Unzen Golf Course
Japan’s oldest public golf course. Opened in 1913, the oldest public course in Japan, and
second oldest golf course after the Kobe Golf Club, which opened in 1903. Moreover, Unzen
has been designated as Japan’s first national park in 1934, and the golf course has been
popular among people both Japanese and foreigner as the national park’s main facility.
The course is a hilly course at an elevation of 750m, and at the time of its construction, there were
no machines. This historical, hand-made course, integrated with nature, has small undulations on
the fairway. There is also an authentic short 9 hole course as well. Only 3 minutes by car from the
Onsen town, it is especially cool in the summertime, and can be enjoyed throughout the four seasons
while appreciating nature.
548 Unzen, Obama-cho, Unzen-city, Nagasaki-prefecture
90 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city
70 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki Air port
30 minutes by a vehicle from Shimabara-city
2 hours and 30 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city
3 hours and 10 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city