The Plantation Course at Kapalua: How to Score

1st Hole Par 4

220 yard – 240 yard shot is the play here you want to catch the hill on line with the arrow.

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2nd Hole Par 3

Wind blows left to right typically on this hole avoid the bunkers at all cost.

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3rd Hole Par 4

Left side of the fairway is where you want to be on this short par 4.

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4th Hole Par 4

Short hole and it gets tight up by the green 200 yard – 240 yard shot is all that’s needed on this hole.

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5th Hole Par 5

Fairway slopes left to right — aim at the arrow for the best position on your next shot.

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6th Hole Par 4

Aim for the tallest pine tree in the distance.

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7th Hole Par 4

340 yards till you hit the rough on this line, and it sets up perfect for the long approach.

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8th Hole Par 3

The wind typically blows right to left here; this should range from a 170 yard to 185 yard shot if the wind is light.

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9th Hole Par 5

Left center off this tee sets you up perfectly for the next approach shot.

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10th Hole Par 4

The Fairway slopes dramatically right to left on this hole hit it at the arrow to be rewarded.

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11th Hole Par 3

Wind typically blows right to left on this hole. This should be a 150 yard – 160 yard shot. Short is better than long.

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12th Hole Par 4

Aim at this arrow if you want to get close to the green, but beware, there is a bunker that is hidden. Check the distance on the GPS in the cart.

hole 12

13th Hole Par 4

Aim for the right corner of this trap.

hole 13

14th Hole Par 4

Roughly 250 to the right edge of the trap where the arrow is pointing, hit it there and leave yourself a 100-yard shot coming in to the smallest green on the course.

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15th Hole Par 5

Poke one down the middle not worth trying to cut the corner on this 3 shot hole par 5.

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16th Hole Par 4

Aim at the arrow and the hill will kick the ball right to a nice landing area which sets you up with a great angle for your next shot.

hole 16 at kapalua plantation course

17th Hole Par 4

Roughly 300 yards till you run out of fairway on this line long hitters be careful typically plays downwind.

hole 17

18th Hole Par 5

Aim at the right chimney on the clubhouse to be rewarded with the most roll out of your drive.

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Want to Know More?

Feel free to reach out or read my blog post, Plantation Course at Kapalua Golf.

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Jeff Simon

December 2, 2021

Thanks for the tips! Can’t wait to get out there!

December 3, 2021

Corey – Love your Plantation blog!

Curt Schickner

December 20, 2021

This is a very helpful blog post! Saved me several shots on the course – thanks for creating this guide!


January 28, 2024

Thank you Corey. I used this yesterday and it helped me a ton. Played the gold/regular tees.

A couple observations:

7: I couldn’t identify the 2 trees on the right in the photo. I think they are gone now. Definitely need to not try and cut the corner. Trust the left line and it will roll a mile down to the right.

16: I aimed and went where instructed, but ended up in the last middle fairway trap. I think you have to get lucky on this one though.

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