Matt Fitzpatrick, the newly-crowned U.S. Open Champion, will make a hero’s return to English soil when he tees it up at the BMW PGA Championship, the fourth Rolex Series event of the 2022 DP World Tour season, from September 8-11.
The Sheffield player claimed his maiden Major Championship title at The Country Club, Brookline on Sunday after a stunning and nerveless final day performance which earned him a one-stroke victory over American duo Will Zalatoris and Scottie Scheffler.
The manner of Fitzpatrick’s triumph has earned him praise across the global sporting spectrum and marks the culmination of years of consistent progress, during which two of his seven previous titles have come at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship – in 2016 and 2020.
The 27-year-old is sure to receive a rapturous reception from his home fans at the BMW PGA Championship, where he will also join the past three winners of the event – Billy Horschel, Tyrrell Hatton and Danny Willett.
“I’m really excited about returning to the BMW PGA Championship, especially now that I’m heading back to Wentworth as a Major Champion,” said the World Number Ten, whose maiden professional win came on English soil at the 2015 Betfred British Masters.
“It’s always such a great week and the fans are incredible – really knowledgeable and supportive. I’ve always played well there but never quite challenged so I’m hoping I can change that this year and be there or thereabouts on Sunday afternoon.”
Every year, the BMW PGA Championship attracts more than 100,000 spectators for what is one of the highlights of the British sporting summer, with its mix of world-class golf, live entertainment from internationally-renowned music acts and an unrivalled atmosphere in the vibrant Spectator Village.
This week, it was announced that Jax Jones, the Grammy and Brit-nominated multi-platinum selling artist, will rock the BMW PGA Championship when he brings his genre-defying DJ set to the Slingsby Showstage after play wraps up on Saturday September 10th.
The week’s action will begin with the Tuesday Practice Day, before Wednesday’s star-studded Celebrity Pro-Am brings together global celebrity superstars and some of golf’s most famous players in a fun-filled curtain raiser to the main event, the BMW PGA Championship, which tees off on Thursday September 8 and runs through to Sunday September 11.
Last year saw Clean Bandit (DJ Set & Live Vocalist) and Feeder headline the Slingsby Showstage on Saturday and Sunday evenings respectively, with acoustic acts providing the background music to the weekend’s daytime festivities.
The BMW PGA Championship takes place less than an hour from central London with a range of transport options available. In 2022, BMW group owners will once again receive preferred parking benefits as per previous years, and Park & Ride will be also available free of charge. Information and location on parking options will be available closer to the event.
Complimentary tickets for those aged 12 years and under are available upon purchase of an Adult ticket. Tickets can be purchased here.
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