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Puakea Golf Course

4150 Nuhou Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
808-245-8756
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Ranked #12 of 17 attractions in Lihue
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
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Fort Worth, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

This course is not the best on the island, but it is beautiful and if you look for the value price times, it's worth it! The fairways are forgiving, and the par threes are challenging. Club rentals are quality for a value price and if you have a later flight, it's perfect to play the afternoon value round before you... More

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Spokane, WA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

They charge A LOT to golf here and are a little upety and snooty to boot. The cost is around $89 AND they charge a $20 rider fee...crazy. For that price you would think that they would throw SOMETHING in besides an attitude of superiority. The course itself is nice...well manicured grass but you just don't get the ocean views... More

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colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is a fun really inexpensive course to play and some of the friendliest people you will meet. Try it out !

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Derby Line, Vermont
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Nice wide fairways for errant shots. I hadn't hit a golf ball in 6 months so I appreciated the generous landing areas. The front nine seemed relatively ordinary except for the downhill, into the wind sliver of a green par 3 (#6 or 7). I hear the back nine is more exciting but did not have the time. Extremely friendly... More

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Northville, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We did not have time to play golf, and had a late flight, so we went to the driving range at Puakea Golf Course. The staff was great and we could borrow clubs. There was no charge for using the driving range and the bucket of balls was very inexpensive. Thanks for a great time.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Some greens are good, some not. Some tee boxes are good, some not. Fairways are pretty nice and layout is great for the average person's game. The value is in the afternoon.

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Southern California
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
26 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This is a wonderful golf course with a great layout. It also has the most aggressive pricing of the major Kauai courses. Make sure to go early and take advantage of the free practice area and driving range. The staff is friendly, especially the starter/ "cart guy" Jack. You can book online but I found it easier, and just as... More

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australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

a fair course, not too challenging for the average golfer , some holes very picturesque, very friendly staff nice clubhouse

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Denver, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We skip playing the high-priced courses, and stick to Puakea. Year after year, the staff has always very friendly to us. We recommend playing here if you are looking for value.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This was the first of two Kauai courses I played and overall I enjoyed the experience. Friendly staff and a nice course. On the downside? This course definitely has a municipal feel to it as the clubhouse is pretty small and there is a great deal of commercial development built or being built around it i.e. Loud. Also there is... More

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