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4.2
239 Reviews (239)
5 Stars
76
4 Stars
96
3 Stars
48
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.1
Value
3.7
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.6
85.9%
Recommend this course
192 out of 239 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.0
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
79.4%
Recommend this course
27 out of 34 reviews
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4.1
50 Reviews (50)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.7
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
82.0%
Recommend this course
41 out of 50 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 70
Length 6388 yards
Slope 136
Rating 71.6
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Kaanapali Kai Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1976
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Snyder (1976) Robin Nelson (2005)

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

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Hawaii (2021 #22)

Reviews

4.2
239 Reviews (239)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 13
Undulating Greens 9
Elevation Changes 8
This course/club is great for:
Playing Multiple Courses 8
Advanced Golfers 7
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 7
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 14
Near Local Attractions 6

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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
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3.0
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Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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First Time Playing

So, so

When you pay $350 plus and the wife only has a porta-pottie to use on the course, it is not good.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Higher Expectations

I had higher expectations considering this course hosted the ‘Big Break’ event. Range balls were old albeit the gent was super nice there. Range was small and off the mats.

Course was poorly marked for directions to and from each hole. Sand traps were crusty and clay.

Fairways and greens were marginal.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 144
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good layout, always scruffy

This course has historically been. under- maintained.
Tee boxes and bunkers have been on par with your local public track. Looks like Troon Golf is trying to get it up to proper standards. Lots of potential here.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pace of play - slow

It felt the course was overbooked and this led to a poor experience- course was good - it was just not a great experience

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 11
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
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