Events



Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    • (PDT)
    • Golf Club at Newcastle
    Register


    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    Golf Club at Newcastle

    Celebrate friendships safely on the golf course during our 60th Annual Golf Tournament.  Although there will be no dinner gathering, you are invited to a get out on the beautiful China Creek course at the Golf Club at Newcastle for fun play and the spectacular views.  Bring your foursome for play in our usual scramble format and get the chance to win prizes and compete.  Sign up as an individual or bring your own foursome for a discount.  We are committed to doing our part to protect the safety of our members, staff and volunteers while enjoying a great golf course!

    Sixty is a magical number in Japanese culture.  We want to make this year's golf tournament special even through it may be different that we originally expected.  We invite you help us create a renewed spirit through the challenges we all face.

    Thank you to all our sponsors!  It is even more important in this challenging year so we can continue to offer great programs to members and friends -- and our online Japan-in-the-Schools programs for students and teachers.

    Foursomes will be assigned tee times in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines. 

    Golf awards (and virtual happy hour) will be ONLINE at 6:00 pm.

    Become a player!

    Registration closes September 10th



    Invite your friends and sign up as a foursome to get a special discount rate of $135 per person!




    Individual golfers play for $150.


     

    Register by September 4th to be entered to win a free round of golf at Suncadia

    Contests!

    Hit the Green

    Test your skill on each of China Creek's five par 3s.  Hit the green to be entered into a drawing to win half of the prize pool collected at each hole.

    $5 dollars per try.  

    Putting Contest

    Sink that long one for a fantastic prize!

    $10 for 3 shots

    Wackiest Moment Contest

    What’s the funniest, wackiest, or most outrageous moment from your day? Tell us your best story! Submit to a volunteer after your round or to JASSW Staff via e-mail by 6:30 pm. Stories will be judged by a volunteer and the winner will receive a prize!

    Raffle

    Enter the Raffle to win great prizes. Tickets available for purchase in advance, and at registration.

    $5 for 1, $20 for 5


    Contest Packages!

    Contest Package $30

    If all four team members purchase at registration, each player gets one extra Mulligan


    Includes:

    • 3 shots for the putting contest
    • 3 mulligans
    • 3 raffle tickets
    • One piece of string for "Golf String Game"

    Ala Carte

    Putting Contest: $10 for 3 shots

    Mulligans: $5 for 1, $10 for 3

    Cheat for Charity on Hole 1: $20/team

    Raffle Tickets: $5 for 1, $20 for 5



    Become a Sponsor!

    Event Sponsorship:

    • Exclusive sponsorship of two holes with full color tee markers with your logo
    • Recognition at the event and in all promotional materials
    • Recognition in the event program and on our website

    Sponsorship:

    • Exclusive sponsorship of one hole, Chipping Contest, Putting Contest or Driving Range
    • Signs at the area with your company's name prominently displayed.
    • Recognition in the event program and on our website


    Event Sponsors

    Ambassador Michael Michalak         


             


        

             



     





    Sponsors

                  


                     


    Tom Sasaki

    • Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM (PDT)
    • Golf Club at Newcastle, 15500 Six Penny Ln, Newcastle, WA 98059
    Register



    Sign up today!!

    Volunteer @

    60th Annual Golf Tournament

    September 23, 2020

    The Golf Club at Newcastle


    Join the Japan-America Society for their annual Golf Tournament, hosted this year at the Golf Club at Newcastle! Come join your fellow colleagues for some fun on the green and an opportunity meet some of the most prominent people in the community! 

    We take the help and safety of our staff, volunteers and players very seriously and will be implementing strict safety measures per Phase 2 COVID-19 guidance. 

    Event tasks range from (TBD): set-up, tear down, registration, putting contest, Hit the Green contests, Raffle Support.

    Event Volunteer hours are 8:00 am to 5:30 pm


    **For more information, please contact Katie Collins at kcollins@jassw.org

     

    • Tuesday, December 01, 2020
    • (PST)
    • Online

    Holiday Celebration & Auction 2020

    Tuesday, December 1, 2020

    Bringing Our Community Together

    Join our members and community to celebrate who we are, what we've done, and what we plan to do to further relations between the peoples of Washington State and Japan. Our free education programs, Japan in the Schools and our new, Japan-side America in the Schools, are just one facet of our year-long efforts to nurture US-Japan relations. The individual efforts of and support from our members is yet another. Come see what we are all about at our Annual Holiday Celebration & Auction on December 1st .This year our event will be live on-line and this will allow us to bring together people from all over, including those in Japan!   

    Please put December 1st on your calendar for a re-imagined experience in this challenging year!

    Registration details and other information coming soon!


    Want to see your logo on this website? Become a sponsor! 

    For more information about sponsorship please contact our Event & Program Coordinator, Katie Collins.







        Interested in donating an item for the silent auction? Fill out this form and mail it with the donation to:
        3010 77th AVE SE, Suite 102
        Mercer Island, WA 98040

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