Japan America Society of Southern California
Building Japan-America Relationships Since 1909

Monday, September 12, 2016
12pm Shotgun Start
5:30pm Silent Auction & Reception
6:30pm Awards Dinner

12時 ショットガンスタート
5時半 レセプション&サイレントオークション
6時半 表彰式 & ディナー

La Cañada Flintridge Country Club
5500 Godbey Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Since 1968, the Golf Classic has been a sold out event, drawing a full tournament of Japanese and American business people.


Format of play Four-person "Teamwork" Scramble
Best ball is used for each shot until the hole is completed. Minimum of two tee shots to count for each player. No player's shot may be used twice in a row.

フォーマット スクランブルゴルフ

スクランブルゴルフは、4人(複数人)がティショットを打ち、その中から1つだけセカンドショットを打つボールを選択します。チーム全員が同 じ場所からセカンドショットを打ち、その中からまたサードショットを打つボールを選択します。ホールアウトするまでこれを繰り返し、チームとしてのスコア を記録します。1人最低2ホールのティショットを選択(採用)する必要があり、2打続けてで同じプレーヤーのボールを選択することはできません。


Sponsors will be recognized in all print/electronic media, at the Awards Dinner, in the Tournament Program and on the Japan America Society website. For additional attractive sponsorship opportunities, please call 310-965-9050 ext. 104. Download Sponsorship Brochure

スポンサーは、イベント前の印刷物およびウェブサイトに社名を掲載。さらに表彰式でのアナウンスメントと、イベントプログラムにも社名・ロゴを掲載いたします。 詳しくは310-965-9050内線104までお問い合わせください。

Hole Sponsor  $2,000 
  - Priority entry for one (1) foursome
  - Signage at Tee and Green
  - Preferred seating at Awards Dinner

 Sponsor  $1,500
  - Priority entry for two (2) golfers
  - Signage at Tee

Beverage / Product Sampling on Course $350
(Limited to 3 companies)
  - 6ft Table on course to promote your product
  - Great way to promote Beer, Sake, Packaged foods, Golf equipment, sports products, and more!

Banner Sponsor $250
  - Opportunity to display a banner up to 3ft x 6ft to promote your company during the tournament and networking reception

Individual Participant $300

Awards Dinner Only $55

JAS Package $50 (limited to one per player)
Purchase before August 29th and receive 5 extra raffle tickets! ($25 value)
JAS Package includes:
  • 2 Mulligans
  • 1 Rescue Card
  • 1 Raffle Ticket
  • Opportunities to win a prize in each of four contests!
    • Target Golf
    • Closest to the Pin
    • Longest Drive
    • Straightest Drive
Pre-purchased JAS Packages will be presented to you on the day of the tournament.

Increase your company's visibility and marketing outreach!
Donate prizes for the silent auction or raffle, or provide your products to be included in the gift bags which will be distributed to every attendee.

Please consider donating gift-certificates, entertainment, sports or travel tickets, gift baskets, memorabilia, wine, sake or spirits  for our silent auction, raffle and games. 
Download prize donation form

Register Online

 47th Annual Japan America Golf Classic

2015 Japan America Cup Recipient
Werner Escher
Executive Director of Domestic & International Markets, South Coast Plaza

     Congratulations to Men's and Ladies Callaway Winners
Ken Watase and Laurie Kominski


Photos - Part I (Golf)   |   Photos - Part II (Reception & Awards Dinner)

SPONSORS, PRIZE DONORS and Contributors!

BBQ Lunch Sponsor
Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.

Beverage Sponsor
Wells Fargo Global Banking

Reception Sponsors
South Coast Plaza          Tiodize Company, Inc.

Hole Sponsors
Aratani Foundation
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLP

Beer & Sake Sampling Sponsors
Dude's Brewery
Kirin Brewery of America
Kondo Shuzo Co., Ltd. / Japan Gold Bond, Inc.

Golf Ball Sponsor
Rikiko Kubo

Donors & Contributors
Kenneth I. Bowman
John Dratz, Jr.
Russell L. Hanlin, Union Properties
John Iino
Mike Nakamura
Yakult U.S.A, Inc.

Platinum Prize Sponsors

Gold Prize Sponsors

Silver Prize Sponsors


James Abe
Paul Abe
Kenneth Bowman
Werner Escher

Kiyoshi Furukawa

Terry Hara
Randy Higa

Nancy Hiromoto

John Iino

Hitoshi Ishikawa
Hideo Miyake
Mari Miyoshi

Perry Moreth
Edward Perron

Matthew Sanders
Mark Sullivan
Hideki Takase

Toshiki Ueno
Masahiko Yamaguchi
Sachiko Yoshimura

Goodie Bag Donors
Desert Hills Premium Outlets
Mallen Law
Pentel of America
Wells Fargo Global Banking

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