Wednesday, 21 May 2014
A general view of the 18th at Wentworth Club  (Getty Images)
A general view of the 18th at Wentworth Club (Getty Images)

Ahead of the BMW PGA Championship, takes a closer look at the stellar field assembled at Wentworth Club for The European Tour's flagship event...

In the field, there are:

150 players from 26 different countries    
98 European Tour winners with 434 European Tour victories between them    
10 Major Champions who have 18 Major victories between them
Darren Clarke    
Ernie Els    
Retief Goosen    
Padraig Harrington    
Martin Kaymer    
Paul Lawrie    
Rory McIlroy    
José María Olazábal    
Justin Rose    
Charl Schwartzel    
8 European Tour Number Ones    
Lee Westwodd (2000, 2009)    
Retief Goosen (2001-2002)    
Ernie Els (2003-2004)    
Padraig Harrington (2006)    
Justin Rose (2007)    
Robert Karlsson (2008)    
Martin Kaymer (2010)    
Luke Donald (2011)    
Rory McIlroy (2012)    
Henrik Stenson (2013)    
8 PGA Champions competing    
José Maria Olazábal (1994)    
Anders Hansen (2002, 2007)    
Scott Drummond (2004)    
David Howell (2006)    
Miguel Angel Jiménez (2008)    
Simon Khan (2010)    
Luke Donald (2011, 2012)    
Matteo Manassero (2013)  

4 of the current top ten in the Official World Golf Ranking
Henrik Stenson (3) 
Sergio Garcia (7)
Justin Rose (9)
Rory McIlroy (10)

5 former World Number Ones
Rory McIlroy
Luke Donald
Lee Westwood
Martin Kaymer
Ernie Els 
26 Ryder Cup players
2 Ryder Cup Captains    
José Maria Olazábal (2012)    
Paul McGinley (2014)    
8 WGC winners with 11 WGC titles between them     
Darren Clarke    
Luke Donald    
Ernie Els    
Martin Kaymer    
Francesco Molinari    
Ian Poulter    
Justin Rose    
Henrik Stenson    
17 of the 2014 European Tour winners competing    
Felipe Aguilar    
Thomas Aiken    
Thomas Björn    
Daniel Brooks    
Alejandro Cañizares    
George Coetzee    
Marco Crespi    
Ross Fisher    
Stephen Gallacher    
Sergio Garcia    
Miguel Angel Jiménez    
Pablo Larrazábal    
Alexander Levy    
Morten Ørum Madsen    
Charl Schwartzel    
Dawie Van der Walt    
Lee Westwood    
10 British PGA Professionals    
Mark Hooper    
Jason Levermore    
Matt Ford    
Ian Ellis    
Graham Fox    
Chris Kelly    
Matthew Cort    
Damien Mooney    
Liam Bond    
Grieg Hutcheon    
3 2013 Qualifying School Graduates    
Carlos Del Moral    
Fabrizio Zanotti    
Gary Stal

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1MCILROY, RoryNIR18-14
2LOWRY, ShaneIRL18-13
T3BJÖRN, ThomasDEN18-12
T3DONALD, LukeENG18-12
T5DYSON, SimonENG18-9

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