Wailea Gold Golf Course
The Gold Course was designed by famed course architect Robert Trent Jones II, and was the home to the "The Wendy's Championships Skins Game" for many years. There are great views through out the 18 hole layout and is geared toward the experienced golfer wanting to get the most out of their game. The Gold was opened in 1994 and has been recognized with numerous rewards for its design, which is the most challenging of the three Wailea courses.
At a Glance
Highlights: The Gold is a championship level course with great layout for challenge and reward, featuring epic scenery, perfect weather and great golf.
Challenges: The course makes the most of the rolling terrain, with immaculate conditions on fairway and rugged conditions framing the out of bounds.
Holes/Yardage: 18-Par 72-6,653 Blue/6152 White/5,442 Red
Price Range: $235 for Gold during peak/ $99 after 3:30 pm
Location: Wailea Resort, 10 minutes north of Lahaina
Bonuses: On-site Pro Shop, driving range, and club rentals.
The Gold course never disappoints for the golfer wanting to push there game and feel the challenge of a championship course. There are 93 bunkers stretched throughout, several uphill fairway approaches to elevated greens, and tee shots into the prevailing wind that bring out the necessity for strategic play and knowledge of your game.
This course can get very wind affected in the afternoon, so morning play is recommended. The days are hot in Wailea so hydrate well, and prepare for sun protection needs.
Wendy's Champions Skins Game at Wailea, Wailea Gold Course, 2001 2007
LPGA Skins Game at Wailea, Wailea Gold Course, 2003
100 Wailea Golf Club Drive
Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
Take HI-route 31 South, Pi'ilani Highway, all the way to the end merging onto "Wailea Iki Drive". Proceed downhill to the traffic light, turn left on "Makena Alanui". Proceed a short distance and look for the signage on the left side of the road for "Wailea Golf Club Drive.