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 relatively cool and dry comparing to hot and humid area such as Kanto, Kansai and Kyushu area. Especially summer in Hokkaido is quite dry and comfortable climate, you should visit Hokkaido from June to September if you want to enjoy golfing there. Hokkaido is known for having the most golf course by prefecture in Japan, the number reached over 160.
Tohoku area consists of 6 prefectures , Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata prefectures, 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 are splendid courses ranked in top 100 in Japan such as Natsudomari Golf Links in Aomori and Bonari Kogen Golf Club in Fukushima.