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Ko'olau Golf Club

45-550 Kionaole Rd, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-4506
+1 808-236-4653
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Beautiul layout and scenic vistas...course needs TLC

Played Ko'olau for first time on this trip. Beautiful layout and scenic. The course needs some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John A
Denver, Colorado
What a Golf Course !

They say you could lose a dozen golf balls a round here-but we found hundreds..The jungle has been... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Considered one of the toughest courses in the nation, and named one of the top three golf clubs in Hawaii by Golf Digest, this magnificent golf course was carved out of a rain forest on the windward side of the 2,000-foot Ko'olau mountain range.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
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45-550 Kionaole Rd, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-4506
+1 808-236-4653
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Played Ko'olau for first time on this trip. Beautiful layout and scenic. The course needs some "love". Greens are a little rough and the fairways have a lot of weeds. it does look like the grounds crew is working on several major projects. It is...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They say you could lose a dozen golf balls a round here-but we found hundreds..The jungle has been cut back and there were balls everywhere.They need a wash,but who cares? I played with everyone else's lost ball after the first hole.. If you don't take...More

Thank geebee01
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We played a threesome on April 28th as every year Not busy golf course, very difficult to play but so many beautiful views and you cannot see any other holes while playing. Staff always friendly First disappointment came when we saw so many trees were...More

Thank Thierry M
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Excuse the convenient title pun, but it definitely needs a heavy makeover. Outside of amazing views, fairways are weeds and the greens are destroyed. Too pricey for the experience. Luckily, I only paid $50 for super twilight and was able to finish, minus the stress...More

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Rated as one of the toughest golf courses in the world, I shot pretty good. The course bumps up against the Ko'olau mountain range and works its way through the rolling hills and valleys of the foothills. Lots of places to lose golf balls. Follow...More

Thank SolarT
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I played Ko'olau Golf Course to celebrate our 40th anniversary. I have fond memories of the course having played it in the past. The pro shop staff was very welcoming. We were told that the course was not in the best of...More

Thank golfkrazy2
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The course had a lot of rain, about 8", the week prior to me playing it. As a result, some holes were closed. As a result of the holes being closed, they gave me a discount and they reduced the cost of clothing in the...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I don't mind playing in rain even I don't like it. However, first it turns out, some of the back nine holes are closed and they offered a 20% discount. The reality was, each fairway, each path was so slippery and wet you almost could...More

Thank Dr P L
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Known as having some of the best views of any golf course in the USA, they need to spend some money on the course. Apparently it has gone down hill over the past 5 years due to neglect by its current owners, a church. It...More

Thank chunjo
Reviewed 9 November 2016

A beautiful course carved out of the rain forest on the windward side of Oahu. So if you are going to get some great pictures and a very unique experience for a golf course, this is the place. I would also advise to take rain...More

Thank GeauxTigers1111
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