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4.3
166 Reviews (166)
5 Stars
60
4 Stars
75
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.4
Value
3.8
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
92.4%
Recommend this course
137 out of 166 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
3.8
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
96.3%
Recommend this course
26 out of 27 reviews
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4.4
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
3.8
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
96.7%
Recommend this course
29 out of 30 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 71
Length 6700 yards
Slope 129
Rating 73.7
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Kaanapali Royal Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1962
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1962) Robin Nelson (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Sauna, Jacuzzi

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Accolades

Reviews

4.3
166 Reviews (166)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 10
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 12
Undulating Greens 12
Elevation Changes 11
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 12
Advanced Golfers 8
Group Getaways 7
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 14
Near Local Attractions 7

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Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time at Royal Kaanapali

The course was great! The only reason it did not get a Five Star was because the greens had been aerated so putting was a chore!. Easily playable! For all golfers!
I would recommend this course!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/01/2021

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Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/09/2021

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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/21/2021

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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Course was in great shape

got a little windy in the afternoon but besides that I'd highly recommend playing here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Royal Course Sunday Play

Beautiful course views. Long and challenging but great course layout and forgiveness when venturing off the fairway!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun

Need better signage to direct to tee box on hole # 16

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fantastic course!

What a great course to play when visiting Kaanapali. The course conditions couldn’t have been more perfect along with the pace of play. If you’re in town, make a tee time here!

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

Worth it

The wind created a tough challenge, but otherwise I found it to be a fun and dynamic layout. I was one of the last tee times for the day, but pace of play was great and finished well ahead of sunset.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice

Nice course, with beautiful views...

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not worth the cost

I live in a golf Mecca -- Palm Springs, CA. A $150 green fee gets me both pristine conditions and impeccable service. The quality of the golf course was moderately good --maybe $90 tops. I expected better. Awesome views, however.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Recently Sanded & Aerated. Stunning Course Scenery.

The greens were recently sanded and aerated. The tee boxes, fairways, and overall course was in tiptop shape. The scenery around us was stunningly beautiful. The layout of the greens are more challenging, but the tee shots are forgiving and open.

We had a great time and would recommend this course to anyone. It was a little spendy, but we were on vacation and it was worth every penny.

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

Kaanapali Royal - my idea of babymooning

Perfect bluebird day. Great group of guys I was paired up with. The people in front of us crawled along and we didn’t care. A couple of fun holes to navigate. Only slightly easier than navigating the emotions of a pregnant wife... whom I love very much... FOUR!

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