golfpass Golf in Japan 101: What you need to know

The host of the Skins Challenge, Zozo Championship and upcoming Olympic Games has a rich history in the sport as well as a curious future.
Japan's most storied course: HIrono Golf Club.

Japan golf is going to be spending a lot of time in the spotlight between now and July, 2020 when Tokyo hosts the Olympic Games. We recently dispatched one of our Senior Writers, Bradley S. Klein, to explore the golf heritage there. He learned the culture there is still fanatic about the sport, even if the country's golf participation is tapering off. It remains an aspirational game in many ways t

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