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  • 2020 By the Book -- Golf Venue


    08/15/13

    (ATR) In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at venues planned by Istanbul, Madrid, and Tokyo forgolf in the 2020 Summer Olympics.

    Istanbul
    Esenler Golf Club (JTA)

    • Esenler Golf Club
    • 5,000 Capacity
    • $11.5 million in temporary construction/$34.4 million for permanent construction
    • 14 km from Olympic Village (2012), 11 km from Olympic Village (2020)
    • 19 km from Main Hotel Area
    • Construction has not yet begun

    Madrid
    CCVM Golf Course (Madrid2020)

    • CCVM Golf Course
    • 25,000 Capacity, 20,000 standing
    • $8.5 million in temporary construction
    • 16 km from Olympic Village
    • 8 km from Main Hotel Area
    • Currently a Sporting Club

    Tokyo
    Kasumigaseki Country Club (Tokyo2020)

    • Kasumigaseki Country Club
    • 25,000 Capacity, 24,00 Standing
    • $10 million in temporary construction
    • 49 km from Olympic Village (2012), 48 km from Olympic Village (2020)
    • 44 km  from Main Hotel Area
    • Currently a Golf Course
     
    By the Book is a series of reports on the 2020 candidate cities, using information provided in the candidate file of each city.

    Written by Aaron Bauer.

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