into that years U.S. Open and next three Championships.

The European Touring Partners:

The Touring partners for the event are Emirates, Title sponsor BMW, Boss, Dp World, Titleist, Mitsubishi Electric, HSBC, Jumeirah Golf Estates and Rolex.

BMW PGA Championship Golf Tournament 2016

  • BMW PGA Champions Past Champions

2016 Schedule

May 26 - May 29, 2016

Place:Virginia water, Surrey, England

2016 Schedule of Events

26th May (Thursday): 

27th May (Friday): 

28st May (Saturday): 

29th May (Sunday): 

Information on Ticket price, Players list, Course field and Leaderboard wil be Commence as updated..

BMW PGA Championship Prize Money:

  • Prize Fund : € 5,000,000

  • Winner's Share : € 833,333

This years world class field PGA Championship will compete for more prize money and the purse was increased for 2.5 Million Euros which is considered to be the 62nd edition of The European Tour Flagship event. Mr. George O’Grady, the Chief Executive of the European tour has announced the significance of increase in 2016 BMW PGA Tour purse. The champion An Byeong-hun of South Korea will return to Wentworth Club’s famed west course to defend his title, 2015 series had tournament prize money of 4.75 Million Euros and which has been increased by 250,000 Euros. The total prize money for this year's tournament is 5 Million Euros.

BMW will continue as the title sponsor which started a decade ago, when it first increased the prize significantly. The increase in prize money shows the sign of their commitment and increase in prestige of the Championship.

2016 BMW PGA Championship Tickets Price

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2016 Leaderboard

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Pos Name 1 2 3 4 Today Total Strokes Purse
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   

2016 Course

  • Prince of Wales CC
  • Course Par Value :
  • Course Yardage :
    Hole Par Yards Hole Par Yards
    1     10    
    2     11    
    3     12    
    4     13    
    5     14    
    6     15    
    7     16    
    8     17    
    9     18    
    Out     In    
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2016 Field / Players List

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Tournament Facts

Dates 26–29 May 2016
Location Surrey, England
Course(s) Wentworth Club
Tour(s) European Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 7,302 yards (6,677 m)
Field 150 players
Prize fund €5,000,000
Winner's share €833,333

 

Tournament Information
Location Surrey, England
Established 1955
Course(s) Wentworth Club
Par 71
Length 7,261 yards (6,639 m)
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Month Played May
Tournament Record Score
Aggregate 266 Brian Bamford (1961)
Current champion
An Byeong-hun (South Korea)-2015

2015 Schedule

May 21 - May 24, 2015

Place:Virginia water, Surrey, England

2015 Schedule of Events

19th May (Tuesday): Official practice day

20th May (Wednesday): Celebrity Pro-Am

21st May (Thursday): Round 1

22nd May (Friday): Round 2 and cut

23rd May (Saturday): Round 3

24th May (Sunday): Final round

BMW PGA Championship Prize Money 2015:

  • Prize Fund : € 4,750,000

  • Winner's Share : € 791,660

This years world class field PGA Championship will compete for more prize money and the purse was increased for 5 Million Euros which is considered to be the 61st edition of The European Tour Flagship event. Mr. George O’Grady, the Chief Executive of the European tour has announced the significance of increase in prize money for the 2015 BMW PGA Tour. The champion Rory Mcllroy will return to Wentworth Club’s famed west course to defend his title, 2014 series had tournament prize money of 4.75 Million Euros and which has been increased by 250,000 Euros. The total prize money for this year's tournament is 5 Million Euros.

BMW will continue as the title sponsor which started a decade ago, when it first increased the prize significantly. The increase in prize money shows the sign of their commitment and increase in prestige of the Championship.

2015 Tickets

Ticket type Cost (face value)
PRACTICE DAY - TUESDAY 19TH MAY  £8.00 (£7.00)
CELEBRITY PRO-AM DAY - WEDNESDAY 20TH MAY  £13.00 (£12.00)
Ticket type Cost (face value)
ADULT - THURSDAY 21ST MAY  £36.00 (£35.00)
ADULT - FRIDAY 22ND MAY  £36.00 (£35.00)
ADULT - SATURDAY 23RD MAY  £41.00 (£40.00)
ADULT - SUNDAY 24TH MAY  £46.00 (£45.00)
Ticket type Cost (face value)
CONCESSION - THURSDAY 21ST MAY  £21.00 (£20.00)
CONCESSION - FRIDAY 22ND MAY  £21.00 (£20.00)
CONCESSION - SATURDAY 23RD MAY  £26.00 (£25.00)
CONCESSION - SUNDAY 24TH MAY  £31.00 (£30.00)
Ticket type Cost (face value)
ADULT WEEKEND - SATURDAY 23RD TO SUNDAY 24TH MAY  £71.00 (£70.00)
ONCESSION WEEKEND - SAT 23RD TO SUN 24TH MAY  £41.00 (£40.00)
Ticket type Cost (face value)
ADULT SEASON - TUESDAY 19TH MAY TO SUNDAY 24TH MAY  £81.00 (£80.00)
CONCESSION SEASON - TUES 19TH TO SUN 24TH MAY  £56.00 (£55.00)
Ticket type Cost (face value)
GRANDSTAND SEATING - THURSDAY 21ST MAY  £10.00 (£10.00)
GRANDSTAND SEATING - FRIDAY 22ND MAY  £10.00 (£10.00)
GRANDSTAND SEATING - SATURDAY 23RD MAY  £15.00 (£15.00)
GRANDSTAND SEATING - SUNDAY 24TH MAY  £20.00 (£20.00)
Ticket type Cost (face value)
ONSITE PARKING - WEDNESDAY 20TH MAY £10.00 (£10.00)
ONSITE PARKING - THURSDAY 21ST MAY £10.00 (£10.00)
ONSITE PARKING - FRIDAY 22ND MAY £10.00 (£10.00)
ONSITE PARKING - SATURDAY 23RD MAY £10.00 (£10.00)
ONSITE PARKING - SUNDAY 24TH MAY £10.00 (£10.00)

2015 Leaderboard

    Round        
Pos Name 1 2 3 4 Today Total Strokes Purse
1 Byeong-Hun An 71 64 67 65 -7 -21 267 $1,083,329
T2 Miguel Angel Jimenez 68 70 68 67 -5 -15 273 $564,558
T2 Thongchai Jaidee 70 66 68 69 -3 -15 273 $564,558
4 Chris Wood 68 73 68 66 -6 -13 275 $325,000
5 Francesco Molinari 65 69 68 74 2 -12 276 $275,600
T6 Shane Lowry 74 67 67 69 -3 -11 277 $211,250
T6 Tommy Fleetwood 69 71 65 72 E -11 277 $211,250
T8 Julien Quesne 72 70 68 68 -4 -10 278 $154,050
T8 Alexander Noren 72 67 68 71 -1 -10 278 $154,050
10 Alejandro Canizares 72 71 68 68 -4 -9 279 $130,000
T11 Joost Luiten 72 67 74 67 -5 -8 280 $103,783
T11 James Morrison 71 66 75 68 -4 -8 280 $103,783
T11 Thomas Bjorn 69 71 71 69 -3 -8 280 $103,783
T11 Branden Grace 73 68 70 69 -3 -8 280 $103,783
T11 Gregory Havret 70 71 69 70 -2 -8 280 $103,783
T11 Felipe Aguilar 70 73 67 70 -2 -8 280 $103,783
17 Andy Sullivan 71 72 72 66 -6 -7 281 $87,750
T18 Soren Kjeldsen 71 69 73 69 -3 -6 282 $79,463
T18 Marc Warren 68 74 71 69 -3 -6 282 $79,463
T18 Martin Kaymer 72 71 69 70 -2 -6 282 $79,463
T18 Jamie Donaldson 70 73 67 72 E -6 282 $79,463
T22 Nicolas Colsaerts 69 73 70 71 -1 -5 283 $69,550
T22 Graeme Storm 78 64 70 71 -1 -5 283 $69,550
T22 Y.E. Yang 68 74 69 72 E -5 283 $69,550
T22 Magnus A. Carlsson 72 70 69 72 E -5 283 $69,550
T22 Richard Green 72 71 68 72 E -5 283 $69,550
T27 Marcus Fraser 73 70 73 68 -4 -4 284 $56,875
T27 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 72 69 74 69 -3 -4 284 $56,875
T27 Peter Hanson 72 73 70 69 -3 -4 284 $56,875
T27 Scott Jamieson 74 68 72 70 -2 -4 284 $56,875
T27 Oliver Farr 72 69 72 71 -1 -4 284 $56,875
T27 Maximilian Kieffer 73 71 69 71 -1 -4 284 $56,875
T27 Robert Karlsson 67 71 72 74 2 -4 284 $56,875
T27 Peter Uihlein 76 68 66 74 2 -4 284 $56,875
T35 Prom Meesawat 71 74 71 69 -3 -3 285 $47,450
T35 Thomas Aiken 74 70 69 72 E -3 285 $47,450
T35 David Lipsky 75 66 69 75 3 -3 285 $47,450
T38 Darren Clarke 74 71 75 66 -6 -2 286 $40,300
T38 Luke Donald 70 70 77 69 -3 -2 286 $40,300
T38 Lee Westwood 72 73 72 69 -3 -2 286 $40,300
T38 Danny Willett 71 71 74 70 -2 -2 286 $40,300
T38 Anders Hansen 74 69 73 70 -2 -2 286 $40,300
T38 Emiliano Grillo 71 65 78 72 E -2 286 $40,300
T38 Justin Rose 71 72 71 72 E -2 286 $40,300
T38 Ignacio Garrido 71 68 74 73 1 -2 286 $40,300
T46 Tyrrell Hatton 73 71 73 70 -2 -1 287 $31,850
T46 Jason Palmer 71 72 73 71 -1 -1 287 $31,850
T46 Gary Stal 74 70 70 73 1 -1 287 $31,850
T46 Matteo Manassero 75 70 69 73 1 -1 287 $31,850
T46 Alvaro Quiros 74 68 71 74 2 -1 287 $31,850
T51 Alexander Levy 70 71 75 72 E E 288 $26,000
T51 Jaco Van Zyl 74 71 71 72 E E 288 $26,000
T51 Jeev Milkha Singh 72 72 70 74 2 E 288 $26,000
T51 Hennie Otto 74 69 70 75 3 E 288 $26,000
T55 Tom Lewis 72 73 72 72 E 1 289 $20,963
T55 Mikael Lundberg 75 68 73 73 1 1 289 $20,963
T55 Anirban Lahiri 72 72 72 73 1 1 289 $20,963
T55 Gregory Bourdy 72 73 69 75 3 1 289 $20,963
T59 Graeme McDowell 74 71 72 73 1 2 290 $17,875
T59 Ernie Els 72 73 72 73 1 2 290 $17,875
T59 Peter Lawrie 69 75 72 74 2 2 290 $17,875
T59 Jorge Campillo 68 77 70 75 3 2 290 $17,875
T63 Trevor Fisher Jr. 73 70 75 73 1 3 291 $14,950
T63 Chris Doak 72 71 73 75 3 3 291 $14,950
T63 Victor Dubuisson 71 69 75 76 4 3 291 $14,950
T63 Dawie Van Der Walt 73 72 70 76 4 3 291 $14,950
T63 Michael Lorenzo-Vera 74 66 74 77 5 3 291 $14,950
T68 Romain Wattel 74 71 75 72 E 4 292 $12,675
T68 Niclas Fasth 76 69 74 73 1 4 292 $12,675
T70 Damien McGrane 70 74 77 73 1 6 294 $10,803
T70 Bradley Dredge 71 71 77 75 3 6 294 $10,803
T72 Eddie Pepperell 72 72 74 77 5 7 295 $9,745
T72 Brooks Koepka 75 68 73 79 7 7 295 $9,745
T74 Richard Finch 73 70 75 78 6 8 296 $9,737
T74 George Coetzee 72 70 75 79 7 8 296 $9,737
76 Ian Ellis 70 75 77 75 3 9 297 $9,731

2015 Course

  • Prince of Wales CC
  • Course Par Value : 72
  • Course Yardage : 6711
    Hole Par Yards Hole Par Yards
    1 4 473 10 3 184
    2 3 154 11 4 416
    3 4 465 12 5 531
    4 5 552 13 4 470
    5 3 203 14 3 179
    6 4 418 15 4 489
    7 4 396 16 4 383
    8 4 391 17 5 610
    9 4 449 18 5 539
    Out 35 3501 In 37 3801
          Tot 72 7302

2015 Field / Players List

Name Affiliate Club Rank Name Affiliate Club Rank
Rory MCILROY   1 Robert ROCK Robert Rock Golf Academy 93
Justin ROSE   8 Paul WARING   94
Martin KAYMER   16 Damien MCGRANE   95
Brooks KOEPKA   20 Johan CARLSSON Sankt Jorgen Park Golf 98
Victor DUBUISSON   22 Jorge CAMPILLO Norba Club de Golf 99
Jamie DONALDSON Macclesfield GC 29 Richard FINCH   100
Graeme MCDOWELL   31 Soren HANSEN   101
Lee WESTWOOD Close House GC 32 David DRYSDALE Eyemouth GC 102
Anirban LAHIRI Eagleton Golf Resort 35 SOren KJELDSEN The Scandinavian 103
Stephen GALLACHER Kingsfield Golf Centre 39 Tom LEWIS Welwyn Garden City GC 104
Bernd WIESBERGER Reiters-Hotels.com 40 Maximilian KIEFFER Go Deutschland 22 106
Branden GRACE Fancourt G&CC 42 Craig LEE   107
Joost LUITEN   43 Steve WEBSTER   108
Thongchai JAIDEE Black Mountain GC 44 Matthew NIXON Ashton under Lyne GC 109
Shane LOWRY   47 Anthony WALL   110
Danny WILLETT Saujana Hotels & Resorts 48 Marcus FRASER Corowa GC Resort 1
Ernie ELS   3 Alex NOREN Haninge GK 2
Darren CLARKE The Astbury 4 Jaco VAN ZYL Dainfern GC 4
Padraig HARRINGTON   6 Paul LAWRIE Carnegie Club 26
Luke DONALD   8 Peter HANSON Los Naranjos GC 27
Robert KARLSSON   11 Paul MCGINLEY   31
Y. E. YANG   26 Niclas FASTH   34
Matteo MANASSERO Gardagolf CC 1 Moritz LAMPERT GC St Leon-Rot 1
Simon KHAN   2 Benjamin HEBERT Golf de Moliets 2
Alvaro QUIROS Oceânico Victoria GC 3 Andrew JOHNSTON North Middlesex GC 1
Jeev Milkha SINGH   4 Byeong Hun AN Lake Nona G&CC 3
Marcel SIEM Country Sports Siem 5 Mark TULLO   5
James MORRISON St Georges Hill GC 1 Sam HUTSBY Liphook GC 6
Kiradech APHIBARNRAT Singha 3 Jordi GARCIA PINTO PGA Golf de Catalunya 7
Richie RAMSAY The Renaissance Club 4 Jason PALMER Kirby Muxloe GC 8
Andrew DODT   6 Mike LORENZO-VERA Biarritz Le Phare 9
Gary STAL GC de Lyon 8 Oliver FARR Worcester G&CC 10
Mikko ILONEN   11 Edouard ESPANA Golf Bordelais 11
Alexander LEVY   12 Florian FRITSCH Kalinowe Pola GC 12
Oliver WILSON   13 Jérôme LANDO CASANOVA Terre Blanche Hôtel Spa Golf Resort 13
Thomas BJORN   17 Jake ROOS Arabella Golf Club 14
David LIPSKY   21 Jason BARNES Chart Hills GC 15
Hennie OTTO Anahita Mauritius 22 Robert DINWIDDIE Barnard Castle GC 1
Marc WARREN   23 Mikko KORHONEN DEFA 1
Fabrizio ZANOTTI Tulsa Sports Management 24 Renato PARATORE Parco di Roma GC 3
Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ   26 Adrian OTAEGUI Goiburu GC 5
Alejandro CAÑIZARES Valderrama GC 27 John PARRY   6
Ross FISHER   28 Eduardo DE LA RIVA Real Club de Golf El Prat 7
Thomas AIKEN CC Johannesburg 29 Richard MCEVOY Thorpe Hall GC 8
Pablo LARRAZÁBAL El Prat GC 30 Rikard KARLBERG Black Mountain GC 9
Dawie VAN DER WALT Pearl Valley Golf Estates 31 Matthew FITZPATRICK Hallamshire GC 11
Jin JEONG   33 Paul MADDY Gog Magog GC 13
Grégory BOURDY Golf Bordelais 35 Tom MURRAY IVL Flow Control 14
David HOWELL Queenwood, Surrey 36 Chris LLOYD Kendleshire GC 15
Julien QUESNE Les Aisses Golf - France 37 Joakim LAGERGREN Lydinge GK 16
Tommy FLEETWOOD Formby Hall 38 Jason SCRIVENER Mandurah CC 18
Brett RUMFORD Royal Perth GC 39 Borja VIRTO ASTUDILLO Pro-Spain Team 19
Raphaël JACQUELIN Terre Blanche Hôtel Spa Golf Resort 40 Pedro ORIOL Pro Spain Team 20
Chris WOOD Long Ashton GC 41 Pelle EDBERG Black Mountain GC 21
George COETZEE Pretoria CC 1 Chris PAISLEY Close House GC 22
Trevor FISHER JNR Modderfontein GC 2 Andrea PAVAN San Domenico Golf 23
Andy SULLIVAN Nuneaton GC 3 Lasse JENSEN Asserbo GC 24
ThorbjOrn OLESEN   4 Alessandro TADINI   25
Scott HEND   5 Daniel WOLTMAN Druid Hills GC 26
David HORSEY Styal GC 6 Cyril BOUNIOL Shady Oaks CC 27
Mikael LUNDBERG   7 Lee SLATTERY The Mere Resort 1
Daniel BROOKS Mill Hill GC 8 Antonio HORTAL   2
Felipe AGUILAR Marbella Chile 9 Carlos DEL MORAL Finca Cortesin 3
Marco CRESPI GC Milano – Colmar Golf 10 Ben EVANS   4
Morten Orum MADSEN Silkeborg GC 11 Ricardo SANTOS Oceânico Victoria GC 5
Hao-tong LI Lake Malaren 0 Johan EDFORS Black Mountain GC, Hua Hin 6
S.S.P CHAWRASIA Royal Calcutta GC 0 John HAHN The Dye Preserve 7
Garth MULROY Umkomaas GC 0 Bernd RITTHAMMER   8
Prom MEESAWAT Black Mountain 0 Nacho ELVIRA Pro Spain Team 9
Matt FORD CK Group Services 0 Max ORRIN North Foreland 10
Ricardo GONZALEZ Handicap Cero Golf 0 Gareth MAYBIN Ballyclare GC 11
Niall KEARNEY Royal Dublin/ Team Ireland 1 Andrew MCARTHUR   12
Jason LEVERMORE Channels GC 2 Stuart MANLEY Celtic Manor Resort 13
David DIXON Enmore Park GC 3 Scott HENRY Mar Hall 14
Alex BELT Stainton Golf Centre 4 Daniel GAUNT Burhill GC 15
Benn BARHAM PGolfCoaching@Pedham 5 Steven BROWN Wentworth GC 16
Greig HUTCHEON Paul Lawrie Golf Centre 6 Alvaro VELASCO Club de Golf de Barcelona 19
Chris GANE Lefthanded Golf @ Silvermere 7 Justin WALTERS CC Johannesburg 126
Matthew CORT Beedles Lake GC 8 Kevin PHELAN Mt Juliet 129
Ian ELLIS Great Yarmouth and Caister GC 9 Roope KAKKO Mandatum Life 130
Richard O'HANLON St Kew GC 10 Sihwan KIM Bay Hill Club & Lodge 132
Anders HANSEN   2 Victor RIU St Nom la Bretèche 133
Scott DRUMMOND Skills Group UK LTD 3 Joachim B. HANSEN Royal Mougins GC 137
Ignacio GARRIDO   4 Daniel IM Hacienda CC 138
Romain WATTEL Bussy St Georges 28 Estanislao GOYA El Potrerillo de Larreta Resort & CC 141
Francesco MOLINARI CIRCOLO GOLF TORINO LA MANDRIA 35 Simon WAKEFIELD Wychwood Park GC 142
Tyrrell HATTON Harleyford GC 36 Merrick BREMNER Investec / Els Club @ Copperleaf 143
Edoardo MOLINARI Asiago GC 40 Peter WHITEFORD Wellsgreen Driving Range 144
Simon DYSON   41 Simon THORNTON Royal County Down GC 146
Rafa CABRERA-BELLO LOPESAN Hotel Group 42 Phillip ARCHER Birchwood 147
Emiliano GRILLO Chaco GC 44 Tjaart VAN DER WALT Fancourt 1
Nicolas COLSAERTS Anahita Mauritius 45 Pierre RELECOM Royal Waterloo GC 4
Kristoffer BROBERG Haninge GK 47 William HARROLD Sheringham GC 5
Eddie PEPPERELL Frilford Heath GC 49 Thomas LINARD Bourges 6
Wade ORMSBY Royal Adelaide GC 51 Adrien BERNADET RCF La Boulie 33
Darren FICHARDT Centurion Golf Estate 52 Callum SHINKWIN Moor Park 34
Oliver FISHER Centurion Club 56 Robert COLES Aspect 36
Michael HOEY Galgorm Castle 57 Andrew MARSHALL   38
Matthew BALDWIN Royal Birkdale 59 Jeppe HULDAHL Aaskov GK 41
Peter UIHLEIN Floridian 65 Wes HOMAN Coldstream CC 29
Richard BLAND Stoneham GC 66 Peter LAWRIE PGA Catalunya 30
Magnus A CARLSSON Frösåker G&CC 68 Sebastien GROS Lyon Salvagny Golf Club 32
Chris DOAK Turnhouse GC 71 Scott FALLON Lightning Packaging supplies Ltd. 37
Graeme STORM Rockliffe Hall 72 Sebastian SODERBERG Delsjo Golfclub 39
Richard GREEN   74 Duncan STEWART Turnhouse GC 43
Scott JAMIESON   76 Sam WALKER Maxstoke Park 44
Mark FOSTER   77 Nico GEYGER Prince of Wales CC 46
Bradley DREDGE The Bradley Dredge Club 81 Michael JONZON   49
Seve BENSON Wentworth Club 82 Jason KNUTZON Glen Oaks CC 50
Thomas PIETERS BeGold 83 Jean-Baptiste GONNET G&CC Cannes Mougins 51
Grégory HAVRET Golf du Médoc Hotel & Spa 84 Simon GRIFFITHS   54
Jbe KRUGER Serengeti Golf Estate 86 Emilio CUARTERO BLANCO Costa Dorada 61
Shiv KAPUR Hero Moto Corp 87 Kenneth FERRIE Matfen Hall Hotel Golf Spa 70
Lucas BJERREGAARD Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort 90 Garrick PORTEOUS Longhirst Hall GC 75
Julien GUERRIER Golf PGA France du Vaudreuil 78