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Makalei Golf Club | Kailua-Kona Hawaii

Makalei Golf Club is the chosen tournament site for more than 100 corporations, associations and private groups each year. Whether it is a large charity tournament or a dozen players enjoying a Kona golf getaway, our staff will work hard to plan a custom event that will ensure your complete satisfaction. Makalei is truly one of the most unique golf courses in the world. The Kona golf course encompasses all the serenity and challenge that the Island of Hawaii has to offer.

Course Details

  • Total Course Yardage: 6698
  • Holes: 18
  • Tournaments 7 Days A Week: Yes
  • Tournament Scoring Included: Yes
  • Food and Beverage: Yes
  • Bunkers?: 19
  • Shuttle Carts: No
  • Rental Clubs: Yes
  • Driving Range: Yes
  • Banquet Space: Limited
  • Custom Scorecards Available: Yes
  • Day of Facilitator: Yes

Course Highlights

  • Ocean Views
  • Cooler weather than the coastal courses
  • Bentgrass Greens

72-3890 Hawaii Belt Road
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740
(808) 325-6625
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Tournament Planning & Advice

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Staff Bios

Kelly Dockrell

Director of Sales

Kelly grew up in a family of golfers, and found a passion for the game through cultivating a sales career in her early 20's. After spending 13 years selling international logistics/transportation services, she decided to take her sales experience to the golf industry on the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii. With a passion for people, and helping out in the community, she finds value in using the game of golf to network, and bring people together in an edifying atmosphere. Kelly recently took on the role of Director of Sales at Makalei Golf Course, and looks forward to helping people raise funds for charities/foundations by setting up tournaments.

Fun Facts

My Favorite Athlete or Team is?
• Dwayne Wade
My Favorite Quote or Famous Saying?
• Most of all let Love guide your life.
My Favorite City in the World?
• Rome
Number of Years in the Golf Industry?
• 1
I am originally from? (city, state, or country)
• Rochester, NY
Favorite Sports Movie of All-Time?
• Happy Gilmore
My Favorite Hobby when I am not working?
• Traveling the World
If I could have dinner with one famous person living or dead it would be?
• Jesus
#1 Thing on my Bucket List is...
• Hang Gliding
The best thing about working at a golf course is? (20 words or less)
• The ability to use my passion for people in a positive environment that is fun, relaxing, and beautiful!
My Favorite part of the Tournament Planning Process is...
• Helping Plan the an event that raises money for a great cause
Best Advice I can give a tournament host 20 words or less.
• Remember to have fun, smile, and laugh . . . golf is meant to be enjoyable!