Lava fields and sea views make for spectacular golf on the Big Island of Hawaii. Not every course can have every hole running along the ocean. If it did, you might get taken from the majesty of the view and duff the shot! What makes golf interesting on the Big Island is how each course uses the natural features of the lava on that particular part of the island.
Hualalai Golf Club
The Hualalai Golf Club is available to guests who stay at the Four Seasons. And, just like about everything on the property, golf is treated like a five-star amenity not an after thought. The course features incredible turf as it winds through natural lava flows that were laid down in 1801, so expect interesting varieties of lava rocks and formations. The most interesting hole is the par 5, 7th where as you turn the corner for the third shot, you have to navigate lava outcroppings while getting a dramatic view of the ocean. If you need a tune up lesson on…