The Dubai International Golf Championship will be held on November 21-24 at the Jumeirah Golf Estates under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council. For the European Golf Tour series held annually under the slogan «Race to Dubai».
Dubai will be a destination for world stars competing in the world's most expensive prize money for a champion at a golf tournament, after organizers announced earlier this year that the event champion had been raised to $ 3 million, an increase of 113% over $ 1.33 million earned by Englishman Danny. Willett champion last version.
The DP World Golf Championship is held annually with a total prize money of US $ 8 million, plus an additional five million for the top runners in the “Race to Dubai” at the end of the season, totaling US $ 13 million. The award will see a more exclusive line-up of players, with the number of players participating reduced from the top 60 players of the season to only the top 50 players of the season in the race to Dubai.
The $ 5 million allocation to the additional 'Race to Dubai' award, which will now be divided among the top five players in the Race to Dubai ranking, will be adjusted instead of the top ten, with the 2019 winner winning $ 2 million, up from 1.25 Francesco Molinari earned $ 1 million last year. The changes mean the players are likely to win $ 5 million if they combine the titles of the DP World Tour and the Race to Dubai.
Ireland's Shane Lowry is leading the race to Dubai with 3.344.6 points, followed by Bernd Fiesberger with 2.812.3 points and Spain's John Ram with 2.658.3 points.
There are 14 tournaments left until the date of the DP World Tour, noting that the European tour went through several stations, most notably the Abu Dhabi «HSBC» and «Dubai Omega Desert Classic».
• $ 13 million DP World Golf Awards.