Tokyo 2020: Kasumigaseki Country Club amends membership policy to embrace Olympic Charter

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Tokyo 2020 President Mori expressed pleasure on a Decision by the Kasumigaseki Country Club (Image: Golf News Net)

Kasumigaseki Country Club, proposed venue for Golf during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, at an extraordinary meeting of the executive board today, concerning the club’s membership policy, changed some of the policies to support its claim as the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics venue.

Statement of Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori

“We are pleased to learn that the Kasumigaseki Country Club voted today at an extraordinary meeting of its executive board to amend the club’s membership policy in keeping with the spirit of the Olympic Charter. On behalf of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, I’d like to extend my gratitude to the members of the club for their understanding and cooperation. I also would like to express my admiration for the club’s endeavour to come to an agreement in such a short period of time.

“Kasumigaseki Country Club is an outstanding venue with excellent courses, and we are proud it will be hosting world’s top-tier golfers from all over the world for the Olympics Games. I truly appreciate the numerous efforts that the club’s senior leaderships and all the club members have made so far to meet the requirements for hosting Olympic competitions. We will continue to make our very best efforts to prepare for and deliver a successful Tokyo 2020 Games.”

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