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Kaanapali Golf Courses

2290 Kaanapali Parkway, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
(808) 661-3691
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Ranked #20 of 64 Attractions in Lahaina
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Description: World-class golfing at the heart of Kaanapali Beach Resort, is home to the Senior PGA Tour EMC Kaanapali Classic.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I recommend these two courses as a good back I'd to kapalu. If the plantation course is full or too expensive go to these. I play alot of golf and found these to be really good not excellent but one I have played a few times.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The Royal course is a championship course that can be fun only if you play from the proper tees (total distance of the course) appropriate to your "real" skills. The views are great and this is one of only four courses on the Kaanapali side of Maui. The Kai course is a shorter course, a "resort course" - more friendly... More

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Centennial
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83 reviews 83 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

These two courses are sometimes over looked in favor of some of the newer resort courses. Don't make that mistake. They are both classic designs and will challenge golfers of all skill levels. Great ocean views will be seen. The wind can make conditions very tough. The Senior PGA used the Royal course as a tour stop. The staff is... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

I am an okay golfer so chose this course as opposed to the plantation course. I found it absolutely gorgeous and fun to play. I really cannot believe that the plantation course can have better scenery but a few locals assured me it does. The 5th and 6th holes were the nicest I have ever played and I have played... More

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Moreno Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I am a golf professional back home in California, so I'm familiar with the ins an outs of the business. These courses are always fun to play. They had aerified the greens during our visit, but aside from that they ere both in great shape. The Kai course is easier and cheaper, and seems like it receives a little less... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Beautiful golf course in great location. Very well maintained with good facilities at the 19th hole. Rented clubs were a bit wanting !!

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Top Contributor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

i played both the royal and Kai courses. Both were well maintained with excellent staff and facilities. The royal is a little more challenging and picturesque.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

There is nothing better then golfing on Maui. The course are immaculate. And you can go to a public course and golf for under $100.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a very open course and along with the spectacular ocean views that provide an ongoing trade winds there are a million reasons for bad shots to happen.

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Syracuse, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

We went golfing with our 14 year old son and our 17 year old daughter. Kids golfed for free. Rented clubs from Mike who dropped them off at the hotel. The course is beautiful. The 9th hole has a spectacular view. Great afternoon!

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