The European Challenge Tour celebrates its 20th season with a schedule that features six new tournaments, including an historic first visit to China, and culminating at the Apulia San Domenico Grand Final from 23-26 October.
The inaugural Chinese Challenge, to be played at the stunning Qingdao Golf Club from 11-14 September, will be followed by the richest single Challenge Tour event, the Kazakhstan Open, which now boasts a formidable prize fund of €430,000.
The new, three year agreement to keep the Apulia San Domenico Grand Final at San Domenico Golf on Italy’s beautiful Adriatic Coast will see the prize fund for the Challenge Tour’s most significant event of the year increase to €280,000.
With new tournaments in Argentina, China, the Czech Republic, France and Poland, a return to Morocco and further announcements to be made in the coming months, the 2008 Challenge Tour Schedule offers the Membership a diverse and international itinerary as they compete for the 20 available cards to The 2009 European Tour International Schedule.
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