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Ala Wai Golf Course
Ala Wai Golf Course is operated by the City & Country of Honolulu. It sits along the Ala Wai Canal directly behind the seaside neighborhood of Waikiki making it extremely convenient for holidaymakers. It’s a flat and sporty course featuring a traditional 18-hole layout with views of the Koolau mountain range, the Waikiki skyline, and Diamond Head.
Hawaii Kai Golf Course
Hawaii Kai Golf Course is the only golf course in Oahu’s south-east region. It’s close to Koko Head Park and Sandy Beach Park providing golfers with both ocean and mountain views. This course has many changes in elevation and can subsequently get very windy. They offer an 18-hole Championship Course and an 18-hole Executive Par 3 Course.
Hawaii Prince Golf Club
Hawaii Prince Golf Club is a one-of-a-kind golf course designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay. It features a dramatic 27 holes (three 9-hole courses) with a variety of playing conditions. Find it out on the sunny Ewa Plain, around a 20-minute drive west of Waikiki. It’s a beautiful flat course dotted with ponds and has a beautiful Waianae Mountains backdrop.
Ko Olina Golf Course
Ko Olina Golf Course is the place to treat yourself to a round of golf at “Hawaii’s Best Golf Course” (Honolulu Star Advertiser). This Oahu west-side golf course was host to the 2017 LOTTE Championship and attracts professionals and amateurs alike. It’s an immaculately groomed 18-hole course suitable for all ages and skillsets.
Olomana Golf Links
Olomana Golf Links is a favorite among the local residents. They offer links-style golf on Oahu’s east coast around a 30-minute drive from Waikiki. It boasts majestic views of the Koolau mountain range and Olomana Peak. There are two different nines, the front is open and the back winds its way through a forest.
Pali Golf Course
Pali Golf Course is operated by the City & Country of Honolulu. It’s just a short 30-minute drive from Waikiki, over in Kaneohe on Oahu’s east-side. It has a reputation for being a challenging hillside course, but golfers are rewarded with rich green views of the Koolau mountain range and Kaneohe Bay. Warning, it can rain a little here.
Turtle Bay Golf Course
Turtle Bay Golf Course is famed for two championship golf courses named after their designers, the Arnold Palmer and George Fazio. Positioned on the oceanfront of Oahu’s North Shore, this is a must-do island golf experience. The Breaks is a recent addition, a fun 18-hole putting course for all abilities.
Waikele Country Club
Waikele Country Club is a palm-filled 18-hole golf course overlooking Pearl Harbor. The course is a well-maintained mix of rolling fairways, undulating greens, and water features with an onsite restaurant. It’s conveniently located close to Waikele Premium Outlets, Oahu’s only shopping outlets, around a 45-minute drive from Waikiki.
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