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Resort: Wailea Resort

Island: Maui

Nearby Resort Course:
Wailea — Emerald Course
Wailea —Blue Course

Course Information
Wailea - Gold Course
100 Wailea Golf Club Drive
Wailea, HI 96753

Tee times: (888) 328-MAUI

Fee: $160-$240
All rates are per person and include an electric cart with touch screen GPS on a shared basis, range balls and use of the practice facility prior to play and tax. Rates are subject to change.

Architect: Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Course Statistics
Par: 72
Yardage: 7078

Wailea — Gold Course

The Gold Course provides Wailea’s stiffest challenge. Also designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. the Gold weaves its way amongst lava outcroppings, Kiawe forests and ancient lava rock walls known as Papohaku. One of the Gold Courses most dominant characteristics is the bunkering with a good example being at the 2nd hole or at the monster par 5-7th. You will appreciate the way Trent Jones Jr has mixed up the holes in this routing. The beautiful par 4-5th hole plays to a full length of 452 yards is followed by another par 4 at the 6th that measures 287 yards from the back tee and is drivable for long hitters. The back nine has 2 favorite holes - the long par 4-12th which is the toughest hole on the Gold and the par 3-16th where a 3 is always a good score even for the best players.

In addition to the great courses, Wailea has one of the finest learning and practice facilities in the state. This is a wonderful place to simply warm up in a beautiful setting or work hard on your game at the David Leadbetter Academy.
The home course of The Champions Skins Game, the 7,078-yard Wailea Gold is the most challenging of Wailea's trio, with a rugged and masterful design that takes advantage of the terrain's natural undulations. But four to six tee boxes on every hole also make it a suitable track for virtually every player.

Created by architect Robert Trent Jones II, the Gold was honored by both Golf Magazine and Golf Digest as one of the country's ten best new resort courses when it opened in 1994. It has also been recognized by the Maui Historical Society for its preservation of prehistoric lava rock walls during construction, and hailed as one of the world's best designed courses by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler in the magazine's first golf resorts poll.

Called a "thinking player's course," the Gold offers a true test of one's golf skills. But the most difficult hazards on it are the distracting island views. In one round, you can enjoy spectacular vistas of the ocean, Molokini islet, ancient lava rock walls, coconut trees and sparkling white bunkers.

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