On a press conference the Japanese federation announced the schedule of the first half of 2015 and presented the new ambassador. From now, the author of the very famous comic, the ”Captain Tsubasa”, Yoichi Takahashi is going to help footgolf to be more popular in Japan.
The Japan FootGolf Association announced this year’s schedule. The four rounds of the Japan Open are the following:
1st March The Kentos Golf Club
4th April The Higashi Abiko Country Club
12th April The Island Golf Resort Sanda
9th May The Ashikaga Country Club (Hikoma Course)
At the Japan Open, each player will get the point based on the each tournament standings. Top six players with the most points from four tournaments will come up for the Team Japan. Then, the JFGA will select four players out of the six for the Team Japan which will play at the Capital Cup in 2015.
The national federation announced Yoichi Takahashi as the new ambassador of the sport. The cartoonist and manga artist presented his "one-page comic" by using his famous characters for telling the fascination of the FootGolf as the development and promotion of the sport.