Golden Valley Golf Club

1353-9 Shikanocho,

Nishikawa, Hyogo 677-0033

  • Office

    +81 (0)795 23 0681
  • Pro shop

    +81 (0)795 23 0681
  • Fax

    +81 (0)795 23 5528

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes.

  • Designer:

    Robert Trent Jones Jr.

SSS or slope






How to get there:

5 km E of Nishiwaki / 46 km N of Kobe.

Golden Valley Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1987

Golden Valley Golf Club: Just to the east of the town of Nishiwaki, and only 1.5 km apart, you'll find two excellent and publicly accessible championship golf courses. Golden Valley and Pine Lake were both designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, and both have hosted Japanese Tour events.

Golden Valley, like Pine Lake, occupies a wonderfully natural forested environment. The two nine-hole loops provide memorable out-and-back journeys into tree-lined valleys. Pristine woodland climbs the hills on either side of each pair of holes ... one heading out and one back.

The layout also features several small ponds and rocky streams, as well as two small lakes, ensuring water is a more frequent and intimidating threat. As such Golden Valley weighs-in as the sterner test of the two neighbours.

List of courses: Japan - South


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays 19,000 yen; weekends 28,800 yen. Golf cart and caddie fee included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Did you know?

Golden Valley GC is part of the Shinwa Golf Group, which operates eight golf courses in different parts of Japan, including Golden Valley GC and Cherry Hills GC in Hyogo Prefecture, Shiga CC and Shigaraki CC (Sugiyama and Tashiro courses) in Shiga, Japan Classic CC (King and Queen courses) in Mie, and Zuiryo GC in Gifu Prefecture. Designers of these courses include Robert Trent Jones Jr, Arnold Palmer and Lee Schmidt.

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