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4.7
91 Reviews (91)
5 Stars
63
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.8
99.2%
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87 out of 91 reviews
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4.8
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
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15 out of 15 reviews
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4.8
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
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18 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7123 yards
Slope 134
Rating 73.9
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Paspalum Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (1991) Donald Knott (1991) Gary Linn (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire must be worn at all times

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Lounge, Banquet Facilities, Spa, Showers, Locker Rooms

Accolades

Reviews

4.7
91 Reviews (91)
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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

great lay out, beautiful views

Course was in great shape, fun to play a little windy when we played but that's what you get right on the water. The main drawback is there is no snack bar/restaurant on the premises so bring your own goodies

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The course was in great condition. Beautiful views along the coast line.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

There are no 5 consecutive holes better

Great course. Holes 12-16 are the best consecutive holes I’ve played in my life

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Stunning Views

Hard to not enjoy a round at this course. Well worth the $$. Staff was extremely friendly and the course was in top shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great day of golf

Beautiful layout

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 539
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Golf Advisor
Perfect weather
Used cart

Shot my version of 59 at Poipu Bay

Phil Mickelson shot 59 to win the Grand Slam of Golf at Poipu Bay back in the day. My 77 - with an even par back nine - was my version of that incredible round. It came out of nowhere and remains one of my best scores ever.
So, Poipu Bay's easy, right? Hardly.
I was lucky to catch it on a calm day, but there's a fair bit of water near the greens ... on 7, 11, 13 and 18. The greens are big and undulating. A couple of the holes play quite uphill, the par-4 8th and par-5 14th, so those holes are never simple.
Overall, Poipu Bay is as enjoyable and as scenic as any resort course in all of Hawaii. The adjacent Grand Hyatt is also one of my favorite Hawaiian resorts. I can't recommend a stay-and-play enough. You won't regret it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Café / restaurant was being remodeled so rating is just average. Pro shop staff and cart guys were great. On course food/beverage person was excellent. I look forward to playing here again next time I am in Kauai

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A great day on the course!

This was a great day at Poipu Bay! We had no one in front of us or behind. The course is beautiful - we had a great time. The conditions were great - and it is nice that they include the practice facility, too. The rate is high - and in non-covid times I'm sure it feels like more of an overall experience. The cart-girl did her last round at about 1 which was a bit frustrating. But definitely will be back for another special round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Kauai golf re-opens

Very convenient to the Grand Hyatt. The course is in excellent condition, stay out of the growing rough. Greens roll smooth. Remember your safeHawaii QR code and take a screenshot as there is no cell service.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful Course

Was in amazing shape and staff was super friendly and helpful

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

The course was in excellent shape and the staff is so friendly and helpful. Because of COVID the pro shop had limited hours and the restaurant was closed which was disappointing but overall I would definitely recommend this course as a must play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing day!

Course was a dream! No drink service on the course or after but other than that, it was STUNNING

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Brutal wind

Course is awesome but if your a high handicapper and it’s windy (20-30) constant you my want to wait to play. Great pro shop locker rooms where a little old bring your own soap shampoo etc if your chnging there. Course is worth the drive and the price to play. Try Nd get on during week and after 12 it’s cheaper. Legit course!!!!!! Great shape!!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

The weather was so terrible that it's hard for me to make comments

The bag boys told me that was the worst experience he had personally witnessed.

There was no contact from the pro shop during this experience. Some contact to see if we needed anything would have been appreciated-such an offer of dry towels would have been appreciated. An offer to refund the tee fee would also been appreciated by I realize that would not be be automatic.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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