Tiger Woods has announced his decision to play in the ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP
Here is a message from him to his golf fans
One of The Greatest Golf Tournaments,
PGA TOUR Tournament
Is Finally Coming To Japan for the First Time
October 24th Thu - 27th Sun, 2019
Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club | Chiba, Japan
The very first PGA TOUR Tournament in Japan, ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP will take place in Fall of 2019 at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club in Chiba prefecture. The historical and prestigious PGA TOUR has been hosting one of the best tournaments in golf, PGA TOUR tournaments for over 50 years. As Tiger Woods who has recently announced his participation, the world’s best players will be competing in the ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP for a total prize money of $9.75 million dollars (approximately ¥1.1 billion yen*), which is the highest in Japan’s golf history. ZOZO hopes to encourage this sport that is loved by so many people all over the world. Come to witness one of the world’s best golf tournaments.
*113 yen by the dollar
|Tournament Name||ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP|
|Location||Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club|
|Date||October 24th Thu - 27th Sun, 2019|
|Format||72-hole stroke play with no cut|
Total : $9.75M(approx. 1.1 Billion)
Winner’s Share : $1.75M (approx. 200 Million),
500 FedExCup points
|Organizer||ZOZO, Inc., PGA TOUR|
|Co-Organizer||Japan Golf Tour Organization (JGTO)|
Japan Golf Tour Organization (JGTO)
There will be a total of 78 players participating in the tournament. Other than the 60 players from PGA TOUR, top 7 players* from JGTO (Japan Golf Tour Organization), top 3 players from Bridgestone open 2019 and 8 special exemptions from ZOZO will be competing.
*From JGTO prize money ranking from SMBC Singapore Open 2019 to Bridgestone Open 2019
We will keep you updated with the latest tournament information, such as participating players and ticket sales through our e-mail magazine.
About PGA TOUR
The “PGA TOUR” is known for the PGA TOUR tournaments held all of the world for over 50 years, as well as the golf tournament organization hosting these tournaments. Every year since 1993, the “PGA TOUR” has had at least one member from Japan on its membership roster, and there has been a total of 18 Japanese players who have held PGA TOUR membership until this day. There are 2 Japanese players, Hideki Matsuyama and Satoshi Kodaira who are “PGA TOUR” members for 2019-2020 season. The player’s performances’ on the FedExCup points standing or Web.com Tour money list will determine the membership on the PGA TOUR. In addition, players also have the opportunity to become PGA TOUR members in the coming year, if they pull off a win in a PGA TOUR tournament as an invited player. PGA TOUR represent the world’s best players, and broadcasted to 226 countries and territories. PGA TOUR engages, inspires and positively impacts our fans, partners and communities worldwide.
We will keep you updated with the latest tournament information,
such as participating players and ticket sales through our e-mail magazine.