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Princeville Makai Golf Club - Kauai, HI

Princeville Makai Golf Club opened in 1971 as the first solo effort of Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and was completely renovated in 2009, introducing spectacular new Seashore Paspalum turf grass on all fairways and greens. Incorporating the original Lakes and Ocean nines, the new Princeville Makai Course features surreal vistas of Bali Hai and Hanalei Bay, including the signature par-3, 7th hole that offers a 213-yard shot over scenic cliffs onto a green surrounded by brilliant white bunkers.

“The Makai Course is a bucket-lister, a first-class experience from top to bottom, and the Par 3, 7th is honestly one of the most beautiful golf holes in the world.”

Princeville Makai Golf Club is located adjacent to the Princeville Resort, which is home to the renowned Halelea Spa, an infinity pool overlooking Hanalei Bay and The Kauai Grill by Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

Why Should You Play Golf at Princeville Makai Golf Club?

  • Superb Playing Conditions & Gorgeous Turf
  • Fast & True Paspalum Greens
  • Excellent Service and Friendly Aloha Spirit
  • Jaw Dropping Scenery & Golf Setting
  • #7 One of The Most Beautiful Holes In The World
  • Ranked #4 in the State by Golfweek - Best Courses You Can Play for 2020

Insider Tip

“Near perfect playing conditions, excellent service, plenty of Aloha, and gorgeous views, is just all normal stuff at Makai! If you can catch the sunset on #7 the memory will last for a lifetime. You can’t miss this one, a staple of Kauai golf, and a bucket list golf course! Also non golfers will enjoy the amazing Sunset Golf Tour experience as well”

Golf Packages - The Princeville Makai Golf Course is a must play course on a Kauai Golf Vacation. Book A Kauai Golf & Hotel Package Here

Kauai Tee Times - A Tee Time on the Princeville Makai Golf Course is a must for a Kauai Golf Vacation. Book Golf Only Tee Times Here!

(808) 278-6573

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Awards & Accolades
  • 2022 “Best 200 Resort Courses” in the USA, #T58 - Golfweek
  • 2021 “Best 200 Resort Courses” in the USA, #T55 - Golfweek
  • 2019 & 2018 Best-In-State, #4 in Hawaii – Golfweek
  • 2017 Best-In-State, #10 in Hawaii – Golf Digest
  • 2016 Best Public Courses, #4 in Hawaii – GOLF Magazine
  • One of the Top Five Most Scenic Golf Courses in the World – National Geographic Traveler Magazine
Scorecard & Ratings
Tees Yardage Rating Slope
Black 7223 75.4 134
White 6476 69.6 125
Red 5358 66.5 118
White - Ladies 6134 74.8 130
Red - Ladies 5358 71.1 120

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Dress Code
  • Proper Golf Attire
  • Collared or Mock Neck Shirts Required
  • No Denim or Swimwear
  • Spikeless Facility
Facilities Info

Driving Range & Practice Areas

  • Full Grass Range
  • Putting Greens
  • Chipping Area
  • Golf School
  • PGA Professional Lessons

Clubhouse & Amenities

  • Full Service Clubhouse
  • Bar & Grill
  • Restaurant
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Full Service Spa
  • Rental Clubs
Course Architect
  • Robert Trent Jones Jr.
  • 1971 Opening
  • 2009 Full Renovation
Map & Directions

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