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4.6
233 Reviews (233)
5 Stars
158
4 Stars
52
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
91.5%
Recommend this course
212 out of 233 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
76 Reviews (76)
5 Stars
54
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.1%
Recommend this course
70 out of 76 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.7
110 Reviews (110)
5 Stars
83
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
93.6%
Recommend this course
103 out of 110 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7370 yards
Slope 144
Rating 76.6
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Mauna Kea Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1964
Fairways Tifway 419 Hybrid Bermuda Grass
Greens Ultra-Dwarf Tifeagle Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Showers, Locker Rooms

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
233 Reviews (233)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 18
Undulating Greens 15
Elevation Changes 13
This course/club is great for:
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 17
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 14
Advanced Golfers 11
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 17
Worth the Drive 12

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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Mauna Kea - Checked off bucket list.

Course was fantastic and in great shape. Taylor Made rentals were good quality. Starter went out of his way to help me pair up with another single. Drove forward and asked him to wait on second tee. Made my experience much better as he was a good companion and we got along great. Highly recommend!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 35
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

This is a spectacular course Extremely well maintained. It’s a difficult layout. Challenging. We did have 20 + knot winds for most of the round which added to the difficulty. There are significant elevation changes. Undulating, split level greens One par three over the ocean shot. It’s such a picturesque place!
Staff was great. Amenities? It is still just a weird pandemic lack of stuff that is usually there situation. This place is worth the money. Highly recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Fun Course

Mauna Kea is a must play for any avid golfer visiting. You can find cheap rates on golf now on any day. No need to book too far in advance. The course is in good, not great shape. You'll find tidier and harder courses in the states, but not necessarily ones more fun or beautiful.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Outstanding course

I can see why it’s been consistently a top course in the world. Beautiful views and course conditions were perfect. Nice layout. Challenging but fair. I played on a Hot deal so value was excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hawaii

A plus all the way. Challenging golf course with excellent views. The best of Hawaii.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful Course - Quintessential Hawaii

This course is beautifully laid out with stunning views over the ocean. The approach to the greens are difficult and carefully created with many angles and rolling hills. My only disappointment was the condition of the greens. They were planted with different varieties of grass which made the putting less predictable. Overall it’s a course that is a “must play”!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course

Has to be the most beautiful course I played, You could easily play a PGA tournament on this course. Some of the many bunkers need a little work.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Top Notch!

I’m from AZ. one of the top golf destinations in the country, and I rate this course among the best courses there is, if not the best!
I highly recommend Muana Kea to anyone who is looking for a very well maintained course with absolutely gorgeous scenic views! 5 Stars!!!

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

Pure

This course was absolutely pure. Immaculate views, pristine greens, not a blade of grass out of place on the fairways. Extremely friendly staff, beautiful practice area, and an absolutely stacked bev cart. This course is D1. Make sure you can hit it straight if you’re gonna book ;-)

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

Stunning Views, Outstanding Golf

Playing at Mauna Kea is a dream come true! The views of the Pacific are truly stunning! The service and attention to detail throughout the entire experience was outstanding’

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course, wonderful staff

.The course was in great condition. Front 9 was tough with the wind blowing hard. One of my fav courses

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

Golf in Paradise

With the help of Golfpass played FANTASTIC course at a great price.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Finest Island Golf!

Robert Trent Jones never fails to satisfy and this is no exception.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Mauna Kea

Pretty difficult for a resort course.
Amazing amount of bunkers.
Greens were quick and rolled well except the green
patches that were very prevalent. After the sandy aerated Hapuna yesterday, Mauna Kea was definitely
An improvement.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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