BMW PGA: Ways to watch

Last Updated: 17/09/19 6:26am

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The European Tour season ramps up in the coming weeks, with plenty of high-profile tournaments on the Race to Dubai all live on Sky Sports Golf
The European Tour season ramps up in the coming weeks, with plenty of high-profile tournaments on the Race to Dubai all live on Sky Sports Golf

Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose headline a star-studded field at the BMW PGA Championship, with extended coverage from Wentworth live on Sky Sports.

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The Rolex Series event has a new place in the European Tour schedule, switching from May to its new September date, with the tournament also marking the start of the race to qualify for Europe’s 2020 Ryder Cup team.

Defending champion Francesco Molinari and former Masters champion Patrick Reed also feature, with Champion Golfer of the Year Shane Lowry, Jon Rahm, Paul Casey, Ian Poulter and Henrik Stenson among the other notable names in action.

Molinari claimed a two-shot victory over McIlroy in 2018
Molinari claimed a two-shot victory over McIlroy in 2018

Nearly 30 hours of live golf from across the four days will be shown live on Sky Sports Golf, while Sky Sports News will bring you regular highlights, interviews and reaction.

Live coverage begins with an On the Range show on Wednesday afternoon at 3pm and features action from the celebrity-filled Pro-Am, where Niall Horan and Joe Root are due to take part.

Horan has played in three of the last four Pro-Ams at Wentworth
Horan has played in three of the last four Pro-Ams at Wentworth

Ten of Europe’s most recent Ryder Cup team are in action this week, with eight hours of live coverage from each of the first two tournament days and the action getting underway from midday over the weekend.

There will also be news, interviews, highlights and leaderboard scores throughout the week on the SkySports.com website and mobile apps, while a dedicated blog will offer live text commentary.

TV times (all on Sky Sports Golf)

Live on the Range: BMW PGA Championship

September 18, 2019, 4:00pm

Live on

Wednesday – 3pm to 4.30pm – On the Range show

Thursday – 10am to 6pm – Opening round LIVE

Live European Tour Golf

September 19, 2019, 10:00am

Live on

Friday – 10am to 6pm – Second round LIVE

Saturday – Midday to 5.30pm – Third round LIVE

Sunday – Midday to 6pm – Third round LIVE

Watch the BMW PGA Championship throughout the week live on Sky Sports. Live coverage begins on Wednesday from 3pm on Sky Sports Golf.

Source : Sky Sports