Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Kaua‘i Golf Destination Courses Earn Golfweek Honors

Acclaimed Clubs Offer New Playing Specials

(KAUA‘I, Hawaii) – The Kaua‘i Visitors Bureau announced that four Garden Isle courses have been named to Golfweek’s 2013 list of “America’s Best Courses You Can Play” by state.

The Prince Course at Princeville Golf Club ranked No. 2 on the list and Makai Golf Club at Princeville garnered the No. 3 spot. Situated nearby The St. Regis Princeville Resort, both courses recently reopened after undergoing extensive renovation projects.

Kaua‘i Lagoons Golf Club, featuring the longest continuous stretch of ocean holes in Hawaii, ranked No. 8 while Poipu Bay Golf Course, adjacent to the Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i Resort & Spa, rated No. 9.

“Kaua‘i is a leading golf destination and these accolades affirm that we have some of the best courses in the state and the country,” said Sue Kanoho, executive director of the Kaua‘i Visitors Bureau. “Furthermore, these award-winners combine with Puakea Golf Course to offer stay-and-play packages as well as our island’s many other activities and attractions.”

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Kaua‘i Courses Offer Specials for Juniors

Several Kaua‘i courses feature substantial savings for juniors this spring and summer:

* Kaua‘i Lagoons Golf Club: Kids (ages 6-17) play free anytime on the Waikahe Nine when accompanied by a paying adult. There is a one junior per paying adult restriction. For more information call 800.634.6400 or visit

* Makai Golf Club at Princeville: When accompanied by a paying adult, junior golfers (ages 6-15) play for free and ages 16-17 pay 50% off the adult rate. Juniors also receive complimentary Callaway junior-sized rental clubs as well as free instruction when taking a lesson with a paying adult.  For more information call 808.826.1912 or visit

* Poipu Bay Golf Course: Junior golfers (ages 17 and under) pay 50% off the adult rate and play free after 4 p.m. when walking with an accompanying adult. The fee for a walking adult is $10. For more information call 800.858.6300 or visit

* Puakea Golf Course: From June 1 to Aug. 31, junior golfers (ages 7 to 17) play free with a paying adult. There is also a special rate of $25 for rental clubs. For more information call 808.245.8756 or visit

Alaska Airlines Providing Daily Service from San Diego

Beginning in June, travel to Kaua‘i from San Diego will become more convenient as Alaska Airlines will begin offering daily flights.

Flights will depart from San Diego at 9:55 a.m. PST daily and from Kaua‘i at 11:05 a.m. HST starting June 7 until August when frequency will shift to four days a week.

For more information on travel to Kaua‘i, visit


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