Do you need help? Please contact our support team from 9 to 17 CET via support.pressclub@bmwgroup.com.

PressClub Portugal · Article.

Billy Horschel: “I want to beat Rory to the punch”.

+++ Billy Horschel sets sights on the BMW hat-trick in Munich +++ The “BMW International Open means everything” to Matti Schmid +++

Golf
·
BMW International Open
 

Press Contact.

Joao Trincheiras
BMW Group

Tel: +351-21-487-3080

send an e-mail

Downloads.

  
Attachments(1x, 104,58 KB)
  
Photos(2x, 3,68 MB)

+++ Billy Horschel sets sights on the BMW hat-trick in Munich +++ The “BMW International Open means everything” to Matti Schmid +++


Munich. Billy Horschel could make history this week and become the first player to complete the BMW hat-trick – winning the title at the BMW Championship on the PGA TOUR, the BMW PGA Championship in London, and the BMW International Open. The American number 14 in the world is set to tee off in Germany for the first time.

Matti Schmid from Regensburg finished 14 in last year’s BMW International Open, making him the best-placed amateur. He subsequently turned pro and was named “Rookie of the Year” on the DP World Tour at the end of the season.

During today’s Pro-Am tournament, Horschel and Schmid discussed their impressions of the BMW International Open so far, and their goals for the week.

Billy Horschel.

“After winning in Wentworth last year, I said on the 18th green that I wished BMW sponsored every event I played in. That got me thinking that I should make a trip to Germany to play the BMW International Open and win the one BMW title I’ve not won yet. I understand that of the current BMW tournaments around the world, there’s only one other guy who has won the BMW Championship and the BMW PGA and that’s Rory McIlroy. Maybe I can beat him to the punch and win the third one before he can.

This is my first time in Germany. I haven’t seen too much of it, but I’m looking forward to getting out the next couple of days and seeing a little bit of Munich and downtown. Everyone has been very nice and very accommodating. Driving to the course from the hotel, you see everyone is very active on bikes, riding around, exercising. I can tell it’s a great city to be outdoors.

It’s a beautiful golf course (Golfclub München Eichenried). I played nine holes on Monday and nine on Tuesday. It’s a flat golf course but the greens have a lot of undulation to them and are built up to make them a little bit tricky. There’s a lot of little subtle hidden breaks, so far I’ve had a bit of difficulty reading the greens at times. You’ve got to really be on your iron game, going for greens and tiers and the spots where they will put the pins.”

 

Matti Schmid.

“The BMW International Open means everything to me. I followed the tournament as a little kid and have visited it a lot. I also practice here often. It is one of my favourite tournaments. The goal is obviously always to challenge at the top of the leaderboard. Let’s see whether it works out that way this week.

The course (Golfclub München Eichenried) is in super condition. The greens are running better than before – it is awesome. The rough has not necessarily grown, but that is not really a disadvantage for me. That means you can take more advantage of the par 5s. It is definitely going to be an exciting week.”

Article Offline Attachments.

Article Media Material.

My.PressClub Login
 

BMW Group Streaming

WORLD PREMIERE.

27 JULY 2022. Here you can see the world premiere of the MINI Concept ACEMAN.

Open Streaming Page

CO2 emission information.

Os valores do consumo de combustível, das emissões de CO2 e de consumo de energia aqui apresentados foram determinados de acordo com o Regulamento (CE) 715/2007 na versão aplicável no momento da homologação. Os valores referem-se à versão base de um veículo na Alemanha e na gama apresentada é considerado o equipamento opcional e os diferentes tamanho de jantes e pneus para a versão selecionada.

Os valores dos veículos já se baseiam no novo Regulamento WLTP e são traduzidos para valores equivalentes aos do NEDC de modo a garantir a comparação entre os veículos. [Relativamente a estes veículos, no que se refere a impostos relacionados com o veículo ou outras taxas baseadas (no mínimo, entre outros) nas emissões de CO2, os valores de CO2 podem ser diferentes dos valores aqui apresentados.]

As especificações da eficiência de CO2 são determinadas de acordo com a Diretiva 1999/94/CE e o regulamento europeu na sua versão atual aplicável. Os valores apresentados são baseados no consumo de combustível, valores de CO2 e de consumo de energia de acordo com o ciclo NEDC para a classificação.

Para mais informações sobre os dados oficiais do consumo de combustível e as emissões específicas de CO2 dos automóveis de passageiros novos, consulte as diretrizes sobre o consumo de combustível, emissões de CO2 e consumo de energia elétrica de automóveis de passageiros novos, disponíveis gratuitamente em todos os Concessionários BMW.

Latest Facts & Figures.

Informação de preços BMW
06.05.2022
BMW i
Informação de Preços BMW
23.02.2022
Preços
Informação de Preços BMW
02.08.2021
Preços
Specifications of the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer, valid from 03/2021.
08.03.2021
F46 LCI
Dados Técnicos, Especificações
Show all

Add your filter tags.

Informação à Imprensa
Dossier de imprensa
Discurso
Fact & Figures
Updates
Top-Topic
Submit filter
Clear all
 
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
 
Login