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Keith Pelley: Shaking up the European Tour

Published 1459 GMT (2259 HKT) January 25, 2016
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Keith Pelley, CEO of the PGA European Tour, wants to shake things up -- and he says 2017 will be the year to listen for some exciting announcements. Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Pelley wants star players such as Rory McIlroy to work with him on expanding the Tour. Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
European Tour star Danny Willett, pictured with the BMW International Open trophy in Cologne. Getty Images
South African Branden Grace is one of the European Tour's current star names. Andrew Redington/Getty Images
Justin Rose is one of the players Pelley wants to tempt to play in more European Tour events. Tom Pennington/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Shane Lowry, of Ireland, competes on both the European Tour and the PGA Tour. Ezra Shaw/Getty Image
Former British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen is another South African star on the European Tour. Ezra Shaw/Getty Image
Byeong Hun An, of Korea, is the youngest-ever winner of the U.S. Amateur Championship. Andrew Redington/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Andy Sullivan picked up his first European Tour win at the South African Open in January 2015. David Cannon/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images