Schedule your tee time at Ko Olina and play like a champ! It took six birdies and one bogey in the final round of the 2014 LGPA LOTTE Championship, but noted LGPA star Michelle Wie, had her first win on U.S. soil at Ko Olina Golf Club. Wie, who grew up in Honolulu, developed her golf game on the lush, wide fairways of this Ted Robinson-designed course.
There's an old Hawaiian tale about a ladybug at Ko Oline Golf Club. Legend says that if she lands on your shoulder, sweet talk her to your finger and with a gentle breath, send her on her way. "Lady Luck will lead you to the cup."
Keep your eye on the ball – if you can – on number 12. This par 3 takes you through a cascading waterfall on the way to the tee box. But be warned: The trade winds will work against you so give it more club. But Ko Olina pros warn against overshooting the hole – a comeback putt could lead to big problems.
After a round at Ko Olina, head to Roy's to sip James Beard award-winner Roy Yamaguchi's signature Hawaiian martini and dine on original blackened island ahi, misoyaki-marinated butterfish or a Mauka to Maikai Roll. Come for Aloha Hour, where it's one part Roy's, one part fun, shook well.
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Address : 92-1220 Aliinui Dr., Kapolei, Hawaii 96707
Phone: (808) 676-5300
Web Address : www.koolinagolf.com
Distance/Drive Time from THE MODERN HONOLULU : 26 miles – a 40-minute drive from THE MODERN HONOLULU
Brief directions from THE MODERN HONOLULU : Take I-H-1 W for 23 miles to HI-93 W. Continue on HI-93 for 5 miles. Take the exit toward Ko Olina. Merge onto Ali'nui Drive.