The PGA European Tour, a company limited by guarantee, operates a broad range of business initiatives essential to its primary mission of administering professional tournament golf. It is a unique business which generates profits for the benefit of the Members – the tournament players – who receive their dividends by way of competing and winning prize money.
The Tour's headquarters are at:
Surrey GU25 4LX
Telephone: +44 (0) 1344 840400
Fax: +44 (0) 1344 840500
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The European Tour International Schedule, which from 2009 incorporated the inaugural Race to Dubai, is a thriving global brand; the European Challenge Tour focuses on the future; and the European Senior Tour provides a new start for champions celebrating their 50th birthday.
The European Tour’s corporate identity features the iconic silhouette image of six-time Open Champion Harry Vardon and a world skyline graphic depicting many of the geographical elements built into The Race to Dubai, featuring 47 tournaments in 26 destinations in 2015.
George O’Grady, the Chief Executive of The European Tour, heads the administration staff of 185 based at headquarters in Wentworth, Surrey, with a Board of Directors comprising 11 elected past and present Tour Members and a Tournament Committee of 14 players.
The present Board is: David Williams (Chairman), Angel Gallardo (Vice-Chairman), Paul Eales, Chris Hanell, David Jones, Robert Lee, John O’Leary, Mark Roe, David J Russell, Ove Sellberg and Jamie Spence.
The present Tournament Committee comprises: Thomas Bjørn (Chairman), Felipe Aguilar, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño, Joakim Haeggman, David Howell, Miguel Angel Jiménez, Robert Karlsson, Peter Lawrie, Paul McGinley, Edoardo Molinari, Francesco Molinari, Henrik Stenson, Graeme Storm, Bernd Wiesberger
The growth and development of The European Tour is well documented. In 2014 The European Tour International Schedule consisted of 49 tournaments in 27 destinations with prize money of €147,074,445 compared to a total prize fund of €350,000 when the Tour was born in 1972. The European Challenge Tour and the European Senior Tour had prize funds of € 6,181,228 and € 6,987,865 respectively in 2014. The European Challenge Tour consists of 25 tournaments in 20 countries and the European Senior Tour hosted 14 tournaments in 11 countries on the 2014 schedule.
The funds drawn from sponsors and suppliers, television and ticket sales, hospitality and governments, support a thriving international community in which The European Tour actively promotes the game at all levels.