Karuizawa Resort

Kita-Karuizawa,

Naganohara, Agatsuma District, Gunma 377-1412

  • Office

    +81 (0)279 84 4110
  • Pro shop

    +81 (0)279 84 4110

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.

  • Designer:

    Shunsuke Kato
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6941
5931
5186
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
71.8
67.6
69.8

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Asama course. Also at Karuizawa is the 18-hole Shirakaba course (par-72, 6531 yds from back tees, rating 70.0).

Location

Latitude:

36.424966

Longitude:

138.604596

How to get there:

15 km N of Karuizawa town centre.

Karuizawa Resort (Asama course)

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1975

Karuizawa Resort is home to two 18-hole layouts. The longer and higher-rated Asama course is complemented by the also enjoyable Shirakaba course. The courses are located near the resort town of Karuizawa under the gaze of stunning Mount Asama. Onsite accommodation is also available. Course description, images and other details to follow soon.
List of courses: Japan - North

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Must book in advance.

Did you know?

Karuizawa Resort is a member of the Taiheiyo Club, which comprises 17 of Japan's top golf courses spread across different parts of the country, with several around Tokyo. The Club's flagship layout is the Gotemba course, located on the southeastern flank of Mount Fuji in the Shizuoka Prefecture.

In close proximity to the Karuizawa Resort is Mount Asama, the most active volcano on Honshu, the main island of Japan. This impressive volcano stands 2,568 m (8,425 ft) above sea level and continues to erupt on a relatively frequent basis (the last significant eruption occurring in 2009).

Where2Stay

  • Villa the Club - Karuizawa Hotel

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    Resort accommodations are located onsite in the 87-room Karuizawa Hotel. Guests can relax at the hotel, which provides a match for one of the finest highland resorts in the country. Karuizawa nightlife and hospitality can be savoured at the hotel bar and three restaurants—traditional Japanese, barbecue, and Continental.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Karuizawa Resort

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Karuizawa GC (private); Karuizawa 72 (6 courses).

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