2010 PRESS RELEASE
Join the adventure June 10th through the 12th in beautiful Nasu Highlands,
Tochigi, Japan for the 2010 JAPAN OPEN DISC GOLF TOURNAMENT.
Held every two years, this event not only brings the competitors a disc
golf experience of a lifetime, but also gives the participants a chance
to experience the wonders of Japan and the Japanese culture.
Players should plan on taking on the challenge of a course not designed
for the timid, but for world class competition.
Set in the majestic mountains of Nasu Shiobara, this famous golf course
designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. will be transformed into 27 holes of
demanding disc golf. Your three day Japan Open Disc Golf passport entitles you to three rounds with tee time formats.
You'll receive an international player's package, a daily Japanese bento-style lunch and the chance to compete for ¥ 4,000,000! click for $US dollar amount in prize money.
Plan your vacation around this historic Disc Golf event
Please write to
for information about the event or contact the Hero Disc USA Office @ 909-991-7373.
Registered Players can look forward to:
Free shuttle bus from Narita (Tokyo) to the host hotel and back again
Hotel waiting room at airport for early arrivals waiting for shuttle bus
27 holes on one of the most challenging disc golf courses anywhere
Golf carts for two days of practice and the event itself
Lunch for 3 days at the clubhouse
Awards party and ceremony
Traditional Japan Open Player’s Package
The experience of a lifetime
Once again the host hotel will be the Towa Pure Cottages.
Players, family, and friends can relax in the tranquil setting of this wonderful retreat.
Here’s what your $100 per person/per day will give you:
Japanese and American style buffet breakfast during your entire stay
The best dinners for any event every night with host provided beer & soft drinks
Traditional Japanese style hot springs to relax those muscles
Tennis courts, Karaoke Rooms, & Ping Pong
9 hole warm-up disc golf course
Condo style cottages with refrigerator, sink, shower & bath, 2 rooms with 2 beds in each, TV, living room and more.
*AGE DIVISION BONUSES:
(Required Entry Fee)
$100.00 per division (*Additional Age Division Bonus)
*with AGE DIVISION BONUSES
There will be a required entry fee of $150.00 for OPEN &
WOMEN divisions into the JAPAN OPEN DISC GOLF TOURNAMENT. The 4 MILLION
YEN guaranteed prize money will be distributed in the OPEN & WOMEN'S divisions only.
have the option for their score to apply in additional age divisions
depending upon age. For example, a 40 year old male could opt to pay an
additional $100 dollars (total entry fee $250) for his score to qualify
for OPEN & MASTERS division prize money.
A 50 year old female could ultimately play in OPEN WOMEN, MASTERS &
GRANDMASTERS (total entry fee $350) for her score to qualify in these
divisions. 100% of the money generated in the additional Age Divisions
will be paid back according to PDGA standards.
HERO DISC will donate trophies to the Champions of all divisions regardless of the number of competitors in each division.
(suggested travel agency)
OPEN TRAVEL DESK will suggest convenient travel options to coordinate
times with the official HERO DISC PICK-UP BUS. HERO DISC will sponsor
and arrange for a bus to transport players from Narita Airport to the
official tournament hotel.
The official pick-up date is now being
plan and these dates will be broadcasted when officially established.
Hero Disc is also arragning a Japan Open Welcome
which will be located at a near by airport hotel. Player's arriving early can opt to wait for the pick-up bus with other
Japan Open travelers at this location.
is strongly recommended that travelers arrange their plans to make this
pick up bus date. Inland transportation from Narita Airport to Nasu
Highlands, Tochigi Prefecture is not only costly but can take up to 4
hours by car to reach the official tournament hotel.
Detailed instructions and information about the HERO DISC WELCOME ROOM and PICK-UP BUS will be posted as it is developed.
This website will also provide detailed information on "how to get to the Japan Open on your own".
This information is now being developed.
T'S LOFT 5TH FLR.