Caledonia Golf & Fish Club

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Kauai Lagoons Golf Club (Lihue, Kauai, HI)

Kauai Lagoons logo Golf Course Review by: Billy Satterfield (2013)

Quick Facts

Designer:  Jack Nicklaus in 1998 with renovation in 2011

Cost:  $115.00 - $205.00 (includes cart) Click for current rates

Phone Number:  (800) 634-6400, info@kauailagoonsgolf.com

Course Website:  Official Website - Visit Kauai Lagoons's official website by clicking on the link provided.

Photos:  See additional photos of Kauai Lagoons

Accolades:  Rated 7th and 8th respectively on Golf Magazine's and Golfweek's Best Public Courses in Hawaii lists.

What to Expect:  Kauai Lagoons is a spectacular Jack Nicklaus design on Kauai's southeastern coastline. The club consists of 27 holes with the championship golf experience consisting of the Moana (ocean) nine and the Mauka nine. The Mauka nine consists of a couple of warm up holes before being presented with some dramatic forced carries and stellar par threes. The Moana nine is the signature portion of the property with a ½ mile stretch of oceanfront holes worthy of gracing the cover of any Hawaii golf calendar. The Moana nine was closed for a renovation that included introducing TifEagle greens, new sand in the bunkers, and a trio of new holes that reopened in May 2011. The Waikahe nine is the tamest of the group featuring an open layout without a whole lot of trouble which makes it a great option for families and high handicappers. With its spectacular coastal holes, renovated conditions, and 27 holes to choose from, Kauai Lagoons is quickly becoming one of Hawaii's most coveted tee times.

By the Numbers

Tees Par Yardage Rating Slope
Gold 71 7156 76.2 142
Blue 71 6722 73.5 134
White 71 6277 71.6 130
Red (Women) 71 5377 72.4 124

Individual Hole Analysis

Signature Hole:  Moana 9th Hole – 459 Yard Par 4

Moana 9th Hole at Kauai Lagoons (459 Yard Par 4)
Moana 9th Hole at Kauai Lagoons (459 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 3:  Moana 5th Hole – 210 Yards

Moana 5th Hole at Kauai Lagoons (210 Yard Par 3)
Moana 5th Hole at Kauai Lagoons (210 Yard Par 3)

Best Par 4:  Moana 6th Hole – 473 Yards

Moana 6th Hole at Kauai Lagoons (473 Yard Par 4)
Moana 6th Hole at Kauai Lagoons (473 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 5:  Mauka 6th Hole – 519 Yards

Mauka 6th Hole at Kauai Lagoons (519 Yard Par 5)
Mauka 6th Hole at Kauai Lagoons (519 Yard Par 5)

Birdie Time:  Moana 7th Hole – 331 Yard Par 4

Moana 7th Hole at Kauai Lagoons (331 Yard Par 4)
Moana 7th Hole at Kauai Lagoons (331 Yard Par 4)

Bogey Beware:  Mauka 5th Hole – 219 Yard Par 3

Mauka 5th Hole at Kauai Lagoons (219 Yard Par 3)
Mauka 5th Hole at Kauai Lagoons (219 Yard Par 3)

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