Rory McIlroy is hoping to tee off a successful summer at the B-M-W P-G-A Championship at Wentworth today.
The Ulsterman won the tournament in 2014, but has missed the cut in four out of his eight appearances at the English course.
Shane Lowry has the chance to impress the Ryder Cup hierarchy.
The Offaly man has been grouped with captain Thomas Bjorn and one of his vice captain’s Graeme McDowell.
Padraig Harrington has had a solid start. He has parred his opening two holes.
Paul Dunne has just teed off, while Darren Clarke is also in the field.