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ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP Preview

ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP Preview

Next up for the PGA TOUR is a trip to Japan for the third playing of the ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP.

The inaugural edition was played in 2019 at Narashino Country Club, and it was won by Tiger Woods.

Last year, they moved it to Sherwood Country Club in California and Patrick Cantlay hoisted the hardware.

Some softening of travel restrictions has allowed them to return to Narashino Country Club again this year.

Similar to last week, this is another no-cut event with just 78 golfers lined up to start the week. While the travel restriction may have allowed them to return to Japan, many of the superstars have elected to skip the event, sadly. It may be harder for many of them to justify the one-week trip to Japan where in previous years there was an Asian Swing of sorts to entice golfers to travel.

Let’s hop right in and discuss this week’s venue.

The Course

This week’s host venue is Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club in Chiba, Japan.

Last week we were working on no data from The Summit Club but this week we have one year to work with (2019-20 edition).

We saw Tiger Woods win that edition, reaching 19-under by weeks.

That would suggest a relatively easy test but when you look at the conditions…

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