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Earniething els?Ernie Els will compete in the PGA Championship at Wentworth Club in Virginia Water, EnglandPHOTO: Luke Walker / Sunshine Tour / Gallo Images
Earniething els?Ernie Els will compete in the PGA Championship at Wentworth Club in Virginia Water, EnglandPHOTO: Luke Walker / Sunshine Tour / Gallo Images

Johannesburg - Competitors in this year’s BMW Professional Golf Association (PGA) Championship will be more worried about the tricks played by the course than anything else.

The event, one of the oldest in the European Tour circuit – it was established in 1955 – will tee off at the Wentworth Club in Virginia Water in Surrey in the UK on Thursday.

What is likely to affect the concentration of the players will be the revamped west course, which will give competitors plenty of anxious moments during the event.

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