The CJ Cup roster is becoming a start-studded affair with PGA TOUR heavy hitters, such as Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson committing to the event. Held in Shadow Creek in Las Vegas the CJ Cup kicks off in October 15-18. The CJ Cup is originally held in Jeju Island, Korea, but was relocated to the states due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Another player at the top of the game, Justin Thomsas, is also going to be at the CJ Cup. Thomas came out victorious at the first CJ Cup back in 2017, and also was the winner last year. Fans will have to see if Thomas will leave the CJ Cup on top for the third time.
CJ Cup Roster features Fleetwood, Rose, Spieth and more
The CJ Cup roster will also see heavy hitters, such as Tommy Fleetwood, Justin Rose, Jordan Spieth, Ian Poulter, and more. However, the acclaimed ZoZo Championship will draw even more golf stars to the roster.
Set to begin October 22 and to come to an end October 25, the ZoZo Championship is also being stateside to Las Vegas, after relocating from Chiba, Japan due to COVID-19. While the ZoZo Championship lineup has a few stars on the roster, the player who will most likely be drawing in the most spectators from home will be, Tiger Woods.
As the reigning champion from the 2019 ZoZo Championship, many will be tuning in to see if Woods can do it again for 2020. However, without the energy of fans in the venue, it will be interesting to see if Woods can breakout with a similar performance from last year.
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TOUR comments on hefty lineup
The TOUR’s Ty Votaw expands further on the hefty CJ Cup roster and ZoZo Championship lineup in a press release.
“Adding this elite group of players to these fields alongside Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas and Hideki Matsuyama lends a strong hand in showcasing a powerful lineup of PGA Tour stars at both the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek and the Zozo Championship at Sherwood.”
He adds, “We are thrilled to offer world-class competition this October to our fans in Korea, Japan, the United States and across the globe. I would like to express our appreciation again to our title sponsors, CJ Group and Zozo Inc., for their commitment in moving their tournaments from Korea and Japan respectively to the U.S. for this year only.”