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Princeville Makai Golf Club

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Address: 4080 Lei O Papa Rd, Princeville at Hanalei, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
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+1 808-826-1912
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The Top Golf Experience on Kauai; Our 27-hole Golf Facility was designed by...

The Top Golf Experience on Kauai; Our 27-hole Golf Facility was designed by Mr. Robert Trent Jones Jr.-in the late 1960s. We recently went through an extensive renovation to 18 (Oceans & Lakes Nines) of our 27 holes (Woods Is Still Open But Was Not Renovated). The new 18 was opened in January of 2010 and is now know as the Makai Course. The new and improved championship Makai course is a breath taking par-72 at over 7,200 yards. We proudly boast some of the most epic ocean/mountain views Hawaii golf has to offer.

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Wonderful views, great condition, all levels of golfers will enjoy. Would come here again just to play course. Loved it even in rain.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Holeinone53
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McKinney, Texas
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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful views, great condition, all levels of golfers will enjoy. Would come here again just to play course. Loved it even in rain.

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East Bay, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in the Princeville area, I had to drive past the Makai course several times a day. What one can see from the street driving doesn't do this course justice...It is absolutely gorgeous, especially the holes adjacent to the ocean. I went in the pro shop, and got set up for my tee time. Had some time to hit some... More 

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James W, Director of Sales at Princeville Makai Golf Club, responded to this review

Aloha Smtover, Thank you for spending time with us at the Princeville Makai Golf Course over your Xmas Holiday. Thank you for the kind review! Sounds like you had a great day and made some new friends. Our Superintendent works very hard everyday to keep our course in the very best shape. With all of our outstanding views and scenery,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss this, as it is a once in a lifetime round of golf on a Robert Trent Jones course right on the water. I enjoyed a wonderful breakfast sandwich at the grill, and I really appreciated the little amenities provided by attentive staff. I hadn't golfed in years and was able to arrange a solo round where I could... More 

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James W, Director of Sales at Princeville Makai Golf Club, responded to this review

Aloha chrispS8852WO, We are happy to hear you enjoyed Princeville Makai's "WOW" Factor! You started your day well with our Breakfast Sandwich followed by a nice peaceful round of golf. Hopefully we rejuvenated your golf enthusiasm. Our families of Albatross recently welcomed there hatched babies! We have all enjoyed watching their development. Mom and Dad still let you get close... More 

Vienna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our concierge mentioned this activity; The Princeville Makai Golf Course is on the north shore of Kauai, next to Hanalei Bay ( as in Puff the Magic Dragon-land of Hanalei) and the famous NaPali coast . As instructed we arrived at 4:30 at the pro shop, there were about 12 other couples/friends of all ages and types for the event,... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wednesday, late january I wanted to get in a round of golf but had no one to play with. I went to the clubhouse and they suggested that I just go ahead and play by myself, that way I don't fall into a long game with a four-some. The asst. pro had the greatest attitude and wanted to "make sure... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little pricey but if you're a golf fanatic, it's worth it. The conditions were great. Not that difficult but a few challenging holes. The staff was very Friendly.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband golfs, I don't. But I went along to ride in the cart and see the views. I'm so glad I did! So many birds, including endangered geese and albatrosses (who take 6 years to court a mate and then stay together for life!), not just chickens! Get right up to the BIG cliffs in Princeville. Take your camera!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

If you're a golfer and visiting Kauai, the Makai course should be on your list. Overall conditions are very good thanks to Troon mgmt. They have a collection of great par 3s including one with a forced carry over the ocean. They also have two drivable par 4s for the long hitters. Pace of play is fantastic as I never... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The scenery and views while golfing are unparalleled; the course was in fantastic condition and interesting in layout & decision making. Staff was incredibly friendly; decent Callaways for rental; just an overall great golf experience while on vacation. Not sure you can find a nicer course to golf while on Kauai!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

I have played here maybe 50 times over our 16 visits to Kauai. The signature course consists of two nines, the Ocean and Lakes. In spite of the names, both courses have breathtaking views of the ocean. I have played most of the great courses in the USA, and can say that this is the most scenic course in the... More 

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