The Race to Dubai 2010 schedule has been announced by the European Tour, with the season-long competition set to feature a minimum of 47 tournaments, which will include six new events.
Once again, the European Tour’s season will culminate in the Dubai World Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where England’s Lee Westwood triumphed just over a fortnight ago.
The six new tournaments include: the Africa Open, at East London Golf Club, Eastern Cape, South Africa, from January 7-10; the Avantha Masters at the DLF G&CC, New Delhi, India, from February 11-14; the Hassan II Golf Trophy at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Rabat, Morocco, from March 18-21; the Open Cala Millor Mallorca at Pula GC, Son Servera, Mallorca, Spain from May 13-16; The Vivendi from September 23-26 and the Andalucia Masters, at Club de Golf Valderrama, Sotogrande, Spain, from October 28-31.
Meanwhile, the Dubai World Championship will once again carry a prize fund of $7,500,000 while The Race to Dubai Bonus Pool remains at $7,500,000 to be divided between the leading 15 players at the conclusion of the season.
The Race to Dubai gets underway on Thursday at the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa where the Tour will stay into January, before travelling through four continents and finishing in Dubai from November 25-28, 2010.