1-4 AzaKanagaya Nishiuneno,
Kawanishi, Hyogo 666-0155
Office+81 (0)72 794 1011
Pro shop+81 (0)72 794 1011
Fax+81 (0)72 794 1967
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Current course designed in 1927 by club members - the Crane brothers (Joe E., Harry C. and Bertie E. Crane). Later modifications drawn up by Charles Hugh Alison (1930).
2 km W of Kawanishi / 30 km N of Osaka.
Naruo Golf Club: like some other top-rated layouts in Japan (notably Hirono and Kawana), British architect Charles "Hugh" Alison played a big part in designing the current course here at Naruo. Always maintained in top-quality condition, the greens here are widely recognised as being among the best in Japan. Course description, images and other details to follow soon.
Private club - very restricted opportunities for outside visitor play. International visitors should contact club to establish playing possibility and associated rates.
Must contact in advance.
World: formerly ranked world's 99th best course (GOLF magazine, 2009; not in subsequent editions of this ranking).
Japan: 4th best course in Japan (Golf Digest, 2020).
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