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Tiger Woods plays in Japan for the first time in 13 years in The Challenge: Japan Skins, which begins with Golf Central pre-game coverage at 11 p.m. ET Sunday night.

Woods will square off against Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club in Chiba, Japan.

All four will play in the PGA Tour’s Zozo Championship later in the week, along with a stacked field that includes Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Gary Woodland, Shane Lowry and Adam Scott.

Format
The purse for the Skins game is $350,000. It will feature in-match challenges, each hole will have an increasing amount of money riding on it and the golf will be timed to finish under the lights.

Here’s how it will work, according to the Associated Press. Players need to win a hole outright, or it carries over to the next hole. Total prize money is $350,000 — $10,000 per skin for the opening six holes, $20,000 for the next six holes, $20,000 through the 17th hole, and $100,000 for the 18th.

TV, streaming info
Golf Central live coverage, 11 p.m. ET Sunday, Golf Channel

Skins live coverage, midnight-4 a.m. ET Monday on Golf Channel and streaming available on PGA Tour Live.

AUSTIN, TEXAS – MARCH 30: Tiger Woods of the United States and Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland stand on the 13th tee during the fourth round of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin Country Club on March 30, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)


For the first time in more than a decade, a skins game will take place on the PGA Tour, this one featuring four of the biggest names in golf. On Monday, Oct. 21, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama and Jason Day will go head-to-head in MGM Resorts The Challenge: Japan Skins, a high-profile, live competition presented by GOLFTV.

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