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BMW PGA Championship 2021


2021 BMW PGA Championship Facts

Dates 9–12 September 2021
Location Virginia Water, Surrey, England
Course(s) Wentworth Club
(West Course)
Tour(s) European Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 7,267 yards (6,645 m)
Field 144 players, 78 after cut
Cut 142 (−2)
Prize fund US$8,000,000
Winner’s share US$1,330,000
Champion
Billy Horschel
269 (−19)

Tournament Information

Location Virginia Water, Surrey, England
Established 1955
Course(s) Wentworth Club
Par 72
Length 7,267 yards (6,645 m)
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund US$8,000,000
Month played September
Tournament record score
Aggregate 266 Brian Bamford (1961)
To par −21 An Byeong-hun (2015)

Prize Money

2021 BMW PGA Championship tennis Prize fund €6,215,965

Schedule of Events

BMW PGA Championship matches starts from Sep 9–12, 2021, Course: Wentworth Club – West Course

Course layout

Tee Rating/Slope 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yardage n/a 473 154 459 552 203 418 396 400 449 3,504 184 408 520 470 174 491 383 610 523 3,763 7,267
Par 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 35 3 4 5 4 3 4 4 5 5 37 72

Field

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Year won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Place
Alex Norén 2017 70 70 72 67 279 −9 T27
Miguel Ángel Jiménez 2008 68 69 73 70 280 −8 T30
Francesco Molinari 2018 69 73 70 69 281 −7 T35
David Howell 2006 71 71 70 73 285 −3 T57
Danny Willett 2019 70 71 73 74 288 E T71

Missed the cut

Player Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Luke Donald 2011, 2012 75 68 143 −1
Tyrrell Hatton 2020 74 69 143 −1
Chris Wood 2016 75 69 144 E

Nationalities in the field

North America (6) South America (1) Europe (114) Oceania (5) Asia (5) Africa (13)
United States (6) Paraguay (1) England (40) Australia (4) India (1) South Africa (13)
Northern Ireland (3) New Zealand (1) Japan (1)
Scotland (9) Malaysia (1)
Wales (1) Thailand (2)
Ireland (2)
Austria (2)
Belgium (3)
Denmark (8)
Finland (4)
France (12)
Germany (2)
Italy (8)
Netherlands (1)
Norway (1)
Poland (1)
Portugal (1)
Spain (8)
Sweden (8)

Leaderboard

Round summaries[edit]

First round

Thursday, 9 September 2021

Place Player Score To par
T1 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 64 −8
Christiaan Bezuidenhout
3 Adam Scott 65 −7
T4 Laurie Canter 67 −5
Masahiro Kawamura
Justin Rose
T7 Miguel Ángel Jiménez 68 −4
Francesco Laporta
Pablo Larrazábal
Joost Luiten

Second round

Friday, 10 September 2021

Place Player Score To par
1 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 64-68=132 −12
T2 Laurie Canter 67-66=133 −11
Francesco Laporta 68-65=133
4 Adam Scott 65-69=134 −10
T5 Jamie Donaldson 69-66=135 −9
Billy Horschel 70-65=135
Justin Rose 67-68=135
T8 Marcus Armitage 70-66=136 −8
Christiaan Bezuidenhout 64-72=136
Masahiro Kawamura 67-69=136
Shane Lowry 70-66=136
Thomas Pieters 70-66=136
Fabrizio Zanotti 70-66=136

Third round

Saturday, 11 September 2021

Place Player Score To par
1 Francesco Laporta 68-65-69=202 −14
2 Laurie Canter 67-66-70=203 −13
T3 Christiaan Bezuidenhout 64-72-68=204 −12
Jamie Donaldson 69-66-69=204
Billy Horschel 70-65-69=204
Adam Scott 65-69-70=204
T7 Sean Crocker 71-68-66=205 −11
Shane Lowry 70-66-69=205
Bernd Wiesberger 71-67-67=205
T10 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 64-68-74=206 −10
Nicolai Højgaard 70-67-69=206
Joakim Lagergren 70-70-66=206
Justin Walters 70-70-66=206

Final round

Sunday, 12 September 2021

Place Player Score To par Prize money (€)
1 Billy Horschel 70-65-69-65=269 −19 1,125,952
T2 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 64-68-74-64=270 −18 492,899
Laurie Canter 67-66-70-67=270
Jamie Donaldson 69-66-69-66=270
5 Christiaan Bezuidenhout 64-72-68-67=271 −17 281,587
T6 Andrew Johnston 70-69-68-65=272 −16 199,533
Francesco Laporta 68-65-69-70=272
Justin Rose 67-68-72-65=272
T9 Sean Crocker 71-68-66-68=273 −15 135,125
Thomas Pieters 70-66-71-66=273
Shubhankar Sharma 70-69-68-66=273

Past Results

Year Winner Country Venue Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up Winner’s
share (€)
BMW PGA Championship
2021 Billy Horschel England Wentworth Club 269 −19 1 stroke Kiradech Aphibarnrat
Laurie Canter
Jamie Donaldson
1,125,952
2020 Tyrrell Hatton England Wentworth Club 269 −19 4 strokes Victor Perez 974,457
2019 Danny Willett England Wentworth Club 268 −20 3 strokes Jon Rahm 1,056,662
2018 Francesco Molinari Italy Wentworth Club 271 −17 2 strokes Rory McIlroy 995,394
2017 Alex Norén Sweden Wentworth Club 277 −11 2 strokes Francesco Molinari 1,041,939
2016 Chris Wood England Wentworth Club 279 −9 1 stroke Rikard Karlberg 833,330
2015 An Byeong-hun South Korea Wentworth Club 267 −21 6 strokes Thongchai Jaidee
Miguel Ángel Jiménez
833,330
2014 Rory McIlroy Northern Ireland Wentworth Club 274 −14 1 stroke Shane Lowry 791,660
2013 Matteo Manassero Italy Wentworth Club 278 −10 Playoff Simon Khan
Marc Warren
791,660
2012 Luke Donald (2) England Wentworth Club 273 −15 4 strokes Paul Lawrie
Justin Rose
750,000
2011 Luke Donald England Wentworth Club 278 −6 Playoff Lee Westwood 750,000