Inaugural Niseko Pro Invitational – Competition Day 1

This week Niseko has been blessed with some exceptional weather. The perfect weather set the stage for some spectacular golf at Niseko Village Golf Course.

The first day of the Inaugural Niseko Pro Invitational was held on Tuesday the 26th with five groups of golfers getting the chance to play 3 holes with the participating pro Neven Basic.

Participating golf pro Neven Basic and Ian MacKenzie all smiles, 26 June 2012

Participating golf pro Neven Basic and Ian MacKenzie all smiles, 26 June 2012

Opening address by tournament organizer Ian MacKenzie , 26 June 2012

Opening address by tournament organizer Ian MacKenzie , 26 June 2012

The participants all enjoyed the chance to play with a Japan Golf Tour pro and Neven really showed the groups how it’s done with huge drives, consistent approaches and accurate putting.

Makoto Kent and Neven working the putting line on hole #1, 26 June 2012

Makoto Kent and Neven working the putting line on hole #1, 26 June 2012

Neven Basic - hole #2, 26 June 2012

Neven Basic – hole #2, 26 June 2012

Simon Robinson launching a great drive on hole #6, 26 June 2012

Simon Robinson launching a great drive on hole #6, 26 June 2012

Nevan's approach shot on hole #6, 26 June 2012

Nevan’s approach shot on hole #6, 26 June 2012

Makabe san hole #7, 26 June 2012

Makabe san hole #7, 26 June 2012

Ben Harding's 20ft plus putt on hole #7, 26 June 2012

Ben Harding’s 20ft plus putt on hole #7, 26 June 2012

Although registration has officially closed for Competition day 2 this Saturday the 30th at Niseko Golf Course it may be possible to secure a place by contacting:

Registration and enquiries: Niseko Pro Invitational Event Bureau TEL 0136-21-6133

Neven winding up on another 300 foot plus drive on hole #9, 26 June 2012

Neven winding up on another 300 foot plus drive on hole #9, 26 June 2012

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