Maui, Hawaii (April 10, 2015) – Kapalua Golf, located on Hawaii’s “Valley Isle” of Maui was once again recognized by Golfweek magazine. The Coore/Crenshaw designed Plantation Course that plays host to the PGA TOUR’s Hyundai Tournament of Champions, was honored as the No. 1 Best Course You Can Play in Hawaii. This marks the ninth consecutive year that the Plantation Course maintained top billing in Golfweek’s prestigious list, confirming the property’s commitment to exceptional service, outstanding facilities and unparalleled playing conditions. Additionally, the Arnold Palmer/Francis Duane-designed Bay Course rose up to a prominent ranking of No. 11 in Hawaii. The Bay Course has hosted 20 major professional tournaments – the most of any neighbor island course in the state of Hawaii.
“Everyone within the Kapalua Ohana knows that Kapalua Golf boasts two truly special and iconic golf experiences in the Plantation and Bay courses,” stated Mike Jones, general manager and director of golf, Kapalua Golf. “Therefore, it’s especially gratifying to see that both courses were honored by Golfweek. We are once again thrilled that the Planation course continues to be honored as the best course in the state and that the oceanfront Bay Course jumped into the top 12 you can play in the Aloha State.”
Kapalua Golf, managed by Troon Golf, features 36-holes of award-winning golf and the Kapalua Golf Academy – a Golf Magazine Top 25 Golf School. Kapalua’s Plantation Course, is also ranked No. 19 on “America’s Top 100 Public Courses” list by Golf Digest. The Bay Course has long been dubbed as “Hawaii’s favorite resort course” and is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2015. Its breathtaking par three fifth hole is the only hole to play over the ocean on Maui. Kapalua Golf Academy is Hawaii’s most comprehensive learning center and practice facility, offering individual lessons, golf schools, video analysis, custom club fitting, group lessons and on-course playing lessons. For additional information, visitGolfAtKapalua.com or call 1-877-KAPALUA.
Kapalua Golf is managed by Troon, headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz. Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 250 golf courses in its portfolio. Also specializing in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues, the company oversees operations at Troon Golf, Honours Golf and Troon Privé properties located in 36 states and 27 countries. Additionally, 53 Troon facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon properties include Makai Golf Club, Kauai, Hawaii; Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Ocean’s Edge Resort & Golf Club, Brewster, Mass.; The Grove, London, England; and Palmilla Golf Club, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. For additional news and information, visit TroonGolf.com.
General Manager & Director of Golf