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4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
84.0%
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63 out of 77 reviews
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4.2
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4.2
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort/Semi-Private
Par 70
Length 6925 yards
Slope 134
Rating 73.5
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Kiahuna Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1984
Fairways Bahia Grass
Greens Bahia Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (1984) Colligan Golf Design (2003) Donald Knott (1984) Gary Linn (1984) Mark Rathert (1984)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Reviews

4.1
77 Reviews (77)
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Reviews 1
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Kiahuna Golf club

Friendly staff, and course is in good shape. Windy day.

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

Nice friendly layout

Great people, good layout trade winds were a challenge. Overall, nice layout.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
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
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

No driving range

Driving range was closed so using rental clubs was difficult. No explanation why it was closed. For the price of rental and green fee not a bargain.

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice Course; Reasonable Green Fees

Kiahuna is a quality course with reasonable green fees. It is not on the ocean as other courses are thus the lower fees. But course conditions were excellent. I played twice in a week and finished in 3 hours and then 3 1/2 hours. The pro shop is sparse with merchandise possibly due to cover? Was disappointed that the restaurant did not have any candy bars. Other than that, a very pleasant couple of rounds of golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Quality course for the money

Excellent value for the cost compared to some of the othet Kauai courses. Fairways and greens were in good shape. Course was not busy - I played as a single in 3 hours. Pro shop is pretty sparse with regards to merchandisr. Maybe due to Covid? Disappointed with the restaurant as they did not have sny candy bars which should be a staple. Will play again in a couple of days. Would recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Last time on this course

The pace was lousy, no Marshall to help speed up the 3 groups ahead. We could have played it in less then 3 hours as 2 of us are scratch golfers and the other was a 3 index. And you need food on the turn available at 10:00 am not 11:00

Just fix it

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Spread out the tee times

We waited every hole due to a 4 some that held up a 2 some , and a 2 some then a 3 some that I was in. We all shot in the high 70’s and we averaged about 10-12 min on each tee. There was no Marshall on course to speed up the 4 old men.

Please work on this.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great find!

We normally play Pukeau in Lihue but since that is temporarily closed we have found a neighborhood gem in poipu called Kiahuna Golf Course! Friendly and course in tip top condition! No waiting at each hole and I felt like we were playing on our own exclusive course!! Looking forward to playing again at Kiahuna in a couple of days. Aloha!! Jill & Robert

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Perfect weather
Used cart

Loved this course

I'd played every other public/resort course on Kauai but this one, and I'm glad to have finally gotten here. It was great experience and now ranks as my second-favorite on the island behind Makai. Both are Robert Trent Jones Jr. courses. Went out early as a single and played in a casual 2 1/2 hours. Great course off the tee because fairways are generous. Greens were unlike any other I'd played. Had to look up the grass on them-which is Bahia. Took a while to get used to, but they rolled super true. Front nine is just straight-forward golf, while back gets more challenging with some lava walls and a creek. All beautiful and wall-to-wall grass. Fun golf or a fair prixe.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

A beautiful Hawaiian course

So peaceful! Beautiful morning vistas. Great round. Loved the course.

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

Muddy

Front 9 surprisingly muddy with bald that plugged.

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

Great deal but don’t use GolfNow

I enjoyed my golfing at this course so much. It’s been renewed and highly improved since my last play, about 10 years ago. But the course is offering $105 all included, while GolfNow charged me $107! It’s not acceptable and I decided not to go with GolfNow anymore. Shame on you!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A lower cost option on Kauai

Kiahuna is a very nice course on Kauai that offers a more reasonable greens fee for visitors to the island. I have played here two or three times and always enjoy my round. The course has multiple tee settings so you can adjust to your level of skill. The holes are interesting and require some thought in planning your shots, with fair risk reward ratios. I especially like the archeological sites that are contained in and near the course. Lends a different aspect to your round. Conditions were good, but greens were a bit rough and were very slow. I would recommend a few minutes on the practice green before you play just to get a feel. Overall a fun place to play, with very friendly staff, a reasonably priced restaurant on premises for that after the round lunch or snack/drink.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Perfect place to golf in Kaua’i

You have to play here! Course conditions are perfect, staff is friendly, breakfast is affordable and very tasty, club rentals are brand new Calaways with oddessy putter, and the views are spectacular! Played here 4 years ago and the course wasn’t as well kept as it is now. This course has the most bang for your golf buck in Kaua’i! Course is just challenging enough without being too difficult. I bought 2 IPAs at the turn and they were only $4 each! Carts have GPS and they give you a cool mint towel at the end of the round. A very nice touch. Play here now! Cheers

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