Hiroshima Golf Courses and Clubs
(Hiroshima, Chugoku, Western Honshu, Japan)
Hiroshima contains several good golf courses, of which the Forest Hills Golf Club and Resort stands out as being one of the best on offer. An impressive international course stretching for around 6,800 yards, Forest Hills is especially popular with visitors staying in the Hiroshima area of Japan, boasting an especially strong American feel and fairly traditional layout.
Also worth a mention is the Hachihonmatsu Course at the Hiroshima Country Club, which offers good facilities and plenty for all abilities.
Forest Hills Golf Club and Resort
Address: 64-10 Zennyuji, Hongo-Cho, Mihara, Hiroshima, 729-0416, Japan, JP
Tel: +81 084 886 8222
A par-72 course with superb facilities, the Forest Hills Golf Club has much to offer and was the very first municipal golf course in the area. Close to the airport and partly designed by Lester George, the club boasts vending machines around the actual course, dispensing cold refreshments, including beer. Other golfing highlights include computerised layouts of the 18 holes, challenging sandy bunkers, scenic views, mature planting and wide fairways.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk