Mauna Lani Resort Golf Courses

Makaiwa Pl,

Kona-Kohala Coast, Hawaii (Big Island) 96743

  • Office

    +1 (808) 885 6655
  • Pro shop

    +1 (808) 885 6655
  • Fax

    +1 (808) 885 9612
  • Golf pro

    Tom Sursely (Director of Golf)
  • Academy

    Mauna Lani Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland (mesquite forest), lava fields, residential and briefly oceanside for two holes.

  • Designer:

    Original layout designed by Homer Flint & Raymond Cain; redesigned by Robin Nelson, Rodney Wright & Neil Haworth

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6913
6057
5307
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.0
70.2
70.6

At the same location:

Above distances are for the North course. Also at Mauna Lani is the 18-hole South course (par-72; 6938 yds from back tees) and the 9-hole Keiki course (ideal for families, juniors and beginners). Immediately south of Mauna Lani is the Waikoloa Beach resort, with its 18-hole Beach and Kings' courses.

Location

Latitude:

19.939395

Longitude:

-155.864340

How to get there:

27 mi N of Kailua-Kona.

Mauna Lani Resort (North course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1981

Mauna Lani Resort (North course): The Francis H. I'i Brown North and South courses at Mauna Lani Resort are two well-rated, pleasantly testing and immensely scenic layouts. Both courses include many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy ... with ancient lava flows and ocean views a plenty.

Mauna Lani's North Course is built on a pahoehoe (basaltic rock) lava flow. The par-3 17th is the signature hole with elevated tees which form a natural amphitheatre, with the green at the bottom of a deep lava bowl.

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

List of courses: Hawaii - Big Island

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (Jan thru' March): $225. Golf cart included. Resort guest $170.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

The stunning South Course at Mauna Lani is no stranger to top level tournament golf, having hosted the annual Senior Skins Game from 1990-2000. (See our tournaments section >by Venue >Mauna Lani). The course has also hosted the prestigious Hawaiian State Open.

Published ranking

North course:
Hawaii: 16th best course in Hawaii (Golf Digest, 2023/24).

Where2Stay

  • Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows

    68-1400 Mauna Lani Drive, Kohala Coast, Hawaii 96743.

    +1 (808) 885 6622

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    The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows offer luxury oceanfront accommodation on the sunny Kohala Coast. Here you can enjoy a round of golf played between ink-jet black lava and lush greens, be pampered at the Hawaiian inspired Mauna Lani Spa or dine ocean-front at the CanoeHouse restaurant.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Mauna Lani (North & South courses)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Waikoloa Beach; Waikoloa Village.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Hapuna; Mauna Kea; Hualalai; Nanea (private).

  • The Fairmont Orchid HawaiiAAA 4-Diamond

    1 North Kaniku Drive, Kohala Coast, Hawaii 96743.

    +1 (808) 885 2000

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    The Fairmont Orchid is a luxury oceanfront hotel situated in 32-acres on the beautiful Kohala Coast. Here you can enjoy a sugar-white sandy lagoon, aquamarine waters, a year-round children's program, golf, tennis and six restaurants.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Mauna Lani (North & South courses)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Waikoloa Beach; Waikoloa Village.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Hapuna; Mauna Kea; Hualalai; Nanea (private).

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