Going to dive right in and talk about the iconic 18th hole at the world-famous Plantation Course. If you are reading this then you already know this hole is why you came to play here. Welcome to my plantation course blog, this is where the winners play.
Want to test yourself or just have a good time?
There are 4 sets of tees: Forward, Resort, Regular, and Championship. Also, there is a cart attendant packed with the goods you need to keep you hydrated and well-fed. Warm up at the practice facility tucked away in tranquil woods and don’t forget to hit the massive putting clock by the first tee. 10-foot putts and 40-foot putts are what I personally practice because I can guarantee you will have both of these on the course and having the speed down is key.
This par 73 Designed by Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw in 1990 is equipped with tiff eagle Bermuda grass and some of the fluffiest bunker sand you can ever hit out of will challenge any level of golfer every single shot until you make your putt on 18.
Want some extra help on the course?
Kapalua has an excellent caddie program that requires 48 hours’ notice for a request. The staff at Kapalua are friendly and helpful. They always welcome you with Aloha.
What’s the weather like in Kapalua?
Let’s pivot to weather, the weather in Kapalua is constantly changing with sunshine, wind, and rain. I would recommend bringing a light short sleeve rain jacket. Our elegant pro shop has anything you could want stamped with a Kapalua logo. Before or after the round I strongly encourage you to try our restaurant with elegant food and dramatic views of the iconic 18th as well as the 9th and 1st hole with dream-like views.
Ready to leave the course?
They have a shuttle service as well that will take you anywhere in Kapalua. For example, back to my favorite hotel, the Montage at Kapalua Bay.