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Released: By the Tour, its 2019 schedule. The developmental tour will stage 27 tournaments in 17 U.S. states and four foreign nations, beginning in January in the Bahamas. Like the PGA Tour, the Tour will reduce its number of playoffs from four to three and wrap up ahead of the football season. The tour’s season will end on Labor Day with the Tour Championship (schedule).

Finalized: Teams for the ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf, to be played Nov. 22-25 at Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia. The 72-hole stroke-play event matches two-man teams from the top 28 nations on the Official World Golf Ranking. The first and third days will be four-balls (better ball), and the second and final days will be foursomes (alternate shot). Denmark’s Soren Kjeldsen and Thorbjorn Olesen will be the defending champions. Kyle Stanley and Matt Kuchar will represent the U.S.