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BMW PGA CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES






DATES:  Thursday, May 21st through Sunday, May 24th
SITE:  Wentworth Club (West Course), Surrey, England
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Harry Colt (1926), Chris Kennedy (re-design, 2001), Ernie Els (renovation, 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 36 3,800 Yds
Annual: 55th
Defending Champion: Miguel Angel Jimenez
Runner-Up: Oliver Wilson
Tournament Record: 266 (Brian Bamford, 1961)
54-Hole Record: 199 (Anders Hansen, 2002)
36-Hole Record: 131 (Paul McGinley, 2008)
Course Record: 63 (Nick Job, 1973; Wayne Riley, 1991; Angel Cabrera, 2001;
Jarrod Moseley, 2002; Robert Dinwiddie, 2008)
Total Purse: $6,103,013 (4,500,000 euros)
Share: 1st Place - $1,017,180; 2nd Place - $678,104; 3rd Place - $382,053
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Miguel Angel Jimenez* 277 Retief Goosen 281
Oliver Wilson 277 Richard Green 281
Luke Donald 279 Andres Romero 281
Robert Karlsson 279 Alexander Noren 281
Jyoti Randhawa 280 Six players at 282
* - Won in Playoff
Past BMW PGA Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 *Miguel Angel Jimenez (277) -- Oliver Wilson
2007 *Anders Hansen (280) -- Justin Rose
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, Donald 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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