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The Challenge: Japan Skins brings together top players from four separate continents and is designed as a curtain-raiser for the  ZOZO Championship, the first-ever official 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.

Golf fans in Japan are set to enjoy live coverage of the PGA Tour following the signing of a ground-breaking agreement between Discovery, the PGA Tour and Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), Japan’s largest operator of cable television. Starting in January 2019, the agreement will allow Japanese viewers to enjoy extensive live action on the Golf Network linear […]

The $2 billion purchase for all non-US television and digital rights of PGA Tour tournaments by the broadcasting giant Discovery is an absolute trailblazing deal creating a Netflix-style sports app, writes Ross Biddiscombe