O-Aza Shioji, Miyazaki, Miyazaki 880-0122
27 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Coastal pine forest.
Above distances are for the Takachiho-Sumiyoshi combination. The Nichinan-nine, at 3318 yards from the back tees, is slightly shorter than the other two nines.
12 km NE of Miyazaki city centre.
Phoenix Country Club is home to a private and well-rated tree-lined parkland layout. The course is located in a coastal pine forest close to the shoreline of the Philippine Sea, but not with any directly beachside holes. As part of the Phoenix Seagaia Resort, the Phoenix Country Club course is complemented by the 18-hole championship Tom Watson Golf Course. Course description, images and other details to follow soon.
Private club - guests can only play if hosted by a member.
Non-metal spike facility. Caddies compulsory.
Phoenix Country Club is the long-time home of the renowned Dunlop Phoenix tournament, a top-level Japan Tour event that continues to attract an international field of the world's best golfers. Previous winners have included Johnny Miller, Seve Ballesteros, Tom Watson, Ernie Els, Tommy Nakajima, Jumbo Ozaki, Lee Westwood, Tiger Woods, Shingo Katayama and Luke Donald (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Phoenix CC).
World: formerly ranked world's 84th best course (GOLF magazine, 1989; not in subsequent editions of this ranking).
Japan: 12th best course in Japan (Golf Digest, 2020).
Hamayama, Yamasaki-cho Miyazaki, Miyazaki 880-8545.
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Tom Watson course (1 km)
Phoenix CC (2 km)
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