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2016 Yurihama Junior GG Tournament★

2016.07.28 (Thu)

Junior GG Title

Yurihama will be hosting the 11th annual Junior Ground Golf Birthplace Tournament at Shiokaze no Oka Tomari on Saturday, August 6 (next weekend!) Junior GG Flyer
Each year, elementary school-aged children come from all across Japan come to Yurihama to participate in the Junior GG Birthplace Tournament and enjoy ground golf in the spirit of friendly competition at the hometown park of the sport, Shiokaze no Oka Tomari.

Ground golf has only a few rules and doesn’t require a high level of stamina, so even first time players of any age and fitness level can join in, have fun, and possibly even come in first- making it the perfect game for such an event.

Junior GG Flyer 2This year’s tournament will be held on Saturday, August 6. Optional events are also scheduled for the following day, allowing the kids to enjoy the warm summer and Yurihama’s beautiful ocean and sandy beaches. Courses include a fun day of boat fishing, catching sazae turban shells, or playing in the ocean and making dried squid.

 

For more information, see the tournament’s official site (Japanese) at:   http://www.yurihama.jp/jrgg/top.htm

 

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