Kapalua Golf Academy, located on Maui, recently received an Editors’ Choice Award for Best Golf Schools/Academies 2016 from Golf Digest in their May 2016 issue. The Kapalua Golf Academy is Hawaii’s most complete state-of-the-art golf school and practice facility. The Golf Academy and 23-acre practice area provide golf instruction in all aspects of the game, including putting, chipping, wedge and bunker play, specialty shots and the full swing.
“To be recognized as one of the best golf academies in the United States by Golf Digest is an incredible honor,” said Ben Hongo, PGA director of instruction, Kapalua Golf Academy. “Our dedicated team of PGA Professionals is committed to providing our guests with the finest golf instruction and best practice facilities on the planet. An award such as this, affirms that when you have a passion for what you do, your efforts will be recognized.”
Unparalleled in the state of Hawaii, the Kapalua Golf Academy offers a wide spectrum of instruction including personalized sessions, corporate clinics, half or multi-day golf schools and daily clinics. One of their most popular golf school offerings is their unique “Half Day School” that provides golfers with three hours of instruction, lunch at The Plantation House Restaurant or Pineapple Grill followed by an afternoon round of golf on either the Bay Course or Plantation Course and premium club rentals are also included. Half Day Schools range from $375+ tax per person for a Kapalua Resort guest to $405+ tax per person for a standard guest.
In addition to the Kapalua Golf Academy, Golf Digest editors chose a total of 11 Golf Schools/Academies to receive an Editor’s Choice Award, including: The Pebble Beach Golf Academy in California, The Pinehurst Golf Academy in North Carolina and the Dave Pelz Golf School in Austin, Texas. The Editor’s Choice Awards are part of a first‐ever program for Golf Digest that represents the Best Things in Golf with an emphasis on lifestyle properties, products and services.