Princeville Golf CoursesClosed in early 2015 for renovations, the famed Prince Course at Princeville Resort on Kauai, Hawaii had been slated to reopen as a private club. Those plans are on hold, however, and it might reopen to the public after all.Golfers in Hawaii should play the Prince at Princeville Resort while they can. The Prince reportedly will close for renovation in 2015 and re-open as a private course.Picking the right golf resort can be the difference between a wonderful vacation and a so-so time. Thankfully, there are never really any "wrong" decisions when the destination is Kauai. Jason Scott Deegan recently visited three -- St. Regis Princeville Resort in Princeville, the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa in Koloa and the Kaua'i Marriott Resort in Lihue -- and offers his take on each.A 1-2 punch on Kauai's north shore: The Prince Course at Princeville and Makai Golf Club sparkle after renovationsFor golfers forced to choose between playing the Prince Course at Princeville or Makai Golf Club, that's one tough decision. The two Top-100 courses designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. on Kauai's north shore offer a lot of the same traits -- great conditioning, ocean views, strong holes, top service -- yet they're completely different designs.From Kauai Lagoons, to Princeville, to Poipu Bay, a handful of ocean holes highlight the golf on KauaiGolfers seeking the ocean should head to the oldest and northernmost Hawaiian island -- Kauai. Courses such as Kauai Lagoons Golf Club, Makai Golf Club at Princeville, the Prince Course at Princeville and Poipu Bay Golf Course offer the postcard views that mainlanders love. Wind, water and waves add up to wonderful golf on Kauai.A $5 million facelift has the iconic Prince Golf Course at Princeville on Kauai's north shore looking brand new. The Prince, arguably the best work of Robert Trent Jones Jr., rises and falls through the jungle, demanding strong shot-making and wise decision-making. Ocean views and a waterfall behind the 13th green provide striking natural beauty.