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US PGA Tour moves into China with 12-event series

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The US PGA Tour will launch a new professional golf tour in China next year with 12 tournaments across the world's most populous nation. 

This file photo shows PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem speaking to the media during a press conference in Orlando, Florida, on March 21, 2012

US PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said the developmental PGA Tour China would provide a "stepping stone" to the top professional tours and insisted he did not see any conflict with established professional tours who stage events in China, where golf is growing fast.

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