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Kapalua Plantation Course

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Address: 2000 Plantation Club Drive, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761
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+1 877-527-2582
06:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 18:00

Consistently ranked as the #1 golf course in Hawaii, playing The Plantation...

Consistently ranked as the #1 golf course in Hawaii, playing The Plantation Course is sure to be on every golfer's bucket list. Designed by Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore, the course was designed on a grand scale in keeping with its location on the slopes of the West Maui Mountains and offers dramatic ocean views from virtually every hole. Its lengthy 7,411 yard par 73 layout challenges the pros but it's wide fairways and generous greens make it very playable for the average golfer. With dramatic elevation changes, this course offers plenty of downhill tee shots. You'll feel like one of the pros when - with the aid of the aggressive slope of the 18th fairway - you will enjoy hitting one of the longest drives of your life. The Plantation Course is the site of the PGA TOUR Hyundai Tournament of Champions each January featuring an elite field of previous year's PGA TOUR winners.

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The most beautiful golf course I've ever been to and we've been to the major beautiful PGA courses. The views are absolutely breathtaking. The staff in the clubhouse was great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Kristen W
Washington, Michigan
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Washington, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The most beautiful golf course I've ever been to and we've been to the major beautiful PGA courses. The views are absolutely breathtaking. The staff in the clubhouse was great. The only thing that is not the fault of the course were the PGA event shuttle drivers that almost got into an accidentally immediately upon getting on and then on... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We played this course on the last day of our Maui vacation.We had stopped by the day prior to check out course and make tee time.Everyone seemed professional.When we checked in for our round the people were fine but not overly friendly.The course itself is BEAUTIFUL and challenging!The starter was an great guy,super helpful and talkative.When we finished our round... More 

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Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I truly love the Plantation Course at Kapalua. The views are stunning from many holes, and the elevation changes have to be seen to be believed. It's a challenging course - you need to bring some serious game here. From the tips it must be unbelievably difficult. Good shots are rewarded. Bad shots are in ravines and never found. The... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This course has the greatest views of any golf course probably in the entire world. It is an experience you can't forget and must do if you're a golfer and visiting Maui. I can't wait to go back some day and try to put less than 40 times! The giant greens slope on every hole as the greens are basically... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Great course for the bucket list! Beautiful facilities and top notch service throughout. Get ready for a challenging round with winds and ocean-driven greens.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This was the second of the top three courses on my list for this trip and it did not disappoint! Very helpful staff in the pro shop and especially in the cart/starter area. The views at the course are amazing and the course is everything you think it might be. This was especially true today with the wind blowing a... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This is a picturesque golf course with views that no other golf course will have. The course was in excellent condition. This is definitely a place to play or just ride and be the caddie

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Top notch well maintained course with excellent friendly staff. I played this course twice in two days. The first time through is learning to read the greens which are large and undulating. Fairways often slope and there are several blind holes and there are natural canyons but no water to worry about. I am an average golfer and this course... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Beautiful views, wonderful atmosphere. Not crowded, staff were friendly and helpful. The course was challenging and fun!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

First time playing this course. Would recommend playing with a caddie or someone who has played before. Fairways slope is not intuitive on most holes, if out of fairway don't bother looking for your shot! Also, several blind tee shots add to the challenge. Perfectly groomed course. Great traps! Heavy rain for about 30 minutes in the afternoon but we... More 

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