Hawaii Trip Planner

Here's your guide to all the islands of Aloha. Let our expert editorial trip help you plan an ideal golf trip to Hawaii.

Royal Ka'anapali Golf Course is located near Lahaina on Maui's west coast.
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Matt Ginella visits the Hawaiian Island of Maui and plays with musician Lukas Nelson and Olympic Gold medalist Sebastien Toutant. They play Footgolf at Ka'anapali, and cruise the fairways on Golfboards. Ginella also checks in with Mark Rolfing at Kapalua. (Originally aired 2019)
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Hawaii can certainly be an expensive destination, but that doesn't mean you have to go broke playing golf. Matt Ginella lists the top value course on each island.
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Mountains or ocean? Summer or winter? Resort or municipal? In Hawaii, you don't have to choose. Each of the four main islands offer a golfer's paradise, from Oahu's big-city bustle to the serenity of the Big Island, beauty of Kauai and luxury of Maui. Chances are, you can't visit each island on your Hawaii golf trip, so Brandon Tucker and Mike Bailey offer a guide to help determine which slice of paradise is right for you.
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Planning a Hawaii golf vacation? Let this set of answers to frequently asked questions guide you through golf courses, island, airport and transportation information for the island of Kauai.
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From Turtle Bay to Mauna Kea, Matt Ginella ranks his top five golf courses you can play in Hawaii, plus his best value round on each island.
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Kauai compensates for a lack of golf options with premium quality. Hawaii's oldest and northernmost island features just nine golf courses, but four of them rank among the top 10 in all of the Hawaiian islands, and a fifth -- Puakea -- might offer the best value of any course on Hawaii. Jason Scott Deegan has more.
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With the PGA Tour back in Maui for the start of the 2015 season, our experts look back on their favorite Hawaii golf and travel experiences.
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Many first-time visitors simply don't know where to go on Oahu to find a more tropical paradise away from the pulse of the city. Jason Scott Deegan sheds light on the best Oahu plays.
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Taking your girlfriend or spouse on a golf vacation to Maui is a win-win for the both of you. She gets to enjoy a little fun in the sun. And you won't have fine china hurled at your head when you walk out the door for the airport alone. When selecting courses to play, forget how they would rank on a top 100 list. Instead, consider how playable they are for her and whether the atmosphere of the club is intimidating or not. If both of you can walk off the 18th green and a smile is still on her face, it's a successful afternoon. And that's easy to find on Maui.
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Visiting Hawaii and in the mood for a more laid-back, basic golf experience? 
There is a little place on Kauai for that: historic Kukuio'lono Golf Course in Kalaheo. It's a bare-bones, local Hawaiian golf experience that's easy on the wallet and great for beginners who aren't ready for a full 18 holes at a more expensive course. Check your resort golf expectations at the stone gate, and you'll love Kukuio'lono.
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Jason Scott Deegan rates three luxurious golf-and-beach resorts along the Kona-Kohala Coast of the Big Island: the Waikoloa Beach Marriott, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, and Mauna Kea Beach Hotel.
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The February 2018 issue of Golf Odyssey has been published and can be accessed here.
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The January 2015 issue of Golf Odyssey has been published and can be accessed here.
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The October 2011 issue of Golf Odyssey has been published and can be accessed here.
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The October 2009 issue of Golf Odyssey has been published and can be accessed here.
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The January 2009 issue of Golf Odyssey has been published and can be accessed here.
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The April 2008 issue of Golf Odyssey has been published and can be accessed here.
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