Mauna Kea Golf Course


5-star : simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.
   Mauna Kea Golf Course Est. 1964

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Mauna Kea Golf Course, located on the northwest coast of Big Island, lies at the very end of the lava field of the volcano Mauna Kea. Here you'll find a championship layout that ranks with some of the best in the Hawaiian Islands. Immediately across the road, and just inland from Mauna Kea is the also enjoyable Hapuna Golf Course.

Laid out amidst rolling rugged terrain, Mauna Kea has benefitted from the sublime design skills of the great Robert Trent Jones Snr, with later modifications added by his son Robert Jr, and a fairly significant revamp after that by Robert Jr's brother Rees. The Jones family have ensured a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. The par-3 3rd, played directly alongside the ocean across a small cove, is surely one of the world's most scenic golf holes. A must to include on your Hawaii Island play list.

Stay & Play at Mauna Kea:onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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Making Contact

Mauna Kea Golf Course
62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Drive,
Kona-Kohala Coast, Hawaii (Big Island) 96743
USA
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Office   +1 (808) 882 7222
Pro Shop   +1 (808) 882 5400
Fax

  +1 (808) 882 7552

Email  
Website   www.maunakeagolf.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland, open countryside, residential and two spectacular oceanside holes.
 
Designer: Original design by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1964); updated by his sons Robert Trent Jones Jr (1975) and Rees Jones (2008).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7370 5798 5096
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 76.6 69.2 71.3
 
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How2Get There?

32 mi N of Kailua-Kona.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 visitor fee, 18-holes (all year): $275, golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play rates and packages at Mauna Kea Beach and Hapuna Beach Prince hotels]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information


Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Mauna Kea takes its name from one of five impressive volcanoes that formed the island of Hawaii (aka Big Island). Mauna Kea is a dormant volcano, the others are either extinct (Kohala) or active (Hualalai, Mauna Loa and Kilauea). Mauna Kea (the volcano) lies a 50-mile drive inland from the eponymous golf course.

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Published Ranking
2017/18 Golf Digest rating: 151st best course and 29th best public course in the USA; 7th best course in Hawaii.
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Location

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Latitude: (20.005562)
Longitude: (-155.823126)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel 5 star
62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Drive, Kohala Coast, Hawaii 96743.
+1 (808) 882 7222
www.princeresortshawaii.com

Located on the picturesque Kohala Coast, the 260-guest room Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is a luxury Big Island hotel and resort. Laurance S. Rockefeller founded the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel in 1965.

Golf at this hotel Mauna Kea.
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Golf within 5 miles Hapuna (2 mi).
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Golf within 20 miles Mauna Lanai; Waikoloa Beach; Waikoloa Village; Hualalai; Kukio Makai Beach (private); Nanea (private).
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Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel 4 star
62-100 Kauna'oa Drive, Kohala Coast, HI 96743.
+1 (888) 977 4623 (toll free)
www.princeresortshawaii.com

Situated on 32 oceanfront acres, Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel features 350 spacious guest rooms, including 36 oceanfront suites. Each of these luxury accommodations offer ocean-facing views, revealing the long expanse of Hapuna Beach from each private lanai (balcony).

Golf at this hotel Hapuna
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Golf within 5 miles Mauna Kea (2 mi).
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Golf within 20 miles Mauna Lanai; Waikoloa Beach; Waikoloa Village; Hualalai; Kukio Makai Beach (private); Nanea (private).
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