2017 European Tour schedule adds new events in Portugal, Spain, Italy
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2017 European Tour schedule adds new events in Portugal, Spain, Italy


The 2017 European Tour schedule has been released, and it includes 48 events, complete with three reinvigorated tournaments for the season. The Portugal Masters returns, as does the Andalucia Masters, which will be hosted by Sergio Garcia. A new event in Sicily, Italy, is also on the docket.

The schedule highlights the Rolex Series events, seven tournaments with a purse of at least $7 million, with the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai having an $8 million purse.

Disappearing from the schedule are the True Thailand Classic, Mauritius Open, the King's Cup and Open de Espana, which has been on the schedule since 1972.

2017 European Tour schedule

Dec. 1-4 -- Australian PGA Championship, RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Dec. 1-4 -- Alfred Dunhill Championship, Leopard Creek CC, Malelane, South Africa

Dec. 8-11 -- UBS Hong Kong Open, Hong Kong GC, Fanling, Hong Kong

Jan. 12-15 -- BMW SA Open hosted by City of Ekurhuleni, Glendower GC, Gauteng, Johannesburg, South Africa

Jan. 19-22 -- Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, Abu Dhabi GC, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Jan. 26-29 -- Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, Doha GC, Doha, Qatar

Feb. 2-5 -- Omega Dubai Desert Classic, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE

Feb. 9-12 -- Maybank Championship, Saujana G&CC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Feb. 16-19 -- World Super 6 Perth, Lake Karrinyup CC, Perth, Western Australia

Feb. 23-26 -- Joburg Open, Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC, Johannesburg, South Africa

March 2-5 -- WGC - Mexico Championship, Chapultepec GC, Mexico City, Mexico

March 2-5 -- Tshwane Open, Pretoria CC, Waterkloof, South Africa

March 9-12 -- Hero Indian Open, DLF G&CC, New Delhi, India

March 22-26 -- WGC - Dell Technologies Match Play , Austin CC, Austin, Texas, USA

April 6-9 -- The Masters, Augusta National GC, Georgia, USA

April 13-16 -- Trophee Hassan II, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Red Course, Rabat, Morocco

April 20-23 -- Shenzhen International, Genzon GC, Shenzhen, China

April 27-30 -- Volvo China Open, Topwin G&CC, Beijing, China

May 11-14 -- Open de Portugal at Morgado Golf Resort , Morgado Golf Resort, Portimão, Portugal

May 18-21 -- The Rocco Forte Open - Verdura, Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy

May 25-28 -- BMW PGA Championship, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey, England

June 1-4 -- Nordea Masters, Barsebäck G&CC, Malmö, Sweden

June 8-11 -- Lyoness Open powered by Sporthilfe Cashback Card, Diamond CC, Atzenbrugg, near Vienna, Austria

June 15-18 -- U.S. Open, Erin Hills GC, Wisconsin, USA

June 22-25 -- BMW International Open, Golfclub München Eichenried, Munich, Germany

June 29 - July 2 -- Open de France, Le Golf National, Paris, France

July 6-9 -- Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, Portstewart GC, Co. Londonderry, N.Ireland

July 13-16 -- Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, Dundonald Links, Gailes, Ayrshire, Scotland

July 20-23 -- Open Championship, Royal Birkdale, Southport, Merseyside, England

July 27-30 -- Porsche European Open, Green Eagle Golf Courses, Hamburg, Germany

Aug. 3-6 -- WGC - Bridgestone Invitational, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio, USA

Aug. 10-13 -- PGA Championship, Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, N. Carolina, USA

Aug. 17-20 -- Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play, Golf Resort Bad Griesbach, Bad Griesbach, Germany

Aug. 17-20 -- Fiji International, Natadola Bay GC, Natadola, Fiji

Aug. 24-27 -- Made In Denmark, Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort, Farsoe, Denmark

Aug. 31 - Sept. 3 -- D+D Real Czech Masters, Albatross Golf Resort, Prague, Czech Republic

Sept. 7-10 -- Omega European Masters, Crans-sur-Sierre GC, Crans Montana, Switzerland

Sept. 14-17 -- KLM Open, The Dutch, Spijk, The Netherlands

Sept. 21-24 -- Portugal Masters, Oceânico Victoria GC, Vilamoura, Portugal

Sept. 28 - Oct. 1 -- British Masters supported by Sky Sports, Close House GC, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Oct. 5-8 -- Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, Old Course St Andrews, Carnoustie & Kingsbarns, Scotland

Oct. 12-15 -- Italian Open, TBA

Oct. 19-22 -- Andalucia Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation, Real Club Valderrama, Sotogrande, Spain

Oct. 26-29 -- WGC - HSBC Champions, TBA

Nov. 2-5 -- Turkish Airlines Open, Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort, Antalya, Turkey

Nov. 9-12 -- Nedbank Golf Challenge, Gary Player CC, Sun City, South Africa

Nov. 16-19 -- DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai, UAE

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