Dubai, United Arab Emirates (SportsNetwork.com) – The European Tour announced
the remainder of their 2014-15 international schedule on Sunday.
The early portion, that included two new events, had previously been released.
With the full schedule now out, there will be six new tournaments and seven
In February, two new events will be contested in back-to-back weeks in
Thailand and India. The tour will have a pair of events in South Africa in
March, then shift to Morocco and Madeira.
Following the Masters, the next new event will be in China with the Shenzhen
International. That will be followed by the Volvo China Open and the WGC-
Accenture Match Play.
May kicks off with another new event, the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open. The
tour finally returns to Europe for a long stretch after that. Traditional
stops in Spain, England and Ireland will start that run.
The yearly stops in Sweden and Austria will again proceed the U.S. Open at
Chambers Bay. The Scottish Open serves as the final tune-up for the Open
Championship, which will be played on the Old Course at St. Andrews.
After the Open Championship are stops in Switzerland and Scotland for a new
event, the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay.
The first two events in August are the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and the
PGA Championship at Whistling Straits. Several events in Eastern Europe follow
the PGA and lead into the Italian Open and European Open, which returns to the
schedule for the first time since 2009.
The Dunhill Links and Portugal Masters are the final events in Europe once
again. Following those events is a stop in Hong Kong before the final series
kicks off in China with the BMW Masters. The tour championship will be in
Dubai for a seventh straight year.