Greater Tokyo

Horai Country Club

It is one of Japan's representative championship golf course where the first (2000) to third (2002) editions of the Japan Golf Tour Championship, one of the three major men's professional golf tournaments in Japan have been hosted, and the Qualifying Tournaments for men’s professional golfers, the Step Up Tour for women’s professional golfers, and the professional tests are held.

The Nishinasuno area, where the virgin red pine forest still remains, is rich in nature and is home to many wild birds. You can enjoy the feeling of freedom embraced by nature while enjoying the magnificent scenery of Nasunogahara. The fairways are made of bluegrass, and you can play on the green grass all year round. The course opened in 1990.

The course is about 160 km (about 100 miles) from central Tokyo, but it takes about 100 minutes from Tokyo Station to the golf course using the Shinkansen bullet train and the club bus that is connected to the Shinkansen schedule. Therefore, a day trip to the course is possible.

There are also lodges (30 twin rooms) and cottages (up to 8 people) that are shared with the sister course, Nishinasuno Country Club. So, you can stay overnight and enjoy playing at both of these two golf courses.

The club is a membership golf club, but the restaurant, lockers, showers, and store in the clubhouse are also available for use by visitors.


18 holes, par 72

1, using Penncross Creeping Bentgrass

6,821 yards (back tees) 6,418 yards (mid tees)

JGA Course Rates
72.1 (back tees)


A woodland course with pine trees separating each hole. There is not much difference in elevation, but ponds and bunkers are well placed, so you need to be strategic. The 11th hole, a floating green, requires an accurate and controlled shot. There are 53 bunkers and 8 holes with water hazards.

  • Driving Range: 300 yards, 20 hitting stations.
  • Approach Practice Area: Available (with bunkers)
  • Putting Practice Green: Available
  • Carts/Caddies: 5-seater passenger carts with GPS navigation are available for use. Optional caddies are available.


    Dress Code
    Proper golf attire (no t-shirts or jeans). Except in summer, players are expected to wear a tailored jacket or blazer in the clubhouse.
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