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Alliance Between European, Asian Tours Set To Be Ready In Time For Next Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 31 / 16

European Tour CEO Keith Pelley said that the European golf tour's planned alliance with its Asian equivalent "is likely to be rubber-stamped in time for next season," according to Tony Jimenez of REUTERS. The two circuits, which first collaborated for a co-sanctioned event 17 years ago, announced in...

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