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4.4
312 Reviews (312)
5 Stars
114
4 Stars
128
3 Stars
48
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
89.7%
Recommend this course
266 out of 312 reviews
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4.4
54 Reviews (54)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.9%
Recommend this course
48 out of 54 reviews
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4.5
104 Reviews (104)
5 Stars
58
4 Stars
39
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.3%
Recommend this course
97 out of 104 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6841 yards
Slope 139
Rating 73.6
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The Dunes at Maui Lani
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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Tif-419 Grass
Architect Robin Nelson (1999) Mark Miller (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Hawaii (2020 #18)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2018 #21)

Reviews

4.4
312 Reviews (312)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Dinner 9
Patio Dining 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 25
Bunkers 22
Undulating Greens 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 18
Advanced Golfers 15
Seniors 11
This Course's Location is:
Near the Airport 21
Convenient to the City 18
Worth the Drive 10

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

October wind

Very challenging. Lots of blind tee shots. Stay on the fairway the rough is in forgiving. Grab an Extra club if you go in the thick stuff . Greens are firm and true.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging and Fun

This course is challenging, but will not beat you up! Staff is friendly and responsive to your needs. We play this course each time we visit Maui.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great Customer Service

This is the most friendly course on Maui. From check in to setting up the golf carts to the final hole, you won’t find a more caring and helpful staff. After I packed and left the course I got a call within minutes asking if I left my GPS behind. I turned around and retrieved it with a friendly smile again. On top of all that, this is a fun course to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
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
Previously Played

The Dunes

Great course with fast play and great course conditions. I play multiple times when I visit Maui!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good Challenge, Great Location

The Dunes is not a flat and easy course. The layout is not long by measurement. The wind is in play all around this course. The conditions were great. For as much play as the course accommodates, it keeps up nicely. The greens are in great shape all around. They roll true as well. Pace of play was slow just because of the volume of players but still very enjoyable. The Dunes team were very nice, friendly & attentive. Prices were also very affordable considering it’s a nice course on Maui.

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

Great day out with friends

Enjoyed the course and conditions of the greens were super easy

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

Loved the course

Loved it so much we booked another tee time two days later

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Ok if they know You

Reception by the starter crew really deserves an F. When I arrived I was able to park right by the load out area. I walked by the starter crew who were sitting around and only helping what appeared to be certain people they knew. No one asked or acknowledged me. This was on a Thursday so it was not that busy.
So I went in to pay and when I came out, one of the guys sitting down ask me when my tee time was and when I told him he said, oh you're too early you can have that cart over there. The cart was an old gas cart, no cooler and the brake mechanism was funky when you set it. So I drove it to my car and loaded my golf bag myself. The other carts had a cooler and were electric I think.
As time passed I saw the starter guys run, drive and hurry to get other golfers bag and put them on a cart for them. It appeared they catered heavly to the locals or people who appeared to be well off. I didn't come in tshirt and shorts. I was wearing Nike Golf attire and I'm a 14 hdcp so I know how to dress for playing golf.
I was able to get a cooler after I asked a person in the proshop if they had any coolers for the crappy white carts too.
The restaurant does not have a quick grab in go golfer process. It is a sit down restaurant only and they are heavy on reservations. The pro shop had old sandwiches and No Beer. So you are completely dependant on the cart girl who we only saw once and their 3 water stations were completely empty of water. This was between 12.30-4.30pm.
The course greens and fairways saved this from being a 1 star.
The course has an ok size pro shop, maybe 20x15. No men's golf shoes. The range is fairly large but the grass you hit off is pretty rough. It had a nice large putting and chipping green. Of what I could find they did not have a separate putting green.
I will not be going back because in the climate here you need water. And since they don't allow you to bring coolers on the course I'll spend my money where they take care of Everbody and not just certain people.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
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
First Time Playing

Great course

Great course which will not brake your bank like some other resort courses at Maui. Greens were a bit slower from what I’m used to, but that just added more fun to a play. Course is challenging and staff is super friendly! Will be back for sure!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging course

I enjoyed playing The Dunes as it is a challenging course. Great elevation changes with some narrow fairways and some bunker protected greens.
Our pace of play of 4:15 hous was good considering a busy Labor day Monday.
My only complaints are hard, crusty sand traps and dry tee boxes.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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