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BMW International Golf Challenge 2018 Sep 28th, The Royal Golf Club, Ibaraki

2018 sees the return of the ultimate 2-ball scramble open event: 'The BMW International Golf Challenge'. This is an event going from strength to strength both in popularity with the ex-pat golfing community here in Japan and also support from sponsors and the organizers- BMW themselves. A really cracking day is planned, that has EVERYTHING; a great course, scramble format with a shot-gun start, transportation laid on, fantastic food, drinks both on and off the course, car displays, models, over forty fantastic prizes, and to top it off, you could be driving away in a brand new BMW 740e i-performance car! If, of course, you are lucky enough to get an ace...

The Details

Schedule & Location:

  • Friday, September 28, 2018
  • 8:45 Full shotgun start (please arrive before 8:15 for instructions and group photo)
  • The Royal Golf Club (Home of the Mizuno Open)

Price ¥25,000 Per Player Includes:

  • Green fee
  • Return bus (subject to availability)
  • On-course food and drinks
  • An awards ceremony with a buffet and open bar
  • Fantastic Prizes

The Chartered Bus is by reservation only. Availability limited to 40 seats.

Departs at 06:00 sharp from Tokyo Station, Yaesu Gate near BMW head office

There is a dedicated website with all the details including information on formats, handicaps & rules and of course registration here: BMW INTERNATIONAL GOLF CHALLENGE 2018

About The Royal Golf Club

The Course is an absolute masterpiece. Remodeled and reopened in 2016, the course is home to the Mizuno Open - one of the biggest events on the Japanese Tour. And you can certainly see why- long and fast, with impeccable layouts throughout, the white powder-sand bunkers ( literally like a beach if you see the 16th hole pictured above) are a real feature. The course is also a stone's throw away from the coast, so when the wind is up it offers some links-style conditions. All-in-all a perfect test for such a fun format of best-ball scramble!

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