Sunday, 25 May 2014
Rory McIlroy chips in on 10  (Getty Images)
Rory McIlroy chips in on 10 (Getty Images)

After Rory McIlroy completed a stunning victory at the BMW PGA Championship, look back at the day in statistics...


274 – Rory McIlroy’s winning score

1 – The first of McIlroy’s six European Tour titles to come on European soil          

56 – The number of years between Irish victories in the Championship. Harry Bradshaw was the first Irishman to win the title in 1958

66 – The lowest 18 hole score of the day by Rory McIlroy and Stephen Gallacher. First time McIlroy has broken 70 in the final round of the Championship

32 – The lowest nine holes of the day by seven players and the number of sub-par rounds

31 – The most number of places moved up the field by Romain Wattel, who shot a 67 and began the final day in a tie for 61st and finished in a share of 30th

7 – Shots Rory McIlroy made up in the final round, equalling the largest comeback in the history of the Championship (Simon Khan, 2010)

72.071 – The final round scoring average

4 – The par five fourth hole was the easiest hole, with an average of 4.433

15 – The par four 15th was the hardest hole, with an average of 4.351

5 – His tie for third meant the fifth top five finish in the Championship for Luke Donald

10 – The number of different countries in the top ten

3 – Number of European Tour Number Ones to finish in the top ten (Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Henrik Stenson)

1 – First time two Irish players have finished first and second in Championship’s  history

5 – First time this large a lead has been lost going into the final round (Thomas Björn)

2 – Shane Lowry’s runner-up finish was his first top two since his last win, in the 2012 Portugal Masters

50 – McIlroy’s victory was the 50th for Northern Ireland in European Tour history

46 – The number of different players to have now won the Championship

12- The number of professional wins for Rory McIlroy

20 – The number of players to win the Championship in their 20s

3 – Thomas Björn’s best finish in the Championship

23, 786 – Final day attendance at Wentworth

93,913 – Total attendance for the week

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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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