to return to Japan at Zozo Championship in October
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[April 25, 2019]
(Reuters) - Tiger Woods will
return to Japan for the first time since 2006 to compete in the
inaugural Zozo Championship in October, the Masters champion said on
Woods called Japan "one of my favorites countries" in a tweet
announcing his decision to play the PGA Tour's first official event
in the Asian country.
"It's going to be a fun fall."
The 43-year-old American won his 15th major title when he came from
behind to earn his fifth green jacket in Augusta earlier this month,
ending an 11-year major title drought.
He last teed up in Japan 13 years ago at the Dunlop Phoenix, where
he lost to Padraig Harrington in a playoff.
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Tiger Woods of the U.S. wears the green jacket as he celebrates
after winning the 2019 Masters. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
The Zozo Championship will be held at the Accordia Golf Narashino
Country Club from Oct. 24-Oct. 27.
(Reporting by Rory Carroll; editing by Sudipto Ganguly)
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