Swede leaves rivals trailing in his arise with stunning
Noren wins a €1.04 million initial esteem and says, “This
contest compares a lot with a major”.
Top players sing a praises of a Wentworth Club’s
revamped West Course.
- A sum 109,684 fans suffer a week of illusory golf.
London. The BMW PGA Championship lived adult to a repute as
one of a many prestigious tournaments in a veteran game
when it came to an sparkling consummate during Wentworth currently as Europe’s
tip players fought for leverage around a famed West Course.
In a finish feat went to Sweden’s Alex Noren, who could not be
held after he stormed to a front of a margin with a course
record-equalling measure of 62 for an 11-under-par sum of 277 that
zero could match. His bogey-free turn enclosed 8 birdies and a
illusory eagle 3 during a 18th hole and brought him feat by
dual strokes over Francesco Molinari, of Italy, and a initial esteem of
Dr Ian Robertson, Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, Sales
and Marketing BMW, said: “On interest of BMW, we would like to
honour Alex Noren on winning a BMW PGA Championship. We have
witnessed another pretentious flagship contest on a redesigned
West Course and a smashing commencement to a new Rolex Series. The
players have once again treated us to some glorious golf during the
Wentworth Club. In a thirteen years that BMW has been supporting
this extensive contest as pretension partner, a BMW PGA Championship
has grown well and this year was no exception. we would like to
appreciate a European Tour and a Wentworth Club for organising another
Noren was anxious to have won a esteem that all European players
covet. “It is a illusory feeling to have won this good championship,
generally as it’s a initial in a Rolex Series,” he said. “There was
a lot of vigour out there since it’s a outrageous event. In my mind,
this contest compares a lot with a major.”
One of those who attempted to follow down Noren was Henrik Stenson,
his venerable countryman. The reigning Open champion had a 68 to finish
3 strokes off a lead and in corner third place with Nicolas
Colsaerts, of Belgium, and Japan’s Hideto Tanihara.
It was a week when a West Course, redesigned during a cost of around €6
million, was seen in all a glory. Wentworth was a ideal venue for
a initial eventuality in a remunerative Rolex Series, that will feature
8 tournaments in 8 iconic locations opposite a world, all
charity smallest esteem supports of $7 million.
There was zero though regard from a players for a course. The
peculiarity of a greens, all of that were in primary condition, and the
softening of a series of bunkers met with concept approval.
Ernie Els, a leader of a BMW International Open in 2013, had been
concerned in a revamp of a march and avowed himself delighted
with a result. “The feedback from a players has been great,” Els
said. “The greens, in particular, are in superb condition.” Lee
Westwood, a former universe No1, concurred: “The greens are fantastic
and are loyal and consistent,” he said. “The whole redesign in a
Among a German fortuitous and BMW Friends of a Brand, Max Kieffer
(T24) finished on dual underneath par, Florian Fritsch (T30) finished on one
underneath and Bernd Ritthammer (T40) finished on turn par. South Africa’s
Branden Grace (-6) , also a BMW Friend of a Brand, finished tied
ninth, while Austria’s BMW Golfsport Ambassador Bernd Wiesberger was
tied 30th, on one underneath par.