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4.0
178 Reviews (178)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
11
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.7
94.6%
Recommend this course
143 out of 178 reviews
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4.2
10 Reviews (10)
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
90.0%
Recommend this course
9 out of 10 reviews
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4.0
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
95.5%
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21 out of 22 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6841 yards
Slope 141
Rating 74.1
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The Dunes at Maui Lani
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6841 yards 74.1 141
Green 72 6413 yards 72.4 133
White 72 5833 yards 70.0 126
White (W) 72 5833 yards 75.6 131
Blue 72 4768 yards 64.9 113
Blue (W) 72 4768 yards 70.0 120
Red 72 4278 yards 63.8 108
Red (W) 72 4278 yards 67.5 114
Scorecard for Dunes
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 74.1/141 428 381 145 509 362 198 351 198 547 3119 474 416 424 516 340 428 346 190 588 3722 6841
Green M: 72.4/133 403 347 120 490 334 178 329 172 526 2899 440 398 403 489 316 416 326 168 558 3514 6413
White M: 70.0/126 W: 75.6/131 358 300 104 455 306 149 304 155 467 2598 424 354 395 433 298 373 300 142 516 3235 5833
Blue M: 64.9/113 W: 70.0/120 302 256 85 384 247 115 252 114 412 2167 324 282 308 372 273 298 195 78 471 2601 4768
Red M: 63.8/108 W: 67.5/114 302 256 85 384 247 115 252 114 412 2167 324 282 308 372 273 298 195 78 471 2601 4768
Handicap 6 12 18 4 14 8 16 10 2 1 7 11 13 9 5 17 15 3
Par 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 3 5 35 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 3 5 37 72

Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Tif-419 Grass
Architect Robin Nelson (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

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Reviews

4.0
178 Reviews (178)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Dinner 9
Patio Dining 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 25
Bunkers 22
Undulating Greens 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 18
Advanced Golfers 15
Seniors 11
This Course's Location is:
Near the Airport 21
Convenient to the City 18
Worth the Drive 10

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
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The Dunes of Maui Lani

Overall we had a very good round of golf. It was hot and windy and the course was fun to play. The cart attendant was very friendly and gave us all the information we needed.
The pro shop was small and the bathrooms needed to be cleaned - these were the only real negatives about the course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course!

Great course, lots of bunkers, and undulating greens. Tough! After the front 9 you do not return to the clubhouse, take food!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hawaii. Golf at the dunes is awesome!!!

Don’t let anyone tell you cheap golf is bad golf in hawaii!! The Dunes was an awesome experience. It is sneaky challenging!! The fairways look wide open but they have strategically placed hazards in the perfect location!! Greens were awesome fairways fluffy and an overall excellent experience!!

Special mention you Kenny.. super nice and is the definition of Customer service!! I’m an Arizona golf addict and the dunes and Kenny pale in comparison to some of the service at high end courses.

We’re going to go back again on Thursday for the deals!!

Will DEFINITELY play this again!!

Thanks Dunes for a perfect first time Maui golf experience!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Dunes of Maui lani

Enjoyed this course great views and great rates starting at noon !

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

My first Hawaii Golf Experience

This course was a pleasant surprise! It plays long, challenging approach shots to the greens and even with the blind holes, it was fun. With the weather as it was, our pace of play was a smashing 3 hours. Not many golfers braving the rain today.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

OVER PRICED! DUMB COURSE!

Pretty dumb course! Poorly managed and maintained. Way overpriced for conditions and layout. I felt it was waste of time and money.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful Day. Challenging Course

We had virtually a windless day to try this tough course. The greens are well guarded and in good shape. You have to keep your driver and irons in play to score

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Texas Advisor
Top 100 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Mountain Goats and Masochists Will Love it Here

This golf course is a mountain goat's dream layout.
There are few level lies here. The layout meanders among a series of dunes and swales between valleys. It rightly should be named The Swales at Maui Lani.
The fairways are thick and there are no rolls. The forward tees are in terrible condition with bare dirt instead of grass.
The greens are heavily grassed with the dreaded "Turtleback" design that is high in the center and lower all around. Most shots landing in the middle of these greens will wind up running off. They putt true but require a firmer stroke.
Many of the greens here appear to be new and they are in good condition, several including #9 are in bad shape.
There are several water hazards on this layout but the real terror is generated by the deep bunkering generously spread throughout this design.
Hole #16 has so many traps it appears as if the hole is one big trap with no fairway.
The Par three holes are relatively short but with small elevated greens and deep bunkers protecting them.
This is a tough layout playing on a calm morning. Teeing off on a windy afternoon could increase scores and lose balls simultaneously.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

One of the better values on Maui

First time playing here, on this beautiful, challenging course. Lots of elevation changes, uneven lies, and blind shots. Enjoyed the course enough to play again that day. Recommend this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great value for Maui

Great course for the money. Challenging with some great views of the mountains in the background. Fairways were nice and lush, also very impressed with the condition of the greens. All but one of the greens were in excellent shape. Great layout with a few tight fairways. Overall great course for the money!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great value and spectacular views

This was a bit of a drive from the resort area but worth it. A very friendly staff and challenging course with elevation changes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice greens. Design a bit hokey.

Greens were very good considering many in the area have struggled this past few months. Coursenis quite hairy and a bit hokey design. Nice little restaurant also. Will play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

Nice course and pace of play. Most fairways are generous, excellent course for Women to enjoy for the red tees are placed forward enough to not be overwhelmingly long, especially the par 5’s. Fairways could be a little more lush and several of the greens had sand on them but didn’t distract from having a great time......no ocean views but a beautiful course nonetheless.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow greens

Had some cool holes, greens very slow. I payed non resident price so a little stiff.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

good course fairways need help

The course is fun. The front 9 has some tight driving holes.

The back has some fun driving holes especially #10 where a good tee shot rolls down hill forever!!

Bad things

Fairways were very thin, and brown. I thought perhaps the grass in the area had gone dormant, but I played another course and that was not the case.

Secondly they had just aerated and the greens were like sandpaper with the sand.

The views are awesome, you see the backdrops of the Hawaiian mountains.

Would like to play again mid summer when the fairways are lush.

The roughs are tough as the ball does sink down.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Dunetastic

Fabulous golf course beautifully laid out
Fairways great and greens manicured to perfection and ran straight and true
A joy to play on
Locker room and shower though left a lot to be desired - the only thing to let the Dunes down
If you love golf you will love to play here

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great time at the dunes

I teed off early, about 6:40am and saw nobody the entire time. I played two balls off the tee on the back and still finished within 2 and a half hours. Great track. Greens were incredible, except for 2 holes which the greens had been punched.
For $100, it’s a great course and the drive is simple, especially from kehei

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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