New Tournaments and Venues Added to 2015 European Tour

November 24, 2014

Six new tournament and seven new venues have been added to The 2015 European Tour International Schedule which was revealed today.

The six new events feature three in the east – China, there India and Thailand, find two in Europe – Germany and Scotland and one in Africa in Mauritius.

Two of the new tournaments – the Thailand Classic and the Hero Indian Open – are to be played in consecutive weeks in mid- February.

The new Shenzhen International is the first of two tournaments back to back in China in mid-April, while the inaugural AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open in the opening week of May will be the first tri-sanctioned tournament between The European Tour, the Asian Tour and the Sunshine Tour.

Completing the line-up of new events for 2015 are the two in Europe; the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay in Scotland at the end of July and the return of the European Open to the calendar in Germany at the end of September.

Keith Waters, Chief Operating Officer and Director of International Policy for The European Tour, said: “We are very pleased to announce our full schedule for 2015, a schedule which offers our Membership diversity, interest, excitement and variety at a host of wonderful venues in all four corners of the globe.

“We are delighted to have been able to add so many new tournaments and destinations to the Tour and we are pleased that our scheduling has enabled us to create significant clusters of tournaments in the same regions of the world whether that be in Asia, the Middle East or indeed South Africa where we have six events next season.

“Our thanks, as always, go to our Federation and co-sanctioning partners, sponsors and promoters for their continued support of The European Tour, and we can all look forward to a strong opening to The 2015 Race to Dubai, which will appeal to our membership as well as the many followers of The European Tour around the world.”