The Race to Dubai celebrates both the diversity and the shared passion for golf across the globe. From the curtain-raising South African Open Championship in November across all five continents through to the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, The 2014 European Tour International Schedule presented 12 months of enthralling tournament action featuring 48 tournaments in 26 countries worldwide.
The DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, was once again the culmination of the four-tournament Final Series which, as in 2013, will also feature the BMW Masters and the WGC-HSBC Champions in China and the Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya.
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy won The Race to Dubai for a second time, having first finished European Tour Number One in 2012, at the end of a magnificent season during which he won The Open, US PGA Championship, the European Tour's flagship event of the BMW PGA Championship and the WGC - Bridgestone Invitational. He succeeded Henrik Stenson, who won title in 2013 and became the first man to win The European Tour's Race to Dubai and FedEx Cup on the US PGA Tour in the same year. McIlroy (2012), England's Luke Donald (2011), Germany’s Martin Kaymer (2010) and England's Lee Westwood (2009) have previously won The Race to Dubai.