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Puakea Golf Course

Address: 4150 Nuhou Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: 808-245-8756
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Ranked #25 of 49 Activities in Lihue
Type: Golf Courses, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Golfing
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Type: Golf Courses, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Golfing
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:30 pm

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Pelham, New Hampshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I discovered Puakea Golf Course while out walking one morning from the Marriott Kauai Resort. The course has a great view of the mountains and is a solid, enjoyable golf course. I rented clubs and the Pro Shop paired me up with a couple of great guys. I found the price reasonable and the course in good shape. The Pro... More 

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colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I would play Puakea first if you need to shake off the rust in winter time. Solid layout and fun place to play. Good range, balls are not in good shape though. I really like the course but the greens had different grasses and were tough to putt. The greens took the entire experience down to ordinary. The Loco Moco... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The course had some really nice holes and in general very nice. The view from the course is also superb! The greens could have been a bit faster than they were but we enjoyed it a lot anyways. Also, the staff was really friendly. It was a bit pricey (not compared to other golf courses on Kauai) but well worth... More 

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Saint George, Utah, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The holes are well designed to be fair yet challenging. The greens are a bit rough and very slow, but once used to them, fine to putt. It's a very fun course and good value for the money.

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Salta, Argentina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This golf course has a lot to offer, several tees to choose from and forgiving landing areas for the most part. The views and terrain are wonderful and all this comes at a moderate price.

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torrance,ca
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68 reviews 68 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

After golfing at Puakea for 4 times, I thought I would finally write a review! The golf is outstanding, but the customer service was the best! They always go out of their way to make our golfing experience a nice one and we really appreciate it. We will keep coming back when we visit Kauai.

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East Berlin, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Just because the cost is lower at this course, don't equate that with a less than great golf experience. Many reviews mention the Costco sighting--believe me, the course more than makes up for that on almost every hole. Both nines feature wonderful mountain scenery and the back nine adds some significant water to the course. My brother and I, a... More 

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Wilsonville, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Aloha! We just completed nine holes of golf at PuaKea Golf Course. This is a small course near the shopping mall in Lihue. Lots of hazards, this is a perfect course for those who are practicing several different shots and clubs. The course is a little rough with some fungus growing on the greens but a very pretty setting. The... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
20 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Puakea is a fun golf course, and if you use one of the many coupons available to get a greens fee discount, it is a great value. You might be a bit put off by the highly visible Costco on your way to the clubhouse, but get over it. The course has some wonderful holes, offering all of the golfing... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Today was the first round in Kauai and as is my norm, I played Puakea. Each time I play the course I remember how much I enjoy it. Most of the fairways are nice and wide, with plenty of room for the errant shot, but you still have to be careful. Well placed bunkers can catch you when you least... More 

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