Known as the Garden Isle, the lush greenery of Kauai provides a beautiful setting for some of the world’s top golf courses, including several ranked in the top ten of the Hawaiian Islands. Plan a Kauai golf getaway, where you can enjoy oceanfront fairways, clifftop views, and plenty of sunny, blue-sky days ideal for a day on the golf green. Be sure to book a tee time at these top locales:
For maximum oceanfront playing time & family-friendly fun
This beautiful Jack Nicklaus course contains the longest stretch of oceanfront holes in Hawaii. Crashing ocean waves, inlets, rugged coastline, and views of the lighthouse at Kalapaki Bay will provide a feast for the eyes throughout your entire playing time. A teaching team led by PGA Professional Kellie Hines will help you hone your skills if desired. For golfers traveling with family, Hokuala has a barefoot mini course perfect for kids of all ages and skill levels to allow the whole family to join the fun. Hokuala is centrally located in the town of Lihue at 3351 Ho’Olaulea Way. To book a tee time, call (808) 241-6000 or visit their website at www.hokualakauai.com/golf. Unlimited 3 day or 5 day options are also available.
Princeville Makai Golf Club
For the stunning first solo design by Robert Trent Jones Jr.
The list of accolades earned for this stunning Kauai golf course is long, including standings in the Top 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses in America by Golf Digest, Top 3 Best Courses You Can Play in Hawaii by GolfWeek, and America’s Top 5 Great Golf Settings in the world by National Geographic Traveler. The course speaks for itself, with six oceanfront holes perched above the renowned Hanalei Bay. A multi-million dollar renovation completed within the last ten years has only improved what was already an immaculate course. White sand bunkers, dramatic mountain backdrops, and the ever-present waters of the Pacific provide beautiful vistas at every turn. The Golf Clinic and PGA professionals on hand offer plenty of opportunities for you to refine your skills. To book a tee time, call (808) 826-1912, or visit their website at www.makaigolf.com.
Kauai Golf at Poipu Bay Golf Course
To play among the greats
Home of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf from 1994-2006, you can play golf in Kauai Hawaii in the footsteps of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson on this historic course. Play alongside a dramatic 150-foot sea cliff as you hone your skills of golfing in Kauai’s steady trade winds. Enjoy perks such as an in-cart satellite navigation system providing information on the exact distance to the hole and pin placement as you navigate this hilltop course positioned eight stories above the sea. To book your tee time, call (808) 742-8711 or visit their website at www.poipubaygolf.com. Poipu Bay Golf Course is located in the town of Koloa at 2250 Ainako St.