Zozo Championship

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Zozo Championship
Zozo Championship logo.png
Tournament information
LocationLake Sherwood, California
Course(s)Sherwood Country Club
Length7,006 yards (6,406 m)
Tour(s)PGA Tour
Japan Golf Tour
FormatStroke play (no cut)
Prize fundUS$8,000,000
Month playedOctober
Tournament record score
Aggregate261 Tiger Woods (2019)
To par−23 Patrick Cantlay (2020)
Current champion
United States Patrick Cantlay
Location Map
Sherwood CC is located in the United States
Sherwood CC
Sherwood CC
Location in the United States
Sherwood CC is located in California
Sherwood CC
Sherwood CC
Location in California
Sherwood CC is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Sherwood CC
Sherwood CC
Location in Los Angeles

The Zozo Championship (Japanese: ゾゾ・チャンピオンシップ) is a professional golf tournament in Inzai, Chiba Prefecture, which is located in the Greater Tokyo Area of Japan. It is co-sanctioned by the Japan Golf Tour and the PGA Tour.

The tournament is the first event sanctioned by the PGA Tour in Japan, in a deal that will last until at least 2025.[1][2] For 2020, the tournament was moved to Sherwood Country Club in Lake Sherwood, California in October.


The 78-player field consists of:[3]

  • Top 60 available PGA Tour players from the previous season's FedEx Cup standings.
  • Top 7 players in the current season Japan Golf Tour money list through the Bridgestone Open.
  • Top 3 players in the Bridgestone Open.
  • 8 sponsor exemptions.


Year Tour(s)[a] Winner Score To par Margin of
Runner(s)-up Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
2020 USA[b] United States Patrick Cantlay 265 −23 1 stroke Spain Jon Rahm
United States Justin Thomas
8,000,000 1,440,000 Sherwood CC, U.S.
2019 USA, JPN United States Tiger Woods 261 −19 3 strokes Japan Hideki Matsuyama 9,750,000 1,755,000 Narashino CC, Japan
  1. ^ JPN − Japan Golf Tour; USA − PGA Tour.
  2. ^ Due to relocating to the United States because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Zozo Championship was a sole-sanctioned PGA Tour event in 2020.[4]


  1. ^ "First official PGA Tour event in Japan to debut in 2019". PGA Tour. 20 November 2018. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Zozo Championship to become first Japan event on PGA Tour schedule starting in '19". GolfNewsNet.com. 20 November 2018. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Tournament info". Zozo Championship. Retrieved 27 October 2019.
  4. ^ Leonard, Tod (31 August 2020). "Tour moves Zozo Championship from Japan to site of six Tiger Woods wins, Sherwood CC". Golf Digest. Retrieved 1 September 2020.

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Coordinates: 34°45′22″N 118°31′32″W / 34.756°N 118.5255°W / 34.756; -118.5255