After Francesco Molinari recorded the biggest victory of his career at the BMW PGA Championship, we take a look at his performance and some notable numbers from the week at Wentworth…
Molinari earns his maiden Rolex Series victory since its introduction on the European Tour last season.
This was the Italian’s first regular appearance in Europe this season, after he had opted to focus on the PGA Tour.
Nick Dougherty, Paul McGinley and Luke Donald review the key moments from the final day at Wentworth as Francesco Molinari held off Rory McIlroy. TWO
The number of bogeys by Molinari – his last coming at the par three 10th during his second round.
The 35-year-old moves up to third in the Race to Dubai standings, after beginning the week down in 36th position.
After an opening two-under-par 70, Molinari carded three consecutive sub-70 rounds.
Victory at Wentworth is Molinari’s fifth European Tour title of his career and sees him move alongside Constantino Rocca as Italy’s most successful winner on tour.
The 17 under par winning total for Molinari equals the previous best winning score for a champion at Wentworth – set by Paul Casey in 2009.
Francesco Molinari says victory at the BMW PGA Championship is the most significant triumph of his career. NINETEEN
Molinari made nineteen birdies throughout the week.
This is the 24th European Tour victory for a player from Italy.
Molinari’s world ranking coming into the European Tour’s flagship event, which could rise as high 20th when they are next updated on Monday.
SIXTY-FIVE THREE HUNDRED AND 10
Molinari was making his 310th appearance on the European Tour since turning professional in 2004.
TWO THOUSAND AND THIRTEEN ONE HUNDRED AND ELEVEN THOUSAND AND ONE HUNDRED AND TWELVE
The number of spectators to come through the gates at Wentworth over the week.
European Tour Golf
May 27, 2018, 11:00pm
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