Kiahuna Golf Club

Golf Course Review by: Billy Satterfield (2013)

Quick Facts

Designer:  Robert Trent Jones Jr. in 1984

Cost:  $75.00 - $95.00 (includes cart) Click for current rates

Contact Information:  (808) 742-9595, info@kiahunagolfclub.com

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

Directions:  Get here! - 2545 Kiahuna Plantation Drive, Koloa, HI 96756

Photos:  See additional photos of Kiahuna

Accolades:  Rated 4 stars on Golf Digest's Places to Play publication.

What to Expect:  Kiahuna is a pleasant course located near the southern tip of Kauai a mile north of the shore. Though the course isn't far from the ocean, views of the Pacific aren't as plentiful as one might imagine and instead are substituted by views of mountains and trees. The back nine is the superior side of the course with water coming into play and offering more impressive architecture. The terrain is relatively flat with gentle undulations throughout the routing and thus is not a difficult walk. Trees frame the fairways but are spaced out sufficiently and are often short enough to be navigated around with some quality golf shots. Robert Trent Jones Jr. has designed higher acclaimed courses on Kauai, however Kiahuna delivers a quality layout at half the price of the big name courses on the island.

Signature Hole:  12th - 212 Yard Par 3

12th Hole at Kiahuna Golf Club (212 Yard Par 3)
12th Hole at Kiahuna Golf Club (212 Yard Par 3)

By the Numbers:

Tees Par Yardage Rating Slope
Ilima 70 6925 73.5 143
Blue Ginger 70 6214 70.3 138
White Hibiscus 70 5560 67.4 121
Silver Palm 70 5189 66.3 117
Ohi'a (Women) 70 4887 68.3 114
Bird of Paradise 70 2633 N/A N/A


Individual Hole Analysis

Best Par 3:  3rd - 203 Yards

3rd Hole at Kiahuna Golf Club (203 Yard Par 3)
3rd Hole at Kiahuna Golf Club (203 Yard Par 3)

Best Par 4:  13th - 390 Yards

13th Hole at Kiahuna Golf Club (390 Yard Par 4)
13th Hole at Kiahuna Golf Club (390 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 5:  15th - 543 Yards

15th Hole at Kiahuna Golf Club (543 Yard Par 5)
15th Hole at Kiahuna Golf Club (543 Yard Par 5)

Birdie Time:  11th - 365 Yard Par 4

11th Hole at Kiahuna Golf Club (365 Yard Par 4)
11th Hole at Kiahuna Golf Club (365 Yard Par 4)

Bogey Beware:  17th - 476 Yard Par 4

17th Hole at Kiahuna Golf Club (476 Yard Par 4)
17th Hole at Kiahuna Golf Club (476 Yard Par 4)

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