25 May '11, 9pm

The real fifth major? Seven of top 10 are set to play the BMW this week #golf

The real fifth major? Seven of top 10 are set to play the BMW this week #golf

WENTWORTH, England — Seven of the world's top 10 players have assembled here this week for the BMW PGA Championship, the flagship event of the European Tour. It hasn't gone unnoticed that the absent three in the stellar field of 150 are all American: Phil Mickelson and Steve Stricker, who aren't playing anywhere this week, and Matt Kuchar, who is playing the HP Byron Nelson Championship. There are more ranking points available at the BMW than at the Nelson, a $1 million first prize, a total purse of $6.3 million, and 100,000 spectators are expected over the weekend. (President Obama, who has been staying at a nearby swanky residence called Buckingham Palace, will likely not be among them.) Lee Westwood, No. 1 in the World Ranking, endured a truckload of criticism from American players and media when he chose not to compete at the recent Players Championship. He defended hi...

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