The 2017 host of the British Masters Lee Westwood says he is impressed with the “incredible” field at this year’s event.
The event is set to kick off at Close House on Thursday with multiple big names slated to feature.
Masters winner Sergio Garcia and stars like Rory McIlroy, Alex Noren and others are set to partake in the competition.
“It’s an incredible field really, it’s never easy to find the right date for a lot of the lads to come but Sergio and Rory and many others [are coming]. It’s had great support from the British and European players, I couldn’t have asked for a better field,” the happy host said.
Rory McIlroy, the champion mixed the bad, the good and the downright ugly at the Dell Technologies Championship an eventful opening round at TPC Boston yesterday.
McIlroy, trying to win his first year’s tournament, had to settle for a one-over-par 72. This left him six shots back from the leader of clubhouse Dustin Johnson who shot 66.
The Northern Irishman spoke about this on Thursday, he spoke about his optimism about coming back to the course on which he tasted the victory in the year 2012 and 2016.