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Take A Swing At One Of Hawaii's Various Military Golf Courses
The Hawaiian Islands are a golfers dream experience with more than 80 courses, most boasting incredible ocean and tropical views. While resort, public, and municipal courses are where most visitors will end up playing their round, if you happen to be in the military, there's an impressive list of military courses on Oahu to be considered as well. Active duty, reservists, National Guard, DOD civillians, and retirees have exclusive access to five "hidden gems" located around the island.
Navy Marine Golf Course
Ranked one of the top ten military golf courses in the world. Recently renovated, Navy Marine golf course offers all of the amenities of an 18-hole championship course near Honolulu International Airport and Pearl Harbor. Enjoy free lessons and clinics, a full-scale range of practice facilities, and much more. For more information, visit the Sports and Recreation site at www.hickamservices.com.
Barbers Point Golf Course
For a serene and relaxing golf game, turn to Barbers Point's scenic 18-hole golf course. This relatively flat course will challenge you around its tiered greens, so come prepared with your best shots. Visit the pro-shop, practice green and bunker, and chipping area to satisfy your golfing needs or work on your game. For more information visit the Sports and Recreation link at www.hickamservices.com.
Malama Bay Golf Course
PGA Tour professional Davis Love III once said that this was one of his favorite courses in Hawaii. Play an 18-hole championship golf course with views of Diamond Head and holes running along side the Pacific Ocean. Grab breakfast or lunch at the open-air snack bar, sign up for a lesson with a PGA professional, or tune up your game at the driving range. For more information, visit the Sports and Recreation link at www.hickamservices.com.
Leilehua Golf Course
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and get away to the secluded Leilehua Golf Course. Here you'll find 18 scenic holes in this tropical setting while enjoying local-style food and warm atmosphere at the Leilehua Grill. For more information, visit the Recreation and Leisure link at www.mwrarmyhawaii.com.
Walter J. Nagorski Golf Course
Located on the grounds of Fort Shafter, this nine hole course is a quick and fun day outdoors. Fully equipped with a pro-shop and restaurant. No frills, just good times. For more information, visit the Recreation and Leisure link at www.mwrarmyhawaii.com.