7-3 Hirono Shijimicho,
Miki, Hyogo 673-0541
Office+81 (0)794 85 0123
Pro shop+81 (0)794 85 0123
Fax+81 (0)794 85 9331
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Original design and later modifications by Charles Hugh Alison (1931, 1948).
5 km SE of Miki city centre / 25 km NW of Kobe / 62 km W of Osaka.
Hirono Golf Club is home to a much revered Hugh Alison design that has borne comparison with the likes of Pine Valley in the USA and Morfontaine in Europe. Regularly ranked as Japan's No.1 golf course, this testing and sublimely crafted layout is located near Miki in the Hyōgo Prefecture. Course description, images and other details to follow soon.
Private club - guests may only play if accompanied by a member.
World: 39th best course in the world (GOLF magazine, 2020/21).
Japan: No.1 course in Japan (Golf Digest, 2020).
Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).
Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24).
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Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
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