Koolau Golf Club

Koolau Golf Club is nestled on the windward side of Oahu’s dramatic Ko’olau Mountains below the Pali Highway. The convenient location is also rewarding as it is one of the three closest courses to Oahu’s lodging center—Waikiki. Located just off the history-rich Pali Highway and directly below the famous Pali Lookout, Koolau is a “can’t miss” golf adventure. In every way, the Koolau adventure goes to the aesthetic heart of why we all enjoy the experience as much as the game itself.

Koolau is literally carved out of dense, jungle-like foothills in the creases of the mountains. Views of cascading waterfalls, imposing peaks and rainbows dancing between valleys and ridges distract every golfer. The layout, which features several forced carries and Paspalum greens re-turfed in 2007/2008, can play exceedingly tough if concentration and proper course management is not employed. Take this bit of advice: Play this track from the Resort tees (6,406 yds., 71.0/132), or forward, and see if you can lose less than two balls. Koolau is—by anyone’s standards—a compelling golf experience.

Koolau Golf Course is certainly not for the ultra high-handicapper, but most golfers should play from the three most forward tees (Red-Silver-White). Single-digit men can try the Blues the second time around, but avoid the Gold tips. In the Aloha State, where so many courses have eye-popping views and exotic locations, none is more compelling than Koolau. [READ MORE]

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UNLIMITED GOLF
with CART & RANGE BALLS

ONE-DAY BEFORE 11AM: $82 (SAVE up to $88)
ONE-DAY AFTER 11AM: $69  
TWO DAYS ANYTIME: $129 (SAVE up to $211)

Tee times up to 90 days in advance.
This program guaranteed through Jan. 31, 2017.
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COLOR TEE NAME 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out
BLACK Tournament 593 410 442 193 433 435 586 210 411 3713
GOLD Championship 567 381 416 161 399 410 554 183 380 3451
BLUE Resort 534 351 390 145 382 385 543 168 357 3255
WHITE Forward 460 305 327 104 309 329 392 141 301 2668
Par   5 4 4 3 4 4 5 3 4 36
Handicap   8 12 4 18 10 2 14 16 6  
COLOR 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN TOTALS Rating/Slope
BLACK 426 530 364 209 421 373 567 231 476 3597 7310 75.7/152
GOLD 390 518 339 176 390 338 544 203 448 3346 6797 73.3/145
BLUE 376 508 310 159 365 312 511 178 432 3151 6406 71.7/138
WHITE 321 417 267 101 214 232 446 152 284 2434 5102 72.9/129
Par 4 5 4 3 4 4 5 3 4 36 72  
Handicap 3 7 9 17 13 11 5 15 1      

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Golf Course Particulars

Designer:
Nugent & Tuthill

Opened: 1992

Distance: 7,310 yds.

Rating/Slope: 75.7/152

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Koolau Golf Course Photo by: Evan Schiller

Top 5 Reasons To Golf at koolau Golf Club:

  • One of Hawaii’s toughest rounds of golf
  • Eye-popping vistas in every direction
  • Set at the base of the impressive Koolau Mountains
  • Hawaii’s most challenging finishing hole with two forced carries
  • Reasonably close to Waikiki (about 20 minutes)

 

Koolau Golf Course
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