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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 70
Length 5711 yards
Slope 113
Rating 67.2

This stunning resort on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean is rightly known as “The Pebble Beach of Japan. Located only 75 miles south of Tokyo, Kawana features a 140-room hotel in the tradition of imperial art deco and 240-acres of dramatic golf. The Oshima Course dates to a 1928 design by the father of Japanese golf design, Mitsuaki Otani. His routing is typical of the era before Western influences was evident – tight, intimate, with many blind shots and the occasional drama looking out towards the Pacific.

Course Details

Year Built 1928
Fairways Zoysia
Greens Zoysia
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Indoor Practice Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Lounge

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Quirky, memorable classical Japanese course

Here's a layout dating to 1928, before the advent of links-inspired design by virtue of the Englishmen who taught the country Classic-era course design. Oceanfront Kawana Resort is spectacular; it's Oshima Corse decidedly second tier compared to its compatrio, the famed Fuji layout. This one is strictly a warm to it, but en engaging one.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Stay & Play Offers

From $325
Valid dates: Feb 28, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
UNLIMITED rounds of golf over three days, and two nights lodging in one of our 4-bedroom Stay & Play luxury townhomes, including access to fine dining for dinner at Champs and Rockers.
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