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. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Lava fields, limited residential and spectacularly oceanside for three 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
6938
5940
5128
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.4
69.3
69.6

At the same location:

Above distances are for the South course. Also at Mauna Lani is the 18-hole North course (par-72; 6913 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:

19.940533

Longitude:

-155.877308

How to get there:

27 mi N of Kailua-Kona.

Mauna Lani Resort (South course)

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

Est. 1981

Mauna Lani Resort (South 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 lava flow and ocean views a plenty.

Mauna Lani's captivating South course snakes through the stark, rugged a'a lava of the prehistoric Kaniku lava flow, offering a panorama of mountain and ocean views alongside a challenging golf experience. The course is home to the renowned par-3 15th, one of the most photographed over-the-water golf holes in the Hawaiian Islands.

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.

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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