Hawaii has a total of more than 100 golf courses to choose from on its six geografical distinct islands, many with unique layouts from greens lined with volcanic rough to stunning seaside water hazards. Hawaii has consistently drawn the world's top course designers, and some of the golf courses and resorts are among the very best in the world.
The island of Oahu is the most popular of the islands for golf. It is home to over 40 golf courses including five private clubs and nine military courses. 29 courses are easily accessible to visitors, among these golf resorts that are host to the PGA. Hawaii's Big Island present an array of superb resort courses plus the finest assortment of independent daily fee courses in Hawaii. Lush green fairways set among volcanic rock rough help to make the courses on Hawaii's Big Island truly unique.
The island of Maui is known for its beauty, and so are its golf courses. Maui has two distinct areas where the bulk of the accommodations and golf resorts are situated - West Maui and South Maui. The island of Kauai has nine courses at seven venues including courses that have once hosted LPGA events and the PGA of America's Grand Slam of Golf.
The island of Lanai features The Experience at Koel, an 18 hole championship course designed by Greg Norman and Ted Robinson. The signature 17th hole magnificently drops into a valley more than 200 feet below the tee-box. The laid-back island of Molokai only has a nine-hole course and there are no pros. - not even a clubhouse, but the course has splendid views.
There are several ways one can arrange a golfing holiday to Hawaii. You can make the arrangements as part of a cruise that has excursions to play golf on different Hawaiian Islands. You can also tour some of Hawaii's best courses by helicopter flying to different Hawaiian islands. Many companies offer golf excursions that include ground travel including a professional escort, limousine transportation, refreshments, golf ball and water.