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Prince Golf Resorts have extensive lineup of 31 golf courses, from resort courses to tournament courses.
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The perfect summer golf destination with 170+ courses with designs by literally every famous architect in the world!
A golfing paradise on 17 courses scattered throughout this tropical island chain.
A majestic Mt. Fuji view round is something ever golfer should experience!
This course played host to the 2015 'U.S. Women's Open Japan qualifier. The course was designed by fabled architect Robert Bonn Heggie, who has created such classics as Les Bordes France, that has maintained the No. 1 spot, surpassing St. Andrews and Turnberry for Europe's best course design. The course is rich with undulation; ponds and well designed esthetically pleasing grass bunkers. This along with the challenging bunkers and well undulated greens make for a true test to anyone’s game. *Please be aware that weekend and holiday bookings at the Royal course require a members introduction and reservations are not available through this web site
This course is created by a designer and World Golf Hall of Fame Isao Aoki. Through his philosophy and play-aesthetics of golf, the first nine with ponds is like an elegant garden. Also the second nine has strategic holes utilizing natural undulations which you can enjoy "dynamic and tranquil". Each hole attracts all challengers.
A plateau course of 600 m altitude surrounded by the beautiful nature of the Tanba mountains. Indulge in the finest resort with a feeling of the sky with the green in all seasons, and be relaxed at the cafe terrace over lunch buffet comes with foods of local varieties of local products. "Island Golf Resort Sanda" offers the concept of "more fun and more familiar. The golf you would like to playing”.
A hill course. It has various undulations with a unique layout, and you will never get bored. The first nine is longer than the second, starting from a par-4 downhill course. As the 3rd, 4th, and 5th are beautiful but difficult, these 3 holes are a key to capture. Accuracy shots are required at the same time as a shot distance. In particular, you shold pay attention to the 15th where the fairway is two-tier and the 16th where an artificial is pond involved in the green.
A hill course. Located in a hilly area, each hole is flat and moderaltely utilizes the natural topography. A starting hole of the 1st and 10th are a bit downhill and they are different by each hole. Especially the par-3 3rd and 17th, and par-5 15th involve in ponds overlooking a mountain range of Hokusetsu, which enhances golfers’ strategy. It is impressive that the 2nd with a glass bunker, the 10th guarded by a bunker around the green, the majestic 12th hole are arranged.
A hill course is designed to be safe for slice and to be OB for hook so that the average golfer can finish with a good score. Even if you shoot to the right greatly, it is next to the holes, but in case of the left hook will be outside the course. The sand Green is the one using vent grass. Although there is not much undulations, it is difficult for you to read thin undulations. You can enjoy playing while setting up a strategy according to your skills from advanced to intermediate.
An innovative next-generation GPS navigation has been introduced. Please come and try it. All the necessary information would be updated for golfers in real-time. The club consists of 3 courses. From the first nine east course to the second nine middle course, the first nine middle course to the second nine west course, the first nine west course to the latter nine east course in that order. Thank you for understanding that you can not return the same course.
Power itself cannot conquer the course, and just accuracy cannot beat it, either. This course has a profound attractiveness which changes every time. It is deeper and more exciting. Enjoy our highly strategic course of world class standard, Takarazuka/Nishinomiya course, and Ashiya/Rokkou course, with 36 holes in total. Both are located in a good access area, within 40-minutes drive from Osaka/Kobe to get. We are looking forward to welcoming you, organizing the environment, such as putting GPS navigation in every single golf cart, so that players can concentrate.
Located on a high plateau with views of Lake Inawashiro and the Bandai mountain range, this course represents Hokkaido resort golf at its finest! The white birch trees native to the area highlight the natural landscape with the sounds of fresh water streams heard throughout the round. What nature didn’t provide the designer has added, with strategically placed ponds and both fairway and guard bunkers to increase the challenge. Fairways are also well undulated testing your skills and control from the various lies.
Surrounded by the Mount Azuma range, this highlands course blends challengingly strategic design and moderate up and downhill changes for refreshing play and stunning mountain views. Players can expect difficult greens and fairways that demand precision shots, with soothing natural hot springs waters waiting for them come the end of the day.
Enjoy playing by two! It offers relaxing time for two in the magnificent nature. 18 hole through-play courses for twosome with a great view of Mt. Asama. A golf car is available on fairways on sunny days and the period of the lawn in good condition. After a fatigue-free play, indulge in lunch at the adjacent Karuizawa Asama Prince Hotel.
At the base of Asama Mountain, this course is a perfect location to play and experience the four seasons in this national park area. Enjoy an abundance of nature as you weave your way through the course highlighted by ponds and creeks with natural, subtle, elevation changes. Great resort feel and scenery all helping to create a memorable round.
Challenge the fastest green in Nagano! A hill course provides a view of Yatsugatake and South Alps. There are gentle undulations on fairways and plentiful trees. It will become difficult from the second shots if you do not decide a firm target on the first shot. The second nine is almost flat except for a few holes, the creek flowing with the sound stimulates your mental. Since the greens are large, careful puttings are required after putting on.
The resort "Tangram Madarao" with the great nature of Shinshu has an accommodation adjacent to the golf course. There are a restaurant, pool, hot public bath, open-air bath, and also many sightseeing places such as Togakushi and Zenkoji besides playing golf! It is the best resort as a base for Shinshu journey.
A hill course. A resort course in a plateau where you can enjoy playing with a cart. Having natural forests on both sides, fairways have been spread widely, and mounds draw an elegant curve on the fairway side in American-style. Undulation of the greens are also large, it is difficult to shoot a good score depending on the putting line.
A flat course spreading from the hotel to a garden. As it is possible to get in the course with a golf cart, juniors to seniors can enjoy "fatigue-free" playing together with three generations.
It is the nearest from Karuizawa station, and both the first and second nine are par 70 which has one par-5 course each. The distance of each hole is short, however, approaches and putts are the decisive factors for your score. The play style to walk with a manual cart is very fresh for those who think "passenger carts" are common.
A hill course. The first nine of the gold course lays out around outside. Ponds are involved in the 2th, 3rd, 7th and 9th. The blue course has large undulations and it develops inside the gold. You can shoot freely in the fairway , however, if you are caught in the forest, you are in unexpected trouble.
A hill course. The Iriyama course is majestic and has a long distance. Each hole has its own unique design. The Oshidate course requires a variety of techniques to control a direction and distance.
A strategic hill course with ponds arranged at key places. There are many undulations overall, and most of them are inclined towards a pond and the target of tee shot are limited. The 1st hole is a left dogleg and the second stroke is downhill over a pond. When striking at the forest on the left side, you do not care about the pond. The second hole has the same pond to the right side of a fairway and continues to the green. It is said that each of the hole is much difficult as greens also have subtle undulations.
A woodlands course. Excluding the huge downhill of the 1st, there is not much undulations of the hole itself. As there are not much uphill, you will not be tired. There are some challenging holes where the pond is strategically big, however, you need to be more careful of a large bunker. A accurate pitch shot is required. Especially for a bunker in front of 18th green.
Since the opening in 1963, the club has beautifully designed courses that players are fascinated with both strategic and challenging play which last for more than half a century. Please indulge yourselves after golf play by soaking in a natural hot spring for physical and mental relaxation.
A hill course that allows you to round while enjoying the view of Hokuriku, such as the Tonami Plain spreading under the eyes, wishing far away from the Tateyama mountain range. Separated Greenfield is a course that is harmonious both landscape and strategy, from beginners to single players, you can enjoy the real pleasure of golf as much as you want.
Utilizing its plentiful natural undulations, this is one of the leading public courses in the Hokuriku area. From the compact-design clubhouse, visitors can look out to the stunning scenery of the Sea of Japan, dyed in countless colours by the setting sun. Completely self-play (caddy-less) with players welcome to drive golf carts out into fairways, the course is popular among locals as a place where people young and old can enjoy the game of golf, at skill levels from beginner through expert.
Located just off the Kaga hot springs district (composed of the Yamanaka, Yamashiro, Katayamazu and Awazu hot springs) and gazing up at the Mount Hakusan range from an environment rich with greenery and rustic beauty, this 18-hole golf course makes skilful use of the undulations created by the vast hills that make up the region. The many faces of this garden course will set the heart at ease even as they stimulate an appetite for challenge.
Thye course was designed by the master craftsman Peter Thomsonto with a concept of “harmony with nature,” preserving and utilizing the rich expressiveness of the beautiful undulations of the Mount Yoro range. Demonstrating the careful consideration that was taken in nature shaping, the course allows golfers to savour the thrill, the joy, and the challenge.
Around the Lake Biwa and Mt. Hiei, there are 54 holes in the hillside area. The West course is all-self play. We set a new gold tee and it is also a preferable distance for elderly people. You can enjoy golf by self-playing, accompanied by a cart with a GPS navigation on the airways. The cart also has a score input reader board function, and it will boost play by multiple people. As the fairways are wide and flat, it is very popular for women and seniors. Since vending machines are installed in the course, don’t forget to prepare cash (small change).
Around the Lake Biwa and Mt. Hiei, there are 54 holes in the hillside area. The master, Seiichi Inoue designed tournament course. The stage of the official game "MIZUNO CLASSIC" of the nationwide ladies' tour has shown a lot of enthusiastic warfare. Designed by Seiichi Inoue, you can enjoy round with a caddy. You can enjoy playing on the first green in Kansai area, McKenzie (the latest bent grass) green in the best condition throughout a year! Only 15 pairs a day are available with fairway carts in the north course. Reservation essential.
The courses designed by Japanese famous designer Seiichi Inoue with car navigation carts are one of its attractions. The eastern course is highly strategic, with passenger carts equipped with a GPS navigation with score input function. On the beautiful elevated greens designed by Mr. Inoue unique to his design, the sense of distance is a key to capture it. Take advantage of a navigation system and challenge Inoue Seiichi! As we have installed a vending machine, don’t forget to prepare cash (small change).
Located in the south of Koto plain that providing a view of Suzuka mountain range, Ryuo golf course is characterized by a varied course layout with beautiful ponds. Enjoy a comfortable round with the latest GPS navigation with a golf car on fairways.
Located in less than an hour from Osaka and Kyoto, the contrast with the great nature in every season will make the players relaxed. Since opening, it operated as a formal membership course, and grew to a stately course.
Hilly course, starting with the par-four holes on the front 9, the lowest handicap holes, and finishing with the floating island green of 18th on the back 9. Since each hole has short yardage, they are formatted to threaten players with its design technique, and hazards, such as "the Nail of Anguirus","the Wall of UFO", "the Cuckoo Forest", "the Sleeping Mammoth", and "the Eyes of Alien" are guarding key landing areas, so if you lose your focus, your score gets lower. It is important to plan every shot. The 14th is a short downhill hole. After the approx 10 meters downhill, there is a water hazard pond. On the right side of green, there are wonderful cherry blossom trees that are over 80 years old. The 80-year-old cherry blossoms on the right side of the green are magnificent.
A hill course. Because of the basin-shape topography surrounded by small mountains, there are many flat holes. The first nine has ponds at the 5th and 7th hole, and both accuracy of distance and direction are required. There are also many holes involved in ponds in the second nine. The 9th has a valley that needs a carry of 155 m. Each hole is rich in variety.
A hill course. Overlooking Lake Shinji, the width of the hall is wide with gentle undulations. The view from Lake Shinji, especially the setting sun is wonderful. The first nine has many holes that are relatively easy to capture to settle a good score. Pay attention to the 6th and 8th involved in ponds. The par-4 courses of the second nine has a long distance and you may struggle. The 14th and 15th are particularly long, so it is difficult to put onto a green in regulation.
A hill course with wide and open 18 holes. Just because it is designed to combine nature and a clubhouse, you may not think that it is newly established. The Scottish links style but the modern atmosphere is owe to Robert T. Jones Jr.. Delicate beautiful undulations and high intellectual strategy are hidden there. Experts are greatly inspired to challenge, and intermediate people will be impressed with the stunning beauty of the view.
A hill course. Designed like woodlands making use of natural woods, it is a strategic course which fairways with a lot of undulation have traps everywhere. As the distance is long enough to struggle with the score if you aim to fire a par at each hole. As an undulation of a green is also large, a considerable brain play is required as well. The landscape design incorporating a view from the clubhouse enhances harmonization of nature and the course.
The course is built on the spacious area. The fairways are relatively flat considering its difference in overall elevation. The design of each hole is very distinctive, and players must have a well-thought-out strategy. Especially No. 9 and No. 18 have plenty of distance, plus a lake in front of the green that incite the players’ challenging spirit. Each hole is designed with two bent greens, and both greens are hard to conquer since they are much undulated.
A hillside course. Since it is built on a relatively flat and wide area, there are not much ups and downs in the course. The holes on the front nine are rather long, so that long hitters can take a full swing at them, especially the No.1 is a great driving hole. On the contrary, the holes on back nine are designed for shot makers, players must think throughout the holes.
A hillside course. The course is flat and close to the city of Hiroshima. Overall the course is not too long but impressions differ from hole to hole, especially greens are considerably undulated. Good short games are required to score well. The par-5 holes are reachable in two, but there are traps for aggressive players. Most of the par-4s are dogleg holes making players to think where to hit to get a better angle for the next shot.
Tucked away among rolling hills enveloped in silence yet located conveniently near Shin-Yamaguchi Station, the course lies in a lush, green virgin forest on the northern edge of Lake Ono. Its spacious fairways studded throughout with ponds allow players of all kinds to exercise their power and technique as they enjoy the view, regardless of age, gender, or skill level.
A hill course. It is flat and has plenty of distance. The first nine has ponds everywhere not to get bored due to the flat holes and to tighten the course. The 2nd and 3rd are involved in ponds. A pond extends to a fairway of the corner of the dogleg in the 4th. The second nine is longer than the first, but also has a pond as an accent. The fairway of 16th has a pond in front of the green to the left. During hot summer, you can play comfortably with a fairway cart.
A seaside course. You can see the Seto Inland Sea and Shodoshima Island from most of the holes. Eastern course has some ups and downs. On the west course, the undulation is mild, the fairway is wide and the scale is large. The surrounding scenery is also wonderful. The middle courses provides a great view of the Seto Inland Sea ahead. Though there is not much undulations, but the fairway is a bit inclined, you should be warily of judging lay after the second shot.
Hilly course in a slightly undulating terrain, surrounded by rich pine forest. On the front 9, holes are separated by big/small water hazard areas and natural pine forests. Each has its variation, and it is tricky with valleys and ponds, especailly upto the 4th. Fairways are open from the 6th. On the back 9, there are no blind holes, and fairways are wide enogh. However, sand traps and pine trees narrow your aiming points. The new course has American-style flat fairway, and trciky sand traps around the greens.
This course follows the areas rolling landscape, but there are not enough elevation changes to adversely affect your game. The feeling is relaxed and the fairways are flat and receptive allowing for a stress free round. There are water features throughout the course and the fresh mountain air will help you concentrate and hopefully score well. A good example of a Japanese resort style course.
A hillside golf course with an advantage of the lush nature's topography, ahead of the Kasumigaura and the Tone Rive. The turf and trees that grew up since the course opened make a calm atmosphere. The Course was designed to entertain all golfers as each hole requiring technique and tactics provide a unique view. The first nine has a lot of trees, the forest and ponds, and the second nine is different taste such as mounds and waves of the fairway, a pot bunker. Water hazard and bunkers are scattered effectively. As the one- vent-green with undulation, there is no doubt that you will suffer from putt unless you grasp pin position.
A hill course. The courses are almost flat with a height difference of 13 m. The first nine is arranged in the intestine-shape from the 1st to 9th, and each hole is independent. As a result, even if the hole width is enough, it is more severe for slice shots on the left and right. As for 9th, since the second shot need to clear a pond, it is necessary to lay out depending on the remaining distance. The second nine are adjacent to each other, and they are mostly composed of water-related holes. The score differs greatly depending on how you capture the water. As a pond is crossing on the right of the fairway just before a green on the left, tee shot is the key to capture the 18th.
A hill course. While the flat terrain of the height difference is 18 m, there are gentle swells, and large and small five ponds involving in the 10 holes, making it various and strategic. The designer is D Muirhead. Each hole has a distinctive appearance and always requires a sense of urgency for players, so they can not get bored. Especially par-3 No. 7 and par-4 No. 8 is impressive. Two corrugated bunkers are placed in a symmetrical arrangement, floating in front of the green to wrap around the big pond, creating a beautiful contrast of blue water, white sand, and green.
A hill course. There is almost no difference in elevation for each hole, and large and small ponds are well arranged to enhance strategy. All fairways are evergreen, mainly bluegrass, and you can enjoy greenary throughout the year. The first nine consists of the downhill par-4 5th and the par-3 6th lined up across a pond. The second nine begins with a par-5 course of a wide fairway and goes to the par-4 dogleg to the left. There is a big pond in front of the 18th green. The green with subtle undulations everywhere can always enjoy a good rolling touch regardless of the season.
A hill course. It consists of flat wetlands and grasslands between natural forests and a traditional course melted into nature. The distance is relatively short, but creeks, glass bunkers, and player's meditative sod layer-style bunkers are arranged everywhere to enhance strategy. On the other hand, the level need to be high, however, if you capture them according to your level, you can fully enjoy them.
Designed by the famous Seiichi Inoue with a concept of "easy for beginners, but difficult for advanced users" . A hill course of 18 holes with mounds and 110 bunkers deployed widely. The fairways are large, but bunkers play a vital role. The layout does not lead to a good score unless you target the first shot. Intermediates and advanced experts can be excited as the difficulty of the next shot greatly differs at the place where is the drop point of tee shot.
The average temperature of the resort course in summer is lower than Tokyo by 2°C to 4 °C, and mild weather in winter. Some holes of the course provide a great view of the Pacific ocean in a tropical atmosphere. Moreover, the strategic course extract motivates of players to challenge.
27 unique holes on the flat earth. Every time you visit there, a new impressive drama begins. The east course has skilful course layout versatile strategy. The middle course has subtle undulations and difficult holes at the end. The west course has a short distance but intense undulations and doglegs.
A woodlands course. The undulations along the terrain making use of the natural conditions makes the course varied. As flat and undulating holes are combined, you will not shoot a good score unexpectedly unless you pay attention to the way of capturing each hole. Most of the fairways are wide, however, a situation judgment is required when pine and cedar forests are there.
It has been nominated for 10 years as a golf magazine of “the 100 world championship courses in the U.S.”. From the average to the top pro can fully enjoy there. The pond and bunker of the white sand shine on the green lawn and the contrast is beautiful. It is well worth to challenge the 18 holes by reading the course, the wind, and capturing with your technique. Championships representing Japan have been held such as "Philanthropic Tournament", "Takara World", " Japan Pro Championship in 2000", and "Japan Pro Senior Championship".
A hill course. The flat course has overall height difference of 10 to 12 m, each hole can be played widely and freely. A lot of trees are planted in the first nine with 6 ponds and bunkers which are enhancing strategy. There is no OB except the first 3 holes. On the other hand, there are natural forests with the magnificent forest wind in the second nine. It is unusual for the atmosphere to be completely different from the first and second nine so much. There are undulations on about nine of the greens.
A woodlands course designed by J. Michael Paulette with a concept of "skill (brain) as well as ability”. You can enjoy exciting play in the 18 holes of Scottish links type. Particularly worth mentioning is par-3 the 7th. A green is surrounded by four large bunkers of white sand with a pond which the rock surface can be seen, the splendid view can be enjoyed. As many ladies' professional tournaments and senior professional tournaments are held, it is very popular especially for competition-oriented golfers. The passenger carts have been introduced in January 2007.
A parkland course with rolling fairways. The club concept is to provide the high grade atmosphere. In contrast to its dynamic design, the course demands finesse skills. Once the players experience the toughness of the course, they will be forced to realize that only skilled player can score well. The nature elements are interwoven in the course design, such as a large Pampas similar to Japanese silver grasses, rocks, ponds and bunkers, and swells of fairways. The overall landscap is well-received.
A parkland course. It is the first golf course in Japan designed with one bent grass greens by Robert Trent Jones Jr.. The overall course design is highlighted with American style. The greens are relatively large, averaging 700 square meters. The water hazards are skillfully placed to enhance strategy, so that players must think throughout the hole before hitting a shot to score well.
A parkland course. The total distance of OUT course is relatively short but it is a very strategic layout in total. Especially the seventh hole, the players must decide which fairways to aim to have a better angle for the next shot into the green with grass bunker in the front. The greens are relatively large in size averaging 800 square meters, and are cosiderably undulated; the difficult greens are prone to produce many three putts. The target areas of the greens are so small, so that the accurate iron shots into the green will be the key for a better score.
With a refreshing breeze even in summer, Yunohana 18 holes can be enjoyed playing smoothly with a golf car with a GPS navigation. With a view of Hakone-Komagatake on the back, you can enjoy 18 holes while watching Sagami Bay and Enoshima below. In addition, indulge in fresh open-air bath of natural cloudy hot springs adjacent to Hakone Yunohana Prince Hotel.
The seaside course with a view of Sagami Bay consists of nine holes, and a par-3 course of 1,040 yards is a par 27 iron course. You can enjoy playing golf easily by walking with a manual cart.
Mountain course. A golf car can enter the course and you can play easily! It is a sloping landmark facing Lake Ashinoko, overlooking Mt. Komagatake on the back. As it is laid out to cover the foot of mountain, you may not feel up-and-down so much. It is not a difficult course in terms of distance, but if you do not capture it carefully, you will make an unexpected failure. From the most holes you can see the splendid view of Mt.Fuji and Lake Ashinoko, which makes you feel relaxing while playing.
A hill course. A majestic course spreads in Sengokubara overlooking Hakone-Gairinzan. The 1st is a gentle climb, and the 18th has a bunker on the right and a pond on the left, a fairway is wide, but there is a swell and a change in the ball's lie. The bunkers frequently involves in the second nine. Especially the par-3 17th is a difficult hole surrounded by bunkers called "lotus flower".
This is a mountain course with gently rolling hills and surprisingly abundant water hazards. Enjoy playing amongst the mature cedar trees and don't forget to take time to see the areas scenery. Watch your club selection especially on number 7 with a large pond requiring careful navigation and precision. Number 9 is also a challenging dogleg left with water and formidable bunkering. Number 13 gives the long hitters an advantage allowing for a shortcut option, but be aware that you need a full 230 yards to carry the water to reach the tree in front of the green. Fun and challenging from start to finish!
A plateau course. An average high temperature at 9.6 °C (12.5 °C in Kagoshima city) in January and 23.6 °C (Kagoshima city 28 °C) in July. Located at Kirishima National Park, it overlooks Sakurajima floating in Kinko Bay. The magnificent view of hot springs village surrounded by Kirishima mountain range is provided on the back. The course is handmade and relatively flat. There should be miss shot as there are many trees. The par-5 3rd in the first nine is wide downhill with a beautiful view overlooking at the smoke of Sakurajima. The par-3 13th downhill hole with a long distance over a valley. Reading wind is required.
A hillside course. Washington Palm, Canary Palm, and Japanese sago Palm trees give the scent of a tropical golf course. The fairways are wide but its undulations and the water hazards, on seven holes, make a very challenging and exciting course.
This scenic course is surrounded by the beautiful glimmering sea and green of the Ise-Shima National Park. The course is host to the only U.S. women's Professional Golf Association official tournament in Japan, the "TOTO Japan classic ~ Ise-Shima" and has received rave reviews for its impeccable maintenance from experts around the world. It received a makeover in 2004 to add some ponds and a creek to enhance both the beauty and challenge. The holes are quite welcoming with not much OB, but the greens are well guarded with beautiful fine white-sanded bunkers to keep you on your toes. This is world-class golf!
The woodland course is famous for Tiger Woods used to play for the first time in Japan. The majestic 18 holes that spread ideally as a golf course with a gentle undulation are surrounded by Musashino's plentiful natural forests and ponds with full of water that enhance the strategy. As each hole is unique and the fairways are wide, you can enjoy playing freely. Women's professional tournament has been held in the athlete course.
You can enjoy playing at Shin-Musashigaoka golf course of 18 holes after shopping. The smart golf course offers the reasonable fee and navigation system on passenger carts to change old Japanese-style play. Slow play is strictly prohibited. We may refuse the use of extreme beginners. In case you can not cooperate for smart and smooth play, you may be forced to leave.
A hill course. Well-located in 45 minutes from central Tokyo, it spreads to the hilly land of Tama Lake shore with natural beauty. Each hole separated by abundant pine trees is strategic and requires accuracy in directions than distances. The varied course in design including downhill and dogleg requires accurate iron shots and mental brain play.
A hill course with 36 holes of strong taste of a plateau have different characteristics. Both Asama and Shirakaba courses can be played exhilaratingly with a passenger cart that can enter fairways.
54 holes of alpine golf featuring a more western style approach to service. Players are responsible for getting their own golf bags to the cart from check in. Green fees are also paid in advance and through play is an option here. Enjoy a relaxing round amongst the rolling hills and stunning scenery at this well groomed and designed club. Cash and credit cards accepted. Great quality and value so bring your family!
The 2016 season welcomes the re-opening of our second 18 after an extensive renewal for a combined 36-hole start! Both these Arnold Palmer designed courses are right next to the ski hill and serve as snowmobile tracks in the Winter season. Enjoy a full selection of birch-lined holes with never ending excitement. The course is a cool 1,000 meters above sea level, so summer rounds here are far cooler than in the city or even the nearby valleys. There is a full service resort hotel on-site ready to welcome and pamper you and your guests. Staying overnight and playing multiple rounds is suggested. There is also a natural hot spring here to soothe you after your round, including an exclusive open-air bath. Buffet plans available for up to 60 people with “All-you-can-drink” options!
The flat Itakura golf course is located in the Yata riverside of the Watarase River tributary about 1 hour from central Tokyo. Each of the holes is separated by big trees that are not usually on river beds. When you stand on the tee ground, you maybe forget you are on the riverside. As the first nine, the 5th, 7th, 8th, and 9th are along with Yata River, hooks are not recommended. Especially the 9th with a pond on the right requires an accurate shot. In the second nine, you can not escape from ponds on the 12th of right dog leg and the par-three 13th between the tee and the green. Overcoming ponds is key to shoot a good score.
A hill course with skilfully adopted natural topography of gentle undulations. The fairway of Shirane course is wide and you can enjoy brilliant shots. You can reach the green on in 2 shots in the par-5 5th in the first nine. The 18th is the strategic and most difficult uphill hole.
A stay-and-play-style golf course in two hours from Tokyo. With a backdrop of the Mount Nasu range, the course has 27 challenging holes with truly outstanding conditions for play. Each of the three course has its own unique character with a comfortable clubhouse and unpretentious, and relaxing lodge that is waiting for you after a game. This golf resort also features sophisticated and stylish associated accommodations at Island Hotel & Resort Nasu.
A flat woodlands course overlooking the vast Nasu Plains, this is a park-style course founded on the uncompromising pursuit of simple, casual, stress-free golf. Couples and families with children, young people and senior citizens; Island Golf Parks Higashi-Nasu invites players to come relax and enjoy golf in a course suitable for everything from casual group play to professional athletic competitions. The guest facilities are done in the American style, with just a reception desk and a small shop. Players may wear what they like, and bring along their dog with them as they play if it is a small one.
A hill course. It is a gentle hilly area with a height difference of 30 meters on average. Trees are still small, though, it has the beautiful scenery such as large ponds and creeks with waterfalls. In the most of the holes, from the tee to the green are visible. It is easy to set up a strategy as you can grasp the hazards of bunkers and ponds from tees. The undulated large greens with slopes could annoy you if you don’t aim at the pin with an accurate shot. It is relatively easy to putt as the collar and aprons around the green are helpful.
A plateau resort course spreading at the foot of Nasu mountain range. 18 holes adjacent to the imperial villa surrounded by natural forests have greens with strategic subtle undulations and extracts motivation to challenge. Listen to wild birds singing while enjoying in a comfortable space.
Hilly course, with a bentgrass green, created by the Pete Dye, condensing the whole concept of his design. It has limitless strategies, and a drama, created by a man who deserves the name of "the designer who excites the world's best golf player", is waiting for you. Unforgettable 18 holes, such as the island green of the 8th hole, the 3rd that is close to 600 yards long, and so on.
This is the only one in the world, with the name of the American golf course designer, "Pete Dye". The Royal course is relatively easy, while the Champion course is long and tough. The course rating from back tees is 72.6, which is one of the most difficult levels in the prefecture. The 9th and 18th that have 2 big water hazard ponds in front of a clubhouse and the back 9 14th with the floating island green are well known that they inspire the endless fighting spirits of golf players. How many shots you hit during the round of "VIP course" will show your true ability. Our clubhouse is designed in an early American style, arranging a relaxing and luxurious day, with a dining room on the 2nd floor from where you can watch the course, the large public marble bath facility, 8 big and small competition rooms, and so on. ★Our powder room for ladies has a very good reputation from our guests.
Hilly course with 36 holes, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. Both of the East/ West course are created by skillfully using natural durations, with great views from each hole, so that from beginners to Advanced, everybody can enjoy strategic golf to their hearts' content. These courses got an endorsement from JGA which holds "JGTO Qualifying Tournament" and "LPGA Pro-Test"! Our facility has a main dining room which gives you a 180 wide panoramic view, sauna rooms, jacuzzi baths, and a natural hot spa, including outdoor baths.
A woodlands course. In a flat terrain with a height difference of 1 meter, holes with greenery has been spread. Fairways are separated by natural forests, water hazards which are an accent of the shaping are arranged everywhere. As almost all the holes have ponds and creeks, you cannot be abstracted if you try to attack them. On the other hand, if you try to play gently, fairways are sufficiently wide. The accessible champion course can be enjoyed by everyone from advanced to average.
JLPGA Tour Pacific Club Ladies Leben Cup was held in 2001. There are many holes which you can enjoy both the beautiful scenery and thrill. 10 holes with some ponds scattered in the deep woods, the par-3 16th where the green protrudes into a pond and the par 4 18th where the fairway is almost isolated.
A woodlands course. The course laid out around a large pond. Each hole is separated by natural pine forests and is flat overall. Fairways are also wide and beautiful. Both the first and second nine have various courses in which some ponds are scattered in the forest. Especially the pond at the 7th hole is impressive. If you do not find your capture route firmly, you would not shoot a good score.
A hill course where you can enjoy the magnificent view of Mt. Iwate. There are many forest-like holes surrounded by natural forests on both sides of the fairway, and the whole is a gentle hilly land. The wide open fairways nevertheless, hitting a bended tee shot makes it troublesome. 5 ponds, which are strategically placed in the course, are key to capture the tough course with accurate shots. One bent green is large and has a lot of undulations. Both the pine course and maple course can be enjoyed by self play with a golf cart. Reservation essential for a caddy.
A hill course. It spreads on a gentle hill separated by karamatsu. On the south course, there are 8 ponds with many strategic holes with a splendid view. Some ponds are located on either the left or the right especially in the 4th to 7th. The last 18th of the second nine is a long S-shape hole with a pond on the left at the point of the second shot. With the first good shot, you have a chance to be reachable in two over a pond. The north course has a natural swell and the fairway is also wide. However, large mounds and deep bunkers are arranged on fairways, accurate direction is required.
Set atop beautiful hills overlooking the Shonai Plains and Sea of Japan to the west, this marvellous location is nestled between the majestic cliffs of Mount Chokai to the north and Mount Gassan to the south. Making full use of the rich natural land contours, the course was the first in Japan designed by Graham Marsh and is a place for players from beginners to experts to enjoy everything the game of golf has to offer.
This seaside course is considered one of the top 100 courses in world and one of the top 3 courses in Japan. This has been the site of the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament since 1974, and the Phoenix Country Club is located within the Phoenix Seagaia Resort, on the Hitotsuba Pacific Coast. Each hole is lined by pine groves making it both esthetically pleasing and challenging. Challenge yourself on this engaging, fascinating course ranked number 10 in Asia by Forbes magazine. Golf carts are available for rental. Renovated in 2002, the Club House exterior is adorned with Miyazaki's famous Obi Japanese cedar, giving it a quiet, calming, traditional Japanese appearance. Come experience this tournament course rich in Japanese golf history!
Designed by the legendary Tom Watson, this course, like the neighboring Phoenix Country Club, is as fun and challenging as it is rewarding to play. Surrounded by wind swept pine groves, this beautiful 18-hole course has quite narrow fairways with strategically placed bunkers requiring accurate tee shots and iron play. Golf carts are allowed on the fairways, allowing you to enjoy a sporty, casual game with cool ocean breezes. Guests take advantage of the convenient and free Garden Shuttle Bus, which takes only 5 minutes from the nearby Sheraton Grande Ocean Resort.
This exotic seaside course features natural pine forests and all the beauty this area has to offer. Summer rounds here are warm and bearable as cool winds from the nearby sea help keep golfers cool. Winters are quite temperate and you can usually enjoy playing with just a sweater. Many of the holes are lined with the indigenous pine trees increasing the challenge. Holes 2 and 3 are next to the local airport with others straddling the coastline. Make sure to check the wind direction on the seaside holes as it can have a bearing on high trajectory shots.
This is a hilly course, but a fair course, providing an honest and relaxing round for resort golfers. A colorful Clubhouse features a lodge with warm tropical images. The course is lined with cedar trees creating corridors of golfing fun. If you are looking to increase the challenge just move back to the champions tees and enjoy holes like No.6 a par 5 with 606 yards with a pond in play and a firm quick green.
Located in Kushima city in the south of Miyazaki, 18 holes providing a view of Shibushi Bay. The course utilizing the natural topography is varied, and there are strategic holes including the 17th hole over the pond surrounded by the water and cedar forests. With a green-roofed early American style club house is surrounded by phoenix and sago palms, the course is filled with tropical atmosphere. Enjoy a casual self play golf with a cart for two.
A hillside course. The course is blessed with fantastic views with different impressions on every hole. Its wide and rolling fairways look easy at the first glance but that will miss lead players and actually become traps. It is designed for all levels of golfers; the players must choose the route of attack accord to their skills to play well. The two-tiers one bent greens are challenging and difficult to conquer.
The course is located on the hillside along the beach famous for surfing. One of the best ocean resort courses in Japan where players can enjoy listening the sound of the waves and the magnificent view of ocean during their rounds.
A hillside course. The course is laid out on a gentle undulated area left with the natural forest. Even though each hole is open and flat, skillfully placed water hazards enhance difficulty. No.2 is an uphill double dog-leg par-5 hole.. No.5 and No.7 are intimidating holes for beginners since the tee shots will be over the ravines. On the other hand, the holes on the back nine are rather long with relatively wide fairways. The both par-5s are over 550 yards long. The last three holes require accurate shots since water hazards await errant shots. No.18 is the signature hole with Glasses Bridge.
A hillside course. Players can take a full swing at its wide fairways. The design of each hole is rich in variety and skillfully placed hazards enhance the difficulties. The OUT course start with a downhill hole, and followed by a tough par-3 hole. On the back nine, No.12 is a reachable par-5 and No.14 is a difficult uphill hole.
A hillside course. The architect took advantages of its natural topography with spectacular landscape. The holes are completely separated so that players can enjoy the serenity. Since almost all holes are flat with a slight down slopes, the surface of the greens can be seen from the tee grounds. The course is fairly designed that giving an award to a good shot and penalizing an errant shot. Overall, the difficulties of each hole are well balanced with change in distance, therefore players are required to use all fourteen clubs.
Each hole on this hillside course has its own personality requiring the player to formulate his or her own strategic plan. You will feel pressure from the forests on both sides of this course all day. Fresh mountain breezes will help you concentrate, but hey can also affect your ball flight, so plan accordingly and look to the trees for telltale directional signs. Especially watch for breezes from the marsh on the par-3 eighth as they can affect your ball flight and thus, your club selection as well. No. 18 is slightly uphill straight hole with 3 large bunkers 120 yards from green that will catch your attention and hopefully not your ball! Weekend and holiday rounds are caddy play style only with 5 seater carts included. Afternoon tee times are also available here especially in the summer months when days are longer.
This club features two separate 18’s designed by Japanese designers, Kato Shunsuke and Ito Daisuke. The Lion course is a woodland course and features holes surrounded by forest with each hole usually not visible from any others. The Eagle course is characterized by both forest and strategically placed water features. Both are impeccably groomed and quite flat overall providing a world-class experience. Enjoy a well-appointed clubhouse and easy access from the new Chitose International airport. Playing both 18’s is recommended!
This is a woodland course that features views of Mt. Tarumae, a nearby volcano, as well as incorporating Swan Lake into many of its holes. The course was designed to take advantage of the lake and the naturally sloping terrain with the areas birch and pine trees surround each hole. The number 2 short hole is considered the signature hole with a downhill approach shot to a green that is surrounded by a fresh water pond. Holes 4, 6, 8 and 9 require shots crossing the lake, so give it your best shot and try to not succumb to the pressure!
A hillside course carved in the foothills of the costal mountain range. Conveniently located just 10 minutes from Hakodate Airport this course provides both mountain and ocean views to the nearby Tsugaru straight. The OUT course is quite friendly and short with receiving fairways making for a relaxing nine. The IN course is more technical with water features and bunkering to keep your attention. Players can enjoy both golf and views of the surrounding natural scenery throughout the day.
A hill course. Located in the plateau overlooking the Tokachi plain, it is in an environment where majestic nature can be fully enjoyed. The champions course incorporates the natural topography as it is and contains strategic characteristic. The distance is long, many trees stand in front of the shot, and you need to make a strategy route with power. In the masters course, cleek crossing and pond overtaking can be seen everywhere. As these courses are nice and challenging, an accurate shot is required.
A hill course. Enjoy self-playing golf lightly with a golf cart for two to fairways with the majestic landscape of Mt. Maefurano. We also accept reservations from 2 people, please do not hesitate to make a reservation. Weekdays will be open for King course on odd-days and Palmer Course on even days. One way system has been adopted to the Palmer Course.
A hill course with gentle slopes, each hole is separated by white birch or Karamatsu forest. There are faint slope in fairways, mounds near greens, and not so many guard bunkers, the arrangement has a great feature as a strategic element. Greens have subtle undulations, so it is difficult to finish on a par. The second nine has more undulation than the first nine.
The course rate of regular tee is 72.8 that is the most difficult in Hokkaido. Back tee's course rate is 74.6 that is the 3rd in Hokkaido. For athlete golfers, never fait to challenge it. Although it is a gentle topography of the hill course, 18 holes have various changes such as uphill, downhill, and overpassing ponds. It is unique to Hokkaido. Guests are welcome to stay Hakodate Ominuma Prince Hotel (with natural hot spring). There is a free shuttle bus service from the hotel to the golf course.
A hill course with 18 holes located on a small hill overlooking Abashiri Lake and the mountains of Akan and Shiretoko. It makes full use of natural undulations. Each hall is strategically laid out. As the fairways and rough turf are blue-grass, the balls are easy to fly, even beginners do not have much trouble. The fast greens are due to pen A-1. It is well located in about 10 minutes by car from the Memanbetsu Airport.
LPGA Tour AXA Ladies held in from 2007 to 2009.
With a design concept of " Beautiful & Tough, Always beautiful and magnificent to the last", 2 courses of Nisupa means "chief" in Ainu language, Ikoro means "treasure" have 45 unique holes are laid out. Each hole is separated by a beautiful forest making use of natural undulations of maximum height difference of 25 meters, realizing beauty and majestic appearance. Nisupa OUT3 where the greens are surrounded by the forest like eagle's nest, Nisupa IN 13 "pearl necklace" where the glowing pond dazzles the player with a superb view of the 8 meters downhill, and three natural creeks. Lots of distinctive specialty holes such as Ikoro Pirika 5 "Temptation of Pirika (beautiful woman)" where the shot is disturbed to the right and left as if shots are tempted by its beauty. The various course make you challenge in front of a varied, strategic and attractive holes.
A hill course spreading to three plateaus separated by two mountain streams. With a large undulation, the first shot is fairly limited with the unique cross bunker. Each hole is named based on Shakespeare with various intentions. For example, the 1st and 10th are named to "Romeo and Juliet" respectively which are close to each other, or 6th of "As You Like It" can be selected as one of two greens. Greens are generally large enough to enjoy tricky undulation of strategic holes.
A parkland course. The course is built on the southern foot of Mt. Komagatake, and the large and small ponds are scattered with deep primary forests, and streams running every direction on the course. With its natural strategic layout, each hole has its own characteristics which incite players to challenge. The water hazards running along the side or across the fairways narrow the target, the course demands a well thought-out management.
It celebrates 50th anniversary and it is known as one of the best course in Tomakomai area. The gorgeous view of Mt. Tarumae, its flat layout of 27 holes is very popular among the women players. It had been chosen for the site of the 2007 Japan Women's Open championship. Its wide fairways and long holes symbolize the Hokkaido golf courses. The players can enjoy the unforgettable round with the fantastic views of Pacific Ocean and Mt. Tarumae. August would be the ideal time to play golf in Hokkaido since the high temperature stays below 25 Celsius.
Designed by Mr. Mitsuaki Otani with history and tradition, it is a highly rated seaside course. The cutting edge round style of pass-through play with GPS navigation is introduced. The course tries to tell its wonderfulness to various golfers. As the course has many slopes, fairways are narrow, there are blinds and valley crossings, you need to pay much attention. Enjoy the superb view of Sagami Bay.
A hill course on the seaside. Designed by Mr. Allison, Fuji course is skilfully made with bunkers and halls utilizing the natural topography, and has gained worldwide recognition with its beauty and difficulty. The bunkers are deep, and the way of capture differs in the front and back. The spectacular course providing a great view of the blue sea of Sagami Bay should be addictive once you play. However, the golf course is surely one of the most difficult course in Japan. The comfortable sound of waves and the refreshing sea breeze will heal everyone’s hearts who is struggling there.
Located on the beautiful Izu peninsula this club offers both mountain and ocean views with Mt. Fuji visible in the distance on clear days. Fairways are gently undulated and the greens are fair, perfect for a relaxing resort style round. Carts are also allowed on the fairways here which is unusual on most Japanese courses. The course heads out and back meandering around their resort hotel. Great place to stay and enjoy a few rounds!
This course has served as the location for the Shizuoka Open and the Dydo Classic men’s professional golf tour event. Near the ocean this hilly, forested layout provides a good challenge from the tips with more resort style feel from the regular men’s tees. Long hitters will have an advantage on some holes, but accuracy is king here. The fairways are over seeded with bent grass so this course will be green even in the winter. The resorts grand hotel is on top of the hill and helps make this a great golf destination experience.
A hill course. It is located in the plateau of 1000 m above sea level and is surrounded by virgin forests. The first nine has various courses such as downhill and valley crossing, but it is easier than the second nine. You can enjoy exhilarating play so that you can forget the heat at an average temperature of 22 degrees in summer.
A hill course. Although there is not so long distance generally, it is interesting that each hole has a change. The 1st and 2nd of the first nine are longer par-4 holes, however, the other par-5 course is easier in distance. The 12th of the second nine is longer but the other holes are relatively easy. As there are many changing holes such as crossing over valley, an applied technique is also necessary. To emphasize on accurate shot rather than long shot are effective overall.
Izu-Ohito Country Club opened in 1976 is known as the professional resort golf courses located at the center of the Izu Peninsula in the Izu-Hakone National Park with fine view of Mt.Fuji and the range of Amagi mountains.There are total 27 holes(3 golf courses) of various looking and challenging courses with wide-opened fairways, well-treated greens and well-arranged bunkers of crystal sands. We believe that you can enjoy playing golf here completely and hope that you can have splendid memories.
A hillside course. The holes on the front nine are accented with ups and downs but each hole is relatively short in distance. In contrast, the holes on back nine are relatively long but wide. However, players must be aware of the hidden traps and ravines on the dogleg holes. Overall, the course is very strategic.
A hillside course. Although the altitude difference is up to 80 meters, the each hole is relatively flat. However, the fairway is deliberately sloped making the best attacking route obvious. The beautiful landscape of par-3 holes of No.4 and No.14 is very deceiving. Overall greens are undulated and difficult. It is better to avoid the guard bunkers to score well.
Its fairways are wide and undulated. The greens are hard to read since its grains are very strong. There are not many hazards or out-of-baounds on each hole but it is a very strategic golf course.
One of the oldest clubs in the area with a rich history and a strong membership. The clubhouse is the original since it opened in 1958 and the members want it that way; beautiful wood and stone structure that serves its purpose well. It has even been registered as a cultural heritage building! Enjoy great Mt. Fuji views from most of the holes here! The first hole starts you off on a fairly wide and forgiving down hill par 4. Long hitters may get stuck behind a huge mature pine tree should they venture left. Count your blessings here as the tee shot on the second hole requires a little more accuracy with a big bank on the right with O.B. and trees waiting on the left on this slight dog-leg right par 4. Try to club up on your second shot into the green as there is a slight up-hill and the back side is much more forgiving than the guard bunkers that await in front! Club selection and local knowledge will go along way towards helping you score well on this course. Although not long and slightly hilly, it is always perfectly groomed and manicured to perfection providing a good challenge to any ones game. Natural hot spring also on-site for after your round.
Carved out of the natural pine and birch forests this course features plenty of wide fairways making for an enjoyable round. The greens are well protected, so accuracy and distance control are a must to score well here. All this provide for a good day out and an honest test of any ones game. Resort golf at its finest.
This is a hillside course with strategically placed ponds, creeks and undulations. The course is carved out of a forest in the foothills of nearby Mt. Fuji. Its gently undulated terrain is 600 meters above sea level, so you will be cooler than in the city. Your ball placement is crucial here both on the fairways and potato chip greens. Enjoy this challenging yet fair course right next to Fuji International Speedway.
A true mountain course overlooking the Gotemba valley with the best Mt. Fuji views you’ll find anywhere. This Shiro Akaboshi design will test every facet of your game with seemingly impossible tee shots to 3-tiered greens! Not overly long even from the tips, this layout and elevation changes will force you to play within your means or risk losing every ball in your bag. Motorized carts are included and a memorable round awaits!
A hill course. A natural undulations with 30 to 60-year-old trees spreading in the base of Mt. Fuji is incorporated as it is, a beautiful forest course where the fairway of the lawn is separated by cedar and pine. It enhances strategy with a layout where ponds and creeks are moderately arranged. Everyone from athletes to women can enjoy playing . The key to shoot a good score is how to capture the fast green with subtle undulations. "Sumitomo VISA Pacific Club Ladies" has been held at the course.
A hillside course. The course is spread over the hillside of Mt. Fuji but each hole is relatively flat. Each hole is separated with trees that provides serenity. The holes on the front nine are either downhill or uphill, and the players will face the difficult over-the-ravines shots on No.3 through No.5. The designs are very distinctive from one another. The players can enjoy the majestic view of Mt. Fuji on north, Mt. Ashitaka and Suruga Bay on south.
A seaside course. Surrounded by the beautiful ocean and the mountains of Genkai National Park, it is a course stimulates players’ challenging spirit. The fairways on the front nine are narrow but flat. The holes on back nine are tricky with ponds, valley, and ravines but players can enjoy the challenges.
A hillside course. Taking the full advantages of its natural layout, the original cedar and cherry blossoms trees are left as it were. In addition to the major remodeling of the OUT-course in 1991, the 4th hole was remodeled in 1996, transformed into a flatter but highly strategic course. The No.16 hole is the signature hole with a beautiful landscape over a lake.
The course is built on flat area, where the altitude difference is less than 20 meters. Many trees are left in the course. The holes on front nine have some undulations, and each hole is distinctive in design. On the other hand, the holes on back nine are relatively long and flat. Each hole is unique, and especially par-3 holes are impressive; No.17 and No.4 are layout with a beautiful lake.
A hillside course. The course is spread on the hillside and it is only 15 minutes away from the town of Iizuka. Overall the fairways are wide, but some holes are very tight requiring accurate shots. The all levels of golfers can enjoy their round according with their skills. The holes on the front nine are relatively long with undulating fairways. On the other hand, the holes on the back nine are separated with tree lines so that the impressions are completely different.
Hilly course with a series of a gentle downhill and uphill holes, using the natural terrain. Therefore, it requires the accurate sense of distance, and it is more difficult to conquer than expected. Since the drop zones for tee shots are wide to the east, middle, and west side, it allows you to shot freely, but your score will depend on the result of your 2nd or 3rd shot that can reach the green. Almost all greens are uphill and gentle, therefore you would be able to finish with 2 putts. The 8th and 9th are middle course holes and in a good shape, but each water hazard will give you a pressure. Especially the 9th, where you will need to throw a tee shot over the water hazard, is known as a dogleg right hole, and also very long.
① 2 maginificent champion courses: The Nanamata/Nakayama Course
② Located in a good access area, within 30 minutes from the urban area of Fukuoka/ Kita Kyushu. It takes only 5mins from Wakamiya IC.
③ Genuine course where "Yakult Ladies Tournament" has been held for 20 years. Come and visit with your family and friends. We are looking forward to welcoming you!
Hilly course with a tradtional strategy as well as a pleasure and playful spirit of St Andrews, such as The lion's mouth that looks like a lion's mouth (the 8th), the hole of headmaster's nose (the 10th), and double greens (the 9th and 18th). Since aiming points and drop zones are limited, accurate shots are required for pars and birdies. It is essential to have a clear view of yourself and choose the route, and to select a club, based on the detailed strategy. If you miss hit, deep grass bunkers and ponds are waiting for you. Plus there is a fairway that slopes one way, so you have to stay focused. Also, be careful with undulations in the greens.
A hill course with a little undulations and short intervals overall, so you can play easily. The composition of 18 holes is rich in variety and you will never get bored. Also, although the fairways are wide enough, seven ponds and bunkers are enhancing strategy and you should always pay attention. As you find ponds on both side of the second shot in the first hole, you need careful shots in the first nine. The 8th is a long par-3 hole where you need to clear a pond. The 13th is a wonderful downhill and 17th is a downhill with a long distance, so it should be difficult to reach the green in two shots.
In ancient times Oita Prefecture was the land of abundance, and this course has been much-loved over its long history, boasting strategic play that hasn’t faded with the years. Looking out to the Mount Kuju range in the distance, the course is 26 km to the southwest of the city of Oita. This lush and verdant hills-style course is gentle on the eyes and the spirit, setting players of every sort at ease while still piquing an appetite for challenge.
A mountain course. It is spread out on the top of a mountain and is designed utilizing the advantages of its topography. Each hole has an accent such as uphill, downhill, and dogleg layout to avoid the overall flatness. Because there are large swells on the fairways, players may face a difficult lie. The holes are not short but the small greens require accurate shots.
A hillside course. All three nine holes are American style courses surrounded by grand mountains. Each nine holes, west, east, and south course, are all high quality in design and well balanced in difficulty levels. The true challenging course is the west with rolling fairways and long holes. On the other hand, the east course is very dynamic and players can enjoy the real thrill of the game. The south course is symbolized with difficult bunkers and undulating fairways. All three courses are challenging and require high skills.
Hilly course, with a wide view on the front 9, which gives you an open feeling. Since there are gentle undulations, and each hole has its own character, it is difficult to get good scores without accuracy. Especially the 7th is difficult because you first need to shoot downhill and uphill after that. The back 9 is flatter and longer than the front 9 is. Also, it has more water hazard areas so you need to change the strategy depending on the drop point. There are water hazard areas on the 11th and 15th. The 15th gives you a strong pressure when you stand in the teeing ground.
Hilly course. Homemade golf course with little out-of-bounds except its periphery, but there are natural undulations. The Tsurumi course is long, its fairways are wide, greens are bentgrass, and the golf carts have GPS navigation. The Yufu course is 2nd oldest in Kyushu area, combined with the old and new 9 holes, with wide and long fairways that require skills. Its greens are bentgrass.
The course is world-class championship course. Taking the advantages of wild cedar and cypress trees into its design and harmonizing with the natural forests of Kikuchi Valley where is also known as a premier scenic spot in western Japan. The OUT course is separated with cedar and cypress trees. On the other hand, the IN course is separated with pine trees. The both nine holes are relatively long and demand accurate shots.
This Seaside course incorporates the best of its natural surroundings including the areas subtropical forest, the beautiful Coral Sea as well as exhilarating ocean breezes and warm sun. Bunkers and ponds are scattered throughout the whole course and its flat appearance at first glance gives the impression that it’s easy to attack, but don’t get fooled! Enjoy stunning holes like the 16th, 6-hole that is just down the beach from the local City Hall and requires an "across the sea" shot, with others like the 18th hole situated near a natural cove with sandy beaches in view! You might want to play this course a few times!
This famous tournament course is set to welcome the 2017 Japan Professional Golf Championship Tournament, the “Nissin CupNoodle Cup” and has hosted it since 2007. This tournament is always exciting and proved the testing ground for new stories. This hilly course is located on a Northwestern slope, facing the East China Sea. Both nines make full use of the areas natural beauty. The ocean and mountain courses undulations and layout will test both your strategy and technique. The local trees and formidable hazards that lurk around the dogleg holes will require you're “A” game! The signature hole is the Ocean fifth with a beautiful Par-3 with a sizable pond next to the Okinawa-style Ritz-Carlton. The course changes from forest to sea holes all with ample fairways requiring you to provide distance off the tees. The greens here are also well protected with plenty of guard bunkers! Come enjoy a round here.
This is a beautiful mountain style course with views overlooking the coast of Onna and the nearby Orchard Golf Club, located just next door. Ponds are strategically arranged throughout with wide fairways along with no shortage of enjoyable scenery throughout your round. The clubhouse here is in the traditional architectural style of Okinawa, with red roof tiles and white washed walls. There are large water features on the 10th, 11, 12 and 18th holes near the guest accommodations. Watch out for the pond on 18 especially as it is reachable on your second shot! The 16th is the signature hole with an amazing panoramic view from the green of the tropical blue Pacific Ocean.
The authentic seaside course in Okinawa. It is a full-scale seaside links with two impressive holes that are spread over the cliffs of the striking coastline of 40 meters in height and are required to hit over the ocean. On the inland holes, there are seven water hazards and creeks are skillfully placed, and since there are many low tropical plants, reminds of bonsai trees, provide a tropical garden-like atmosphere. Players can enjoy the both seaside links and inland features on either OUT or IN courses.
A hillside course. The course is spread over on a gentle hill where 130 meters above the sea level. The most of fairways are rather wide but the water hazards awaits errant shots on the front nine. Starting with No.2 where a creek runs along the left side of the fairway all the way up to the green side. On the difficult par-4 fourth, players must choose to carry over the water hazard or play safe. Even though a player chose a safe route, an another water hazard is awaiting before the green. The toughest hole on the back nine is the long par-5 12th. The hole is surrounded by trees, and is slightly doglegged to the left, and the fairway drops 48 meters from the tee ground; players will be tested for their accuracy on their tee shots. However, there is a magnificent view of the ocean and the city from the tees.
Hilly course, with great views from its each hole since it is located close to the coast line such as the Sheraton hotel. Fairways are flat and wide, look easy, but very long. Plus, you need to shoot with cautious, at the same time, with boldness, because of the variations created by ponds and valleys. Need to be careful since the grass is Tifton, balls sit lower in it on fairways.
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