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Kaanapali Golf Courses

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Address: 2290 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1911
Phone Number: +1 808-661-3691
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World-class golfing at the heart of Kaanapali Beach Resort, is home to the...

World-class golfing at the heart of Kaanapali Beach Resort, is home to the Senior PGA Tour EMC Kaanapali Classic.

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Golf in Maui

Royal Kaanapali golf course is a great resort course. Wide fairways and very smooth relatively fast greens. Some of the greens are very tricky. All the same it's a worthwhile... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Royal Kaanapali golf course is a great resort course. Wide fairways and very smooth relatively fast greens. Some of the greens are very tricky. All the same it's a worthwhile experience if you are in Maui. The Roy restaurant is great for drinks after golf. Haven't eaten there.

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North Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the third time I've played Royal Ka'anapali over the past several years, and it's growing on me. Played from the blue tees at 6700, it's a real test of shot-making, with some long, tough par fours, a variety of par threes, and a couple of maybe reachable par fives. The greens hold very well, and are very smooth... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is the only course on Maui that offers Footgolf, which is basically playing golf with a soccer ball. Our oldest daughter plays club soccer at home so this was perfect for her! While my husband was playing 18 (started at 1pm), I took our girls to play footgolf at 3:30pm (that's when they start the tee times). You play... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Course in good shape for beach course but 169 a bit pricey for the conditions. Guess that's island golf

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Thank Jeff S
Maroochydore, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Played The Royal Course but don't let the spectacular views distract your attention from a great but testing course, especially when the wind is up

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Caesarea, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I ve played the Plantation course.It is a difficult course especially the 1st hole and the 10th.Never played such holes before.An experience.Not for begginers.Nice view from some holes.

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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I've played These courses several times, and they were always fantastic. It was a little windy but fair, and the greens were rolling nice. I thoroughly enjoyed myself.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

First 3 holes and last 3 are not very interesting. Tee boxes are in bad condition, on many of them the Bermuda is being overtaken by cow grass. Rough is unforgiving but wife fairways. The greens are excellent and roll very fair. This could be a good to very good course but it needs a lot more care. Too bad.

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Somerville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband played the harder, more expensive course and said it was the best course he has ever played on (and the hardest). He said the views were amazing and the course was well maintained. If we had stayed longer, he would have played another day for sure!

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Corona, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

If your going to play one of the two golf courses there, play the Royal. Nice course with beautiful back nine. Went out after 1 o'clock to get a better rate but winds do pick up in the afternoon. Very good value compared to the Kapalua courses. Was very pleasant track.

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