Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose withdraw from the BMW PGA Championship The BMW PGA Championship was shortened to 54 holes

following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, but longtime DP World Tour stalwarts Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose will not be playing this weekend.

Both players withdrew from the tournament before hitting the course on Saturday morning. Rose, who shot a first-round 73,

The Spaniard has had his fair share of drama on his home tour this summer after deciding to join LIV Golf, even threatening to resign his DP World Tour membership and, as a result, his Ryder Cup eligibility.

Garcia said this after his experience at The Open Championship in St. Andrews. "I'm pretty clear about what I'm going to do with the European circuit,

I'll probably leave it," Garcia said. “I want to play where I feel loved and right now on the European Tour I don't feel loved.

I am very happy with what I have achieved and I will try to enjoy it. I will play less and spend more time at home."

After a week to think things over, Garcia decided to keep his DP World Tour membership. “I will be resigning from the [DPWT] membership,” Garcia explained. And if not,