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Puakea Golf Course

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Address: 4150 Nuhou St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-8000
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Great Value for the Round

The course was reasonably challenging, particularly for those of us who haven't played in months because of winter weather. The staff was very friendly, contrary to some earlier... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Clappfam
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Eagle, Idaho
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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mom and I played 9 holes with club rental while on vacation in Kauai. It was a great value for how nice of a course it is. The staff was friendly, the pro shop had a good selection of merchandise, and the greens and fairways were in great shape. I would play this course again in a heartbeat.

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1 Thank David A
Vienna Region, Austria
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Best value for your Money in the Island. Great Course good layout Great maintenance. Good to Play for all Handicaps, not ob the Ocean bunt cool Mountain Views

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Eagle, Idaho
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59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The course was reasonably challenging, particularly for those of us who haven't played in months because of winter weather. The staff was very friendly, contrary to some earlier reviews. The staff in the clubhouse remembered my name when I returned to pick up some missing items. The gentleman who helped us pick up the carts made sure we knew there... More 

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Thank Clappfam
Northern California
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is a very nice course which our group enjoyed immensely. It is not by the ocean but the scenery is still very nice. It is sufficiently difficult to provide a challenge for good golfers with hazards which must be taken into account. At the same time the course is fair and friendly enough to allow a duffer to have... More 

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Thank stodgman
Saint Albans, Vermont
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I played golf here and enjoyed the course itself. We will not return because the staff ( woman who checked us in, starter and helper with the carts were unfriendly to the max! They were almost rude in their interactions in spite of my husband and my attempts at being friendly. If it was one person, I... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Canadian, lifetime golfer, 2nd timer to Hawaii. We all know the high cost of golfing in Hawaii - especially for Canadians - well, this is an option that makes sense. Puakea is a municipal course and we all know what that means in terms of facilities. Yes, it is a pretty straightforward course and it is in the city of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Who would think a course starting next to Costco would be so good. Apart from the first and ninth holes, Costco and the adjacent commercial area are out of sight. As one proceeds towards the mountains and through the valleys, gullies and ponds from the third hole through eighth and the entire back nine, Puakea is beautiful. The views of... More 

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Vancouver
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92 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I played here twice during my recent visit. The course is challanging in spots but is fairly wide open. A good combination of doglegs and straight away holes. Greens were in great condition. The staff were was very friendly as well. Played from the blue and white tees(about 400 yds less). The blues can be challanging in the wind which... More 

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1 Thank zingmaster
San Francisco
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224 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I did not like this golf course but let me start with what is good about it. The course is in excellent condition. The staff is friendly. The layout is interesting. At $85 for weekday morning fees, it is a reasonable value for Kauai. However, for $85 I expect there to be golf ball washers at every hole. This course... More 

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1 Thank motohigh
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Had a chance to play this course on a recent trip to Kauai and I loved everything about it. It was not this fancy high priced resort golf course. The course itself was extremely enjoyable. All the holes were different and the views were awesome. It was not crowded and the three of us had a great day of golf.... More 

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