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Puakea Golf Course

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Address: 4150 Nuhou Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: 808-245-8756
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Activities: Golfing

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Nice course, great price.

Chose this course based on good reviews and the very reasonable $65 rate after 11AM. Drove in from Princeville and arrived a little early (about 20 minutes). We don't usually hit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Great course, good condition, challenging layout and beautiful scenery. Best value course on Kauai. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Limited F & B as Club House is yet to be built!

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Chose this course based on good reviews and the very reasonable $65 rate after 11AM. Drove in from Princeville and arrived a little early (about 20 minutes). We don't usually hit practice balls so inquired if could go out early as there no players ahead of us or waiting. Answer--NO unless pay another $20. So we waited! Course was in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Years ago I golfed at Puakea when it was 10 holes and thought 9 holes would be perfect for our foursome (2 teens, mom and dad). We decided to get a 3 o clock tee time since club rental is $15 each and had an ad in Alamo drive magazine (Dec to March 2015 issue) that says $35 9 holes... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This may not be the prettiest course on the island but it is the most interesting and challenging. The par 3's required precise shots but are fair. The par 4's are fair and often involve negotiating sand and water. It is also a straight forward course with room to let the shaft out. There are no surprises as is the... More 

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Waleska, Georgia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We played this course @ 11 am. Windy day but the course was in good shape. The people in the pro shop were very helpful with our rental clubs and reservation. We were paired up with a nice guy from Oregon and our skill levels matched pretty well. Driving range and putting area were close to the course and in... More 

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Pelham, New Hampshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

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 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 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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7 helpful votes 7 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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