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BMW PGA Ch'ship

 
BMW PGA Ch'ship tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

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2020
BMW
(Willett, Danny)
Wentworth Club
Sep 10-13
US$1,166,660
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (Sept 10-13; fourth of eight Eurpn Tr Rolex Series events). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2019
BMW
Willett, Danny
Wentworth Club
268 (-20)
US$1,166,660
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (Sept 19-22; fourth of eight Eurpn Tr Rolex Series events). Second-placed Jon Rahm (Esp) finished 3 shots behind Willett (Eng). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2018
BMW
Molinari, Francesco
Wentworth Club
271 (-17)
US$1,166,660
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 24-27; first of eight Eurpn Tr Rolex Series events, with prize fund now in US dollars). Second-placed Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) finished 2 shots behind Molinari (Italy), who recorded his fifth European Tour win. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2017
BMW
Noren, Alex
Wentworth Club
277 (-11)
US$1,116,900
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 25-28; first of eight Eurpn Tr Rolex Series events, with prize fund now in US dollars). Second-placed Francesco Molinari (Italy) finished 2 shots behind Noren (Swe), whose final round 62 was the lowest shot in a European Tour final round on the West course. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2016
BMW
Wood, Chris
Wentworth Club
279 (-9)
€833,330
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 26-29). Second-placed Rikard Karlberg (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Wood (Eng), who recorded the biggest win of his career to date. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2015
BMW
An, Byeong Hun
267 (-21)
€833,330
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 21-24). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp) and Thongchai Jaidee (Thai) finished 6 shots behind first-time European Tour winner An (S Kor), a European Tour rookie. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2014
BMW
274 (-14)
€791,660
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 22-25). Second-placed Shane Lowry (Ire) finished 1 shot behind McIlroy (N.Ire). McIlroy started the final day 7 shots off the lead and shot a 66 to win this prestigious title for the first time. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2013
BMW
Manassero, Matteo
278 (-10)
€791,660
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 23-26). Manassero (Italy) beat Simon Khan (Eng) at the fourth playoff hole. Marc Warren (Scot) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. At 20 years and 37 days, Manassero became the youngest ever winner of this event, [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2012
BMW
273 (-15)
€750,000
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 24-27). Second-placed Justin Rose (Eng) and Paul Lawrie (Scot) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Donald (Eng). With the win Donald reclaimed the World No.1 spot from Rory McIlroy (N.Ire). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2011
BMW
278 (-6)
€750,000
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 26-29). Donald (Eng) beat Lee Westwood (Eng) at the first playoff hole, securing enough world ranking points to replace Westwood as the world's No.1 male golfer. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2010
BMW
Khan, Simon
278 (-6)
€750,000
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 20-23). Second-placed Luke Donald (Eng) and Fredrik Andersson Hed (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Kahn (Eng). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2009
BMW
271 (-17)
€750,000
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 21-24). Second-placed Ross Fisher (Eng; from the Wentworth Club) finished 1 shot behind Casey (Eng). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2008
BMW
277 (-11)
€750,000
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 22-25). Jiménez (Esp) beat Oliver Wilson (Eng) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2007
BMW
280 (-8)
€725,000
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 24-27). Hansen (Den) beat Justin Rose (Eng) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2006
BMW
Howell, David
271 (-17)
€708,330
Played as the BMW Championship (May 25-28). Second-placed Simon Khan (Eng) finished 5 shots behind Howell (Eng). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2005
BMW
273 (-15)
€666,660
Played as the BMW Championship (May 26-29). Second-placed Paul McGinley (Ire) finished 2 shots behind Cabrera (Arg). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2004
Volvo
269 (-19)
€625,000
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (50th) (May 27-30; 1000th Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Ángel Cabrera (Arg) finished 2 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Drummond (Scot). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2003
Volvo
270 (-18)
€583,330
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 22-25). Garrido (Esp) beat Trevor Immelman (RSA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2002
Volvo
269 (-19)
€528,708
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 23-26). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) and Eduardo Romero (Arg) finished 5 shots behind Hansen (Den). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2001
Volvo
272 (-16)
€544,521
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 25-28). Second-placed Ángel Cabrera (Arg) finished 2 shots behind Oldcorn (Scot), who recorded the last of his three European Tour wins. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2000
Volvo
271 (-17)
€375,000
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 26-29). Second-placed Darren Clarke (N.Ire), Lee Westwood (Eng) and Andrew Coltart (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Montgomerie (Scot), who recorded his third straight win in this event. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1999
Volvo
270 (-18)
€303,350
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 28-31). Second-placed Mark James (Eng) finished 5 shots behind defending champion Montgomerie (Scot). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1998
Volvo
274 (-14)
£200,000
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 22-25). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA), Gary Orr (Scot) and Patrik Sjöland (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Montgomerie (Scot). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1997
Volvo
275 (-13)
£183,340
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 23-26). Second-placed Nick Faldo (Eng), Darren Clarke (N.Ire) and Ernie Els (RSA) finished 2 shots behind Woosnam (Wales), who recorded the last of his 29 European Tour wins. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1996
Volvo
274 (-14)
£166,660
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 24-27). Second-placed Nick Faldo (Eng) and Paul Lawrie (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Rocca (Italy), who recorded four sub-70 rounds to become the first Italian to win the PGA Championship. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1995
Volvo
279 (-9)
£150,000
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 26-29). Second-placed Michael Campbell (NZ) and Per-Ulrik Johansson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Langer (Ger), who recorded his third win in this event. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1994
Volvo
271 (-17)
£133,330
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 27-30). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Olazábal (Esp), whose final round 65 secured his only win in the PGA Championship. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1993
Volvo
274 (-14)
£116,660
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 28-31). Second-placed Gordon Brand Jr (Scot), Colin Montgomerie (Scot) and Frank Nobilo (NZ) finished 6 shots behind Langer (Ger). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1992
Volvo
272 (-16)
£100,000
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 22-25). Second-placed José María Olazábal (Esp) and Gordon Brand Jr (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Johnstone (Zim), who became the first player from Africa to win the PGA Championship. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1991
Volvo
271 (-17)
£83,330
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 24-27). Ballesteros (Esp) beat Colin Montgomerie (Scot) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-4 1st). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1990
Volvo
Harwood, Mike
271 (-17)
£66,660
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 25-28). Second-placed John Bland (RSA) and defending champion Nick Faldo (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Harwood (Aus). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1989
Volvo
272 (-16)
£58,330
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 27-30). Second-placed Ian Woosnam (Wales) finished 2 shots behind Faldo (Eng), who recorded his fourth PGA Championship win. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1988
Volvo
274 (-14)
£50,000
Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 27-30). Second-placed Seve Ballesteros (Esp) and Mark James (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Woosnam (Wales). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1987
Whyte & Mckay
270 (-18)
£36,660
Played as the Whyte & Mackay PGA Championship (May 22-25). Second-placed Seve Ballesteros (Esp) finished 4 shots behind Langer (Ger). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1986
Whyte & Mckay
281 (-7)
£35,000
Played as the Whyte & Mackay PGA Championship (May 23-26). Davis (Aus) beat Des Smyth (Ire) in a playoff, to record his second European Tour win. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1985
Whyte & Mckay
Way, Paul
282 (-6)
£30,000
Played as the Whyte & Mackay PGA Championship (May 24-27). Way (Eng) beat Sandy Lyle (Scot) with a birdie at the third playoff hole, to record his second European Tour win. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1984
Whyte & Mckay
204 (-12)
£25,000
Played as the Whyte & Mackay PGA Championship (May 25-28). Second-placed Gordon J. Brand (Eng) and Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 2 shots behind Clark (Eng). Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1983
Sun Alliance
278 (-10)
£15,000
Played as the Sun Alliance PGA Championship (May 27-30). Second-placed Ken Brown (Scot) and Sandy Lyle (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Ballesteros (Esp), who recorded his 20th European Tour win. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].
1982
Sun Alliance
284 (-4)
£13,330
Played as the Sun Alliance PGA Championship (May 28-31). Jacklin (Eng) beat Bernhard Langer (Ger) in a playoff to claim the last of his eight* European Tour titles; his first European Tour win also came in this event. (*Jacklin also won several times on the European circuit, prior to the establishment of the modern European Tour). [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
1981
Sun Alliance
274 (-10)
£11,660
Played as the Sun Alliance PGA Championship (May 22-25). Second-placed Ken Brown (Scot) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Faldo (Eng). This was Faldo's third PGA Championship title, and the third time Brown finished second to him in this event. [Ganton GC, nr Scarborough, North Yorkshire].
1980
Sun Alliance
283 (+3)
£11,660
Played as the Sun Alliance PGA Championship (May 23-26). Second-placed Ken Brown (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Faldo (Eng), who claimed his second PGA Championship title. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].
1979
Colgate
288 (E)
£10,000
Played as the Colgate PGA Championship (May 17-20). Second-placed Gary Player (RSA) and Balovino Dassù (Italy) finished 1 shot behind Fernández (Arg), who recorded his second European Tour win. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
1978
Colgate
278 (-10)
£10,000
Played as the Colgate PGA Championship (May 26-29). Second-placed Ken Brown (Scot) finished 7 shots behind Faldo (Eng), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].
1977
Penfold
Pinero, Manuel
283 (+3)
£10,000
Played as the Penfold PGA Championship (May 25-28). Second-placed Peter Oosterhuis (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Piñero (Esp), the first Spanish winner of this event. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].
1976
Penfold
280 (E)
£10,000
Played as the Penfold PGA Championship (May 28-31). Coles (Eng) beat Eamonn Darcy (Ire) and Gary Player (RSA) at the third playoff hole. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].
1975
Penfold
285 (+5)
£10,000
Played as the Penfold PGA Championship (May 23-26). Second-placed Eamonn Darcy (Ire) finished 2 shots behind Palmer (USA), the event's first winner from outside UK or Ireland. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].
1974
Viyella
Bembridge, Maurice
278 (-10)
£4,000
Played as the Viyella PGA Championship (Aug 28-31). Second-placed and defending champion Peter Oosterhuis (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Bembridge (Eng). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1973
Viyella
280 (-8)
£2,194
Played as the Viyella PGA Championship (Aug 22-25). Second-placed Dale Hayes (RSA) and Donald Swaelens (Belg) finished 3 shots behind Oosterhuis (Eng). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1972
Viyella
279 (-9)
£2,194
Played as the Viyella PGA Championship (Aug 23-26). Second-placed Peter Oosterhuis (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Jacklin (Eng), who recorded his first European Tour win. (*Jacklin also won several times on the European circuit, prior to the establishment of the modern European Tour). [First time at the West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1971
x
(not played)
x
x
PGA Championship not played for the second straight year, due to plans being developed for the launch of the European Tour in 1972.
1970
x
(not played)
x
x
PGA Championship not played due to plans being laid for the formation of the PGA European Tour.
1969
Schweppes
293
£1,000
Played as the Schweppes PGA Championship (May 13-17; the first year the PGA Championship was an entirely open event for professionals from any country). Second-placed John Garner (Eng) and Guy Wolstenholme (Eng) finished 1 shot behind 20-year-old Gallacher (Scot). [Ashburnham GC, Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, Wales].
1968
Schweppes
Talbot, David
276
Played as the Schweppes PGA Championship (April 25-27; this was an "open" event; also played in 1968 was the Piccadilly PGA Close Championship, for UK & Irish professionals only). Second-placed Bernard Hunt (Eng) finished 5 shots behind David Talbot (Eng). [Dunbar GC, Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland].
1968
Piccadilly
Townsend, Peter
275
Played as the Piccadilly PGA Close Championship (Sept 19-21; this was a "closed" event, for UK & Irish professionals only; also played in 1968 was the Schweppes PGA Championship, "open" to professionals from any country). Second-placed Neil Coles (Eng) finished 1 shot behind 22-year-old Townsend (Eng). [Outer course, Royal Mid-Surrey GC, Richmond, Surrey].
1967
Schweppes
Gregson, Malcolm
275
Played as the Schweppes PGA Championship (April 27-29; this was an "open" event; also played in 1967 was the PGA Close Championship, for UK & Irish professionals only). Second-placed Hugh Boyle (Ire) finished 3 shots behind Gregson (Eng). [Hunstanton GC, Hunstanton, Norfolk].
1967
UK / Ire PGA
271
£450
Played as the PGA Close Championship (June 8-10; this was a "closed" event, for UK & Irish professionals only; also played in 1967 was the Schweppes PGA Championship, "open" to professionals from any country). Second-placed Jimmy Hitchcock (Eng) and Bernard Hunt (Eng) finished 8 shots behind Huggett (Wales). [Thorndon Park GC, Ingrave, Essex].
1966
Schweppes
Wolstenholme, Guy
278
Played as the Schweppes PGA Close Championship (April 28-30; for UK & Ireland professionals only). Second-placed George Will (Scot) finished 4 shots behind Wolstenholme (Eng), who recorded his first significant professional win. In the subsequent two years the PGA Championship was played twice per year, once as a closed event and also as an open event. [East course, Saunton GC, nr Braunton, North Devon].
1965
Schweppes
286 (-6)
£600
Played as the Schweppes PGA Close Championship (April 29-May 1; for UK & Ireland professionals only). Peter Alliss (Eng) beat Peter Butler (Eng) with a birdie four at the first playoff hole, to record his third win in this event. [Prince's GC, Sandwich, Kent].
1964
Schweppes
Grubb, Tony
Western Gailes
287 (-1)
£500
Played as the Schweppes PGA Close Championship (April 16-18; for UK & Ireland professionals only). Second-placed Lionel Platts (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Grubb (Eng). The 10th PGA Championship and first played in Scotland. [Western Gailes GC, Gailes, Irvine, Ayrshire].
1963
Schweppes
Butler, Peter
306
£500
Played as the Schweppes PGA Close Championship (April 4-6; for UK & Ireland professionals only). Second-placed Bobby Walker (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Butler (Eng). Tough going at Birkdale, with a winning score of 22 over par. [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].
1962
Schweppes
287
£500
Played as the Schweppes PGA Close Championship (April 5-7; for UK & Ireland professionals only). Second-placed Christy O'Connor Sr (Ire) and Ralph Moffitt (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Alliss (Eng), who claimed his second PGA Championship title. [Little Aston GC, Streetly, Sutton Coldfield, Warwicks].
1961
Schweppes
Bamford, Brian
266
£500
Played as the Schweppes PGA Close Championship (April 6-8; for UK & Ireland professionals only). Second-placed Peter Alliss (Eng) and Christy O'Connor Sr (Ire) finished 3 shots behind Bamford (Eng). [Outer course, Royal Mid-Surrey GC, Richmond, Surrey].
1960
UK / Ire PGA
Stickley, Arnold
247
£500
Played as the PGA Close Championship (April 7-9; for UK & Ireland professionals only). Second-placed Dai Rees (Wales) finished 2 shots behind Stickley (Eng). Reduced to 63 holes due to bad weather. [Coventry GC, Finham, Coventry, Warwicks].
1959
UK / Ire PGA
283
£500
Played as the PGA Close Championship (April 8-10; for UK & Ireland professionals only). Second-placed David Snell (Eng) and Bernard Hunt (Eng) finished 6 shots behind Dai Rees (Wales), the first Welshman to win the PGA Championship. [Ashburnham GC, Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, Wales].
1958
UK / Ire PGA
Bradshaw, Harry
287
£500
Played as the PGA Close Championship (April 9-11; for UK & Ireland professionals only, who competed for the Slazenger Tropy). Second-placed Dai Rees (Wales) finished 1 shot behind Bradshaw (Ire), who became the first Irishman to win this event. [Llandudno Maesdu GC, Llandudno, Conwy, Wales].
1957
UK / Ire PGA
286
£250
Played as the PGA Close Championship (April 3-5; for UK & Ireland professionals only). Second-placed and defending champion Charlie Ward (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Alliss (Eng), who recorded the first of three wins in this event. [Llandudno Maesdu GC, Llandudno, Conwy, Wales].
1956
UK / Ire PGA
Ward, Charlie
282
£250
Played as the PGA Close Championship (July 25-28; for UK & Ireland professionals only). Charlie Ward (Eng) beat Eric Brown (Scot) by 2 shots in a 36-hole playoff: Ward 139 (68 and 71), Brown 141 (66 and 75). [Llandudno Maesdu GC, Llandudno, Conwy, Wales].
1955
UK / Ire PGA
Bousfield, Ken
277
£250
The inaugural PGA Close Championship (July 21-23; restricted to only UK & Ireland professionals until 1966). Second-placed Max Faulkner (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Bousfield (Eng). [Pannal GC, Pannal, nr Harrogate, N Yorks].
 

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