Special feature on golf to enjoy in Shima

Japan has the third highest number of golf courses in the world. There are approximately 3 golf courses in Mie Prefecture, ranking 80th in the country for the number of golf courses, and Mie Prefecture is full of wonderful golf courses that are not only in quantity but also in quality. Shima City in the southern part of Mie Prefecture has a golf course that is so popular that golfers from outside the prefecture become regulars. In this special feature, we will introduce golf courses in Shima City that you will want to visit.

How to enjoy golf courses in Shima City

The golf courses in Shima City, which is rich in nature, not only allow you to enjoy great locations, but also have many strategic courses that take advantage of the undulating terrain, making you want to visit them again and again. As a resort area, it is also nice to have a golf course complete with lodging facilities and natural hot springs. Please enjoy playing golf while enjoying the beautiful nature at the golf course in Shima City.

About manners and etiquette at the golf course

There are some etiquette rules for golf, but the basics are to wear clothes that are appropriate for the golf course and clubhouse. In golf, not only your own group but also the groups in front and behind you are playing, so try to avoid playing slowly as much as possible so as not to interfere with the progress of other groups. Being late for the start time is also an absolute no-no. The greens and bunkers are shared with other participants, so be sure to clean them up after hitting the ball. Please make sure to go to designated smoking areas even when smoking.

Kintetsu Kashishima Country Club: Golf course selected as a tournament course

Kintetsu Kashishima Country Club, located in Ugata, Ago-cho, Shima City, is a golf course surrounded by the greenery of Ago Bay and Yokoyama. Kintetsu Kashijima Country Club's course, with its beautiful sea and greenery, incorporates the topography of a ria coastline into its course design, which is rare among golf courses. The terrain is undulating, with many elevated greens (greens that are raised higher than the surrounding area due to embankments), and Allison bunkers (bunkers with deep protruding chins that are difficult to escape from), making this a very challenging and rewarding course. It is a course.

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The course, which offers a spacious view, was opened in 1969 and has been the venue for events such as the 2002 TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup and the 2006-2014 Mizuno Classic, an official tournament for the Women's Professional Golf Association of the United States. I did. Golf courses that have been used as tournament courses have the fun of a resort course and the difficulty of a competition course.In addition to the challenging difficulty, the course and clubhouse are well maintained. It has been well received by users, with many repeat customers both within and outside the prefecture.
There are plates on some holes that show the distances shot by female pros, and you can have fun competing for scores with the pros.

Facility information

Type: Hilly
Powder room: Yes
Practice range: Driving range (220 yards)


Address3620-5 Ugata, Ago-cho, Shima City, Mie Prefecture
Opening hours7:30 ~ 17:30
Closing daysThere are about 10 days off each year. *Please contact us for details.

NEMU GOLF CLUB: A resort course that will satisfy both beginners and advanced players

``NEMU GOLF CLUB'' is a golf course located at the resort facility ``NEMU RESORT'' in Hamajima-cho, Shima City, and is one of the few seaside courses in Japan built along the coast. Under the supervision of experienced professional golfers and architects, the golf course overlooking Ago Bay was renovated and opened in October 2015 with the goal of creating a course suitable for a residential resort that will satisfy beginners, women, and guests. The carts that can be driven onto the fairways are equipped with GPS navigation systems and score input functions, so you can play safely and securely.

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The NEMU GOLF CLUB golf course is full of the charm of a seaside course, with a beautiful view of Ago Bay and holes where you can aim for shots over the ocean. The well-stocked practice field is also popular, with a driving range called "Hole 0" made by remodeling a hole and an old practice field, and a spacious short game practice field, so you can practice in a vast area without worrying about time. You can practice on the spot. The large public bath in the facility is a natural hot spring that will soothe your tiredness after playing.

Facility information

Type: Seaside
Powder room: Yes
Practice range: Driving range (300 yards), short game area (approx. 7000 mXNUMX)


Address2692-3 Sako, Hamajimacho, Shima City, Mie Prefecture (inside Ise-Shima National Park)
Opening hours7:00 ~ 17:00
Closing daysClosed for maintenance twice a year

Ise-Shima Country Club: A golf course that takes advantage of the topography of Ise-Shima National Park

Ise-Shima Country Club, which opened in August 1994, is a hilly golf course that takes advantage of its location in Ise-Shima National Park. The golf course has a beautiful curvaceous landscape created by an abundance of natural forest, and you can enjoy different scenery depending on the season. The golf course was created by taking advantage of the natural topography, and has good undulations (undulations of fairways, rough, greens, etc.), making it a short but deep course. Another great point is that ``Hotel & Resorts ISE-SHIMA'' is located within a 8-minute drive, making it possible to stay nearby.

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Located within Ise-Shima National Park, the course is full of beautiful curves and skillfully incorporates natural forests and topography. The course has moderate undulations and bunkers are placed in exquisite positions, making it a course that can be enjoyed not only by beginners but also by experienced golfers. The weather is mild even during the winter, so you can enjoy golf all year round. Enjoy a luxurious course where you can experience the resort atmosphere of the mountains and the sea all at once.

Facility information

Type: Hilly
Passenger cart: with remote control and GPS navigation
Practice range: approach practice range/bunker practice range


Address187-1 Shiragaya, Isobe-cho, Shima City, Mie Prefecture
Opening hoursNormal: 7:00~
Summer: 7:00~
Winter: 7:00~
Closing days1 April

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