Hawaiian Islands – Heavenly Golf Getaway

It’s no wonder that golfers from all around the world visit Hawaii: there are more than 70 courses located on the six islands, each featuring breathtaking scenery along the way. With so many amazing courses to choose from, selecting a destination can be a difficult task.

Here are our top 5 recommendations:

1. Hawaii Island

Beautiful green fairways against a backdrop of black volcanic rock make Hawaii Island a unique golfing venue. The Kohala Coast boasts several world-renowned resorts that help give Hawaii Island the title of “golf capital of Hawaii”. Discover incredible courses designed by legends such as Jack Nicklaus and Robert Trent Jones Sr.

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2. Oahu

Oahu has a staggering number of golf courses – over 40 to be exact. Several of the resort courses play host to the PGA, including two of the world’s most-challenging layouts. A wide range of elegant resort courses cater to all levels, many with wide fairways to accommodate the trade winds.

Hawaiian Islands A Golfers Paradise Oahu Island

3. Maui

Maui and its golf courses are known for their sheer beauty. Choose from 14 courses, some designed by Arnold Palmer and Ben Crenshaw. This spectacular island is also home to the PGA Tour’s Hyundai Tournament of Champions.

Hawaiian Islands A Golfers Paradise Maui

4. Kauai

Kauai is home to nine courses. There are several resorts featuring amazing courses to choose from, some of which are regarded as the best golfing opportunities worldwide. Enjoy some time on challenging courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and Robert Trent Jones Jr.

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5. Lanai

Greg Norman and Ted Robinson designed an 18-hole championship course known as The Experience at Koele. Jack Nicklaus designed the famous The Challenge at Manele, located along the southern coast. Each hole features five tee locations to accommodate golfers of all levels. Both these courses are regarded as being two of the best courses in the world.

Hawaiian Islands A Golfers Paradise Lanai

Emma Flemming

As well as being a contributing writer for LuxeInACity, Emma is a teacher, freelance writer and has her own blog. She has four university degrees and qualifications in English, Psychology and Education. Over the years Emma has enjoyed travelling to and experiencing luxury in several countries. Apart from travelling and writing, her interests lie in art, yoga and trying out new dining hotspots. Emma lives in South Africa and when she is not writing, can be found scuba-diving in the Indian Ocean.