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Tuesday, 21 May 2013
Justin Rose and Luke Donald shake hands on the 18th green during the final round of the BMW PGA Championship on the West Course at Wentworth  (EuropeanTour)
Justin Rose and Luke Donald shake hands on the 18th green during the final round of the BMW PGA Championship on the West Course at Wentworth (EuropeanTour)

europeantour.com takes a closer look at the field taking to the flagship BMW PGA Championship this week from May 23-26 at Wentworth Club.

In the field are:

10 former winners of the BMW PGA Championship with 14 titles

Player

Year
Paul Casey  2009
Luke Donald 2011, 2012 
Scott Drummond 2004 
Ignacio Garrido 2003
Anders Hansen 2002, 2007
David Howell  2006
Miguel Angel Jiménez
2008
Simon Khan 2010
Colin Montgomerie 1998, 1999, 2000
José María Olazábal 1994


9 Major winners with 15 victories


Player

   

Number of wins 

    Tournaments
Ernie Els     4     US Open Championship (1994, 97)
Open Championship (2002, 12)
Retief Goosen     2     US Open Championship (2001, 2004)
Rory McIlroy     2     US Open Championship (2011)
US PGA Championship (2012)
José María Olazábal
    2     Masters (1994, 99)
Michael Campbell     1     US Open Championship (2005)
Darren Clarke     1     Open Championship (2011)
Martin Kaymer     1     US PGA Championship (2010)
Paul Lawrie     1     Open Championship (1999)
Graeme McDowell     1     US Open Championship (2010)


8 former European Tour Number Ones with 18 titles

Player

Year
Luke Donald 2011
Ernie Els 2003, 2004
Retief Goosen 2001, 2002
Martin Kaymer 2010
Rory McIlroy 2012
Colin Montgomerie 1993-99, 2005
Justin Rose 2007
Lee Westwood 2000, 2009

1 Current Ryder Cup Captain

Paul McGinley - 2014 - The Gleneagles Hotel


2 Former Ryder Cup Captains

Player

   

Year

     Venue
Colin Montgomerie     2010      The Celtic Manor Resort
José María Olazábal     2012     Medinah CC 


12 Challenge Tour graduates from 2012


Player

Challenge Tour Ranking 2012
Espen Kofstad 1
Kristoffer Broberg
2
Andreas Harto
3
JB Hansen 4
Gary Lockerbie 5
Simon Wakefield 7
Alessandro Tadini 8
Alexandre Kaleka 9
Chris Doak 10
Scott Henry 11
Chris Paisley 12
Eddie Pepperell 13


27 different nationalities represented

ARG
Argentina  2
AUS

Australia

4
AUT Austria 2
BEL
Belgium 1
CHI
Chile 1
CHN
China 1
DEN Denmark 7
England 36
FIN
Finland 1
France 10
GER Germany 3
IND
India 3
IRE
Ireland 6
ITA Italy 5
NED Netherlands 3
Northern Ireland 5
NOR
Norway 1
NZL
New Zealand 1
PAR
Paraguay 1
POR
Portugal 1
SCO Scotland 14
RSA South Africa
14
ESP Spain 10
SWE Sweden 8
THA
Thailand 3
USA
USA 1
WAL
Wales 2

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1MANASSERO, MatteoITA18-10
T2KHAN, SimonENG18-10
T2WARREN, MarcSCO18-10
T4JIMÉNEZ, Miguel AngelESP18-9
T4CAÑIZARES, AlejandroESP18-9
T6ELS, ErnieRSA18-8
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