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BMW PGA CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES





DATES:  Thursday, May 24th - Sunday, May 27th
SITE:  Wentworth Club (West Course), Surrey, England
COURSE ARCHITECT:  H.S. Colt (1926), Chris Kennedy (re-design, 2001), Ernie Els (re-design, 2006)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,320
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 473 Yds 10 - Par 3 184 Yds
  2 - Par 3 154 Yds 11 - Par 4 416 Yds
  3 - Par 4 465 Yds 12 - Par 5 531 Yds
  4 - Par 5 552 Yds 13 - Par 4 470 Yds
  5 - Par 3 212 Yds 14 - Par 3 179 Yds
  6 - Par 4 418 Yds 15 - Par 4 489 Yds
  7 - Par 4 396 Yds 16 - Par 4 383 Yds
  8 - Par 4 401 Yds 17 - Par 5 610 Yds
  9 - Par 4 449 Yds 18 - Par 5 538 Yds
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  35 3,520 Yds 37 3,800 Yds
Annual: 53rd
Defending Champion: David Howell (Not defending)
Runner-Up: Simon Khan
Tournament Record: 266 (Brian Bamford, 1961)
54-Hole Record: 199 (Anders Hansen, 2002)
36-Hole Record: 132 (Ernie Els, 1994; Colin Montgomerie, 2000;
Andrew Oldcorn, 2001)
Course Record: 63 (Nick Job, 1973; Wayne Riley, 1991; Angel Cabrera, 2001;
Jarrod Moseley, 2002)
Total Purse: $5,851,043
Share: 1st Place - $975,173; 2nd Place - $650,111; 3rd Place - $366,238
2006 Finish
Player Score Player Score
David Howell 271 Trevor Immelman 281
Simon Khan 276 Padraig Harrington 281
Miguel Angel Jimenez 277 Anthony Wall 281
Brett Rumford 279 Gary Orr 281
Richard Bland 280 Andrew Coltart 281
Past BMW PGA Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2006 David Howell (271) -- Simon Khan
2005 Angel Cabrera (273) -- Paul McGinley
2004 Scott Drummond (269) -- Angel Cabrera
2003 *Ignacio Garrido (270) -- Trevor Immelman
2002 Anders Hansen (269) -- Eduardo Romero, Colin Montgomerie
2001 Andrew Oldcorn (272) -- Angel Cabrera
2000 Colin Montgomerie (271) -- Darren Clarke, Lee Westwood, Andrew Coltart
1999 Colin Montgomerie (270) -- Mark James
1998 Colin Montgomerie (274) -- Patrik Sjoland, Ernie Els, Gary Orr
1997 Ian Woosnam (275) -- Nick Faldo, Darren Clarke, Ernie Els
1996 Costantino Rocca (274) -- Nick Faldo, Paul Lawrie
1995 Bernhard Langer (279) -- Per-Ulrik Johansson, Michael Campbell
1994 Jose Maria Olazabal (271) -- Ernie Els
1993 Bernhard Langer (274) -- Gordon Brand Jr., Frank Nobilo, Colin Montgomerie
1992 Tony Johnstone (272) -- Gordon Brand Jr., Jose Maria Olazabal
1991 *Seve Ballesteros (271) -- Colin Montgomerie
1990 Mike Harwood (271) -- John Bland, Nick Faldo
1989 Nick Faldo (272) -- Ian Woosnam
1988 Ian Woosnam (274) -- Seve Ballesteros, Mark James
1987 Bernhard Langer (270) -- Seve Ballesteros
1986 *Rodger Davis (281) -- Des Smyth
1985 *Paul Way (282) -- Sandy Lyle
1984 #Howard Clark (204) -- Gordon J. Brand, Bernhard Langer
1983 Seve Ballesteros (278) -- Ken Brown, Sandy Lyle
1982 *Tony Jacklin (284) -- Bernhard Langer
1981 Nick Faldo (274) -- Ken Brown, Neil Coles
1980 Nick Faldo (283) -- Ken Brown
1979 Vicente Fernandez (288) -- Gary Player, Baldovino Dassu
1978 Nick Faldo (278) -- Ken Brown
1977 Manuel Pinero (283) -- Peter Oosterhuis
1976 *Neil Coles (280) -- Eamonn Darcy, Gary Player
1975 Arnold Palmer (285) -- Eamonn Darcy
1974 Maurice Bembridge (278) -- Peter Oosterhuis
1973 Peter Oosterhuis (280) -- Dale Hayes, D.Swaelens
1972 Tony Jacklin (279) -- Peter Oosterhuis
1971 Not Held
1970 Not Held
1969 Bernard Gallacher (293)
1968 David Talbot (276)
1967 Peter Townsend (275)
1966 Brian Huggett (271)
1965 *Peter Alliss (286) -- Peter Butler
1964 A.G.Grubb (287)
1963 Peter Butler (306)
1962 Peter Alliss (287)
1961 Brian Bamford (266)
1960 @A.F.Stickley (247)
1959 Dai Rees (283)
1958 Harry Bradshaw (287)
1957 Peter Alliss (286)
1956 *C.H.Ward (282) -- Eric Brown
1955 Ken Bousfield (277)
* - Won in Playoff
# - Rain Shortened (54 holes)
@ - Rain Shortened (63 holes)
Note: Formerly known as Schweppes Open (1967-69), Viyella PGA Championship
(1972-74), Penfold PGA Championship (1975-77), Colgate PGA Championship (1978-79), Sun Alliance PGA Championship (1980-83), Whyte & Mackey PGA Championship (1984-87), Volvo PGA Championship (1988-2004), BMW Championship (2005-06).



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