BMW PGA Championship: Justin Rose a doubt for European Tour flagship event at Wentworh due to knee injury

Justin Rose
Justin Rose

Justin Rose has emerged as an injury doubt for this week's European Tour flagship BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth due to a knee injury.

Rose cancelled a scheduled interview on Tuesday and has also withdrawn from Wednesday's pre-tournament pro-am, although the 39-year-old hopes to be fit enough to join nine of his Ryder Cup team-mates in the field.

"Last Thursday I slipped and jarred my knee," the world number four said in a statement.

"Since then I have been getting treatment on the injury and I have been working hard with Justin Buckthorp and my medical team away from the course in order to ensure I am able to play in this week's BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.

"Unfortunately, I have had to withdraw from Wednesday's pro-am as a precaution, but I am doing everything I can to be fit to play on Thursday."

Rose was 12th on his last appearance at Wentworth in 2017 and has twice finished runner-up in one of the European Tour's flagship events.

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