Plantation Course ranked No. 1 for the 10th consecutive year; Bay Course ranked No. 11 in Hawaii
Maui, Hawaii (March 17, 2016) – Kapalua Golf, located on Maui, has been recognized by Golfweek magazine as having two of the top golf courses in Hawaii. For the 10th consecutive year, Golfweek named the Coore/Crenshaw-designed Plantation Course the No. 1 Course You Can Play in Hawaii. The Plantation course also placed No. 45 on Golfweek’s prestigious ranking of the “Top 100 Best Modern Courses” (post 1960). Additionally, the Arnold Palmer/Francis Duane-designed Bay Course at Kapalua placed No. 11 in the state on Golfweek’s ranking.
“This recognition by Golfweek is not only a tribute to the incredible golf courses Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw, Arnold Palmer and Francis Duane designed here, but is also a testament to the hard work our Kapalua Golf team puts in every day,” said Mike Jones, general manager and director of golf, Kapalua Golf. “We are honored that the Planation course continues to be ranked as the best golf course in the state and that our oceanfront Bay Course is getting the recognition it deserves. We are committed to delivering exceptional service, outstanding facilities and unparalleled playing conditions.”
Site of the PGA TOUR’s Hyundai Tournament of Champions, the Plantation Course opened for play in 1991 and has maintained top billing in Hawaii on Golfweek’s prestigious list for 10 consecutive years. The Bay Course has hosted 20 major professional tournaments – the most of any neighbor island course in the state of Hawaii.
About Kapalua Golf
Kapalua Golf, managed by Troon, 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 celebrated 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, visit www.GolfAtKapalua.com or call 1-877-KAPALUA.
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 38 states and 31 countries. Additionally, there are 56 Troon affiliated properties featuring 75 courses that have been recipients of a “Top 100” ranking by national and international publications. Troon properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club, Kauai, Hawaii; The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Tucson, Ariz.; The Bay Club, Berlin, Md.; Prince’s Golf Club, Sandwich, England; and CostaBaja Golf Club, in La Paz, Mexico. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com.
General Manager & Director of Golf