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BMW PGA Championship and Scottish Open move back a week as European Tour rejigs schedule

4.46pm 17th August 2020 - Sponsorship

The European Tour has announced new dates for the BMW PGA Championship and the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open, which will be played in consecutive weeks at the start of October.

Both tournaments move forward one week on the European Tour’s schedule, with the Scottish Open now taking place at The Renaissance Club from October 1-4 and the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth moving into its vacated October 8-11 date.

They now follow the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Galgorm Castle Golf Club in Northern Ireland, which takes place from September 24-27, establishing the second UK Swing of the year on the European Tour following the current six-event run, which reaches its conclusion at The Belfry next week. It also continues the Tour’s strategy of staging consecutive tournaments in geographical clusters wherever possible.

The ASI Scottish Open and the BMW PGA Championship will be subject to the European Tour’s health strategy based on respective government guidelines in Scotland and in England.

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