The Takeaway: Kauai has the fewest number of courses of the Hawaiian islands but its most concentrated quality. Kiahuna doesn’t stand among the elite courses of the Garden Isle, but is more of a value offering by Kauai standards where you’ll tend to find more locals. A solid course to enjoy, but nothing you’ll be telling your friends about. Grade B-
Designer: Robert Trent Jones Jr. in 1984
Cost: $75.00 - $95.00 (includes cart) Click for current rates
Phone Number: (808) 742-9595, firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Website: Official Website - Visit Kiahuna Golf Club's official website by clicking on the link provided.
Directions: Get here! - 2545 Kiahuna Plantation Drive, Koloa, Hawaii 96756
Accolades: Ranked 22nd in Hawaii on Golf Course Gurus' Best in State list.
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.
By the Numbers
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Individual Hole Analysis
Signature Hole: 12th Hole – 212 Yard Par 3
Best Par 3: 3rd Hole – 203 Yards
Best Par 4: 13th Hole – 390 Yards
Best Par 5: 15th Hole – 543 Yards
Birdie Time: 11th Hole – 365 Yard Par 4
Bogey Beware: 17th Hole – 476 Yard Par 4