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3.6
127 Reviews (127)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
58
3 Stars
29
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.1
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
66.3%
Recommend this course
95 out of 127 reviews
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3.3
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
2.8
Layout
3.4
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.0
41.7%
Recommend this course
5 out of 12 reviews
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3.4
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.0
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.0
60.0%
Recommend this course
12 out of 20 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 70
Length 6388 yards
Slope 135
Rating 70.7
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Kaanapali Kai Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Lava 70 6388 yards 70.7 135
Lava (W) 70 6388 yards 76.6 130
Sand 70 6010 yards 69.0 130
Sand (W) 70 6010 yards 74.4 125
Fern 70 5563 yards 67.1 126
Fern (W) 70 5563 yards 71.9 120
Hibiscus 70 4522 yards 62.2 109
Hibiscus (W) 70 4522 yards 66.2 112
Scorecard for Kaanapali Kai
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Lava M: 70.7/135 W: 76.6/130 376 370 225 308 390 193 395 541 373 3171 384 182 558 391 220 360 402 372 348 3217 6388
Sand M: 69.0/130 W: 74.4/125 358 351 213 300 357 177 365 510 352 2983 361 155 536 368 194 340 387 353 333 3027 6010
Fern M: 67.1/126 W: 71.9/120 323 332 189 259 331 159 327 486 334 2740 335 139 509 340 176 319 373 319 313 2823 5563
Hibiscus M: 66.2/109 W: 66.2/112 293 246 142 233 254 140 186 414 319 2227 251 119 372 279 160 275 262 306 271 2295 4522
Handicap 9 7 15 13 3 17 5 1 11 14 18 2 8 16 10 6 12 4
Par 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 4 35 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 35 70

Course Details

Year Built 1962
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Snyder

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire must be worn at all times

Reviews

3.6
127 Reviews (127)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 13
Undulating Greens 9
Elevation Changes 8
This course/club is great for:
Playing Multiple Courses 8
Advanced Golfers 7
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 7
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 14
Near Local Attractions 6

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Played On
3.0
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First Time Playing

Good...not great

Rude staff at the driving range...redheaded male attendant needs basic training in customer service and communication.

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

Punched greens

Great layout great course great conditions except the greens had been punched. No mention of this and no discount for these conditions.
That’s not right!!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A warning would be nice

Punched greens and extreme wind conditions made the round much less enjoyable than it could have been. Wind is a given in Maui but the greens were the unexpected surprise that made it a bad round. A warning about the greens would have been nice, especially at the rate they charge for a middle of the mill course.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Challenging course in the wind

Course was in reasonable shape. Some of the greens had numerous either grassless or "crabgrass" rough spots that made putting a challenge. Bunkers were well maintained.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First and last

Usually when you pay $120 for a round of golf you’d expect luxury and class. Didn’t get that. Being a resort course it was a pain watching the three guys with rentals trying to make 6” putts, they finally let my twosome pass when I nailed a 330 yard (with the wind and way downhill), they had no clue.
Once we
Passed them it was clear sailing. But ... the course needs some maintenance. Again, nice short course but there are a lot better for half the price. Done, know better now.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow play

Slow play with no marshal. Cart broke down but they did replace after walking 2 holes.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Good course. Extremely slow play.

Good layout. Tough. Pace of play way too slow. 5 hours through 16 holes. Unmarshalled. Should be better for the 150 plus green fee.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser

Ka’anapali Kai

During range has MATS!
Greens had been top dressed we were not told of this before the round.
Quite unspectacular course considering the venue.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Kaanapali Kai Golf

Always enjoyable to play this course, great location for vacationers up island and central to Lahaina. The course is very forgiving off the tee box but usual trade winds and Bermuda grass off its challenges.

Worth the play, friendly staff and spectacular views.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

not worth the money

course not well kept up, tee boxes need a lot of work, fairways have a lot of un mown clums and other places have grass clumps impeding ball roll. not worth th money charged, have seen public courses better kept. very disappointed in course. wouldnt play there again even if free.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Originally set for Kai at 6:30am, but moved to main course due to Hurricane

Traps not taken care of, packed, wet sand. Cart broke down, though fixed within 20’. Only once saw the refreshment cart come by in 18.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Much improved, great play and views

We thought this was good value in Maui. Played it several years ago and it is MUCH improved. Overall good course, well kept (but not quite as good as Royal course). Great putting green. Driving range is mats. Cart gal came around 4-5 times during play, which was great. We had morning tee time and never waited once -- great pace. Carts tell you if you are running behind pace, which his great. Nice locker rooms. Bathrooms on course are needed -- PoPs not expected for a course like this.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tom

Nice resort course with awesome views, It is overpriced but it’s all about location, they need to use some of that profit and build a nice bathroom instead of a hot smelly Andy gimp !!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Course was in very nice shape

Conditions were pretty tough. Winds were really blowing, knocking down lots of god shots. Greens were in good condition running pretty true. Putts break towards the ocean.

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