The Plantation Golf Course at Kapalua Resort
This course hosts championship play every year with the PGA TOUR Hyundai Tournament of Champions in January. Designed by famed course architects Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore the "Plantation" gets its name from the former pineapple plantations that occupied what is now Kapalua resort. If you want to play where golf greats such as Tiger Woods, and Vijay Singh have played on island, then The Plantation is your ultimate Maui golf experience, with a course designed to challenge and reward those who know their game.
At a Glance
Highlights: Play where the pros play when they come to Maui, the rolling hills of Kapalua are rife with natural terrain making for a great course design. Huge views!
Challenges: The pressure is on, this championship course can show you where your golf game stands compared to the many professionals who have played these links.
Yardage: Par 73- 7,411 yards Championship/6,674 Regular/5,627 Red
Price Range: $278 for the Plantation at peak/$178 after 1 pm
Location: Kapalua Resort, 10 minutes north of Lahaina
Bonuses: Go online and see the 3-D animations of the course hole-by-hole.
This well designed and landscaped resort area was formerly pineapple plantations but is now the home of the Ritz-Carlton Maui and 2 championship level golf courses. The grand scenic beauty of Kapalua is unique for west side as it sits upon a good slope allowing for wide and open ocean views, featuring the island of Molokai.
The course will not disappoint those wanting a great Maui golf day they will remember.
Current home of the PGA Tour: Hyundai Tournament of Champions held annually in January, the top 12 cedes from the PGA Tour attend this invitational.
This course can get very wind affected in the afternoon, so morning play is recommended. Not every day is windy however, so use the weather forecast to your advantage.
The Plantation Course
2000 Plantation Club Drive
Lahaina, HI 96761
Take Hi-route 30 north out of Lahaina/Kapalua heading through Napili Road traffic light follow the road as it rises uphill looking for "Kapalua" signs and Office Road..
For the Plantation Course stay on Hi-route 30 as it continues past Kapalua Resort entry and turn right in one mile at the Course signs.