Gunma C.C.
    Affiliation:
Gunma C.C. in Gunma prefecture
Contact Information:
Prefecture: Gunma
Address: 630 Moroda, Niiharu-mura, Tone-gun
Gunma 379-1413
Tel: 0278-25-9007
Fax: 0278-64-0325
Email: willyshow@mac.com
Contact: Willy Badger

 URL:      http://web.mac.com/willyshow/gunmacc/Gunmacc.html
Access
Expwy & I.C.: Kanetsu Expwy, Tsukiyono I.C.
Distance*:136 km (131 km by Kanetsu expressway, 5 km from Tsukiyono I.C.)
Est'd time*: 115 mins.
* Note: distance and travel time from start of expressway
Course Description:
Established:1973
Designer:Mihashi
Holes/Par: 18/72    Course Rate: 70.2
Yardage:B-6,751, R-6,526 (B=Back/Blue, R=Regular, F=Front, L=Ladies)
Comments:Located in the mountains of Gunma Prefecture, Gunma Country Club features a spectacular panoramic view from the club houses' restaurant to the nearby mountains. On hot summer days you can enjoy watching Para gliders soaring around on the warm updrafts provided by nearby mount Hotaka, Tanigawa and Haruna. Donít let them distract you though as the greens here are quick and will require your full attention! Getting there is easy and just 1:15 minutes from Tokyo by Shinkansen to Jomo Kogen Station, and if you reserve in advance a club shuttle will be waiting to take you to the course. Please check out the irresistible PLAY AND STAY package on the Gunma Country Clubs English site.
Play fees: WeekdaysHolidaysWe accept no responsibility for fees, they are only indicative, please check with club if you need exact rate.
Selfplay  7,35011,650
Caddie  00
Notes: Play and Stay Packages available!

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Latest Update: July 28, 2009, 10:00 pm
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 Number of Ratings: 10
Overall
Golfing
Experience
:
The ClubThe Course
Recommendable to friends4.5Challenging layout4.2
Facilities and Service4.2Course Quality4.2
Food and Beverage Quality3.9Difficult Greens (5=difficult, 1=easy)3.6
4.3Value for Money4.2Wide Fairways (5=wide, 1=narrow)3.7
English ability3.6Course Length (5=long, 1=short)3.6
Date: 2010-07-24   Player: hat-trick
This is a pretty nice, relatively easy course without too many hazards. Some beautiful views of surrounding mountains.
Date: 2008-11-15   Player: luno
Some hole are a little challenging, often playing bilnd makes the course fun. Interesting course, polite staff, good overall quality.
Date: 2008-10-03   Player: ames0038
Nice course in good condition in a serene panoramic setting. Easy access from central Tokyo with club bus to/from clubhouse. Staff very friendly and helpful. Would recommend Gunma CC to anyone needing a relaxing break away from the city.
Date: 2008-09-20   Player: JMac
First visit last autumn unfortunately came on a drizzly day, so course condition probably is better than we experienced. Hard to beat the warm, friendly & very accommodating staff; plan to get back there again soon. (Written May 2009)
Date: 2008-07-21   Player: willy
The Course is great condition. Being up in the mountains allowed the breezes to cool you down a bit.
Date: 2008-07-04   Player: native-black
The course was in great condition. Onsen is very good. It feel nice on skin. Easy to get from Tsukiyono IC.
Date: 2008-06-22   Player: oohaah5
Very fun day with splendid views on every hole. Well kept course with wide fairways, well manicured greens and challenging holes as well as a few easy par 3's. Will def. be recommending to friends, great day out of Tokyo.
Date: 2006-11-12   Player: coast2coast16
A bit of everything on this course: wide fairways, narrow ones, some water, some hills. Challenging, but expensive.
Date: 0000-00-00   Player: busan
Gumma C.C. is an overall great golf experience....What makes it,are the everchanging views of the surrounding mountains . The course is challenging for all types of golfers. There are also excellent onsens nearby . Its access to Tokyo while only 75 mins b
Date: 0000-00-00   Player: nikkos
Nice golfing experience... Played there 2 days in a row and I improved quite a lot as a beginner. Thanks to Willy, my girlfriend and I had high quality time. Plus, it is cheap enough. Go there and check it by yourself!!
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