Golf Courses in Japan

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It is known that the most of golf courses in Hokkaido and Tohoku area close during freezing winter time, from the middle of  November to the end of March. On the contrary, summers in those area are r, and Sendai is a capital city of Miyagi prefecture and the pick of Tohoku's urban centers. It takes only 2 hours to Sendai, 3 hours to Morioka and Yamagata,  4 hours to Aomori and Akita  from Tokyo station by a bullet express train. There are not many golf courses in Tohoku area compared to Hokkaido, however,  there ndid courses ranked in top 100 in Japan  such as   Natsudomari Golf Links in Aomori and  Bonari Kogen Golf Club in Fukushima. 


. Tokyo is a capital city of Japan, the largest number of population in the world. You can find almost everything what you want  in Tokyo, however, there are not many golf courses. If want to stay in Tokyo and play golf, we recommend you to visit neighboring prefecture, Chiba, Saitama, Tochigi, Ibaraki have many excellent courses, on average 1 hour drive from Tokyo, depending on traffic jam. 

There are 85 golf courses in Saitama, the prestige golf club like  Kasumigaseki Country Club  a venue of  Tokyo Olympics 2020.  I Kanagawa have also excellent courses, such as Sagamihara G.C., Horai C.C., Karuizawa Kogen G.C. , The Royal Golf Club and so on. 


KOSHINETSU region consists of 3 prefectures, Nagano, Yamanashi and Niigata prefecture.

 ral history and its cuisine.  Nagano, the prefectural capital and host of Olympic games held in 1998, is home of Zenkoji which over 4 million worshippers visit annually is worthy of visiting definitely. Apart from those,  many popular mountain and ski resorts such as Hakuba, Azumino, Karuizawa, Shigakogen, Madarao and so on is well known. Karuizawa loved very much by John Lennon is picturesque resort town and located beneath of Mt. Asama. With 1 hour  access from Tokyo to Karuizawa by Shinkansen, hotels, restaurants, shops, golf courses and outlet shopping mall, especially summer vacation periods, many tourists visits.  



CHUGOKU region consists of 5 prefectures, divided by Chugoku mountain range into 2 areas, Sanyo area facing to inland sea consists of Okayama, Hiroshima and Yamaguchi and Sanin area facing to Japan sea consists of Tottori and Shimane.


Considering play golf in this region, we would recommend to choose Sanyo area since there are about  golf courses in Okayama, Hiroshima and Yamaguchi and  the prestige golf club .  


The origin of the name of SHIKOKU came from  the island was divided into four regions,  SHI means four and KOKU means regions. 

The island well known as pilgrimage to the 88 sacred places of Shikoku is  surrounded by beautiful nature, remote temples, local cuisines, historic castles, gardens  and golf courses. 

l known for Sanuki Udon (Noodles) is the smallest countries in 47 prefectures.