Oahu’s municipal golf courses experience tee time reservation issues

HONOLULU (KHON2) — New phone numbers to make a tee time reservation at Oahu’s municipal golf courses gave some golfers headaches on Wednesday, Sept. 29.

One golfer said he tried several times to reserve a time for the week of Monday, Oct. 4, but was unsuccessful.

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“I actually tried to get a tee time for next Wednesday this morning at 6:30, and I must have called in at least a half a dozen times, tried a half a dozen times, each time it said that I couldn’t make a, it couldn’t grant me a time,” said Manoa resident Howard Yoshiura.

The hotline for tee time reservations has been a single number for all six Oahu golf courses, but the City and County announced on Monday, Sept. 27, different numbers for each of the courses are taking advanced tee times.

  • Ala Wai Golf Course: (808) 207-6856
  • ‘Ewa Villages Golf Course: (808) 207-6741
  • Kahuku Golf Course: (808) 207-7076
  • Pali Golf Course: (808) 207-7099
  • Ted Makalena Golf Course: (808) 207-6735
  • West Loch Golf Course: (808) 207-6720

“The new numbers are good from the standpoint that you get right into the course that you’re asking for. But the unfortunate part, like I said, is the system is not working.”

Howard Yoshiura

The City said the system saw some technical issues, despite being tested multiple times before being made available to the public. The Golf Division will continue to monitor the program and thanked golfers for their patience during the transitional phase.

“So I don’t know where we’re going from here,” Yoshiura said. “We’ll try, we’ll see. We’re patient, us old guys have a lot of patience.”

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Monday, Nov. 1, is when golfers will be able to reserve a tee time online, but they will have to update their golf ID to do so. The golf ID card registration form goes live starting on Oct. 4 here.