Greater Tokyo

Olympic Country Club

This championship course, opened in 1990, is a 27-hole course designed by American golf course architect, Pete Dye (Dye Designs). It is located about 70 kilometers (about 45 miles) west of Shinjuku (downtown Tokyo) and takes about 70 minutes to get there.

While the Olympic Country Club has a membership system, visitors are welcome to use the restaurant, lockers, shower facilities, and shops in the cozy clubhouse.

Overview

Holes
27, par 108

Greens
1, using Penncross Creeping Bentgrass

Distance
10,384 yards (back tee), 9,750 yards (regular tee)

USGA/JGA Course Rates
  • 72.8 (9 halls of Fuji Zakura + 9 halls of Dogwood)
  • 72.7 (9 halls of Dogwood + 9 halls of Gentian)
  • 72.0 (9 halls of Gentian + 9 halls of Fuji Zakura)

Features

  • Style: This is a classic Scottish style golf course with well-placed ponds and bunkers.
  • Design: The fairways' undulations and the subtle slopes of the greens take advantage of the natural terrain. It is a highly strategic course where you need to pay attention to every shot and putt.
  • Driving Range: 180 yards, 19 runs
  • Putting Practice Green: Available
  • Carts/Caddies: 5-seater passenger carts with GPS navigation are available for use. Optional caddies are available.

    Notes

    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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