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Wentworth is one of south east England's most prestigious golfing venues, and being extremely accessible from central London and the City, it is a recognised corporate golf destination. The highlight of Wentworth's calendar is the BMW PGA Championship, the flagship event of the European Tour. .
The elite of European golf descends on the majestic West Course each May, all vying for this most desirable of trophies. The grandstand finish of Wentworth's closing consecutive par 5s creates the drama required for the prestigious PGA Championship, making it a dream for visiting spectators.
Our official hospitality packages are the ultimate vehicle for your BMW PGA experience - in addition to admission to the course, your company and clients will enjoy fine food and drink, attentive personal service, complimentary bar and reserved seating around the West Course's famous final green, the only way to soak up the drama of the tournament climax.
The tournament has been played annually on Wentworth's West Course since 1984, prior to that the event toured the UK with the likes of Royal St George's, Prince's and even St Andrews hosting the marquee date on the European Tour. The PGA European Tour is based at the club and that means the BMW PGA Championship is often regarded as the flagship event on the European Tour when played at the tour's home. Its winner is also given an exemption which allows them into that season's US Open and the next three Open Championships.
With a weekend set for high temperatures and heavy rainfall, nothing dampened the spirits at Wentworth as Francesco Molinari won his fifth European Tour title at the 2018 BMW PGA Championship. The stellar field was littered with huge names including major champions and Ryder Cup legends including Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood and last year’s winner Alex Noren.
McIlroy stormed into contention early and held his lead till the weekend where Molinari took a share of the lead before carding a magnificent final round 68 to clinch it from the 2014 winner by two shots. The BMW PGA Championship is the beginning of a busy schedule on the PGA and European Tour with the US Open just a few weeks away.
2018 Winner: Francesco Molinari (-17, €995,394 Prize Money)
Youngest Winner: Matteo Manassero, 20 years and 37 days, 2013
Oldest Winner: Dai Rees, 46 years and 10 days, 1959
Lowest 18 Hole Score: 62 (-10), Thomas Bjorn, 2014
Lowest 72 Hole Score: -266 (-19), Brian Blamford, 1961
|2015||An Byeong-hun||South Korea||-21||€833,333|
|2014||Rory Mcilroy||Northern Ireland||-14||€791,660|
|2008||Miguel Angel Jiminez||Spain||-11||€750,000|
Wentworth is one of the UK's most famous golfing estates with a rich history and bright future. The West Course at Wentorth is a very tough test of golf. YGT Ambassadors Darren and Lee believe the course to be the toughest test on tour.Read more
The BMW PGA Championship is the European Tour's Flagship Event! At the 2013 Championship all 12 Members of victorious 2012 European Ryder Cup Team will be in action. The atmosphere was electric at Medinah, imagine the atmpshere when all 12 are on home soil!Read more
Course: Wentworth West Course
Yardage: 7,281 Yards
Designer: Harry Colt
Course Opened: 1926
Course Record: 62 by Robert Karlsson (2010) & Thomas Bjorn (2014)
The month of May is seen as the start of the summer with mild temperatures and flowers beginning to bloom. Average temperatures are at 14 C, with highs of 18 C. There is 50mm of rain over 15 days so it is worth having a waterproof jacket or an umbrella just in case.
Wentworth is in Virginia Water, not far from Ascot. It's a mere 30 minutes to Heathrow and Gatwick is less than an hour away.By Car
Virginia Water is the nearest railway station. The club is a five minute taxi ride from the station. Travelling from London is easy with direct services offered from Waterloo taking just over 40 minutes.
Heathrow and Gatwick are not far from the club. Heathrow is just half an hour away while Gatwick is less than an hour by car.