Best Golf Courses in Hawaii

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The beauty, climate and topography of Hawaii make it a year-round favorite golf destination. Whether you’re local or a tourist, getting around the islands is easy with golfing transportation service to all resorts and golf destinations. Here are eight of the best golf courses in Hawaii.

Oahu Golf Courses

Arnold Palmer Course at Turtle Bay
Golfers are in for a treat when they visit Turtle Bay resort on Oahu’s North Shore. Designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay, there are five sets of tees to accommodate golfers of all abilities. A shuttle service can take you and your party to and from the course from anywhere on Oahu.

Hoakalei Country Club
The course at Hoakalei caters to experienced and casual golfers. At 7,413 yards from the back tees, the Ernie Els designed Hoakalei boasts of being the longest course in Hawaii. If you like to test your driving prowess, their fairways are waiting for you.

Ko’olau Golf Club
Selected by Golf Magazine as one of the top 100 places you can play golf. Ko’olau Golf Club is a remarkable course that fits in well with the tropical lush scenery dominant in this area. The club is located just off of a major highway and easy to access when using golfing transportation services from all resort areas on Oahu.

Hawaii Prince Golf Club
Another Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay design, the Hawaii Prince Golf Club is located just off of Ewa Beach. The standout feature of this course is that it offers 27 holes. This allows players to mix and match the three sets of nine holes available.

The Big Island Golf Courses

Kona Country Club
Kona Country Club is a short drive from Kona International Airport. The wide course hugs the ocean and provides spectacular views on many of the holes. Kona also offers time-of-day discounts.

Maui Golf Courses

Wailea Gold Course
The Wailea Golf Club offers golfers three different courses to test themselves on. The gold course is unique in that there are prehistoric lava rock walls that were incorporated into the design of the course. This unique design element offers golfers an once-in-a-lifetime experience.

All three of the Wailea Golf Club courses are among the best golf courses in Hawaii. They are a short, scenic ride down the coast from Kahului.

Kahili Golf Course
The Kahili Golf Course is uniquely situated between the ocean and the West Maui Mountain. This provides a variety of scenic views. The course features a number of elevation changes as you move from seaside to mountainside.

Kauai Golf Courses

The Ocean Course at Hokuala
Golfers who head to Kauai will find a more laid back atmosphere when they play the Jack Nicklaus designed Ocean Course at Hokuala. MSN Travel named the Ocean Course as one of the world’s 12 most beautiful courses. The course is challenging, with the ocean so close to several greens, but well worth the experience.

Visit these or any of Hawaii’s golf courses and enjoy a day on the greens. Private charter shuttles are available with SpeediShuttle, or find a luxury car service with Arthur’s Limousine.