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Waimea Country Club

The course was built on pasturelands, surrounded by cattle ranches and is wide open, yet there are many Ironwood trees that can affect your golf shots. As you play, you will enjoy observing the wild turkeys, pheasant and ducks. This is not your typical Hawaiian resort golf course.
 
Par: 72/18 holes,
Yardage: 6,661,
Rating: 71.7,
Designer: John Sanford
Location: 47-5220 Mamalahoa Hwy.,Kamuela
http://www.waimeagolf.com

Mauna Kea Golf Course

The legendary Mauna Kea Golf Course offers golfers the perfect challenge to match their level of play. Created by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., the 18-hole championship course presents dramatic changes in elevation, large undulating greens, and 120 well-placed bunkers. There are incredible panoramic sweeps of sea and land, featuring snow-capped Mauna Kea, rugged lava beds, and the sparkling blue Pacific. One of the most spectacular features is the famous Third Hole -- where surging inlet water races to meet the rocky shoreline, affording one of the most breathtaking views in golf today.
Kohala Coast

Par: 72/18 holes,
Yardage: 7,114,
Rating: 73.6/143,
Designer: Robert Trent Jones, Sr.
Location: Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, off Hwy. 19,
http://www.maunakeabeachhotel.com/mkb/Golf/default.asp

Hapuna Golf Course

Hapuna Golf Course is an 18-hole championship golf course nestled in the dramatic natural contours of the land from the shoreline to about 700 feet above sea level. The course offers spectacular views of the Kohala Coast and the Pacific Ocean while majestic Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, and Kohala Mountains form the backdrop.

Par: 72/18 holes
Yardage: 6,875
Rating: 72.5/134
Designers: Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay
Location: Next to the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, off Hwy. 19, Kohala Coast http://www.princeresortshawaii.com/hbp/Golf/

Mauna Lani Resort Golf Course

The South Course, renowned as the former home to the annual Senior Skins Game from 1990 - 2000, snakes through the stark, rugged a'a lava of the prehistoric Kaniku lava flow. A playful fictitious Menehune by the name of Moke has been known to frequent the lava areas surrounding this course.

The North Course, although a resort course, is fast becoming known as the Mauna Lani Resorts tournament course. A bit more difficult than the South Course, this course displays a much different face of Hawaii Golf. Built on a lava bed much older than the Kaniku flow (on which the South Course lies), it is characterized by rolling terrain punctuated by Kiawe (mesquite) forests.

Par: 72/36 holes (both courses),
Yardage: North Course, 6,913; South Course, 6,938,
Rating: North Course, 73.2/136; South Course, 72.8/133,
Designers: Ray Cain, original 18 holes; Robin Nelson and Rodney Wright (1991)
Location: Off Hwy. 19, Kohala Coast

Waikoloa Beach Golf Club

Strategically located on the sunny Kohala Coast of the Big Island - the golf capital of Hawaii, Waikoloa’s two championship golf courses offer unparalleled opportunities for golfers of all levels. Whether you’re looking for a challenging test of skills or a relaxing round with family or friends, the distinctive Beach and Kings’ courses, created by some of the game’s most renowned designers, will provide you with golf experiences that will linger in your memory forever.
 
Par: 70/18 holes,
Yardage: 6,566,
Rating: 71.5/133,
Designer: Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
Location: Off Hwy. 19, Waikoloa
http://www.waikoloabeachresort.com/golf.php

Waikoloa Kings‘ Golf Course

For a rigorous test of golf skills, no facility on the Kohala Coast compares with Waikoloa’s unique Kings’ Course. Designed by former British Open champion Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish, the Kings’ Course offers golfers the best of two worlds; golf in an island paradise, and on a course that more closely resembles a layout along the coast of Scotland. But with stunning views of the towering volcanoes of the Big Island framed by palm trees and vibrant flowers, you’ll have no trouble remembering that you’re golfing in paradise.

Par: 72/18 holes,
Yardage: 7,074,
Rating: 73.9/133,
Designers: Tom Weiskopf, Jay Moorish
Location: Off Hwy. 19, Waikoloa
http://www.waikoloabeachresort.com/kings_course.php

Waikoloa Village Golf Club

Waikoloa Village Golf  Club is a little piece of heaven on one of the world's most delightful islands.  The oasis of emerald-green fairways, perched at an altitude of 1,000 feet and overlooking the Kohala Coast, may be the ultimate golfers paradise. Waikoloa Villages beautiful golf course was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., who created a course challenging enough for the serious golfer as well as the one that fits harmoniously into the natural beauty of the setting.

Par: 72/18 holes,
Yardage: 6,791,
Rating: 71.8/132,
Designer: Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
Location: Lua Kula and Melia Sts.,Waikoloa Village
http://www.808golf.com/hawaii/waikoloa_vgc/waikoloa_vgc.htm

 

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