ISPS Handa Championship in Japan 2023: Schedule, TV, Live Stream, Venue, and Seeds

European Tour and Japan Golf Tour’s newly founded championship event coming back for the latest 2023 season. Here you can find the up-to-date info on upcoming ISPS Handa Championship in Japan 2023.


ISPS Handa Championship in Japan, alternatively known as Championship in Japan is a professional golf tournament co-founded by European Tour and Japan Golf Tour in 2022. It is a 71-par stroke play-based four-round long golf competition held in Ibaraki.

The upcoming ISPS Handa Championship in Japan 2023 will be the 2nd edition of the popular event. It will start this Thursday in Ibaraki and will run for four days straight. Organizers have announced a lucrative $2 million purse pool with a winner’s share of $220,000 for the second edition.

A total of 144 professional DP World Tour golfers will partake in the event. The 2022 champion, Katsuragawa Yuto will be present to defend his title. Additionally, fan favorite competitor Lucas Herbert – who is currently ranked 59th in OWGR and highest in the field, is also competing this year.

Details regarding the schedule, live stream, and tee time information on the upcoming LPGA Tour event are listed here.

When will the event be held?

  • Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023
  • Time: 05:25 p.m. ET

The second edition of the popular ISPS Handa Championship will take place this Thursday, April 20, 2023. The first-round competition for this Japanese event will start with participants teeing off at around 05:25 p.m. ET.

ISPS Handa Championship in Japan 2023 Schedule:

Round Date Time (ET)
1st Thursday, April 20 05:25 p.m.
2nd Friday, April 21
3rd Saturday, April 22 TBA
Final Sunday, April 23

How to watch the golf event on TV?

  • Golf Channel – United States
  • Sky Sports Golf HD – United Kingdom

In the United States, ISPS Handa Championship in Japan 2023 will be available to watch live on tv through Golf Channel. While in the United Kingdom, Sky Sports will air the event on tv via Sky Sports Golf HD. Broadcasts will start at 04:00 a.m. ET.

How to Live Stream ISPS Handa Championship in Japan 2023?

  • Kayo Sports
  • Golf Channel
  • Sky TV

Fans in Australia will be able to watch the upcoming Japanese professional golf event through Kayo Sports which currently costs only $25 a month. While in the USA, the event will be available through Golf Channel in services like AT&T live and fuboTV. Sky will provide a live stream of the upcoming DP World Tour event through their online platform Sky TV in the UK.

Where will the event be held?

  • Venue: PGM Ishioka Golf Club
  • Location: Omaitama, Ibaraki

The golf course at PGM Isioka Golf Club will host latest edition of the ISPS Handa Championship in Japan 2023. It is a 7,071 yards long standard 18-hole course. The club is located in the city of Omitama of Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.

ISPS Handa Championship in Japan 2023 Tee Times:

According to an official announcement, participants will form groups of 3 during the competition. The official draw list for rounds 1 & 2 has been published already. Here are the tee-times of the first batch of competitors during the Japanese professional golf event for the ongoing 2023 DP World Tour season –

Round Tee no. Participants Time (ET)
1 1 Ryosuke Kinoshita, Chase Hanna, Matthew Jordan 05:25 p.m.
10 James Morrison, Ryutaro Nagano, Mikael Lindberg
2 1 Marcus Kinhult, Daniel Hillier, Tomoyasu Sugiyama
10 John Parry, Jbe Kruger, Koki Shiomi


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