The European Tour has reported designs for the resumption of the 2020 season with the dispatch of another six-week ‘UK Swing’, just as the affirmation of new dates for four Rolex Series occasions.
The news, which Golf News revealed a week ago, will see the Betfred British Masters facilitated by Lee Westwood, played at Close House, close to Newcastle, from July 22-25 – seven days sooner than initially planned. It will be trailed by the English Open at the Marriott Forest of Arden (July 30-Aug 2) and the English Championship at Marriott Hanbury Manor (Aug 6-9), preceding Celtic Manor has consecutive European Tour competitions – the Celtic Classic (Aug 13-16) and the Wales Open (Aug 20-23). The UK Swing will at that point close with the UK Championship at The Belfry from August 27-30.
Subtleties of ensuing competitions on the European Tour from September through to November will be reported at the appropriate time, with an assortment of planning alternatives as of now viable as the worldwide circumstance keeps on developing. Be that as it may, rescheduled dates have been reported for four Rolex Series occasions; the Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club which currently happens from October 8-11 and the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, which moves to the next week, October 15-18.
The European Tour will come back to the activity at first away from public scrutiny in July and go through until December. All competitions will be dependent upon tough wellbeing and testing conventions set out in the Tour’s exhaustive wellbeing methodology which will keep on advancing, lined up with universal government direction and wellbeing rules.
There are additionally new dates for the last two competitions of the year. The Nedbank Golf Challenge facilitated by Gary Player is presently booked for December 3-6 at Gary Player Country Club in Sun City, with the season-finishing DP World Tour Championship in Dubai now because of happening from December 10-13 at Jumeirah Golf Estates, where the 2020 Race to Dubai Champion will be delegated.
The Tour has affirmed that there will be no Qualifying School this year and no advancement from the Challenge Tour, with playing rights from 2020 ensured for 2021.