Thursday, September 19, 2019

Tiger Woods signs up to high profile live global competition in Japan
 
GOLFTV powered by the US PGA TOUR has today announced an upcoming high-profile, live competition featuring global golf icon Tiger Woods.
 
The Challenge: Japan Skins will see Woods go head to head with reigning FedExCup champion and US PGA TOUR Player of the Year Rory McIlroy and multiple-time US PGA TOUR winners Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama in a globally-televised skins game.
 
The high-stakes exhibition event kicks off the ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP week, sponsored by ZOZO, Inc. – the first-ever official US PGA TOUR event to be played in Japan. Both events will be played at the Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club in Chiba, Japan, during the week of October 21, 2019. The Challenge: Japan Skins marks the first in a series of annual Challenge events that are set to become a thrilling addition to the global golf calendar, and tees off at 13:00 p.m.** local time on October 21.
 
Endorsed by the PGA TOUR and produced in partnership with Excel Sports Management, The Challenge: Japan Skins unites four of the top players in the world from separate continents, who will also participate in the ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP, in an exciting competition format that’s sure to thrill audiences around the globe.
 
Alongside special in-match challenges and surprises, and finishing under floodlights, each hole will be assigned an increasing monetary value as the competition plays out. Players need to win a hole outright to take a “skin” (tied holes result in a “push” of the skin to the next hole), so golf fans can expect to see aggressive play from start to finish.
 

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