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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 #105 of 228 things to do 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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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

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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253 reviews 253 reviews
70 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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