• Daily Tips
  • Being exposed to sunlight is the natural way our bodies make Vitamin D, which has positive health effects, including possibly preventing some cancers.

HAWAII

 

The Plantation Course, Kapalua is site of the 2010 SBS Invitational beginning January 4-10, the opening event of the PGA Tour. Of course, the weather in January is in the 80’s with the breezes off the ocean and the sun shining so who can blame the PGA for starting here. 

 

  • Total length of course: 7,411 yards
  • Par: 73
  • Average fees: $298. Day/$75. Late Day
  • Opened: 1991
  • Designed By: Ben Crenshaw/Bill Coore, ASCGA
  • Rated: 72.1
  • General Manager: Gary Planos
  • Golf Carts: Included
  • Temperature: Year round High: 80’s Low: 60’s
  • Private or Public: Resort Public
  • Writer’s Note: The Kapalua Resort is a 23,000 acre natural park.
  • Where to stay: 
    • Kapalua Resort, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Villas, Vacation Home Rentals 

 


Waialae Country Club is home to the 2010 Sony Open, second tournament on the schedule of the PGA Tour. The only way you get to play this course is as a guest of a member. How fast can you make friends? 


 

  • Total length of course: 7,125 yards
  • Par: 70
  • Average fees: N/A
  • Opened: 1927
  • Designed By: Seth Raynor
  • Rated: 73.2
  • General Manager: Allen S.U. Lum, CCM
  • Golf Carts: Unknown
  • Temperature: Summer High:    Low: Winter High:  Low:
  • Private or Public: Private
  • Writer’s Note: With the magnificent Pacific Ocean and the Koko Crater as a backdrop and the sunny warmth, the first PGA tournament was played here in 1965.
  • Where to stay: 
    • Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort Waikiki Beach
    • Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort and Spa

 


The Princeville Golf Club is in Hanalei on the island of Kauai. The 18-hole Prince Course and the 27-hole Makai Course make up this golf club. Facts below relate to the Prince Course.


 

  • Total length of course: Prince: 7,309 yards 
  • Par: 72
  • Average fees: Day: Individual day fees and multi day passes available.
  • Opened: Prince: 1990 
  • Designed By: Robert Trent Jones, Jr., ASGCA designed all the courses
  • Rated: 75.3
  • General Manager: Michael Castillo
  • Golf Carts: lncluded/Shared cart $25 rider fee
  • Temperature: Year round High: 80’s Low: 60’s 
  • Private or Public: Public/Resort
  • Writer’s Note: Makai is made up of three 9-hole courses.
  • Where to stay: 
    • St Regis Princeville Resort

 

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