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The ZOZO, Inc. which operates one of the largest online fashion retail shops in Japan and the PGA Tour, organizer of professional golf tours had announced a six-year agreement that establishes the first annual, official PGA Tour schedule in Japan, the ZOZO Championship. Co-sanctioned by the Japan Gold Tour Organization (JGTO), the tour was set to debut in October, 2019 during the opening segment of the 2019-20 PGA Tour FedExcCup Season to be held at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club in Chiba, just outside of Tokyo. ZOZO Championship is said to feature a $9.75 million purse.

Yusaku Maezawa, owner of ZOZO, Inc., the first private individual who booked to join a lunar trip expressed his gratefulness to sponsor a historical and prestigious tournament very first in Japan, and to be able to hold the tournament in his very own home town.