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Japan Golf Experience: “Why Golf in Japan?” — JNTO Promotes Special Golf Experience in Japan


TOKYO, Mar. 22, 2024 /Kyodo JBN/ —

– “Did You Know that Japan Has More than 2,000 Golf Courses?” –

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has introduced golf courses throughout Japan — from Hokkaido in the north to Okinawa in the south on its website:

JNTO, working to enhance the information related to the promotion of golf tourism, is happy to announce that it has expanded travel logs, golf course information, and helpful links to the related organizations.


Fuji Course of Kawana Hotel Golf Course:

Golf Course at Daihakone Country Club:

For more information, please visit the website “Japan Golf Experience: Golfing Japan’s Golden Route”

In the trip introduced on JNTO’s website, travelers are taking a leisurely tour along “Japan’s Golfing Golden Route,” starting in Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, winding their way through Kobe and Shizuoka, and ending in Tochigi, north of Tokyo. Visitors are encouraged to relive the experiences as the travelers on the website explore diverse golfing scenes, savor local cuisines, and immerse themselves in the culture at each stop along this delightful journey.

Golfing across Japan offers a unique blend of stunning courses, delicious local flavors, friendly faces, and a glimpse into Japan’s vibrant culture. With over 2,000 courses and year-round golf, combined with a comprehensive flight and shinkansen train network, Japan is quickly becoming a global golf tourism hotspot.

Source: Japan National Tourism Organization