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Makalei Hawaii Country Club

72-3890 Hawaii Belt Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-9183
+1 808-325-6625
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An indelible golfing memory close the heavens

During the two weeks in Hawaii, I played this course, Hapuna, Mauna Kea on the Big Island and... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
marenostrum
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Washington DC
Golf with a view

Visited the Makalei Golf Course and found it well-kept and with a friendly staff. It was easy to... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
DRENCH
,
Russellville, Arkansas
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72-3890 Hawaii Belt Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-9183
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

During the two weeks in Hawaii, I played this course, Hapuna, Mauna Kea on the Big Island and Wailua and Poipu Bay on Kauai. The setting for this course makes it both unforgettable and unique. On the slopes of an active volcano Hualalai (which is...More

Thank marenostrum
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Visited the Makalei Golf Course and found it well-kept and with a friendly staff. It was easy to get to (driving up from the Kailua-Kona area). Bought a unique golf bag tag made from koa wood.

Thank DRENCH
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This course has improved substantially from when I last played it in 2014. I think it was facing semi-drought conditions in 2014. Currently, it is green and the fairways have grown in substantially. While the fairways are not pristine, especially in extreme sloping areas, they...More

Thank Experiencedwithfood
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Played Makalei CC three times during our week in Kailua-Kona and took advantage of their three round tourist special ($198 for 3 - 18 rounds with cart). The course featured lots of elevation changes, challenging but fair shots, great greens and very nice staff. Peter...More

Thank apetrus
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is the golf course I play the most because it is the closest to Kona (15 min. drive), has a friendly staff, reasonable rates, beautiful views, great greens, and every hole is very different. You need to keep it in the fairway (they are...More

Thank booker_idaho
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This is off the beaten path of usual Kona Coast golf courses, but offers a memorable round. This course is sculpted out of the mountainside above the Keahole airport. Needless to say it will test every part of your game. The layout features side hill,...More

Thank LifesaSnap
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Lovely course covering the side of a mountain. Course is kept in decent shape and is a favorite with the local population. Staff is friendly and helpful. Large driving range at the top of the course provides plenty of room for large number of players....More

Thank Len T R
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

***CAUTION*** We were waiting for our ride to pick us up after playing. I explained to them the ride was coming from Kona and were only a few minutes away as I had just spoke with them on the phone. They said they wanted to...More

1  Thank Kyle W
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is delightful course to play. The course is well maintained and very challenging and I really enjoyed it. The peacocks and pheasants are very cool and the views overlooking the ocean are impressive. I would highly recommend playing a round of golf here.

Thank LonghornMikeDallas
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Built into the side of a mountain, so elevation changes and side hill lies abound. Fairways and greens in decent shape. Holes were interesting and unique, but fair. It was easy for me to walk on as a single on a Friday morning in December....More

Thank Lanny M
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