European Tour Adds Event to 2005 Schedule


European TourThe European Tour announced Friday that the Abama Open de Canarias has been added to the schedule the weekend of October 6-9, 2005.
The tournament will be a dual-ranking event, along with the European Challenge Tour. It will be the fourth such dual event and will have the third biggest purse for the Challenge Tour, 450,000 euros.
'It gives us enormous pleasure to welcome the European Tour and Challenge Tour players and we are sure they will enjoy our magnificent facilities and our golf course, a prime venue designed by Dave Thomas,' said Francisco Fernandez, Marketing Director of Abama.
The par-72 Abama Golf Club will be the host venue. The Abama Open will be the 20th European Tour event contested in the Canary Islands.