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No ground balls allowed at Hokuala’s fifth

The Ocean Course at Hokuala
No. 5 – Par 3 (219/203/176/74). Jack Nicklaus is known for designing memorable par-3s, and the short holes at the Ocean Course at Hokuala do nothing to tarnish that reputation. The fifth plays over a mango forest to a large, two-tiered and elevated green that acts almost like an island green.

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Let the wind carry you to safety at Princeville Makai's No. 3

Princeville Makai Golf Club
No. 3 – Par 3 (181/153/150/130). This is one of those holes where you just know course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. figured he had to find a way to get a par-3 back here.
 

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Keep it between in the Palms on Wailua's No. 4

Wailua Golf Course
No. 4 – Par 4 (451/396/349).
Wailua Golf Course's par-4 fourth is the first hole you'll see as you drive about 10 minutes north from the airport along the east side of the island

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Poipu Bay’s 16th elicits visions of Pebble Beach

Poipu Bay Golf Course
No. 16 – Par 4 (501/472/432/410). Poipu Bay course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. describes the course's signature hole as the "Pebble Beach of the Pacific."
 

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Kaua‘i submits proposed Rule 25 to Gov. Ige, requesting to rejoin state’s Safe Travels program for Trans-Pacific travelers starting April 5

LĪHU‘E – Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami has submitted proposed Emergency Rule 25 to Governor David Ige for approval. This proposal re-establishes the state’s Safe Travels program for incoming Kaua‘i travelers, effective April 5, 2021..

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Jurassic-sized challenge awaits at Puakea’s 17th

Puakea Golf Course
No. 17 – Par 4 (455/420/393/310) .
The long par-4 17th hole at Puakea Golf Course requires a brave approach and some length off the tee to avoid a Jurassic Park-sized number on your scorecard.

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Go Golf Kauai Courses Honored By Golfweek and GolfPass
Feb 9, 2021

Golfweek Magazine and GolfPass recently recognized two Go Golf Kauai courses in their 2021 rankings of top golf courses. Princeville Makai Golf Club and Poipu Bay Golf Club were ranked No. T55 and No. 99 respectively, in Golfweek’s “Best 200 Resort Courses in the U.S.” list in the newly published “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021.

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PRINCVILLE MAKAI, POIPU BAY NAMED AMONG GOLFWEEK'S BEST FOR 2021
Jan 11, 2021

Go Golf Kauai is pleased to announce that 2 of its affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s newly published “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. Princeville Makai Golf Club and Poipu Bay Golf Course were represented on the “Best 200 Resort Courses” list. 

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Governor Ige Approves Mayor Kawakami’s rules on Inter-Island Travel and ‘Resort Bubbles’
Jan 6, 2021

Gov. David Ige on Wednesday approved two changes to Kauai's travel quarantine rules requested by Mayor Derek Kawakami, effective January 5, 2021. 

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GOV. IGE ISSUES 17TH COVID-19 EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION, REDUCING QUARANTINE PERIOD FOR TRAVELERS INTO AND WITHIN HAWAI‘I
Dec 16, 2020

Gov. David Ige signed a 17th COVID-19 emergency proclamation reducing the state’s mandatory self-quarantine period for travelers entering the state and traveling between counties from 14 to 10 days. The new policy takes

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KAUAI MAYOR TO IMPOSE TEMPORARY MORATORIUM ON ITS PARTICIPATION IN STATE’S PRE-TRAVEL TESTING PROGRAM
Nov 27, 2020

Gov. David Ige has approved Kaua‘i Mayor Derek Kawakami’s request to place a temporary moratorium on Kaua‘i’s participation in the state’s pre-travel testing program. Effective Dec. 2 at 12:01 a.m., all transpacific and intercounty travelers arriving in Kaua‘i are subject to the 14-day quarantine regardless of testing.

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Hawaii Travel Update
September 17, 2020

Aloha Go Golf Kauai fans, friends and Ohana,
We love sharing Aloha and our amazing destination with you just as much as you enjoy experiencing the beautiful island of Kauai.

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Golfweek Recognizes Kauai's Golf Courses Among State's Best
September 8, 2020

Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i (September 8, 2020) – Kaua‘i’s spectacular collection of golf courses were recently honored by Golfweek in the publication’s 2020 ranking of the “Best Courses You Can Play In Hawaii.”

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Go Golf Kauai Tips: Playing Hole 13 at Ocean Course Hokuala
March 5, 2020

Don’t let the strong yardage fool you. This hole plays downhill and typically downwind, so a good tee shot will leave you with nothing more than a short to middle iron to the green. This should be only a moderately difficult hole for most players.

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FOLLOW THE “KAUA'I GOLF TRAIL” TO SAVE ON GO GOLF KAUA'I COURSES
February 13, 2020

Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i (February 13, 2020) – Golfers headed to the “Garden Island” in 2020 and looking to save on green fees should follow the Kaua'i Golf Trail. The popular Kaua'i Golf Trail package allows golfers to play three out of the four participating island courses for one flat fee of $540 (inclusive of tax). Participating courses in the Kaua'i Golf Trail package include The Ocean Course at Hokuala, Poipu Bay Golf Course, Princeville Makai Golf Club and Puakea Golf Course.

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Go Golf Kauai Tips: Playing Wailua’s Seventeenth Hole
February 12, 2020

This beautiful par-3 is the most photographed hole at Wailua. It plays from an elevated tee so you can see the gorgeous blue of the ocean behind the green. Three bunkers lie short of the target, with the two on the right getting a lot of visitors thanks to the trade winds.

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Go Golf Kauai Tips: Playing Princeville Makai’s Seventh Hole
January 24, 2020

The Princeville Makai Golf Club is one of the most visually appealing courses on the entire island and the more scoring-friendly than its north shore neighbor, the Prince Course. An extensive renovation project overseen by original architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. brought the 18-hole championship course up to elite standards in 2010.

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Go Golf Kauai Courses honored throughout 2019
December 18, 2019

Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i (December 18, 2019) - 2019 has been an award-winning year for the five Go Golf Kaua‘i golf courses as numerous golf, travel and industry media outlets have honored the Garden Isle courses as some of the best in the world.

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Paige Spiranac Kauai Golf VLOG Series
November 8, 2019

Paige Spiranac is a rising golf talent, media personality, and online influencer who's on a mission to show the world how much fun golf can be. She recently made a trip to the Garden Isle and enjoyed some of the best golf and best hospitality that Hawaii has to offer!

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Ditch The Kitchen and Enjoy Thanksgiving In Kauai
October 25, 2019

Timbers Kauai was recently featured in Robb Report article highlighting top resorts to enjoy a farm-to-table holiday feast.

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Fall is the time to Go Golf Kauai
October 15, 2019

Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i (October 15, 2019) �" As summer moves to fall across the northern hemisphere, its prime time to Go Golf Kauai and play the island�™s spectacular collection of golf courses. The travel experts at U.S. News & World Report recently named the months of September, October and November as the “best time to visit Kauai,” citing discounted airfares, lower hotel rates and the Garden Isle�™s pleasant weather.

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Kaua'i Golf Courses Honored By GolfWeek
July 16, 2019

Kaua'i, Hawai'i (July 16, 2019) - Kaua'i's spectacular collection of golf courses were recently honored by Golfweek in the publication's annual Best Golf Courses rankings of Hawai'i and the nation's finest golf properties. In Golfweek's 2019 "Best Courses You Can Play, State-by-State" list, Golfweek's panel of course raters named four Kaua'i courses among the 15 best courses in Hawai'i, including Princeville Makai Golf Club at No. 4, Poipu Bay Golf Course at No. 6, The Ocean Course at Hokuala at No. 11, and Wailua Golf Course at No. 14. Kaua'i (four courses) and Maui (four courses) had the most courses listed of any Hawaiian island.

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Kaua'i Golf Courses Host Top Collegiate Golfers Throughout Year
May 30, 2019

Kaua'i, Hawai'i (May 30, 2019) - With the collegiate golf season recently drawing to a close, it's important to note that the island of Kaua'i and its collection of outstanding daily-fee and resort courses annually play hosts to top collegiate golfers during conference championships, intercollegiate and invitational tournaments.

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Go Golf Kaua'i Launches New Website
May 2, 2019

Kaua'i, Hawai'i (May 2, 2019) - Go Golf Kaua'i, a collection of Kaua'i's top daily-fee and resort golf courses, has launched a new and improved website at www.gogolfkauai.com. The new website makes it easy for golfers to book tee times, plan group outings, learn more about stay and play packages, and get the latest news and information about golf on Kaua'i.

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Five Kaua'i Courses Named "Best of Hawaii" by Golf Advisor
Jan 28, 2019

Five Kaua'i golf courses have been named "Best of Hawaii" by Golf Advisor, the leading source of golf course ratings and reviews by golfers, for golfers. In a Top 20 listing of the best courses in Hawai'i, Golf Advisor's community of golfers voted Princeville Makai Golf Club No. 2, Poipu Bay Golf Course No. 7, Puakea Golf Course No. 13, The Ocean Course at Hokuala No. 17, and Wailua Golf Course No. 19.

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Pro Tip Tuesday with Princeville Makai�™s Tom Freestone: The Backswing
Dec 5, 2018

Posted By: Tom Freestone

Over the next three weeks, Princeville Makai�™s Head Golf Pro, Tom Freestone, will be featured in our Pro Tip Tuesday emphasizing the three core elements of the golf swing �" the backswing, downswing and impact position.

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Kaua‘i to Host 7th Annual Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational
Oct 25, 2018

For the seventh consecutive year, Kauai's Princeville Makai Golf Club will play host to 20 collegiate teams at the 2018 Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational from October 27 �" 30.

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Silver Screen Backdrops Come to Life on Kauai
Sep 19, 2018

The views on the island of Kauai are bountiful, and even more plentiful are the ways to enjoy them. Whether hitting the links, enjoying a day at the beach or exploring the volcanic mountains, the beauty of Kauai offers backdrops that rival the big screen.

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Course Spotlight: Poipu Bay Golf Course
Aug 20, 2018

Along the island�™s southern shore lies Poipu Bay Golf Course. As a storied Robert Trent Jones Jr. design, this amenity of the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa recently earned a top 10 spot on Golfweek�™s “Best Courses You Can Play” and “Best Resort Courses” in Hawaii. Featuring dramatic topography on 210 acres with stunning ocean views and mountain frontage, Poipu Bay�™s finishing holes are perched above the Pacific.

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Course Spotlight: Princeville Makai Golf Club
Jul 30, 2018

By: Ashley Kate Kesler

Located on the North Shore of Kauai is Princeville Makai Golf Club, another of the island�™s must-play courses. As Robert Trent Jones, Jr. first-ever solo design, Princeville Makai has gone on to garner countless honors for its excellence.

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Course Spotlight: Puakea Golf Course
Jul 3, 2018

Celebrating 25 years since the first Jurassic Park film, the franchise continues to fascinate the public. The latest installment, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, earned over 8 million domestically on opening weekend, putting it at No. 20 for highest earning opening weekends at the box office.

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Course Spotlight: Wailua Golf Course
Jun 18, 2018

Wailua Golf Course is a classic, golden-era course that sits a mere few steps from the Pacific Ocean on Kauai's peaceful Coconut Coast. While the course was initially built with 9-holes, architect Toyo Shirai redesigned the front nine and created an additional nine in 1961 to offer scenic ocean-views on the front and closing holes. In 2002, a million irrigation system was installed allowing the course to sustain luscious grounds year-round.

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Kauai Golf Earns Best-In-State Distinction by Golfweek
May 1, 2018

Exciting news for Kauai golf. Golfweek has released its "2018 Best Courses You Can Play in Hawai'i," naming Princeville Makai, Poipu Bay, the Ocean Course at Hōkūala and Wailua to the top 15 of the best-in-state list.

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Tiger Woods and the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Poipu Bay
Mar 20, 2018

Following consecutive top five finishes and with the potential for another green jacket only a few weeks away, we're looking back to when Tiger Woods played this oceanside golf course of Poipu Bay.

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Kauai Winter Golf Vacation Destination
Jan 16, 2018

You�™ve seen Hawaii�™s deep blue seas and lush green mountains during the PGA TOUR�™s January swing, and now you want to experience it for yourself! With breathtaking scenery and championship-caliber course designs recognized as some of the best-in-state, Kauai is the perfect island to experience your winter snowbirds getaway. A welcome departure from colder climates, Kauai�™s winters are routinely in the mid-70s. This ideal playing weather, along with pristine greens and stunning surrounding views, makes a Kauai golf package seriously enticing.

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