Golf in Karuizawa
Golfing in Karuizawa
Karuizawa is one of Japan's most famous highland resort towns, only one hour from Tokyo by bullet train, and a golfer's paradise.
There are numerous golf courses in and around Karuizawa of various sizes, terrains, and levels of difficulty. Most are operated by the Prince Hotels Group and are located just south of Karuizawa Station.
The following is a list of easily accessible golf courses in Karuizawa that can be readily played on.
Karuizawa is a mecca for Japan's golfers
Seizan Golf Course is the closest golf course to Karuizawa Station, and is adjacent to the massive Karuizawa 72 Golf facility. The Seizan Golf Course is operated by the same operator as Karuizawa 72 Golf, the Prince Hotels Group.
Seizan Golf Course is a reasonably priced course with a broad fairway, 18 holes, 2,842 yards out, 2,978 yards in, par 70, and suited to the individual golfer.
Seizan Golf Course
Karuizawa 72 Golf consists of four areas with a total of six golf courses:
In September 2014, Karizawa 72 Golf will be the venue for the World Amateur Team Championship 2014 (Espirito Santo Trophy and the Eisenhower Trophy) using the Iriyama and Oshitate courses.
Karuizawa 72 Golf
Karuizawa Prince Hotel Golf Course is a flat, wooded, 9-hole golf course, 2,219 yards, par 33, that is an extension of the grounds of the Karuizawa Prince Hotel West, and great for a carefree round of golf.
Karuizawa Prince Hotel Golf Course is open from about mid-April to about the end of November.
Karuizawa Prince Hotel Golf Course
Karuizawa offers excellent golf in Japan
Karuizawa Asama Golf Course is right next to the Karuizawa Asama Prince Hotel, on the same plot of land as Karuizawa 72 Golf, but distinct from it. The Karuizawa Asama Golf Course is a twosomes-only, 18-hole course, 5,706 yards, par 70, somewhat narrow. Carts are two-person only.
The Karuizawa Asama Golf Course is usually open from about mid-April till about the end of November.
Karuizawa Asama Golf Course
Magoe Golf Course is a 9-hole golf course, 2,565 yards, par 34, right next to the Karuizawa 72 Golf facility. Magoe Golf Course is a relaxed, pull-your-own-golf-cart style golf course laid out on the highlands of Karuizawa.
The Magoe Golf Course is usually open from about mid-April till about the end of November.
Magoe Golf Course
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