Toward a Brighter Green


Compiled by Conn Brattain

ogio golf bagBag the Bag the Best

OGIO’s Majestic golf bag comes in pink plaid on black (shown) or frost. The 36-inch, 7-pound Majestic features a 10-inch Uniter 15-club top, individual full-length club dividers, 10 front-facing pockets, an internal “isolation chamber” wet/dry pocket, insulated zippered pockets, Torq Strap, and much more. $230 at Kapalua Plantation Golf Course, 200 Plantation Club Dr., Kapalua, 808-662-7704.


metallic_golf_ballsGlow the Distance

… and never lose a ball in the rough again. Chromax’s metallic ball conforms to USGA and R&A tournament specifications. $4 each at The King Kamehameha Golf Club, 2500 Honoapiilani Hwy., Waikapu, 808-249-0033,


footjoy golf gloveFeel the Glove

Hand it to Footjoy for creating WeatherSof®—a glove that links style, comfort and function. Leather palm patch and thumb provide softness and durability in key stress areas. Breathable PowerNet™ mesh and FiberSof™ microfiber give a cool, improbed fit and flexibility. Sizes S-L. $14 at The Dunes at Maui Lani Golf Course, 1333 Maui Lani Pkwy., Kahului, 808-873-7911



Make your fashion statement on the green in Loudmouth shorts. You’ll find them—easily—in cool, comfortable 97% cotton, 3% Lycra, in men’s 30″-40″, women’s sizes 0-14. His $75; hers: $65. At Kaanapali Golf Courses, 2290 Kaanapali Pkwy., Kaanapali, 808-661-3691.


Golfing LanaiCarries across Water

Lanai boasts two stellar courses: the Jack Nicklaus-designed Challenge at Manele, and Greg Norman’s dramatic Experience at Koele. Let Expeditions transport you there. $296 includes round-trip ferry from Lahaina, one round at the Challenge or the Experience, ground transportation for the golfer to and from selected course, and shared golf cart. 658 Front St., Lahaina, 808-661-3756, toll-free 800-695-2624,


golf gripsGet a Grip!

No1 Grips will bring out the best in your swing. $16 each, plus $3 installation, at Island Golf Works at Kahili Golf Course, 2500 Honoapiilani Hwy., Waikapu, 808-214-6423,


ecco golf shoesA Step in the Bright Direction

ECCO crafts these lightweight, hybrid golf sneakers with an ingeniously engineered outsole whose 800 traction angles provide excellent grip in all weathers. Hers: Street II in black with hot-pink detailing. His: Street Textile in black with lime-green detailing. Sizes S-L $150 at Roger Dunn Golf Shops, 293 Dairy Rd., Kahului, 808-873-5700


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