The European Tour has published its full tournament program for the 2020 season, which contains a brand new event.
In what promises to be one of the most recent years in golf history, together with the Ryder Cup and the Olympic Games in Tokyo both enormous priorities for most of the worlds elite players, the European Tour will stage at least 46 tournaments comprising 29 host nations.
The focal point will again be the eight-tournament Rolex Series, which includes prize money and beginning in mid-January with the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Each Rolex Series event from 2019 retains its status for next season, which concludes on November 22.
Qualifying for Europes Ryder Cup team will probably finish in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, which occurs from September 10-13 with captain Padraig Harrington naming his three wildcard picks shorty later for the showdown with Steve Strickers Team USA at Whistling Straits a fortnight later.
Date adjustments incorporate though one of the worlds oldest tournaments today clashes with the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational at Memphis, the Open de France, which goes from October back to its original slot in the first week of July.
The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open was brought forward together with Rory McIlroy anticipated to feature having missed this seasons version .
While the Betfred British Masters takes place in the same week as the mens Olympic tournament the Estrella Damm Andalucia Masters switches to a April 30 start.
A new event in Britain which will be announced by the European Union will follows the British Masters.