Early BMW PGA Championship tee-off for Tom Lewis

PUBLISHED: 16:39 22 May 2013 | UPDATED: 16:44 22 May 2013

Welwyn Garden City golfer Tom Lewis. Picture by Danny Loo

Welwyn Garden City golfer Tom Lewis. Picture by Danny Loo


WELWYN Garden City golfer Tom Lewis will join all 12 members of the triumphant European Ryder Cup team in playing at this week’s BMW PGA Championships at Wentworth.

The Hertfordshire 22-year-old tees off tomorrow (Thursday) morning at 7.20am.

The Ryder Cup heros follow later in the day, Germany’s Martin Kaymer and England’s Justin Rose are up first at 8.15am with Scotland’s Paul Lawrie, world number two Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell beginning their rounds at 8.25am.

Welwyn Garden City golf legend Sir Nick Faldo holds the record number of wins, four, at the Championships.

He triumphed in 1978, 1980, 1981 and 1989.

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