Travel: USA / Hawaii

Golf BC Puts A New Face On An Old Friend In Maui

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 February 2015 21:23 Sunday, 15 February 2015 20:57

by Gord Montgomery

 

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What's old is now new at the Wailea Blue.
 
The course, formerly known as Old Blue, has seen some modifications to its routing rather than a re-do of its holes and through that, players now find the track still harkens back to the golden past of the game with its manicured fairways and greens now presented in a more enjoyable play.

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Fairmont Kea Lani Continues To Shine Among Stars

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 February 2015 23:38 Saturday, 07 February 2015 22:38

by Gord Montgomery
 

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As one of the iconic resorts on the Maui, Hawaii scene, there was really nothing the Fairmont Kea Lani was lacking.
 
Then again, there was nothing that a $70 million (US) upgrade couldn hurt, either.
 
The Canadian-owned property, that sits on the southern end of the upscale Wailea district of this island getaway is everything its guests could ever want. And more. Way more.

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The Plantation Course A True Test Of Game Management

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 February 2015 13:58 Saturday, 07 February 2015 13:01

by Gord Montgomery
 

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It was, as they say, an offer too good to pass up.
 
After all, if you're a golf fanatic and the chance comes to play one of the top golf courses in Hawaii the day after the PGA TOUR left the premises, with the same tee boxes and pin placements, believe me you're going to jump on it with both feet - regardless of the time you have to roll out of bed.

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Ka'anapali Courses Offer Golfers A Hearty Meal Or Some Lighter Fare

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 January 2015 21:29 Saturday, 31 January 2015 19:10

by Gord Montgomery
 

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Whatever you may desire for your daily fill of golf, the Ka'anapali Golf Courses in Maui, Hawaii, have something on the menu that will fill the bill.
 
Whether it's a heaping helping of challenge courtesy of the Royal course, or the somewhat lighter fare dished out on its sister layout, the Kai, you and your playing partners will walk away feeling you got exactly what you ordered after your round is over.

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Sheraton Maui A Step Ahead Of All The Rest

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 January 2015 01:35 Sunday, 25 January 2015 00:52

by Gord Montgomery
 

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Someone, at some point in time, has to be a trendsetter but it's unlikely those who planned the first part of the Sheraton Maui back in the early 1960s  had any idea the impact they would have on this beautiful island paradise.
 
You see, while the Ka'anapali Beach area is now home to many a large scale resort hotel and condominium complex, it was actually the Sheraton who put this upscale area on the map all those years ago.

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