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49th Annual Japan America Golf Classic

  • Monday, September 11, 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Seacliff Country Club (Huntington Beach, CA)


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Registration is closed

Tournament Sponsors

Monday, September 11, 2017
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

SeaCliff Country Club
6501 Palm Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Over 40 items!

Silent Auction Catalog

Submit your pre-bid offer by September 7, 5pm!

Email form to amano@jas-socal.org

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


2017 Indy 500 Winner TAKUMA SATO

will play in the Japan America Golf Classic!

Special presentation and Q&A with Takuma Sato will be held during the awards dinner.

Not a golfer? You can join the Reception and Awards Dinner starting at 5:30pm, and enjoy Takuma’s story!

David Ono, ABC7 Eyewitness News will emcee the Awards Dinner.

Enjoy these fun activities and craft beer sampling on the course!

MEGA PUTT! First one who makes it into the cup, wins $100! Generously sponsored by Nissin International Transport

GOLF BAZOOKA! Launch a golf ball with a bazooka, and win a prize! Generously sponsored by PDM CPAs

Craft and premium BEER SAMPLING on the course!


Sponsorship Opportunities

Your participation will make educational programs possible that benefit children attending Title I programs (i.e., schools serving a high percentage of children from low-income families). The programs you will help make possible include the Hitachi Japanese Kite Workshops, Japan Bowl® of California and Fukushima Youth Cultural Exchange Program.

Sponsors are recognized in all print/electronic media, at the Awards Banquet, in the Golf Classic Program and on the Japan America Society website. For additional attractive sponsorship opportunities, please call 310-965-9050 ext. 104.


ゴルフトーナメントへの寄付金や協賛金は、南加日米協会が開催する教育プログラムを継続するための重要な資金源となっております。Title I プログラム(NCLB第 1 章で定められた不利な状況にある児童・生徒の学力の向上に向けた取組に対する財政支援) に参加している学校に通う低所得層の生徒が対象で、日立和凧作製ワークショップジャパンボウルオブカリフォルニア、そして福島青年文化交流プログラムなどのプログラムを開催しています。


Sponsorship and player fee includes BBQ Lunch, Networking Reception and Awards Banquet.

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

Tee 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

Networking Reception & Awards Dinner Only $65

JAS Package $50 (limited to one per player)
Purchase before August 28th 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
  • Longest Drive
  • Straightest Drive
Pre-purchased JAS Packages will be presented to you on the day of the tournament.

Prize Donation for Silent Auction and Raffle

Increase your company's visibility and marketing outreach!
Participate by donating prizes for the silent auction or raffle, or provide your products to be included with gift favors 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.


レストランやお店の商品券、コンサートやスポーツゲームのチケット、宿泊券、ギフトバスケット、ワイン、お酒、焼酎やウィスキーなどのご寄贈、協賛についてのお問い合わせは、amano@jas-socal.org までご連絡ください。

Format of play is Shamble Format 

Members of each foursome (group) will tee off and decide the best drive for the group. Minimum of 3 drives per player. Members will individually play second shots from the spot of the selected best drive. From this point, the hole is played out in stroke play, with members of the group playing their own ball into the hole.

49th Annual Japan America Golf Classic
Major Sponsors

Tournament Sponsors


BBQ Lunch Sponsors

Henry Ota and Hiroyo Nonoyama 

Hole Sponsors

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLP
Ernst & Young LLP
MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
Wells Fargo Global Banking
Yusen Terminals LLC

Mega Putt Sponsor

Nissin International Transport U.S.A., Inc.

Tee Sponsors

Armanino LLP
Bank of the West
Hitachi, Ltd.
InterContinental Los Angeles Century City at Beverly Hills
Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc.
Southern California Gas Co.
Tiodize Company, Inc.

Golf Bazooka Sponsor


Hole-in-One Sponsors

Nissin International Transport U.S.A., Inc.

Golf Ball Sponsor

Rikiko Kubo

Water Sponsor
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