RUSUTSU RESORT GOLF 72 –
RIVER COURSE

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The River Course boasts a superb layout that offers outstanding views of Mt. Yotei and Mt. Shiribetsu while bringing out the best in your golf game.

The challenging fairway undulations will test your mettle in different conditions and sharpen your approach under pressure. You’ll be signing up for a series of demanding holes defined by water hazards and out-of-bounds situated on both sides of the course.
(Temporarily closed for the 2022 Season)

OUT Course

OUT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total
Par 5 4 4 5 3N 4 4D 3 4 36
Back 494 326 361 487 189 339 330 191 317 3,034
Reg 476 295 339 472 164 323 306 175 293 2,843
Front 426 234 306 438 121 301 295 153 230 2,504
Hdcp 7 17 1 15 3 11 9 5 13
  • Hole : 1

    Par 5 / Reg. 476yd

  • Hole : 2

    Par 4 / Reg. 295yd

  • Hole : 3

    Par 4 / Reg. 339yd

  • Hole : 4

    Par 5 / Reg. 472yd

  • Hole : 5

    Par 3 / Reg. 164yd

  • Hole : 6

    Par 4 / Reg. 323yd

  • Hole : 7

    Par 4 / Reg. 306yd

  • Hole : 8

    Par 3 / Reg. 175yd

  • Hole : 9

    Par 4 / Reg. 293yd

IN Course

IN 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Total
Par 5 5 4 3N 4 4D 4 3 4 36
Back 502 490 341 186 328 394 345 208 279 3,073
Reg 478 471 317 164 281 361 328 186 257 2,843
Front 423 421 296 131 268 328 266 164 235 2,532
Hdcp 16 2 8 6 12 10 14 4 18
  • Hole : 10

    Par 5 / Reg. 478yd

  • Hole : 11

    Par 5 / Reg. 471yd

  • Hole : 12

    Par 4 / Reg. 317yd

  • Hole : 13

    Par 3 / Reg. 164yd

  • Hole : 14

    Par 4 / Reg. 281yd

  • Hole : 15

    Par 4 / Reg. 361yd

  • Hole : 16

    Par 4 / Reg. 328yd

  • Hole : 17

    Par 3 / Reg. 186yd

  • Hole : 18

    Par 4 / Reg. 257yd

  • Course Highlights
    • Green
      Number of greens: 1
      Grass type: bentgrass (pencross)
      Average speed: 9 feet
      *Sunny days from September through November
    • Fairways
      Grass type: Kentucky
      Mowing style: striped
    • Roughs
      Grass type: Kentucky bluegrass
    • Hazards
      Number of bunkers: 40
      Number of holes containing ponds: 0
    • Course distance
      Regular: 5,686 yards
    • Signature Course
      No. 2
  • Course Overview
    • Designer
      Curtis Strange
    • Hole
      18 holes, par 72
    • Course type
      Hilly terrain
    • Course rating
      Unassessed
    • Round style
      No caddies for all parties
      18 holes without breaks
    • Recommended for long-drive competitions
      No. 7, 15
    • Recommended for greenies
      No. 5, 13
    • Night-golfing facility
      No
    • Carts
      Self-propelled cart (5 passengers)
      Allowed on the fairway / score tracking / GPS navigation
      *Carts may not be allowed on the fairway in certain circumstances
    • On-course Restrooms
      The number of locations: 3
      Locations: Available after the 7th hole (OUT) / after the 10th and 15th holes (IN)
    • Open Dates
      01/06/1992
  • Bookings
    • Reservation Start Date
      Weekdays: the first day of the month that is 9 months before the game month
      Saturdays: the first day of the month that is 9 months before the game month
      Sundays and holidays: the first day of the month that is 9 months before the game month
    • Cancellation Policy
      If a cancellation is made after 10:00 am 1 day prior to the day of use, a cancellation fee of JPY 2,000 per cancelled guest will be charged. For group bookings of three or more guests, a cancellation fee of JPY 8,000 per group will be charged. The charge will be made to the representative of the booking.
  • Reception
    • River Wood Clubhouse
      *Guests staying at Rusutsu Resort Hotel: Take the shuttle bus from the hotel’s front entrance.
      *Guests staying at The Westin Rusutsu Resort: Take the shuttle bus from the hotel’s Sub entrance.
  • Remarks
    • Courier Service
      Yamato Transport
    • Weekend competitions
      Yes
    • Bus packages
      No
    • Caddies
      No (Requests for a temporary caddy can be made)
    • Score tracking
      Yes
    • Score tracking method
      Contact us
    • Dress Code
      Inside the clubhouse: No special requirement
      During games: as per the golf course’s policy (Please wear golf clothing)
    • Footwear Rules
      Soft spikes: yes
      Metal spikes: no
      Spikeless: yes

FACILITIES

  • River Wood Clubhouse
    River Wood Clubhouse

    In addition to Golf front desk,Golf equipment sales, meal and bath are available in the Clubhouse.

  • Riverwood Owl
    Riverwood Owl

    Conveniently located inside River Wood Clubhouse, this restaurant serves Hokkaido-style Mongolian BBQ, which you can enjoy out on the terrace. Treat yourself to Hokkaido’s classic cuisine while taking in the view of the golf courses and Mt. Yotei.

  • Address
    Rusutsu Resort Golf 72 – River Course
    142 Fujimidai, Kimobetsu-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido 044-0211
    Phone. +81-136-33-6111
  • Operating Period

    Temporarily closed for the 2022 Green Season

  • Payment Method
    • Credit / Debit Card
      American Express / VISA / MasterCard / JCB / Diners Club / DISCOVER / 銀聯 (Union Pay)
    • E-money
      Edy / QUICPay / iD / WAON / nanaco / Kitaca / Suica / PASMO / toICa / manaca / ICOCA / SUGOCA / nimoca / Apple Pay
    • QR Code Payment
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