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2017.06.07 (Wed)



Venue:         Shiokaze no Oka Tomari
1313 Tomari, Yurihama-cho, Tohaku-gun, Tottori-ken

Registration Deadline: GGPR3
Registration Fee: 1,000 yen per person
(Special price for exchange students and foreigners living in Japan! Includes lunch for both days and commemorative goods)


  1. Free shuttle bus service available from Tottori Station, Central Tottori General Office (in front of TPIEF’s Kurayoshi office), or Yonago Station.
  2. Rental clubs and balls will be available for use at no extra charge.
  3. Gameplay will follow the rules set forth by the Japan Ground Golf Association.
  4. The event will still be held in the event of rain; however, the event is subject to change in the event of severe weather.
  5. There will be an optional welcome reception held on Thursday, October 19, 2017, before the tournament begins. This is free for all participants to attend.

Learn more here!GGPR4

Inquiries & Applications:

International GG Open Executive Committee
〒682-0723 Tottori-ken, Tohaku-gun, Yurihama-cho, Hisadome 19-1
E-mail:               TEL: 0858-35-5368
– OR –
Yurihama Coordinator for International Relations – Julianna Keleher
E-mail:           TEL: 0858-35-5311


2016湯梨浜町GG国際交流大会 報告

2016.11.04 (Fri)




A special welcome reception and social mixer was held for the GG open participants on 1 October 2016 (Saturday), at the Suimeiso Hotel in Yurihama, following a productive meeting of representatives regarding the further internationalization and promotion of the sport.

The ground golf open kicked off the next day with an opening ceremony, with remarks from the event chairman and mayor of Yurihama, Mr. Masamichi Miyawaki, honorary event chairman and governor of Tottori Prefecture, Mr. Shinji Hirai, and head of thggpic1e Japan Ground Golf Association, Mr. Kazuo Sonoyama.

Blessed with perfect weather, players were able to enjoy a full day of ground golf. Many participants commented on how it was a fantastic game for building relationships and enjoying the outdoors with friends.




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: