Peter Lloyd, the Scottish PGA regional secretary, sad the championship would be played again over the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles. But the championship has been moved to a later date, Aug 28-31, and the prize fund increased by 10 percent.
The 72-hole Grampian International Freight Northern Open moves to the links course at Cruden Bay,June 3-6. A new 54-hole tournament, the Scottish Water Aid Pro-Am will be played over both courses at St Andrews Bay May 6-8.
The remaining Order of Merit tournaments will again be the three 36-hole Pro-Ams - at Wishaw June 7-8, the Volvo Ayrshire Hospice at West Kilbride Aug 18-19, and the Tredaire Classic at Dumfries and Galloway Sept 13-14..