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Address: 600 Waikoloa Beach Dr., Waikoloa Beach Resort, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
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A par-72 Tom Weiskopf & Jay Morrish design golf course along the...

A par-72 Tom Weiskopf & Jay Morrish design golf course along the spectacular views of the Kohala coastline.

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Didn't quite live up to the hype

Read several reviews of this course being one of the best on the island. It was good, challenging. Several of the greens have some issues...not sure what is happening. I though... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
McKayBodily
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Nampa, Idaho
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Nampa, Idaho
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Read several reviews of this course being one of the best on the island. It was good, challenging. Several of the greens have some issues...not sure what is happening. I though Mauna Lani and Big Island CC were much better. Good but not great.

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Tokyo, Japan
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We played the King's course and it was very nice. The only issue was the wind. Very very strong on that day and quite common in Hawaii. We had a cart for 2, with 4 bottles of water in a ice tank. We rented excellent clubs in perfect conditions. The course is reasonably wide and greens are beautiful. We paid... More 

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Becky R, Public Relations Manager at Waikoloa Kings' Course, responded to this review

Aloha Tokyoville, Thank you very much for your wonderful review and we appreciate it very much! The wind at times is very challenging. We hope you will come back again soon to play again! Perhaps try the Beach Course next time. More 

Sacramento, California
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230 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The review title pretty much says it all. It's got a links style layout (sort of), deep bunkers, and lava boundaries that eat up golf balls. Decent views of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea throughout the golf course and nice use of greenery and plumeria to complement the lava fields surrounding the course.

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Becky R, Public Relations Manager at Waikoloa Kings' Course, responded to this review

Aloha Jun_r, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Waikoloa Kings' Course. We do wish your experience had been more spectacular. The designers of the course, Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish crafted a Scottish links-style layout at the Kings’ that fits with Weiskopf philosophy of demanding the best from the golfer, yet doing so in a... More 

Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Fun Holes. A few Awesome holes. Hard to score well....which is fine. Yes....the condition isn't as great as others but more guests play here than others. Location...Location...Location. For local golf check Waikoloa Village course....non-resort feeling golf check out Hapuna (very nice but very unforgiving in places).

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The people were friendly, and I thought the layout was great. The bunkers were as bad as I have seen anywhere. I understand that the wind makes maintenance difficult, but it looked to my like they are not even trying. There were weeds growing in most bunkers, and they had not been raked since watering. At least make it appear... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Literally, there are goats running around this course. For $155 green fee, you should expect a nice facility with nice greens and fairways. The outside staff was not friendly at all. The starter was rude to us. The tee boxes were all torn up. The bunkers were hard packed dirt. The fairways were dry and brown. The greens were in... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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333 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

First of all, we live in Boca Raton FL where there is golf on what seems like every corner! Not just average golf courses either...some of the best in the world are here. My husband played both courses when we stayed at the Kings Land Vacation Resort but when he returned home from this one he raved! Could have been... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Played both courses and i will not argue with any design features. Courses are what you see what you get in terms of visuals. Staff was friendly and accommodating. As a low handicap player i was very disappointed with the conditions of the sand traps. For 100+ plus dollars several of the bunkers were so poorly maintained that they were... More 

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Becky R, Public Relations Manager at Waikoloa Kings' Course, responded to this review

Aloha Colin H, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We appreciate comments and concerns about the conditions of our course. The bunkers on the Kings’ Course are tough to manage daily. Normal trade winds tend to blow the sand out of the bunkers frequently exposing bare spots and accumulate additional sand in other areas... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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89 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We played 9 holes as part of the family special after 330. The good thing is that no one was there. Played ok which was positive. Less so the son! Everything was ok but not special commensurate with the price.

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San Antonio, Texas
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912 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 586 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We have played this course many times and it had conditioning issues in the past. This time the King's Course was in great shape with smooth greens, great tee boxes, and green fairways. The weather was magnificent with partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures but almost no wind. The starter did a great job and she had a good sense... More 

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Becky R, Public Relations Manager at Waikoloa Kings' Course, responded to this review

Thank you Bobemac for taking the time to review our course. We look forward to your return. Aloha ! More 

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