Makalei Golf Club

Makalei Golf Club

18 holes, par 72, 7091 yards. All prices per person and include golf cart rental and range balls. 
At Makalei Golf Club Kona golf enthusiasts will appreciate the indigenous flora and fauna of the area, which includes many native species of plants as well as numerous peacocks, pheasants, wild turkeys and other wildlife. While the native plants and animals are enough for most people to enjoy the experience, Makalei also vaunts a spectacular view of Hawaii Island as well as one of Mount Haleakala on the island of Maui.

The par 72 golf layout is a scenic, lush forest alternative to the island’s coastal golf and will offer a great challenge for golfers of all skill levels. Situated in the Kona region on the west side of Hawaii Island, known for its cool climates and world famous coffee farms, Makalei boasts an elevation range from 1,800 to 2,850 feet. Several distinctive features on the course include Bentgrass greens, lava tubes, cinder cones and a stone wall dating back more than a century. Take some time to appreciate the many birds and spectacular views of the coastline throughout the course.

Makalei is a short drive straight up the mountain from the Kona International Airport and is easily accessible from all of the major resorts and destinations on the Island of Hawaii. Makalei offers player friendly prices, which make it one of the most affordable golf courses on the island. Makalei is truly one of the most unique golf courses in the world as it encompasses all of the serenity and challenge that the Island of Hawaii has to offer.

 

Course Details

Address: 72-3890 Mamalahoa Highway - Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740
Architect: Dick Nugent Director of Golf:  Mike Cortes  
Open: 1992 Golf Professional:  Jeff Kubo
Course Type: 18 holes, par 72 Yardage:  7091/6698/6161/5242
Yardage Markers: : sprinklers Slope:  144/140/134/118
Rating:  74.3/72.4/68.7/65.6 Bunkers: yes
Golf Carts: yes  Pull Carts: no
Water Holes: yes Caddies: no
Five-somes Policy: usually no Walking: no
Greens:  Bent grass Fairways:  Bermuda
Dress Code: proper golf attire Spike Policy: soft spike only
GPS Tracking: no Lessons: yes
Club House: yes Pro Shop: yes
Restaurant:: yes Bar: yes
Conference Facilities: no Banquet Facilities: yes
Lodging: no Showers: no
Lockers: no Rider Fee: $25
Practice Green: yes Driving Range: yes
Club Rental: Cobra  Ocean Holes : no
Junior Rates: $30 (17 and under)

Score Card

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OUT
Championship 406 364 610 423 198 514 443 213 442 3613
Blue 385 342 598 407 176 473 410 184 423 3398
White 350 293 580 388 154 435 351 164 391 3106
Red 297 259 495 306 123 389 331 144 313 2657
Men's Hcp 13 5 7 15 17 9 3 11 1
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Men's Par 4 4 5 4 3 5 4 3 4 36
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Ladies' Hcp 11 5 7 13 17 1 3 15 9
 
Hole 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN
Championship 434 587 311 223 411 519 205 341 447 3478
Blue 404 565 290 222 392 502 193 321 411 3300
White 375 544 269 199 355 478 176 278 381 3055
Red 297 259 495 306 123 389 331 144 313 2657
Men's Hcp 16 10 14 12 4 6 18 8 2
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Men's Par 4 5 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 36
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Ladies' Hcp 12 6 14 16 8 2 18 10 4

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Layout

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The 2nd and 15th par 3's are just a couple of the signature holes at Makalei.

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

 

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