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Golfing In Maui
Anyone who is planning a trip to Maui, Hawaii probably has a plan in mind for what they want to see and do on this magnificent island. There is history, beaches, mountains, biking, volcanoes and more all on the second largest island of Hawaii. There are water activities, land activities and even activities from the air. You can tour the island in a bi-plane, go whale watching or snorkeling in a coral reef and much more. However, one of the most favorite activities to see and do in Maui has always been golf.
In fact, you can see that these are some of the best places in the world to go play golf. If you are traveling with someone who is not a golfer, there are many resort packages that also have spas and other options for the non-golfer you bring along.
Maui is home to lush green oceanfront courses, mountainside links and much more. You can even golf while taking in the view of a volcano! Maui is referred to as the “valley Isle” because of the two volcanic mountain ranges that for the east and west of the island. Here in the middle of these mountains is the Valley which makes up most of the island’s activity and this is where you can find the many great golf courses to choose from.
The weather is always mild and nice and with over 20 golf courses on the Magic Isles, you can choose from the best in the country. Whether you are new to golf or has been doing it for a lifetime, you will love the many options you have in Maui.
There are even many discount golf locations to choose from. There are places where you can enjoy golf on the greatest island in the world without spending a fortune. If you are planning a great golf adventure but you are on a tight budget, you might want to look into cheaper, affordable golf locations in Maui.
Maui Golf Courses
Below are some of the golf courses you have to choose from. If you are taking a golf vacation, looking to get in a few holes while on a family vacation or you want the ultimate golf resort getaway, you can find something that will meet your needs. You might want to contact the courses to find out more information about them as well as exactly where on the island they are located.
Course characteristics: rolling and hilly terrain; 68 bunkers total; 8 water hazards total; picturesque fifth hole has golfers at the edge of the Pacific.
Ka'anapali Resort South Course
Beautiful ocean views, rolling fairways, premium on accuracy not distance.
Ka'anapali Tournament North Course
Scenic fairways, sweeping views of the ocean and mountains.
Makena North Course
Located on 1,800 acres of unspoiled, natural beauty; both the North and South Courses at Makena will whet any golfer's appetite.
Makena South Course
Sharing the spirit that embodies the Makena Resort, the South Course provides the serenity and tranquility many golfers are looking for.
Course characteristics: large-scale terrain features; deep valleys; expansive greens and fairways; Home to the Mercedes Championships; the start of the PGA Tour season.
Course characteristics: hilly terrain; links-style playability; 61 bunkers total; 4 water hazards total; panoramic views of Molokai, Lanai, and the Pacific Ocean.
Wailea Blue Course
Scenic resort golf course that has great ocean and mountain views and great family rates.
Wailea Emerald Course
Picturesque resort golf course. Wailea is the most women-friendly award winning golf course.
Wailea Gold Course
Award-winning golf; host of Champions & LPGA Skins Games.
You should now have a better idea of some of the many places to golf in Maui. If you are looking for more information on a specific resort or others that we don’t have listed above, there are many websites that offer pictures, full information including prices and reservations and more all from their site.
Written by Chris Sutton
Chris W. Sutton is president of Discount Travel Advisor, Inc. He started a Maui vacation travel site to give Maui vacation planners the tools needed to plan their Maui vacation. His website is located at Maui Vacation and Travel: http://www.maui-vacation-travel.com.
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