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Kapalua Resort (Plantation course) Hole by Hole - 6th Hole

Kapalua Resort (Plantation course), Hawaii

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Hole 6 at Kapalua Resort (Plantation course) is a challenging par-4 hole that measures 398 yards from the Championship tees. The hole has a handicap of 13, indicating its relative difficulty compared to other holes on the course.

The tee shot on this hole requires accuracy as it features a slight dogleg right and has fairway widths of only 73 yards. The golfer should aim for the left side of the fairway to avoid any potential trouble on the right side. With an average drive distance of 217 yards, using a driver off the tee would be recommended.

As for approach shots, golfers can expect to have around 140 yards left after their drive. However, with strong winds and high altitude in Lahaina, Hawaii throughout all four seasons, club selection may vary. In general, using a pitching wedge or even a short iron would be ideal for most players.

There is only one bunker located near the green but it does not come into play as it is not greenside bunkers as % total which means that golfers do not need to worry about avoiding them during their approach shot.

Overall, Hole 6 at Kapalua Resort (Plantation course) offers both challenges and opportunities for scoring well. Accuracy off the tee and proper club selection will be key factors in achieving success on this beautiful Hawaiian course.

Teebox type: Championship

Par: 4

Distance: 398 yards

Handicap: 13

Green Area:

10256

Approx Fairway Width:

73

Has Water:

False

Curvature:

Slight dogleg

Percent Bunkers Near green:

0

Bunker Count:

1

Bunkers:

Some fairway bunkers, with the majority (51%) strategically placed around the area.

Club Recommendations

1. Aim for the left side of the fairway off the tee to avoid potential trouble on the right side.

2. Use a driver off the tee to maximize distance and accuracy.

3. Take into account strong winds and high altitude when selecting clubs for approach shots.

4. For most players, using a pitching wedge or short iron will be ideal for approach shots of around 140 yards.

5. Don't worry about avoiding bunkers near the green as they do not come into play during approach shots.

6. Focus on accuracy rather than distance on this challenging par-4 hole with narrow fairways.

7. Plan ahead and strategize before each shot to ensure success on this beautiful Hawaiian course.

"The most important shot in golf is the next one."
- Ben Hogan

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