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The BMW PGA Championship is an annual men's professional golf tournament on the European Tour. In 2007 a separate BMW Championship will be introduced in the United States as the third of four PGA Tour playoff tournaments for the FedEx Cup. The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The FedEx Cup is a proposed championship trophy for the PGA Tour that will be mens professional golfs first playoff. ...


The European Tour event is played each May over the West Course at Wentworth Club outside London. It was founded in 1955 and was originally the British PGA Championship. Since then it has had several sponsored names, but the phrase "PGA Championship" has usually been included in the name. Wentworth Club is a privately owned golf club and health resort in Virginia Water, Surrey on the south western fringes of London, not far from Windsor Castle. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The Professional Golfers Association is the professional body which represents the interests of teaching and club golf professionals in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. ...


The PGA European Tour is headquartered at Wentworth, and the Championship is often regarded as the flagship event on the European Tour as it is the tour's home event and it has usually has the highest prize money of any event which it organises (€4,250,000 in 2006 and €4,350,000 in 2007), though it may be overtaken by the Scottish Open in 2007, depending on what the Pound Sterling / Euro exchange rate is in July. There are however more lucrative events which are part of the tour schedule, including the majors and the World Golf Championship events, but these are organised by other bodies. It is also the European Tour's designated "Premier event" for the purposes of the Official World Golf Rankings, with a minimum of 32 ranking points available (64 doubled-up points). // The PGA European Tour, is an organisation which operates the three leading mens professional golf tours in Europe: the elite European Tour, the European Seniors Tour and the developmental Challenge Tour. ... The Players Championship is a professional snooker tournament. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... The World Golf Championships are a group of four annual events for male professional golfers created by the International Federation of PGA Tours. ... The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of professional golfers. ...


Winners

BMW PGA Championship

Volvo PGA Championship Anders Hansen (born 16 September 1970) is a Danish golfer. ... David Howell (born 1975) is an English golfer from Surrey. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Ángel Cabrera (born September 12, 1969 in Villa Allende, Córdoba, Argentina) is a professional golfer who plays mainly on the European Tour. ...

Whyte & Mackay PGA Championship Scott Drummond (born 29 May 1974) is a British golfer. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic)1 Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II... Ignacio Garrido (born 27 March 1972 in Madrid) is a Spanish golfer. ... Anders Hansen (born 16 September 1970) is a Danish golfer. ... Andrew Oldcorn (born in Bolton, Lancashire, England on 31 March 1960) is an English/ Scottish golfer. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic)1 Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II... Colin Stuart Montgomerie, OBE (born June 23, 1963) is a Scottish professional golfer often referred to by his nickname Full Monty. He has had one of the finest careers in European Tour history, having won a record eight Order of Merit titles including a streak of seven consecutively from 1993... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic)1 Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II... Colin Stuart Montgomerie, OBE (born June 23, 1963) is a Scottish professional golfer often referred to by his nickname Full Monty. He has had one of the finest careers in European Tour history, having won a record eight Order of Merit titles including a streak of seven consecutively from 1993... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic)1 Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II... Colin Stuart Montgomerie, OBE (born June 23, 1963) is a Scottish professional golfer often referred to by his nickname Full Monty. He has had one of the finest careers in European Tour history, having won a record eight Order of Merit titles including a streak of seven consecutively from 1993... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic)1 Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II... The cover of Ian Woosnams 2003 autobiography. ... This article is about the country. ... Costantino Rocca (born in Bergamo on 4 December 1956) is the most successful male golfer that Italy has produced. ... Bernhard Langer (born August 27, 1957 in Anhausen near Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany) is a professional German golfer. ... José María Olazábal (born 5 February 1966 in Fuenterrabia, Spain) is a professional golfer who has enjoyed success on both the PGA European Tour and the PGA Tour, and has won two major championships. ... Bernhard Langer (born August 27, 1957 in Anhausen near Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany) is a professional German golfer. ... Anthony Tony Johnstone (born 2 May 1956) is a Zimbabwean golfer. ... Severiano Seve Ballesteros (born 9 April 1957 in Pedreña, Spain) is a Spanish golfer who was one of the sports leading figures in the 1980s and 1990s. ... Mike Harwood (born 8 January 1959 in Sydney) is an Australian golfer. ... Personal Information Birth 18 July 1957 ) (age 49) Welwyn Garden City, England Height 6 ft 3 in (1. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... The cover of Ian Woosnams 2003 autobiography. ... This article is about the country. ...

Sun Alliance PGA Championship Bernhard Langer (born August 27, 1957 in Anhausen near Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany) is a professional German golfer. ... Rodger Davis (born 18 May 1951) is an Australian golfer. ... Paul Way (born in Kingsbury, Middlesex on 12 February 1962) is an English golfer. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Howard Clark (born in Leeds on 26 Aug 1954) is an English golfer who played on the European Tour for many years and had his most successful period in the mid 1980s. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area...

Colgate PGA Championship Severiano Seve Ballesteros (born 9 April 1957 in Pedreña, Spain) is a Spanish golfer who was one of the sports leading figures in the 1980s and 1990s. ... Tony Jacklin (born July 7, 1944) is an English golfer, who was arguably the most successful UK player of his generation. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Personal Information Birth 18 July 1957 ) (age 49) Welwyn Garden City, England Height 6 ft 3 in (1. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Personal Information Birth 18 July 1957 ) (age 49) Welwyn Garden City, England Height 6 ft 3 in (1. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area...

Penfold PGA Championship Vicente Fernández (born 5 April 1946) is an Argentine golfer who has won more than twenty professional tournaments around the world. ... Personal Information Birth 18 July 1957 ) (age 49) Welwyn Garden City, England Height 6 ft 3 in (1. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area...

Viyella PGA Championship Manuel Piñero (born 1 September 1952) is a Spanish golfer. ... // Neil Coles (born September 26, 1934) is an English professional golfer. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Nationality  United States Birth September 10, 1929 (age 77) Latrobe, Pennsylvania Height 5 ft 10 in (1. ...

Schweppes Open Maurice Bembridge (born 21 February 1945) is an English golfer. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Peter Oosterhuis (b. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Tony Jacklin (born July 7, 1944) is an English golfer, who was arguably the most successful UK player of his generation. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area...

British PGA Championship // Bernard Gallacher (born 9 February 1949 in Bathgate, Scotland) is a Scottish professional golfer. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic)1 Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area...

Brian Huggett (born 18 November 1936), is a Welsh golfer. ... This article is about the country. ... Peter Alliss (born February 28, 1931) is an English golfer, television presenter and commentator, author and golf course designer. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Peter Butler (born 25 March 1932 in Birmingham) is an English golfer. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Peter Alliss (born February 28, 1931) is an English golfer, television presenter and commentator, author and golf course designer. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Dai Rees (born Fontygary, Wales, 31 March 1913) was one of the Britains leading golfers either side of World War II. Rees is most remembered as the captain of the Great Britain team which defeated the United States to win the Ryder Cup at Lindrick Golf Club in Yorkshire... This article is about the country. ... Harry Bradshaw (born 9 October 1913) was a leading Irish professional golfer of the 1940s and 1950s. ... Peter Alliss (born February 28, 1931) is an English golfer, television presenter and commentator, author and golf course designer. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Englishman Ken Bousfield (born 2 October 1919) was one of the leading British golfers of the immediate post-World War II period. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area...

External links

  • Coverage on the European Tour's official site - use schedule browser to access other years
  • How World Ranking points are awarded


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European Tour Events
Major championships in playing order: The Masters | U.S. Open | The Open Championship (British Open) | PGA Championship
Individual World Golf Championships in playing order: WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship | WGC-CA Championship | WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
Other tournaments in playing order: HSBC Champions Tournament | UBS Hong Kong Open | Mastercard Masters | Blue Chip New Zealand Open | Dunhill Championship | South African Airways Open | Joburg Open | Abu Dhabi Golf Championship | The Commercial Bank Qatar Masters | Dubai Desert Classic | Maybank Malaysian Open | Indonesia Open | Johnnie Walker Classic | Singapore Masters | TCL Classic | Madeira Island Open | Portuguese Open | Volvo China Open | BMW Asian Open | Open de Espana | Telecom Italia Open | Valle Romano Open de Andalucia | Nissan Irish Open | BMW PGA Championship | Celtic Manor Wales Open | BA-CA Golf Open | Aa St Omer Open | BMW International Open | Open de France | Smurfit European Open | Barclays Scottish Open | Deutsche Bank Players Championship of Europe | Russian Open | Scandinavian Masters | KLM Open | Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles | Omega European Masters | Mercedes-Benz European Championship | Quinn Direct British Masters | Dunhill Links Championship | HSBC World Match Play Championship | Open de Madrid | Portugal Masters | Mallorca Classic | Volvo Masters
Team events: Ryder Cup | Seve Trophy | Mission Hills World Cup
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