Opened in 1967, Kaanapali Kai has an easier layout compared to Royal Kaanapali, appealing to amateur golfers. The lush subtle, undulating greens that suits all levels of play is a better choice for golf learners when you’re on vacation in Kaanapali. It also serves as the warm-up choice of professionals.
Pukalani Country Club’s golf course is located in upcountry Maui. This course can get a bit tricky since the winds here are generally strong. Hazards in this course include sand pits and water. This course is elevated to 1100 feet high and it has slopes all around.
Makena Golf & Beach Club golf course is a challenging one to navigate. Aside from sand pits, this course has Hawaiian lava rock walls, natural streams and gullies to make it more than a match for avid golfers. A highlight of any game is the 14th hole that is the second longest in Hawaii but going downhill the whole way.
If you are a casual golfer then the Emerald Golf Course in Wailea will be a treat. With less forced carries and kinder fairways, anyone will enjoy playing here. Hazards in this course include water holes, sand pits and strong winds. This is an award winning course that has won the Top Fairways Award a decade ago and has won that same award 6 times more.
The Wailea Blue Golf Course is located at the foothills of Mt. Haleakala. Golfers of every skill level are welcome here. From the avid ones to the ones that are just starting. With hazards like water pools and sand pits dotting the course, this will be a challenge to players. The views here are amazing with the ocean at one side and Mt. Haleakala at the other.
This golf course appeals to all golfers. With it’s sloping and strong winds, it promises to be a challenge to every one that plays here. Hazards here include a lake and a dry creek bed along with strong trade winds. The views here are spectacular. Mt. Haleakala at one side and the Pacific Ocean at the other.
This golf course was named after the greatest king in Hawaiian history. Although this course is private you can still play on it once. However, most golfers join the clubhouse just to play here. When you play here you will feel that nature and the course designer are going against you. This course uses the natural environment to test every one who plays here.
Maui Country Club’s golf course is a relaxing course. You can walk during a game but they do have carts that you can use. Although it might seem like an easy course, this one can get a bit tricky. You will need to be careful which club you choose and your shot making ability will be tested. Trade winds here pickup speed.
The Dunes is an excellent option for golfers who want something exciting. The course takes advantage of Maui’s natural rolling natural, sloping island dune terrain. When you play here expect…
The Ka’anapali Golf Resort golf course has used the rolling landscape to it’s advantage with gently sloping fairways and large contoured greens. This makes each hole challenging to golfers of all skill levels. The last hole is a bit tricky. The entire fairway is pretty close to the canal so it makes it quite memorable.
This is the other golf course from Kapalua Golf. This one is a bit more easier than their Plantation course. Even though, golfers of all skill levels are certainly going to enjoy a game here. You can also ask the staff for pointers and tips for your best game yet.
This golf course in Lahaina is a dream course for most avid golfers. This is the host for the PGA Tour’s annual Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Playing here can be a bit tricky since winds get in the way. However, the views you can see from the course are amazing. Casual and avid golfers can have an exciting and stimulating game here.
This golf course in Kihei is a great place if you are still new to golf. The difficulty of the game can change depending on the prevailing winds and most of the time the winds a strong. So, beginners and pros can expect an exciting game here. Hazards here include, sand pits, high winds and small ponds.
Royal Kaanapali Golf Course opened in 1962 and is the first resort golf course in Hawaii. Prepare for an eye-catching view of Molokai and Lanai during the game as this might ruin your focus. Remember that even the legendary Arnold Palmer once concluded that the 18th hole is one of the most challenging finishing holes he’s ever played. Lastly, the Royal Kaanapali Golf Course is one of the ONLY two Robert Trent Jones Sr.’s golf designs.