DP World Tour, cancellation and postponement
The DP World Tour has today confirmed the cancellation of the Hero Indian Open 2022 and the postponement of this season’s Volvo China Open due to ongoing restrictions associated with the Covid 19 pandemic.
DP World Tour, program
After being postponed from its originally scheduled date of February 17-20, it was hoped to reschedule the Hero Indian Open later this spring, but it will no longer take place in 2022.
Hero and the Indian Golf Union remain fully committed to the tournament and, along with the DP World Tour, expect it to return to the Tour schedule in 2023. Meanwhile, the Volvo China Open, which was scheduled to take place from April 28 – May Day will also not take place as originally planned due to ongoing restrictions in China.
The DP World Tour will work with Volvo and the China Golf Association to try to find a suitable alternative date, either later in the 2022 season or early in the 2023 season. Further updates on DP World Tour events in April will be made in due course.
He is one of the most successful sportsmen of all time, as well as one of the richest in the world. In terms of firsts, Tiger Woods is still present: 15 major tournaments won, 110 professional tournaments, the most successful golfer in the history of the sport.
Statistics that explain why he managed to stay at the top of the world rankings for 683 weeks (including 281 consecutive) and especially because in 2014 he became the first athlete in the world to have crossed the billion dollar mark.
Astronomical figure which also justifies the fact that Tiger Woods can afford a yacht like the Privacy, a real fairy tale boat. And obviously, we’re talking about something that was expensive. If you imagine a luxury yacht and a little comfort on board, then Privacy has it.
48 meters long, with a total area of 600 square meters, this yacht was purchased by the golfer in 2004. Equipped with five cabins that can accommodate a total of ten people, it also has four quarters for nine crew members .
Tiger Woods usually calls it “my dinghy” even though everything looks like a dinghy: with a cruising speed of 18 knots, it also has an onboard gym where the golfer continues to train. Woods, in fact, prefers to stay on this yacht during tournaments held in New York.
With cherry wood interiors, Privacy also boasts a three-person elevator, a huge jacuzzi, big enough to seat eight, and the inevitable cinema room and bar area. The little extra of this mega yacht is provided by the area that Tiger Woods wanted dedicated to scuba diving: this also explains the presence of an (inflatable) decompression chamber and an area dedicated to filling bottles. ‘oxygen.
The luxury is also complemented by three jet skis and two scooters for short shore excursions. Obviously, all this has a price: privacy costs 17 million euros and its annual maintenance amounts to 1.7 million euros.