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Golf’s European Tour has entered into a commercial partnership with the CSM Sport & Entertainment division of marketing services group Chime Communications.

Golf’s European Tour has continued its policy of signing hosting partnerships with its leading players after striking an agreement with Sergio Garcia for the Spanish Open.

Four of the leading women’s golf tours have collaborated to launch the Queens, a new team competition that will make its debut this December in Japan.

The European Tour and Asian Tour will merge into a single golf entity under their new partnership, according to the latter organisation’s chief executive, Mike Kerr.

The European Tour and Asian Tour have announced plans to forge closer ties under what they state is an “innovative joint vision” for the future of professional golf.

Scotland has put forward Gleneagles as its potential host for the 2019 Solheim Cup after submitting a formal bid to stage the matchplay women’s golf event.

Golf’s European Tour has announced its players will compete for record prize money of €166m ($186.9m) in the 2015 Race to Dubai – an 18.5 per cent increase on last year.

The European Tour has reached an agreement to co-sanction the Australian PGA Championship golf event.

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Keith Pelley, president of Canadian media conglomerate Rogers Media, has been named as the new chief executive of golf’s European Tour.

Golf’s European Tour has announced a reorganisation of its Challenge Tour development series in line with the Race to Dubai model its primary annual competition follows.

Germany’s bid for the 2022 Ryder Cup has cleared a significant hurdle after German Golf Association (DGV) members voted in favour of providing financial support to the effort.

Ryder Cup Deutschland (RCD) has selected the Faldo Course at A-Rosa Resort and Sporting Club in the Bad Saarow municipality of Brandenburg as its proposed venue for the 2022 edition of the golf tournament.

The British Masters golf tournament will return to the European Tour’s international schedule for the first time in seven years in October.

The European Tour has confirmed the addition of six new tournaments to its 2015 international schedule, while the Spanish Golf Federation (RFEG) has put forward the PGA Catalunya Resort as its proposed venue for the 2022 Ryder Cup.

Golf’s European Tour and two-time Ryder Cup player Paul Lawrie have launched a new matchplay tournament.

Golf’s European Tour has agreed a five-year deal for Austria’s Lyoness Open to remain on its schedule until at least 2019.