Eight Scots set to start 2021 European Tour campaign in Abu Dhabi
Eight Scots, led by 2020 winners Bob MacIntyre and Marc Warren, are currently set to start the 2021 European Tour campaign in Abu Dhabi the week after next.
The entry list for the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship has just been published, with MacIntyre and Warren set to be joined in the $8 milion Rolex Series event by Stephen Gallacher, David Law, Richie Ramsay, Scott Jamieson, David Drysdale and Grant Forrest.
With the 2019 Race to Dubai rankings being used instead of last year’s standings due to the season being curtailed by the Covid-19 pandemic, Calum Hill and Connor Syme are both on the reserve list.
Hill is fourth among the standbys, with Syme 15th based on their 2019 Challenge Tour ranking.
The field at Abu Dhabi Golf Club is headed by Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy, the world No 3 and No 4 respectively.
Defending champion Lee Westwood and major winners Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson are also in the line up.
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