Add Kaua‘i to the Top of your Golf Bucket List for 2022
Poipu Bay Golf Course
Poipu Bay Golf Course

Add Kaua‘i to the Top of your Golf Bucket List for 2022

Colorado AvidGolfer Magazine

Kaua‘i’s five stunning golf experiences offer players of all handicaps, fun yet challenging rounds of golf set in one of the most incredible locations in the World  All five have received national recognition from golf publications, raters or those in the know and are consistently ranked within the top 20 Best Courses You Can Play in the state of Hawai‘i.  Each course boasts amazing views of either the ocean, mountains, or many cases, both.

Here are some highlights of Kaua‘i’s courses.

The Ocean Course at Hōkūala, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, showcases the longest running oceanfront golf in Hawai‘i.  Conveniently located just minutes from the Līhu‘e Airport it is truly one of Kauai’s most memorable golf experiences. Combined with Timbers Kaua‘i, Kaua‘i’s newest luxury resort, players can stay in style within oceanside residences while playing Kauai’s signature courses.

Po‘ipū Bay Golf Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. is a prior host venue of the  PGA Grand Slam of Golf, where the  likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els and Greg Norman raised champion trophies.  Po‘ipū Bay Golf Course is situated on 210 stunning oceanfront acres adjacent to the Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i Resort and Spa. Set between lush mountains and rugged ocean bluffs, the course incorporates more than 30 acres of colorfully landscaped tropical plants and flowers, making it one of Hawai‘i’s most beautiful courses.

Princeville Makai Golf Club’s Makai Course, also designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., was renovated and reimagined and now collects accolades such as Top 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses in America, by Golf Digest is ranked within the Top 3 Best Courses You Can Play in Hawaii by GolfWeek and listed on America’s “Top 5 Great Golf Settings” in the world by National Geographic Traveler. Non-golfing guests also enjoy their signature Sunset Golf Cart tours and Mauka Disc Golf Course.

Wailua Golf Course, might just be the most stunning municipal course in the world, with an oceanfront setting and great golf value for all. Wailua played host to three USGA Amateur Public Links Championships and was voted by Golf Digest as one of Hawaii’s best 15 golf courses.

Puakea Golf Course was named one of the top courses in Hawai‘i  by Sports Illustrated, Golf Advisor and Golfweek, the dramatic 18-hole golf course is also known for its stunning mountain views, and  , “Kaua‘i-style” customer service. Recently, the Grove Farm Community announced that after a long hiatus, that Puakea Golf Course and the new Puakea Grill will reopen in December.  Located in Līhu‘e, the locally-owned and operated Puakea Golf Course is unveiling new putting surfaces, a renovated pro shop and additional enhancements to the golf course conditions and experience.

Both Wailua Golf Course and Puakea Golf Course were recently ranked among the “Top 100 Value Courses You Can Play in the U.S.” by GOLF Magazine.

With daily non-stop service from Denver to Līhu‘e Airport, Kaua‘i’s five amazing golf experiences are closer than you thought!

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