This year’s BMW PGA Championship is set to be a star-studded event as a stellar line-up of celebrities get ready to tee off alongside the world’s best golfers at Wentworth, Surrey, on Wednesday 22 May. A strong field is expected, including the 12 ‘Miracle at Medinah’ Ryder Cup team.
Confirmed celebrities from the worlds of football, tennis, cricket, rugby, horse racing and showbiz will all be teaming up with The European Tour’s finest.
From cricket, both Sir Ian Botham and Andrew Strauss are down to play, whilst tennis stars Tim Henman, Boris Becker and Greg Rusedski will be playing on Wednesday morning.
Also playing this year is Chris Robshaw, current England rugby captain, and 2003 World Cup winners Matt Dawson and Will Greenwood.
Robshaw commented: “I can’t wait to play in the Pro-Am, I’ve been to Wentworth a couple of times in the last few weeks and managed to sneak a couple of cheeky rounds. The course is fantastic!”
Graeme McDowell is once again playing with Chris Evans and will also be joined by two Super Swing auction winners, who bid a staggering £126,500 for Children In Need on the Radio 2 Breakfast Show hosted by Evans.
McDowell added: “The BMW PGA Championship is always one of the highlights of the year and the Pro-Am is always great fun. It’s going to be a great day at a great course.”
Advance tickets for the event are selling fast at www.europeantour.com/tickets, whilst reserved seating at the 18th green and on site parking are already sold out. Children under 16 will be admitted free of charge when accompanied by an adult ticket holder.