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“Great inland Experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Koele Golf Course - CLOSED

Koele Golf Course
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Owner description: This championship course offers stunning views of mountains and lush greens, with the ocean in the distance. A dramatic contrast to The Challenge at Manele, The Experience at Koele boasts a cooler climate, wooded slopes, manicured bunkers and terraced water hazards.
Houston
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91 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Great inland Experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2012

A fun layout with bent grass greens. Played 36 in 30 mph breeze that was fun in the back but impossible in the face. Some great views, particularly on 17, the signature hole. Choosing clubs was difficult with the breeze, cooler temperatures and altitude, not to mention that few holes are actually flat. If you have one to play on Lana'i, play the Challenge, but the Experience is still worth it. Staff was very friendly.

Visited June 2012
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English first
Mapleton, Utah
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Hawaiin Trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2012

Our stay on Lanai was made perfect with the activities provided by Koele, including the horse rides, UTV trips, and the Sporting Clays!!

Visited January 2012
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Santa Barbara, Ca
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“The Experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2012

Played it yesterday with my wife, incredible course, played it in the am, friendly staff, more water than I expected on the island, the 17th hole is the best, hit it straight and watch it go. Easier than the Challenge course, but what a great golf day
Laying both.

Visited May 2012
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Roseville, California
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Beautiful course!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2012

Make sure you get this one in. Great course and great staff. 17 is amazing!

Visited March 2012
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Hawaii
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great golf and very memorable 17th hole”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2012

This Greg Norman designed course is at almost the 3,000 foot elevation amidst the Cooke Iland pines. The couse offers a much different experience in comparison to the drier, oceanside Challenge at Manelle course. The course offers great mountain views and because of the elevation, is cooler and more verdant than most of the rest of the Island of Lanai. The spectacular signature hole (17th) is a 390 yard par 4 (from the white tees) that has about a 100 foot elevation drop to a fairway bordered by trees on the left and water to the right. Always a memorable hole, especially if you drive lands in the fairway!

Visited February 2012
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