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Puakea Golf Course

Puakea Golf Course
Puakea Golf Course
Puakea Golf Course (Par: 72 Yardage: 6954 Course Rating: 73.3 Course Slope: 135) Imagine yourself walking up to the first tee with a view of the Pacific Ocean behind you and Mount Haupu towering over you. This isn't a dream.... this is Puakea Golf Course. Robin Nelson, Hawaii?s most prolific golf course architect, designed the course to play around deep ravines and streams fed by fresh mountain rain water. With the inspirational terrain and calming mountain range backdrop, you'll find Puakea Golf Course to play differently under a variety of weather conditions of wind and water. Nelson?s masterful architecture clearly conveys the routes one should take to achieve textbook pars. He hints enticingly at ways to achieve challenging birdies, but that gamble can quickly turn into bogey or worse. For nearly 7 years, Puakea was a glorious oddity ? a 10-hole truncation thanks to Hurricane Iniki. She halted course development in mid-stream and wreaked havoc on the local economy, which forced the golf course to change hands before completion. In 2003, the new ownership chose to complete this unfinished diamond and gave acclaimed golf course architect Robin Nelson a mulligan for the remaining eight holes. That was the best news imaginable because, even in its incompleteness, Sports Illustrated thought enough of Puakea to name it one of the best 9-hole golf courses in the United States. When all 18 holes were opened in July 2003, Nelson was finally able to realize his vision for Puakea. The result is Hawaii?s newest, 18-hole championship course ? a gorgeous and gratifying golf layout for which the delay was well worth the wait. Address: 4150 Nuhou Road - Lihue, HI 96766 866.773.5554 (Toll Free) - 808.245.8756 (Local)  Book tee times below!

Type of Course: Public
Number of holes: 18
Season: Year Round
Year Built: 1997
Designer(s): Robin Nelson
Type of Greens: Tiff Dwarf
Water Hazards: Yes
Golf Cart Rental: Included In The Green Fees
Driving Range: Yes, Hitting Balls From Grass
Putting Green: Yes
Chipping Area: Yes
Practice Bunker: Yes
Teaching Pro: Yes
Food Facilities: Restaurant
Bar: Yes
Accommodations: Several Minutes Away
Tee Time Reservations: 7 Days In Advance
Reservations Must Be Cancelled No Later Than 24 Hours Before Reserved Tee Time To Avoid Penalty
Green Fees: Search Tee Times for Pricing
Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, MC

Slope & Rating:
BLUE Yardage: 6451.0
WHITE Yardage: 6035.0
RED Yardage: 5225.0
GREEN Yardage: 6954.0

Puakea Golf Course
4150 Nuhou Street
Lihue, HI 96766