2014 Race To Dubai Schedule announced

The 2014 European Tour International Schedule will have a minimum of 48 tournaments in 26 different destinations.

The 12 month golfing odyssey, which begins this week with the 103rd playing of the South African Open Championship in Johannesburg, travels across all five continents before the curtain comes down once again with the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, at Jumeirah Golf Estates, from November 20-23, 2014.

Henrik Steson Henrik Stenson won the 2013 Race To Dubai title (Credit: www.golffile.ie)

The DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, is also, once again, the culmination of the four-tournament Final Series which, as with this year, will also feature the BMW Masters and the WGC-HSBC Champions in China and the Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya.

Other highlights include two new tournaments in a row in August – 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 from August 21-14 – while also featuring on the schedule for the first time is the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa from December 5-8.

Outside the 48 regular tournaments, the 2014 schedule also features The 40th Ryder Cup at The Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland from September 26-28 – whose final counting event will be the Italian Open at Circolo Golf Torino from August 28-31 – and the first staging of the new match play event between Europe and Asia – the EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from March 28-30.

The 2014 European Tour International Schedule

  • Nov 21-24, 2013 South African Open Championship
  • Nov 28-1, 2013 Dec Alfred Dunhill Championship
  • Dec 5-8, 2013 Nedbank Golf Challenge
  • Dec 5-8, 2013 Hong Kong Open
  • Dec 12-15, 2013 The Nelson Mandela Championship
  • Jan 9-12 Volvo Golf Champions
  • Jan 16-19 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
  • Jan 22-25 Commercialbank Qatar Masters
  • Jan 30-Feb 2 Feb Omega Dubai Desert Classic
  • Feb 6-9 Joburg Open
  • Feb 13-16 Africa Open
  • Feb 19-23 WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship
  • Feb 27-2 Mar Tshwane Open
  • Mar 6-9 WGC- Cadillac Championship
  • Mar 13-16 Trophée Hassan II
  • Mar 20-23 TBC TBC
  • Mar 28-30 EurAsia Cup
  • Apr 3-6 TBC TBC
  • Apr 10-13 Masters Tournament
  • Apr 17-20 Maybank Malaysian Open
  • Apr 24-27 Volvo China Open
  • May 1-4 The Championship, South Korea
  • May 8-11 Madeira Islands Open
  • May 15-18 Open de España TBC
  • May 22-25 BMW PGA Championship
  • May 29-1 June Nordea Masters
  • June 5-8 Lyoness Open
  • June 12-15 US Open Championship
  • June 12-15 Najeti Hotels et Golfs Open
  • June 19-22 The Irish Open
  • June 26-29 BMW International
  • July 3-6 Alstom Open de France
  • July 10-13 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open
  • July 17- 20 143rd Open Championship
  • July 24-27 M2M Russian Open
  • July 31-3 Aug WGC – Bridgestone Invitational
  • Aug 7-10 US PGA Championship
  • Aug 14-17 Made In Denmark
  • Aug 21-24 D+D Real Czech Masters
  • Aug 28-31 Italian Open
  • Sept 4-7 Omega European Masters
  • Sept 11-14 KLM Open
  • Sept 18-21 ISPS Handa Wales Open
  • Sept 26-28 Ryder Cup
  • Oct 2-5 Alfred Dunhill Links
  • Oct 9-12 Portugal Masters
  • Oct 16-19 Volvo World Match Play
  • Oct 23-26 Perth International
  • Oct 30-2 Nov BMW Masters
  • Nov 6-9 WGC – HSBC Champions
  • Nov 13-16 Turkish Airlines Open
  • Nov 20-23 DP World Tour Championship