The best golf resorts in Hawaii

Tee off at these top-rated Hawaii golf resorts and courses
Mauna Lani Resort golf course
Lahaina Kapalua golf course

Golfers flock to the Aloha State to enjoy its sloping hills, gentle breezes, and ocean vistas. Just as each island offers a unique vacation experience, so do Hawaii’s golf resorts and clubs, from the luxurious hosts of PGA Tournaments to tranquil, off-the-beaten-path courses. Experience your best golf getaway yet with one of these Hawaii golf resorts and courses.

Lahaina, HI Kapalua golf course

Kapalua Golf Resort’s Plantation Course

Lahaina, Maui

Kapalua Golf’s Plantation Course is the crown jewel of Maui golf resorts. Every January, it hosts the PGA Tour’s Sentry Tournament of Champions. Step onto the green surrounded by sweeping ocean vistas, and you’ll see why the Plantation Course was voted one of the top 100 golf courses in the world as well as the best golf course in Hawaii.

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Hualalai Golf Course

Kailua-Kona, the Big Island

If you’re searching for Kona golf resorts, look no further than Hualalai. It was the first course on Hawaii’s Big Island to be designed by the prestigious Nicklaus Design—the firm founded by world champion golfer Jack Nicklaus. Hualalai boasts two courses, including Ke’olu, which pairs luxury with the ruggedness of Hawaii’s iconic lava fields.

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Poipu Bay Golf Course

Koloa, Kauai

Home of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf from 1994 until 2006, Poipu Bay Golf Course stands out among Kauai golf resorts. It was masterfully designed by renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr., and it’s surrounded by emerald green mountains.

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Wailea Golf Club

Wailea, Maui

Choose from three different 18-hole courses at this Maui golf resort: Blue, Emerald, and Gold, each beautifully maintained for your smoothest day on the green. Be sure to enjoy a meal at Gannon’s restaurant, voted one of OpenTable’s Top 100 Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America.

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Mauna Kea Golf Course

Kailua-Kona, the Big Island

Mauna Kea Golf Course is one of the top public courses in the world, boasting every amenity of a Kona golf resort without the price tag. Avid golfers may recognize the famous par three third hole, where you’ll be challenged to drive the ball over the sparkling Pacific Ocean. The on-site restaurant is even named Number 3, where you can enjoy an island-style lunch.

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