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Tournament Information

Name of tournament
OFFICIAL LPGA TOURNAMENT TOTO JAPAN CLASSIC
Sponsored by
TOTO LTD. / Mainichi Broadcasting System (MBS) / Sports Nippon Newspapers
Sanctioned by
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA)
Co-sanctioned by
The Ladies Professional Golfers’ Association of Japan (LPGA of Japan)
Supported by
Japan Golf Association / U.S. Embassy / Mainichi Newspapers / Shiga Prefecture / Otsu City / Kusatsu City
Planned by
Sponichi Prime
Operated by
Kinugawa Planning Office
Tournament Dates
Fri, November 2nd:First Round
Sat, November 3rd:Second Round
Sun, November 4th:Final Round
Venue
Seta Golf Course - North Course (6,659 yards,Par 72)
12,Setahashimoto-Cho,Otsu-Shi,Shiga 520-2125
Tel : 077-544-1111
Tournament Format
54 holes stroke play (18 holes per day)
Sudden-death playoff
Participants
43 LPGA Players / 35 LPGA of Japan Players
Purse
The sum of 1,500,000 USD (Winner’s prize: 225,000 USD)
Television
Broadcast on a national television network of 28 stations, including MBS and TBS in Japan
Sat, November 3rd 2:00 pm-3:24 pm
Sun, November 4th 3:00 pm-4:54 pm

Advance Tickets

Price (Tax included / High school students and below are free)

  • Advance tickets for 3 days:10,000 JPY
    November 2nd:1 weekday ticket
    November 3rd & 4th:2 weekend tickets
  • - One ticket is valid for one person.
    - Weekday tickets are not usable on November 3rd (Sat) or 4th (Sun)
    - Weekend tickets may be used on November 2nd (Fri), 3rd (Sat) and 4th (Sun)
    - Tickets are non-refundable unless the tournament has been cancelled.

Purchase tickets at:

For questions regarding advance tickets :
Kyodo Information
Tel:0570-200-888 (10:00 am - 6:00 pm, open all year round, Japanese operator only)

Day Tickets

Price (Tax included/ High school students and below are free)

  • November 2nd (Fri):4,000 JPY
    November 3rd (Sat)/4th (Sun):6,000 JPY per 1 day
  • -Tickets are non-refundable unless the tournament has been cancelled.
    -Day tickets are sold on the day at the Gallery’s gate.

For questions regarding day tickets :
Kyodo Information
Tel:0570-200-888 (10:00 am - 6:00 pm, open all year round, Japanese operator only)

Access

By train:
Please take the free gallery shuttle bus from JR Tokaido line, Minami-Kusatsu Station.
(Operation planned from 6:30. Takes approximately 15 minutes to the venue)

Time it takes to Ishioka Station:
JR Osaka station - Minami-Kusatsu station: approx. 50 min. (by Special Rapid train)
JR Kyoto station - Minami-Kusatsu station: approx. 20 min. (by Rapid train)
JR Maibara station - Minami-Kusatsu station: approx. 35 min. (by Special Rapid train)