Saturday, 25 March 2017
Event

PRESS RELEASE

Join the adventure June 5th through the 7th in beautiful Nasu Highlands, Tochigi, Japan for the 2014 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 2 (18) hole courses 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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information about the event or contact the Hero Disc USA Office @ 909-991-7373.

PRIZE MONEY ¥ 4,000,000


Registered Players can look forward to:
  • Free shuttle bus from Narita (Tokyo) to the host hotel and back again
  • Friends and Guests will ride the shuttle bus for a nominal fee.
  • Two (18) Hole Courses on one of the most beautiful Disc Golf settings in the world
  • Golf carts for two days of practice and the event itself
  • Sight-seeing tours, trekking, local shrine and shopping experience planned for family members and spectators
  • Awards party and ceremony
  • Traditional Japan Open Player’s Package
  • The experience of a lifetime!
  • $180 Registration

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 ¥10,000 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.

ENTRY FEE:
$180.00 (Required Entry Fee)
$100.00 per division (*Additional Age Division Bonus)
DIVISIONS:
OPEN & WOMEN
*with AGE DIVISION BONUSES

*AGE DIVISION BONUSES:
There will be a required entry fee of $180.00 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. Players 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 $280) 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 $380) 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.


IACE TRAVEL: (suggested travel agency)
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JAPAN 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.
SUGGESTED JAPAN OPEN ARRIVAL DATES ARE:
*MONDAY JUNE 2ND OR TUESDAY JUNE 3RD 2014
Important Travel information: The Japan Open 2014 has provided complimentary shuttle service to and from the Narita airport for registered competitors. Guests and Friends will be charged a nominal fee. Travel time on the shuttle bus is approximately 3-4 hours depending on traffic and unforeseen events. When making your travel plans please allow adequate time to arrive at the airport before the shuttle boards.
The Shuttle Bus leaves Narita at 7pm ; boarding at 6:45pm
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 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.
 
HERO DISC 
T'S LOFT 5TH FLR.
1-1-9 NISHIKUBO
MUSASHINO-SHI, TOKYO, JAPAN
TEL: 011-81-422-55-6423