Kauai Golf

7 beautiful spots

You can’t go wrong with golfing on Kauai. Each of these 7 locations have something unique and beautiful about them.

Makai Golf Club – Princeville

The Makai is one of the most visually attractive courses on the island. Several holes play atop bluffs, with the Na Pali coastline visible to the west. Come back in the evening to take the sunset tour for some spectacular photos.

Wailua Golf Club – Wailua

This county-owned course is a local favorite and offers some of the most affordable golf on the island. The combination of parkland golf with trade wind swept ocean holes makes Wailua a delight to play.

The Ocean Course at Hokuala – Lihu’e

The island lone Jack Nicklaus signature design features the longest stretch of continuous oceanfront holes on Kauai. It successfully balances the play-ability needs of a resort course with the challenge of a championship layout.

Puakea Golf Course-Lihu’e

While Puakea does not have access to dramatic ocean views,it does feature picturesque mountain backdrops and an entertaining design.The scoring ability and generally good course conditions make this an excellent mid-price value

Po’ipu Bay Golf Course-Koloa

The premier resort course on the sunny South Shore.Po’ipu Bay hosted the PGA Grand Slam of Golf from 1994-2006.Scoring conditions are challenging enough for good players while retaining an enjoyable resort setup for everyday players.

Kiahuan Golf Club-Po’ipu

The oldest course on the South Shore is a low-key,daily fee operation that is a favorite of local residents.The regulars refer to Kiahuna as “18 holes of aloha” and the course lives up to its Huwaian name that means “special place”.

Kukuiolona Park Golf Course-Kalaheo

The “Nine-holer” as it’s commonly called,features the lowest prices on the island with nicer conditions than you might expect.Some of the views overlooking the South Shore far below are fantastic.Wind and difficult greens are the course’s primary defenses.