THE CLUB

Located in the middle of Japan and near the Lake BIWA which is the largest lake in Japan


Located in the middle of Japan and near the Lake BIWA which is the largest lake in Japan

– CLUB –

BIWAKO COUNTRY CLUB

– ESTABLISHMENT –

8 November 1959

– ADDRESS –

513 MISONO,RITTO-SHI
SHIGA,520-3005,JAPAN

– CLOSED DAYS –

On every Monday
31 Dec./1 Jan.

– OPENING HOURS –

8:00 – 17:00

– TEL –

+81-77-558-0121

(For domestic use)

077-558-0121

– FAX –

+81-77-558-2637

– EMAIL –

golf@biwakocc.com

COURSES

3 courses, each 9 hole and Par36

RITTO COURSE

9holes/Par36

Many pines enhance the quietness of the course.
Each hole is flat and enough of distance to enjoy exciting shots.
COURSE OPEN

MIKAMI COURSE

9holes/Par36

This course was named from Mt.MIKAMI whose shape is similar to Mt.FUJI and called local Mt.FUJI.
Because the hazard is skillfully arranged, many accurate shots and good course strategy are required.
COURSE OPEN

BIWAKO COURSE

9holes/Par36

Each hole is with undulating changes and characteristics.
You can see a part of Lake BIWA from the 8th teeing area.
Renovated by Greg Norman in 2020.
COURSE CLOSED

– COURSE DESIGN –

Mr.Seizo Tomizawa

– COURSE RENOVATION –

(BIWAKO COURSE in 2020)
Mr.Greg Norman

– TYPE OF GRASS –

Bentgrass(Green)
Zoysia matrella Merr.(Fairway&Tee)
Zoysia japonica Steud(Rough)

– YARDAGE –

RITTO

MIKAMI

BIWAKO

TEES

Green T
Green C
Green T
Green C
Green T
Green C

BLACK

3,516

3,261

3,434

3,288

3,349

3,199

BLUE

3,342

3,097

3,258

3,120

3,170

3,020

WHITE

3,122

2,896

3,114

2,984

3,012

2,868

RED

2,793

2,607

2,640

2,510

2,556

2,414

(yards)

Green T: TOURNAMENT GREENS

Green C: CHAMPION GREENS

– COURSE & SLOPE RATINGS –

MEN

LADIES

Green T
Green C
Green T
Green C
COURSES
TEES

COURSE

RATING

SLOPE

RATING

COURSE

RATING

SLOPE

RATING

COURSE

RATING

SLOPE

RATING

COURSE

RATING

SLOPE

RATING

RITTO

&

MIKAMI

BLACK

74.2

136

72.3

132

80.5

146

78.4

141

BLUE

72.6

133

70.8

129

78.6

142

76.6

138

WHITE

70.9

129

69.3

126

76.6

137

74.7

134

RED

67.2

121

65.7

118

72.0

128

70.3

125

MIKAMI

&

BIWAKO

BLACK

73.5

134

72.2

130

79.8

145

78.2

141

BLUE

71.9

129

70.4

128

77.8

140

76.3

137

WHITE

70.5

127

69.1

125

76.1

136

74.4

134

RED

66.4

118

65.1

117

70.9

125

69.2

123

BIWAKO

&

RITTO

BLACK

73.9

135

71.9

131

80.1

144

78.0

139

BLUE

72.1

132

70.2

128

78.2

139

76.1

136

WHITE

70.4

128

68.6

125

76.1

135

73.9

131

RED

67.0

120

65.4

118

71.7

125

69.7

122

Green T: TOURNAMENT GREENS

Green C: CHAMPION GREENS

FACILITIES

YANMAR SUNSET MARINA CLUBHOUSE&HOTEL CLUB HOUSE
YANMAR SUNSET MARINA CLUBHOUSE&HOTEL

YANMAR SUNSET MARINA CLUBHOUSE&HOTEL

Our members-only hotel on the shores of Lake Biwa is intimate, with just seven luxurious guest rooms. Each room has a terrace with a hammock, and you can savor ever-changing views of Lake Biwa as time passes, not only from your room but also from various spaces such as the restaurant, bar, pool, and sauna. Indulge in a superior stay that will be a cherished memory.

18km away

The hotel and golf course are approximately 18 km away and will take 30-40 minutes by car

A Wonderful Time with

Good quality foods

ETIQUETTE&MANNERS

Our Club would like to make various requests to ensure that all visitors have a pleasant day.

– Dress Codes of Golf & Visit –


– Dress Codes –

For playing golf

  • Wear a hat or a sun visor to prevent danger and heat stroke.
  • Wear sportswear and shirts with collars and sleeves.
  • High-necked shirts must have a collar height of at least 3 cm.
  • Shirts that could be mistaken for T-shirts, camouflage patterns, or other flamboyant clothing are prohibited.
  • If you are wearing a high-performance undergarment, wear a shirt over it.
  • Please keep the hem of your shirt inside your pants or skirt and wear a belt. However, only women are allowed to wear shirts with the hem showing.
  • The wearing of the following pants is prohibited
  • Pants similar to jeans, such as denim pants
  • Pants with outside pockets similar to cargo pants (inside pockets may be worn even if they have zippers)
  • Short pants that are too short
  • Pants that cover the knees (women may wear these pants).
  • Extremely short miniskirts or hot pants
  • Leggings and spats
  • Pants with camouflage patterns or designs that are too ornate
  • If you wear short pants, please wear socks that cover your ankles.
  • Wear soft spikes or spikeless shoes.
  • Refrain from wearing rainwear, windbreakers, and jumpers in the cafeteria.

For visit to the Club

  • Be sure to wear a suit, jacket, blazer, or similar jacket (blousons and jumpers) are not acceptable.However, this excludes the period of extreme heat from June to September.
  • Jeans, cargo pants (with pockets with a town), training wear, and short pants are not permitted.
  • Sneakers (athletic shoes), sandals, and golf shoes are not permitted.

– Etiquette & Manners Guide –

– Etiquette & Manners –

In the Clubhouse

  • Turn off your cell phone or set it to manner mode and refrain from talking outside of designated areas. Keep the volume of your calls to a level that will not disturb other visitors, even in the designated areas.
  • Smoking is not permitted in the entire building. Smoke outside in designated areas.
  • Leave your valuables in the valuables box.
  • Remove your hat inside the Club House.
  • No alcoholic beverages are allowed to be sold to drivers.

About golf play

  • Play 9 holes in 2 hours and 10 minutes or less.
  • Be careful not to leave more than one hole between you and the group in front of you.
  • Keep your total handicap within 90.
  • Check in 30 minutes prior to the start time.
  • Enter and exit the bunkers from low spots, and players are requested to clean up their footprints and ball marks.
  • Pitch marks and spike marks on the greens should be repaired by players.
  • Turn off your cell phone or set it to silent mode, and refrain from using it for non-emergency calls or for use that may delay play.
  • Smoking is not permitted on the course, including the teahouse and carts. Smoking is only permitted around the ashtrays on each teeing ground.
  • Do not walk in front of the carts as they are not equipped with sensors.
  • No one other than players are allowed on the course.

ACCESS

Easy access from two international airports and popular cities such as OSAKA,KYOTOand NAGOYA

AIRPLANE

By AIRPLANE

KANSAI ITN. AIRPORT
CHUBU ITN. AIRPORT
CAR

By CAR

100mins

(from KANSAI ITN. AIRPORT)

110mins

(from CHUBU ITN.AIRPORT)

60mins

(from KYOTO JR Train Station)

80mins

(from OSAKA JR Train Station)

90mins

(from NAGOYA JR Train Station)
TRAIN

By TRAIN

150mins

(from KANSAI ITN. AIRPORT)

60mins

(from KYOTO JR Train Station)

80mins

(from OSAKA JR Train Station)

100mins

(from NAGOYA JR Train Station)
SHUTTLE BUS

By SHUTTLE BUS

25mins drive

(from KUSATSU Station)

7:10 & 8:20

(from KUSATSU Station to CLUB)

15:40 & 17:00

(from CLUB to KUSATSU Station)

RECIPROCAL CLUBS

(OVERSEAS)

THE ROYAL SELANGOR GOLF CLUB
(MALAYSIA)
THE SINGAPORE ISLAND COUNTRY CLUB
(SINGAPORE)
ROYAL BANGKOK SPORTS CLUB
(THAILAND)
KOTA PERMAI GOLF&COUNTRY CLUB
(MALAYSIA)
HORIZON HILLS GOLF&COUNTRY CLUB
(MALAYSIA)
JAKARTA GOLF CLUB
(INDONESIA)

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