PGA Tour announces early part of 2013-14 schedule

The PGA Tour announced the early portion of the newly constructed 2013-14 schedule on Monday.

Five of the events were part of what was known as the Fall Series. Starting in 2013, those five events and the Mayakoba event will be the first six tournaments counting towards the 2013-14 schedule.

All six events, which will be played in consecutive weeks, will have full FedExCup points awarded towards the start of the 2014 race for the FedExCup.

"We are very pleased that the start to the 2013-2014 PGA Tour Season features such strong events, including several international tournaments," said Andy Pazder, chief of operations for the PGA Tour. "Due to the change from the traditional calendar season to the newly configured schedule that bridges two calendar years, we felt it was important to announce this first portion of the schedule."

The six tournaments will follow the Presidents Cup, which in 2013 will take place at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio. The events get underway with the Open the second weekend in October.

That will be followed by the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open before the tour heads to Asia for a pair of events.

The Asia events will remain in the same order with the CIMB Classic being followed by the year's final World Golf Championship event, the HSBC Champions. The tour will come back to the U.S. for the McGladrey Classic, then end the season in Mexico for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.

The remainder of the 2013-14 season will start as always in Hawaii with the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. That portion of the schedule will be released later in 2013.

At this point, the event at Walt Disney World is not part of the schedule.