Course of the Month

June 2020

Otake, Japan Japan

Otake short course at 4-3-1 Otake, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 811-0322 is equipped with night game equipment, a putting green, practice bunker, and practice area. At the golf school, a dedicated instructor provides polite and easy-to-understand lessons.

Telephone Otake course on 092-603-0488. The course is open from 8.00 a.m. on weekdays and from 7.00 a.m. at weekends. Green fees for non-members start at 2,750 yen.

The course is situated in quite a windy area and wind direction plays a huge part in determining course strategy.

Located not far from the sea, Otake is a pretty flat course. Bunkers right and left guard the large green on the 90 metre ninth hole. Sand is also the principal hazard on the 1st and 5th holes, which share a fairway. Trees skirt the right side of the fourth fairway.

Otake hosted the inaugural Japan Open under FIPPA rules in March 2019.

Adjoining the Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, the course is easily accessed from Saitozaki railway station.