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I have a few days to kill well I am in Japan I will be traveling around a bit, but I am wondering if there are any Golf 'must do's' well I am there?
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Playing golf in Japan is fun from the perspective of saying "I did it!". I have extended family in Japan and have played several times with friends, family and clients - but having done that several times - the bloom is off the rose. :) The last 4-5 times I've been to Tokyo I no longer bring my clubs.

But the differences between American golf and Japanese golf are possibly worth experiencing - but I suppose it depends on what type of courses you are used to playing VS what type of Japanese course you are able to play? IMO - if you haven't played golf in Japan - try it. There are certainly enough non-golf differences that make it interesting. :)


In general here are some things that are different:
1) time it takes to get there/back - usually a 12 hour experience or longer.
2) pace of play
3) caddies
4) sound of the cup
5) differences in grasses and sands
6) the reverence and respect they give the game and the course
7) what you get VS how much it costs. :):(
8) the traditional way Japanese treat a day of golf

It's worth doing once IMO. :)

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