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4.7
98 Reviews (98)
5 Stars
68
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
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2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.7
99.3%
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94 out of 98 reviews
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4.5
11 Reviews (11)
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6
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.7
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
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11 out of 11 reviews
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4.8
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
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Conditions
4.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
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23 out of 23 reviews
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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

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4.7
98 Reviews (98)
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Layout is nice and course is in good condition (although greens where very slow).

They have no off course amenities. Just a drink cart. For the price, it should be fuller service.

Rentals were new or in great condition.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Golf in Paradise

Although I was supposed to be paired with two other golfers, the starter gave me the option to go alone. This made the round even that much more enjoyable as I was able to soak in the breathtaking scenery. The course played about average and the fairways were somewhat generous. I used rental clubs and was very surprised at how well I adapted to them. Most holes are straightforward with several testing your skills. I managed to shoot an 82 and will forever have fond memories of Poipu Bay.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Good golf with tough weather

Teh islands were hit with extreme weather and we got some of it while playing, but not too bad. Course was in great shape and we had fun.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoyable golf with spectacular views

I would recommend playing here. It was enjoyable golf with some spectacular views.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Amazing course!

I’ve been coming to Kawai for seven years I’ve played the course about 10 times it’s absolutely amazing!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

SPECTACULAR!!!

Poipu Bay GC is a wonderful experience! Beautiful views of the coastline. Course conditions were beyond perfect. Greens were running perfect too. Staff were very polite and funny. Cart guys were super! Great visiting with about the island. People who love golf should make it a bucket list destination. Great job Poipu Bay GC!!! Sincerely, Ken Nivens

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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 17
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 544
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 7
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 2
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
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