Nihonkai Country Club

528−3 Araihama,

Tainai, Niiagata 959-2609

  • Office

    +81 (0)254 46 2121
  • Pro shop

    +81 (0)254 46 2121
  • Fax

    +81 (0)254 46 2002

About the course

  • The Course:

    27 holes. Tree-lined parkland.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal pine forest.

  • Designer:

    Sho Okubo

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6893
6203
5685
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the West-Middle combination. The East-nine, at 3,502 yards from the back tees, is of similar length to the other two nines.

Location

Latitude:

38.112809

Longitude:

139.387181

How to get there:

1 km NE of Araihama / 9 km NW of Tainai / 54 km NE of Niigata.

Nihonkai Country Club

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

Est. 1973

Nihonkai Country Club, home to a well-rated 27-hole tree-lined parkland layout, is located a hundred metres back from the shoreline of the Sea of Japan. The tree-lined course is located in a coastal pine forest near the town of Tainai. Course description, images and other details to follow.

List of courses: Japan - North

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Golf carts compulsory. Caddies available.

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