Venue Overview

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Key Venue Facts about the Kasumigaseki Country Club

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Tokyo 2020 developed generic Venue Operating Principles in December 2016, which are available in two files: Tokyo 2020 Venue Operating Principles Part 1 and Tokyo 2020 Venue Operating Principles Part 2.


Kasumigaseki Country Club Venue Overview

On the occasion of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the golf competitions will be held in the Kasumigaseki Country Club a private course in Saitama. Founded in 1929, the club hosted several professional and amateur tournaments; in 1957 it hosted Japan’s first-ever Golf World Cup.


Title Description
Name of Venue Kasumigaseki Country Club
Course name East Course
Original Architect and Opening of East Course Architect: Kinya FUJII, Shirou AKABOSHI
Remodeled by: C. H. ALISON
Opening: Oct. 6, 1929
Redesign Architect(s) and year of renovations

Redesign Architects:

C. H. ALISON (East Course) 1929

Fazio Design 2016

Description of Practice Areas

Driving range location: 18th hole West Course

Short game location: adjacent to Driving Range

Existing putting green

Description of Club House Amenities Member Locker room(M) 1,180㎡
Guest Locker room(M) 250㎡
Locker room(F) 220㎡, Bar lounge 200㎡
Dining room 400㎡, Party room 190㎡
Bathroom(M) 200㎡,Bathroom(F) 45㎡
Professional Tournaments or major amateur tournaments held

Canada Cup 1957

Japan Open 1933, 1956, 1995, 2006

Japan Women's Open 1999

Japan Amateur Golf 1965, 1977

Japan Women's Amateur Golf 1956, 1964, 1974

Asian Amateur Championship 2010

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