Kaanapali Royal Special

Kaanapali Royal Special

18 holes, par 71, 6700 yards. All prices per person and include golf cart rental.

The Royal Ka'anapali Course, Par 71, 6,700 yards opened its lush fairways in 1962 and is typically a Robert Trent Jones Sr course – One of only two designed by him in Hawaii. 

Taking advantage of the rolling landscape to create gently sloping fairways and large contoured greens to ensure a challenging approach to each hole, Robert Trent Jones Sr created a challenging course which requires careful club selection and putting skills.

The Royal Ka'anapali Course begins at sea level with a par 5 hole extending 550 yards. The course hugs the shoreline before winding its way to the West Maui Mountain foothills. Arnold Palmer was quoted as saying that the 18th hole (par 4) was one of the best and most challenging finishing holes he had ever played. The 449 yard hole plays longer than it looks, hugging the brackish water canal the entire length of the fairway and green, making it a memorable last hole.


Course Details

Address: 2290 Kaanapali Parkway, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Architect: Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (renovated by Robin Nelson) Director of Golf: Todd Madden - Dir. of Operations
Open: 1962 Golf Professional: Sutee Nitakorn
Course Type: 18 holes, par 71 Yardage: 6700/6267/5839/5016
Yardage Markers: sprinkler heads & 150 yards Slope: 131/128/134/123
Rating: 74.2/72.1/74.8/70.1 Bunkers: yes
Golf Carts:  yes Pull Carts: no
Water Holes: yes Caddies: no
Five-somes Policy: no Walking: no
Greens:Bermuda Fairways:Bermuda
Dress Code: proper golf attire Spike Policy: soft spike only
GPS Tracking: yes Lessons: yes
Club House: yes Pro Shop: yes
Restaurant: yes Bar: yes
Conference Facilities: no Banquet Facilities: no
Lodging: ye Showers: yes
Lockers: yes Rider Fee: $30-$15
Practice Green: yes Driving Range: yes
Club Rental: Nike Victory Red  Ocean Holes: yes
Junior Rates:  $75

Score Card

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OUT
Royal Blue 519 190 421 373 474 460 324 185 485 3,431
Sandy White 502 175 353 359 440 440 306 167 467 3,209
Gold 449 153 338 302 427 420 285 149 441 2,964
Bergundy 394 135 275 240 339 403 267 135 428 2,616
Men's Hcp 5 15 3 11 1 9 13 17 7
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Men's Par 5 3 4 4 4 5 4 3 5 37
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Ladies' Hcp 5 15 3 11 1 9 13 17 7
 
Hole 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN
Royal Blue 454 424 362 390 405 202 437 155 440 3,269
Sandy White 433 399 335 362 380 171 412 140 426 3,058
Gold 413 359 323 343 359 151 393 121 413 2,875
Burgundy 394 260 251 301 272 126 374 100 322 2,400
Men's Hcp 6 8 14 4 12 16 10 18 2
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Men's Par 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 4 34
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Ladies' Hcp 6 8 14 4 12 16 10 18 2

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The signatuare hole is the par 4 5th hole with the green directly on beautiful Kaanapali Beach. Other great holes include the beautiful downhill 9th and the 16th with great views of Kaanapali.

The course will not aerate their greens in the next 6 weeks.

 

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