European Tour Announces 2014 International Schedule

The European Tour announced its 2014 tournament schedule on Tuesday and it features a couple of changes from last year including the addition of new tournaments and the introduction of the EurAsia Cup, a match play tournament featuring Europe and Asia.  

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Most of the Tour’s schedule remains the same, including the final run to the Dubai, which once again will be held at the Jumeirah Golf Estates. The four-tournament lead up to the DP World Championship will again feature the HSBC in China, the Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya, Turkey and the BMW Masters.

The schedule includes at least 48 tournaments on five continents and 26 destinations. New tournaments include the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa in early December, as well as the Made in Denmark at the Himmerland Golf and Spa Resort on August 14-17 and the D+D Real Czech Masters at the Albatross Golf Resort in Prague the following week.

Chief Operating Officer and Director of International Policy for The European Tour Keith Waters, said, “I am delighted with our 2014 schedule which perfectly showcases not only the renewed strength in depth of The European Tour, but also our influential global footprint.”

Along with the new EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM, taking place at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia the final week of March, the 40th playing of the Ryder Cup will also take place. The Europeans will try to retain the cup at The Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland from September 26-28.

The season begins this week with the 103rd edition of the South African Open in Johannesburg, and is the first of eight tournaments during the season to be contested in South Africa.

Nov 21-24 South African Open  Championship Glendower GC, Gauteng, Johannesburg, SA
Nov 28-1 Dec Alfred Dunhill Championship Leopard Creek CC, Malelane, SA
Dec 5-8 Nedbank Golf Challenge Gary Player CC, Sun City, SA
Dec 5-8 Hong Kong Open Hong Kong GC, Fanling, Hong Kong
Dec 12-15 The Nelson Mandela Championship Mount Edgecombe CC, Durban, Kwa -Zulu Natal, SA
  presented by ISPS Handa  
Jan 9-12 Volvo Golf Champions Durban CC, Durban, SA
Jan 16-19 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship Abu Dhabi GC, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Jan 22-25 Commercialbank Qatar Masters Doha GC, Doha, Qatar
Jan 30- 2 Feb Omega Dubai Desert Classic Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE
Feb 6-9 Joburg Open Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC, Johannesburg, SA
Feb 13-16 Africa Open East London GC, East London, Eastern Cape, SA
Feb 19-23 WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship Ritz-Carlton GC, Dove Mountain, Marana, Arizona, USA
Feb 27-2 Mar Tshwane Open Copperleaf Golf & Country Estate, Centurion, SA
Mar 6-9 WGC- Cadillac Championship Doral Golf Resort & Spa, Doral, Florida, USA
Mar 13-16 Trophée Hassan II Golf du Palais Royal, Agadir, Morocco
Mar 20-23 TBC TBC
Mar 28-30 EURASIA CUP presented by DRB-HICOM Glenmarie G&CC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Apr 3-6 TBC TBC
Apr 10-13 Masters Tournament Augusta National, Georgia, USA
Apr 17-20 Maybank Malaysian Open Kuala Lumpur G&CC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Apr 24-27 Volvo China Open Genzon GC, Shenzhen, China
May 1-4 The Championship Blackstone GC, Icheon, Seoul, South Korea
May 8-11 Madeira Islands Open Clube de Golf Santo da Serra, Santo Antonio da Serra, Madeira
May 15-18 Open de España TBC
May 22-25 BMW PGA Championship Wentworth Club, Surrey, England
May 29-1 June Nordea Masters PGA Sweden National, Lake Course, Malmo, Sweden
June 5-8 Lyoness Open powered by Greenfinity Diamond CC, Atzenbrugg, near Vienna, Austria
June 12-15 US Open Championship Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA
June 12-15 Najeti Hotels et Golfs Open Aa St Omer GC, Lumbres, France
June 19-22 The Irish Open TBC
June 26-29 BMW International Open Golf Club Gut Lärchenhof, Cologne, Germany
July 3-6 Alstom Open de France Le Golf National, Paris, France
July 10-13 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open Royal Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
July 17-20 143rd Open Championship Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, England
July 24-27 M2M Russian Open TBC
July 31-3 Aug WGC – Bridgestone Invitational Firestone GC, Akron, Ohio, USA
Aug 7-10 US PGA Championship Valhalla GC, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Aug 14-17 Made In Denmark Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort, Denmark
Aug 21-24 D+D Real Czech Masters Albatross Golf Resort, Prague, Czech Republic
Aug 28-31 Italian Open Circolo Golf Torino – La Mandria, Fiano, Torino, Italy
Sept 4-7 Omega European Masters Crans-sur-Sierre GC, Crans Montana, Switzerland
Sept 11-14 KLM Open Kennemer G&CC, Zandvoort, The Netherlands
Sept 18-21 ISPS Handa Wales Open The Celtic Manor Resort, City of Newport, South Wales
Sept 26-28 THE 2014 RYDER CUP Gleneagles, Scotland
Oct 2-5 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Old Course St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns, Scotland
Oct 9-12 Portugal Masters Oceânico Victoria GC, Vilamoura, Portugal
Oct 16-19 Volvo World Match Play Championship TBC
Oct 23-26 Perth International TBC
Oct 30-2 Nov BMW Masters Lake Malaren GC, Shanghai, China
Nov 6-9 WGC – HSBC Champions Sheshan International GC, Shanghai, China
Nov 13-16 Turkish Airlines Open The Montgomerie Maxx Royal, Antalya, Turkey
Nov 20-23 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai, UAE


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