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4.1
249 Reviews (249)
5 Stars
82
4 Stars
110
3 Stars
31
2 Stars
17
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.0
87.1%
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212 out of 249 reviews
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4.4
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
87.0%
Recommend this course
20 out of 23 reviews
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4.3
50 Reviews (50)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
90.0%
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45 out of 50 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7007 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.5
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Royal Kunia Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2003
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robin Nelson (2003) Mark Miller (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.1
249 Reviews (249)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 24
Water Hazards 23
Bunkers 20
This course/club is great for:
Locals 29
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 22
Advanced Golfers 15
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 20
Convenient to the City 18
In the 'Burbs 13

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Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Spectacular views not so spectacular greens

Spectacular views of Diamond head, Pearl Harbor and Honolulu from this elevated course.
Fairways and Tees in good shape. Greens have numerous 4-8 inch brown spots and are cut a bit long to mean slow putting conditions
Fairways are very wide and rough is short
Staff that I met was friendly and helpful.
Bring your camera for some outstanding vista shots
After round facilities are limited. Restrooms on course nice.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow pace couldn't finish

Teed off at 2pm played only 12 holes waited on every shot. Had to have cart in by 5 :30 if it hadn't been a discounted round i would have given a much worse review.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Poor execution

Made a late afternoon tee time. No warning that the course cuts you off at 545pm. Won’t be going back any time soon.

To make matters worse, the only ran single tees on a holiday. Thus all the family foursome really slowed pace of play to a crawl.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
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
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

course could be nice but ...

No starter so people arrived at tee box and started without regard for tee time, no Marshall to keep pace of play and no club house (a trailer). Could be nice but won't golf here again

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Beautiful and challenging

Wonderful and well maintained. View of Pearl Harbor and Waikiki breath taking challenging course well worth the time and money

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Elevation!

The view for the island either mountain or ocean u get both at different holes, u get those due to course is on the middle of the island, the elevation and wind plus dumpy surface does provide plenty of challenges. Oh par5 is long especially playing from blue with water (wait… water in the mountain course? cool). Enjoy!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Open layout with good views. Greens & bunkers could be better.

Overall, enjoyed playing at Royal Kunia as a non-resident tourist to Oahu. Rented clubs ($50) and got a set of men's right handed Taylormade Aero-Burners. Came with a near-new 58 deg Cleveland CTX sand wedge which I was very thankful for because the A wedge in the iron set was horrible (as most set-wedges are). Otherwise, the rentals worked great and overall were in okay shape except the putter (Taylormade Daytona) really needed a new grip probably 2-3 years ago. Would have been nice to get a few balls and tees with the rentals, but I brought my own.

Course overall was in good shape. Very open layout with just a few holes / locations where you have to be aware and careful of water or a waste area. Most holes you can miss the fairway or playing area altogether and still recover due to the openness between holes. Tee boxes were immaculate / perfectly flat. Fairways were excellent. Rough was not punishing at all (which is either good or bad depending on what you're looking for). Holes are scenic and several times you have a great view of the city. Greens have character and are overall pretty interesting but the condition of the grass leaves something to be desired. I'm not sure of the type of grass (poa? bermuda?) but it was not as cut / pressed as I would expect for a $90 round, but I realize the residents pay a lot less. For what the residents pay, I think it's fine given the quality of the course overall. The greens are still very playable, but again, just not great and tough to read especially when the grass is a bit longer. The bunkers - although nice to look at, are really bad in general and have very little sand in some cases. You're more than likely hitting off of packed dirt / clay with a little bit of sand on top.

Carts are gas powered and seem about 15-20 years old. Work fine functionally, but not what I would call "nice".

Pace of play was great when I played (we were a two-some at 1230PM in the late summer) and we finished in less than 4 hrs.

Overall, enjoyed myself and would recommend / come back.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 15-19
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 Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lovely course with great views

The shop and carts need major updates but the course is beautifully kept and the views are amazing

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Good Course

overall pleased but pace of play was horrendous so got called in after 16. marshalls woukd be good to keep people moving, no reason for 6 hr rounds here.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pace

5hr30min to finish 18 holes. The parties ahead were slow incredibly slow. No Marshall regulated, and when we tried to play ahead, the parties got mad. Beautiful place and good condition, horrible pace.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Overall okay experience

Thee course was in pretty good condition, bunkers maintained, yardage markers were spot on, greens were The only complaint I have is the pace of play. The whole round was hit one shot, wait 5 minutes. If the club would space the tee times out a little more, maybe 10-12 minutes between spots, it would eliminate the hold up. At one point we had 3 4-somes on the same hole.

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

Great course at a great price

Royal Kunia golf course is one of my favorite courses. The entire staff is very professional and always very accommodating. The weather yesterday was beautiful and the pace of play was great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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