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Maui, The Magic Isles
By Tom Landers | Published  10/6/2009 | Featured Courses | Unrated
Maui, The Magic Isles



Something for everyone

High-handicappers, scratch players, social golfers, or swing fanatics – Kapalua, Ka‘anapali, Wailea and Makena Resorts have the courses to suit everyone to a tee. Collectively known as Maui’s Golf Coast, they offer virtually everything your golf clients could want.




Home to two exceptional layouts and an unrivaled golf academy in a gracious and luxurious setting brimming with history and wondrous natural beauty. The courses meander past quaint historic buildings, along sea cliffs, through pine forests, and up lush volcanic ridges high above the ocean.



The ultimate coastal playground, nestled along a three-mile golden sand beach and long favored by Hawaiian royalty as the place to play. The venerable resort’s two 18-hole courses are renown for their convenience, playability, gorgeous ocean vistas and thousands of coconut trees.



One of the most highly celebrated luxury destinations. At the Wailea Golf Club, three award-winning layouts offer superb course conditions and magnificent ocean views from every hole. Protected by Mount Haleakala - , the weather is dry and sunny with gentle breezes.



An oasis of seclusion just one hotel and Ma-kena Golf Course lying among thickets It climbs up to the back-dropped by panoramas.


Follow the pros

Clients who fantasize about playing like the touring pros can at least tread in their footsteps. Each winter, Maui hosts two televised professional golf tournaments that collectively star the finest players on the Champions and PGA Tours: the SBS Championship at Kapalua (formerly the Mercedes-Benz Championship) and the Wendy’s Champions Skins Game at Ka-‘anapali.


Golf’s biggest hazard

A warning to clients: Maui’s worst golf hazard is not even located on the course. Countless vantage points from the tee, in the fairway and on the green offer splendid vistas of the azure Pacific Ocean and offshore islands.


Make life easier

Airport security restrictions have made traveling with golf clubs more challenging.Your clients can start their vacation on the right foot by leaving their equipment behind. Maui’s Golf Coast courses provide rental clubs and shoes, but if they insist on bringing their own, there are services that will ship golf clubs to and from the islands, thereby avoiding the hassle of traveling with them.


Off the course

Your clients can round out their perfect vacation with a host of services and amenities ideal for golfers. Private lessons and clinics, personal training sessions, soothing sports massages at world-ranked spas, golf apparel and equipment from award-winning pro shops, superb dining at clubhouse restaurants – all these and more are at your disposal.


Maui’s Golf Coast

Resorts & Courses:

Kapalua Resort - 1-877-KAPALUA

Kapalua Bay Course

Kapalua Plantation Course


Ka-‘anapali Resort - 1-866-454-GOLF

Royal Ka-‘anapali Course

Ka-‘anapali Kai Course


Wailea Resort - 1-888-328-MAUI

Wailea Old Blue Course

Wailea Gold Course

Wailea Emerald Course


Ma-kena Resort - 1-808-891-4000