For scratch golfers Waiehu Municipal Golf Course is a breeze and has been the site of the former Men’s USGA Publinx Qualifier on many occasions. Waiehu Municipal Golf Course is the easiest course on Maui for bogey golfers. Ladies will find more challenge at Waiehu Municipal Golf Course than on four other Maui courses. Forward-thinking golfers who play the red tees will find it is Maui’s third easiest. The effective playing length at Waiehu Municipal Golf Course is shortened by the considerable roll the fairways provide on this authentic links. Wind is a big factor but doesn’t hurt too much because it comes in from the side, and most of the course’s holes route parallel to the sea. The front plays mostly level with the exception of one par 3, which plays downhill. The back rolls more with holes playing in the direction of all four cardinal points of the compass—a hallmark of a good layout. Waiehu Municipal Golf Course is the only course with only three par 4s on its front nine. The fairways are wide and easy-to-hit targets. Roughs are cut very short. The few doglegs favor a fade. The fairways provide for an even lie or stance on all but two or three holes. The green sizes are small and protected by shallow bunkers. There is only one fairway bunker on the entire golf course. Hole locations are accessible without risk. Water comes into play on barely two holes. There are no ravines or gulches to carry. Zero intimidation here. This is all about golfing by the sea.  Waiehu Municipal Golf Course competes with Elleair Maui Golf Club, Pukalani Country Club, Kahili Golf Course, Wailea Old Blue Golf Club, and The Dunes at Maui Lani for the higher-paying visitor.