Kohala Coast Golf CoursesTrue to form, golfers will play through anything. Even the news of a possible volcanic eruption hasn't scared golfers away from making tee times at the Volcano Golf Course near the now closed Volcanoes National Park.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.As the largest of the Hawaiian islands, the Big Island has the most climate zones. But there's one climate, in particular, that seems made for golf -- the Kohala Coast. The Kohala Coast is where the resorts are, which means it's also where the best golf courses are. But which ones are the best? Mike Bailey offers up a list of five must-play, public-access golf courses on the Big Island.There are moments on the golf courses of Hawaii that overshadow the game. When a whale surfaces offshore or a crashing wave splashes up some spray, it's hard to concentrate on just golf. The island of Hawaii (called "the Big Island" by many tourists) provides an ocean backdrop as good as any in the world.