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“Great course” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Makena Golf Courses

Makena Golf Courses
5415 Makena Alanui, Makena, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
(808) 891-4000
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Ranked #7 of 18 attractions in Kihei
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
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93 reviews 93 reviews
39 attraction reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Great course”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

Mostly great views, slow greens and a top notch restaurant on site. I would highly recommend this course for its challenges and overall experience!

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Good...if you can get a good price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

As many other reviewers have said...Makena has seen better days. The views are spectacular, but the course is not in a good condition as I have seen in the past. They are trying to get as many players as they can out on the course and on the day we played, it was very disorganized at the start. Compared to the friendliness at the Dunes, this course takes a back seat.
Saying all of this, it was an enjoyable play. Not a beginners' course, but I am a high handicapper and enjoyed it and didn't play too badly.

Visited December 2012
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great course”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Challenging to play, good price especially with the loaner clubs/shoes if you are staying at the Makena Beach and Golf Resort.

Visited December 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“nice course, challenging and scenic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

definitely worth playing. has great views, nice layout with plenty of challenging holes. the pro shop staff were friendly as were the cart folks. take some pictures

Visited December 2012
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Victoria, Canada
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21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
“Makena North....great course but showing wear and tear”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Golfed a 944 tee time the other day. Loved the course and found it challenging; not a course for a beginner. Loved hole 14. he course is beginning to show that it needs some love from a caring grounds crew and I don't recommend the rental clubs as they are worn and tired but maybe if the economy changes, things will tidy up there. I still suggest this course for big hitters and anyone wanting a challenge at most every hole. The cafe is a great place to have a beer afterwards!!

Visited December 2012
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