The second edition of The Race to Dubai will start with four successive tournaments in South Africa in December and January.
The Alfred Dunhill Championship (10-13 December) and the South African Open Championship (17-20 December) will be followed by the Africa Open and the Joburg Open before the tour heads to the Middle East for the Gulf Swing.
The Africa Open and the Hassan II Golf Trophy in Morocco in March are two new tournaments in the first sector of 2010 schedule which features visits to eight countries – South Africa, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Dubai, the United States, Portugal, Morocco and Spain – prior to the Masters Tournament from April 8-11.
Early 2010 European Tour Schedule
Alfred Dunhill Championship, Leopard Creek CC, Malelane, South Africa
17-20 South African Open Championship, Pearl Valley Golf Estates, Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa
7-10 Africa Open, East London GC, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
14-17 Joburg Open, Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC, Johannesburg, South Africa
21-24 Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Abu Dhabi, UAE
28- 31 The Commercialbank Qatar Masters presented by Dolphin Energy, Doha GC, Doha, Qatar
4-7 Dubai Desert Classic, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE
18- 21 WGC - Accenture Match Play Championship, Ritz-Carlton GC, Dove Mountain - Marana, Arizona, USA
11-14 WGC – CA Championship, Doral Golf Resort & Spa, A Marriott Resort - Doral, Florida, USA
18-21 Hassan II Golf Trophy, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Souissi, Rabat, Morocco
25-28 Open de Andalucia de Golf, Parador de Málaga Golf, Málaga, Spain
1-4 Estoril Open de Portugal, TBC
8-11 MASTERS TOURNAMENT, Augusta National, Georgia, USA
8-11 Madeira Islands Open BPI - Portugal, Porto Santo Golfe, Madeira, Portugal