SHIZUOKA, Japan 

Kawana Golf Course, Fuji Course



18 HOLES / PAR 72 / 6,701 YARDS




INFORMATION

Course Kawana G.C.,Fuji C.
Holes / Par  18 Holes/Par 72
Yards 6,701 Yards
Established 1936
Designer C.H. Alison
Max. golfers / Group 4
Closed on  Open everyday
Tournament PGA Fuji Sankei Classic
LPGA Fuji Sankei ladies Classic 
Golf Cart Walking
Golf Set

JPY 6,000 

(Excluded TAX)

Golf Shoes

JPY 1,000 

 (Excluded TAX)

Umbrella Equipped
Driving Range Yes
Restaurant Yes
Bath / Hot Spring Yes/ No
Accommodation Yes
Green Korea
Tee Box/ Fairway Zoysia
Rough Zoysia 

Location Shizuoka, Ito city
Distance 15 min from JR Ito Station
54 km from Odawara Nishi I.C. ,Odawara-Atsugi Motorway

DESCRIPTION

Kawana Golf Club, Fuji course, opened in 1936, is selected as a world famous course. It is a hill course along the sea placed in Kawana, Ito city, Shizuoka prefecture. The Fuji course, designed by C.H.Alison, is received high praise in the world for its beauty and difficulty. Each hole is taken advantage of the natural topography and bunkers are arranged characteristic and complexity. The bunkers called Alison Bunker are so deep that it is necessary to change the strategy  conforming with the teeing ground.

The LPGA Fuji Sankei Ladies Classic has been held for 14 years since 2005 at this course, and fierce battles occurred every year. Before that, a men's pro tour, Fuji Sankei Classic had been held. At the time of the tournament, the 18th hole is changed to the start hole, and exciting and dramatic scenes are produced at 16th, 17th and 18th holes. 

This course has been ranked 68th in the "100 World Golf Awards" of US golf magazine, and has been selected as "The best 100 courses in Japan" by Japan Golf Digest "Choice".

 

The starting hole is 409 yards par-4. This course is like a roller coaster because the tee shot is downhill and the second shot is uphill. The third hole is par-5 dogleg to the right . The  bunkers look like the wave from the teeing area, and put pressure on you, but you should get over with accurate shot without fear. The 11th hole is par-5 towards the lighthouse. The fairway is very wide that you can play without hesitation more than other holes. The 15th hole is par-5 and it is adjacent to the ocean on the left side. The view from the teeing ground is the most impressive in this course. The 16th hole par-3 has the raised green. To get par, it is necessary to shot approaches politely. The 17th hole par-4 is said that the highest level of difficulty in this course. It is important that how well you can play with the last 5 holes to get a good score.

PHOTOS


SCORE CARD

  OUT   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 TOTAL
BLUE 415 411 450 482 181 434 393 150 367 3283
WHITE 409 397 420 468 181 404 330 145 308 3062
PAR 4 4 5 5 3 4 4 3 4 36
  IN   10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 TOTAL
BLUE 143 619 404 395 416 480 185 410 366 3418
WHITE 143 568 384 347 366 470 172 388 342 3180
PAR 3 5 4 4 4 5 3 4 4 36