World No. 1 Rory McIlroy has outlined his playing schedule for 2013 and as he’s been predicting, it wille be a playing schedule with less tournaments than previous years.
McIlroy will commence his sixth full season in the pro ranks in January’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, and a first confrontation of the New Year against 14-time Major winning Tiger Woods.
The 23-year old McIlroy will not compete in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic where he captured his first pro Tour title in 2009 but will then head to the States for three events in succession including the defence of his Honda Classic title.
But hereunder is where you can expect McIlroy to be playing in 2013.
Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, Abu Dhabi, UAE (January 17th to 20th, 2013)
WGC Accenture Match-Play Championship, Marana, Arizona, USA (February 20th to 24th, 2013)
Honda Classic, PGA National, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA (February 28th to March 3rd, 2013)
WGC Cadillac Championship, Doral, Florida, USA (March 7th to 10th, 2013).
Shell Houston Open, Humble, Texas, USA (March 28th to 31st, 2013)
Masters, Augusta, Georgia, USA (April 11th to 14th, 2013)
Wells Fargo Championship, Quail Hollow, North Carolina, USA (April 25th to 28th, 2013)
Players Championship, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra, Florida, USA (May 9th to 12th, 2013)
BMW PGA Championship, Wentworth, England, UK (May 23rd to 26th, 2013)
U S Open, Merion, Pennsylvania, USA (June 13th to 16th, 2013)
Irish Open, Carton House, Ireland (June 27th to June 30th, 2013)
142nd Open Championship, Muirfield, Scotland (July 18th to 21st, 2013)
WGC – Bridgestone Invitational, Firestone, Akron, Ohio, USA (August 1st to 4th, 2013)
PGA Championship, Oak Hill, Rochester, New York, USA ( August 8th to 11th, 2013)
FedEx Cup – PlayOff Series
The Barclays, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA (August 22nd to 25th)
Deutsche Bank, TPC Boston, Norton, Mass, USA (August 29th to September 1st, 2013)
Tour Championship, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (September 19th to 22nd, 2013)
?? Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, Scotland, UK (October 4th to 7th, 2013)
BMW Masters, Lake Malaren, Shanghai, China (October 24th to 27th, 2013)
?? WGC – HSBC Champions, Sheshan, Shanghai, (October 31st to November 3rd)
Turkish Open, Antalya, Turkey (November 7th to 10th, 2013)
DP World Tour Championship, Dubai. (November 14th to 17th, 2013)
?? Hong Kong Open, Fanling, Hong Kong. (Date to be advised)