Ka’anapali Resort (Ka’anapali Kai course)


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Ka’anapali Resort (Ka’anapali Kai course) Est. 1976

Where2Golf says: 

Ka’anapali Resort (Ka’anapali Kai course): The Ka’anapali Kai and Royal Ka'anapali courses are two well-rated and pleasantly testing resort-style layouts. Both courses offer scenic ocean and inland mountain views, although both are predominantly set back from the ocean behind the plentiful resort accommodations. Only the long par-4 5th on the Royal course serves-up a true oceanside hole (overlooking May's Beach).

The out-and-back Kai course is a tree-lined and open parkland course that should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Natural canals, gulches and lava rock boundaries all feature in the design, not least on the closing stretch of four par-4s, with a good-width canal to be crossed in front of the 16th and 18th greens. Landscaped with native flowers, including hibiscus, bougainvillea and plumeria, as well as Norfolk Pines and coconut trees lining the fairways, the layout offers plenty of golfing challenge in a well-crafted design.

Stay & Play at Ka'anapali: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses in Hawaii - Maui & Lanai

Map of courses in Hawaii - Maui & Lanai
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Ka’anapali Resort
2290 Kaanapali Pkwy,
Lahaina, Hawaii (Maui) 96761
USA
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +1 (866) 454 4653 (toll free)
Pro Shop   +1 (808) 661 3961
Fax

  +1 (808) 661 0203

Email   emailus@kaanapaligolfcourses.com
Website   www.kaanapaligolfcourses.com
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf Pro
 
Sutee Nitakorn (PGA Head Golf Professional) / David Havens (PGA Director of Instruction).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland, open countryside and limited residential.
 
Designer: Original 18-hole layout designed by Arthur Jack Snyder (1976) with later alterations by Robin Nelson.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6388 5563 4522
Par 70 70 70
SSS or Slope 70.7 67.1 66.2
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Ka'anapali Kai course. Also at Ka'anapali is the 18-hole Royal Ka’anapali course (par-71; 6700 yds from back tees).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

How2Get There?

4 mi S of Napili-Honokowai / 25 mi W of Kahului.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: $205, golf cart included. Resort guests: $139. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play rates and packages for Ka'anapali resort guests]. Credit cards accepted.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information


Practice facilities
Good
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Did you know?

In ancient times Kaanapali, which means "rolling cliffs" in Hawaiian, was a royal retreat for the rulers of Maui. They delighted in the perfect three-mile stretch of white sand beach, the gentle waves, warm sunny days and the inspiring backdrop of the majestic West Maui Mountains. Today the beach is skirted by a boardwalk, condos, hotels, iconic black cliffs and a retail village.

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (20.916839)
Longitude: (-156.691539)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The Westin Maui Resort & Spa 4-star
2365 Ka'anapali Parkway, Maui, HI 96761
+1 (808) 667 2525
www.westinmaui.com

The Westin Maui Resort & Spa on Ka’anapali Beach is a perfect island resort for an inspiring vacation. The resort offers a beachfront setting, aquatic playground with five pools and tropical gardens, oceanfront restaurants, spa, golfing and watersport adventures.

Golf at this hotel Royal Ka'anapali and Ka’anapali Kai courses.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 5 miles No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 20 miles Kapalua; Kahili.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa 4-star
200 Nohea Kai Drive, Lahaina, Hawaii 96761
+1 (808) 661 1234
www.maui.hyatt.com

The 806-guestroom Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa is surrounded by 40 lush, beachfront acres. Here you can enjoy the resort's water playground, pamper yourself at the spa, play championship golf and tennis, snorkel at Black Rock and ride the Pacific Ocean waves.

Golf at this hotel Royal Ka'anapali and Ka’anapali Kai courses.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 5 miles No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 20 miles Kapalua; Kahili.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Only golf courses featured in Where2Golf.com are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 3,5
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
 
Where2Golf spotlights


Tournaments:
Walker Cup: The USA scored a convincing 15.5-10.5 win over their GB&I opponents in the 47th Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool. The USA amateurs won all but two of the Sunday singles matches.
Solheim Cup:  can Europe’s top women professional golfers fair better at Gleneagles than they did in their 2017 Solheim Cup encounter with the USA. (Sept 13-15).
Who's Who: 
Brian Barnes:  one of the most colourful Scottish golfers of the modern era sadly passed away. Few others can boast two matchplay wins against Jack Nicklaus … on the same day!
Steve Stricker:  three-time Ryder Cup player and 12-time PGA Tour winner, defends his PGA Tour Champions, Sanford International title at Minnehaha CC (Sept 20-22).

Where2Golf redesign fundraising campaign Sep 2019
Latest golf course reviews
The Welcombe Hotel : provides an excellent Stay & Play opportunity, just a mile out of town from William Shakespear's birthplace in the centre of Stratford. From the layout's higher elevations you will enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding Warwickshire countryside. Read more...
Sutton Coldfield Golf Club: located to the north of Birmingham, occupies a small corner of the wonderfully expansive and natural environs of Sutton Park. Perhaps not as lauded as nearby Little Aston, and Copt Heath, this heathland gem also lays down a really enjoyable test of golf in a wonderfully natural setting. Read more... 
Walton Heath Golf Club (Old course): Top golfers and golf writers have long acknowledged Walton Heath as one of the finest heathland courses in the British Isles. In fact there are two courses here, the Old and New. Read more...
Koksijde Golf ter Hille Golf Club: on what was previously open farmland, an enjoyable and challenging links-style layout has been crafted. Perhaps the inspiration for Koksijde's new course came from a renowned Harry Colt layout that existed in the 1920s just a couple of kilometres to the west. Read more...
 
Most popular golf course videos