Four-time Major Champion confirms his appearance in the
initial Rolex Series event.
- McIlroy won a prestigious BMW PGA Championship pretension in 2014.
- McIlroy looking brazen to personification a new-look Wentworth Club.
Munich/Wentworth. Rory McIlroy has reliable his participation
in a 2017 BMW PGA Championship – a initial contest in the
European Tour’s new Rolex Series, a array of 8 tournaments, all
with a smallest esteem account of $7million – with a Northern Irishman
set to pretension a margin during a revamped Wentworth Club from May
25-28. The four-time Major Champion, who won a prestigious title
in 2014, will take on a new-look West Course, that has been
undergoing endless changes given final year’s BMW PGA Championship.
McIlroy said: “The BMW PGA Championship is a initial Rolex Series
eventuality and I’m unequivocally vehement for that. we consider it’s a outrageous thing for
a European Tour and we wish to be a partial of it. BMW have been a huge
believer of golf for a series of years now and I’m happy to come back
McIlroy announced his appearance in a BMW PGA Championship at
a BMW SA Open hosted by City of Ekurhuleni where he is a guest of
contest horde Ernie Els, a South African who has also overseen the
march changes during Wentworth.
The World Number Two will be looking to retrieve a pretension he won
3 years ago when he came from 7 shots behind with a closing
turn of 66 to explain a noted feat during a Wentworth Club. That
feat sparked an memorable summer for a Ryder Cup star who
went on to win The Open Championship, a WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
and a US PGA Championship.
“I’m vehement to get behind to Wentworth and hopefully we can emulate
some of a golf we played in 2014,” pronounced McIlroy. “The BMW PGA
Championship feels like a start of a British golf deteriorate and you
know everybody is excited. Playing in front of those fans is always
pleasure since they are so associating and they come out in their
numbers, so it’s always good to play in front of them.”
As partial of a Rolex Series, a BMW PGA Championship will feature
significantly extended radio and digital production, as good as
increasing hours of coverage distributed worldwide, while after-play
concerts and a star studded luminary Pro-Am will also be partial of the
choice of entertainment.