Rolex Collection lessened to 4 functions for European Tour in 2021

VIRGINIA H2o, England The selection of Rolex Series gatherings on the European Tour has been

The selection of Rolex Series gatherings on the European Tour has been reduced from 8 to 4 for the 2021 season, with every single having a prize fund of at the very least $8 million.

The modifications had been declared Tuesday as the tour exposed its schedule for subsequent season, which includes a bare minimum of 42 tournaments in 24 international locations concerning January and November.

The Abu Dhabi Championship, the Scottish Open and the BMW PGA Championship have been retained in the shortened Rolex Collection and every single has a total prize pot of $8 million. The fourth marquee party is the time-ending Planet Tour Championship in Dubai, which will be for $9 million and have 12,000 Race to Dubai details on supply.

The timetable has been intended to lessen travel exactly where possible, explaining why there are four gatherings in Britain in a so-identified as “U.K. Swing” throughout July and August. There are new tournaments in Tenerife and Gran Canaria in April before the Portugal Masters.

Eighteen situations that had been possibly canceled or postponed in the 2020 season because of the coronavirus outbreak return.

“There is no problem that the challenge of reshaping our 2020 season in quite a few approaches knowledgeable our technique to 2021,” said Keith Pelley, chief government of the European Tour.

“One of the key learnings was to group activities collectively in conditions of their geographical location to develop a more journey-welcoming season for our customers. That is mirrored in several concentrations of event places.”