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4.2
280 Reviews (280)
5 Stars
121
4 Stars
117
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.2
92.0%
Recommend this course
256 out of 280 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.2
77 Reviews (77)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.8
92.2%
Recommend this course
71 out of 77 reviews
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Avg Rating
4.2
117 Reviews (117)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
48
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.8
92.3%
Recommend this course
108 out of 117 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7116 yards
Slope 140
Rating 74.4

Formerly known as Big Island Country Club.

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Makani Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Kikuyu Grass
Greens Paspalum Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Perry Dye (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Facilities

Meeting Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.2
280 Reviews (280)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 14
Bunkers 11
Elevation Changes 8
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 15
Locals 11
Advanced Golfers 10
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 13

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Played On
Reviews 1
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 5
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout , poor conditions

Great layout but fairways were in rough shape. Suspect this was because of the drought and limited staff/money for upkeep.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Walked

Punched greens AND fairways!

We played on a day when they had just punched the greens AND the fairways. Should we not have been advised of this??? This made an already (what appears to be) struggling course a major disappointment and waste of money.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Friendliness Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Can’t review! Rained Out! Love the course on a better weather day!!!

Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Nice day

Nice layout. Greens were good, fairways were hard and dry, tee boxes were a little rough. Still very playable and enjoyable. The island green was amazing.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

Course amenities have not changed since I last visited… no cart person today .It has the feel of a muni course serving the local golf community and the need for small restaurant with food and beverage service is probably not in demand. But…it would have been nice to chill with a beer and burger after…..

I liked the course as a casual stress free day of golf .

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
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
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lovely course for Canadians.

The course is dry because of long drought conditions, but the layout is gorgeous, trees are blooming. Staff is fabulous. If rain holds off, we are going back to use our rain checks.

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

Pricey for the condition of the course.

Nice general course layout.
Greens were in great shape.
Fairways were dry & look tired.
Shouldn't have to pay extra for driving range balls at this price point.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Makani - Good Golf, Great Views

This is one one my favorite courses to play on the Big Island. The golf course is in fair to good condition with well keep greens. What I like most is the views you get and the layout of several holes with the par 3 17th being the signature hole. Definitely a course to play if you enjoy a good friendly round of golf

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Fun Layout

Great layout with some very picturesque holes. A couple of quirky holes. Island green fun. Greens in very good shape but fairways very patchy. Very friendly local course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great value

Excellent staff, service was fabulous. Course is in excellent condition. Greens roll well-a little slower than you may like.
Greats views and value for you money.

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

Up Country and Cooler!

Nice course, a little cooler. Food service is iffy, so bring your own.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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