The first six events of the PGA TOUR’s new wrap-around schedule that begins in the fall of 2013 have just been announced.
All six will award a full complement of FedExCup points and three will be played outside the United States in Malaysia, China and Mexico. All six will be be televised on the Golf Channel.
The 2013-2014 schedule begins with the Frys.com Open (Oct. 10-13) in San Martin, Calif., the week following the Presidents Cup. Next up is the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas (Oct. 17-20).
Three of the final four events are international.
The CIMB Classic (Oct. 24-27) becomes an official PGA TOUR event for the first time and will be held at The MINES Resort & Golf Club in Selangor, Malaysia. That is followed by the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions (Oct. 31-Nov. 3) at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China.
The McGladrey Classic will be played the following week (Nov. 7-10) at Sea Island, Ga. and the OHL Classic at Mayakoba completes the schedule (Nov. 14-17) at Playa del Carmen Mexico.
The official PGA TOUR season then breaks before resuming in January 2014 at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. The winners of these six events qualify for the event on Maui.
The full schedule will be announced later next year.