Updated: Nov 16, 2021
Meet Stephen Arendt – head golf pro at Kapalua Golf Plantation Course (The home of the Sentry Tournament of Champions). Stephen gave us some gems on a few PGA Tour players, why they don’t change the course for the pros, travel tips and may even transform your game with these two simple instructional nuggets.
-The biggest misconceptions about Kapalua -What you don’t know from watching on TV -Why Kapalua is one of the hardest courses out there for amateurs and one of the easiest, lowest scoring courses for the pros -Rickie vs. Danny Lee parking lot pranks -The text he saw from Jason Dufner’s agent -Why Jason Hahn chose to hang out in the pro shop each day after he played -Career fair segment where college students wrote in with ridiculous questions on how to get the best job in golf -What makes Kapalua different from every other week on the PGA Tour -What you can learn about Jordan Spieth from his range session after round 1 vs. round 2 -Why you’ll need to play Kapalua twice and why “There’s not another golf experience like it on the planet” -His teaching philosophy that will help any golfer get better -Get Butch Harmon’s book “The Pro” -The hardest thing for golf pros to teach -What you should never do when hitting balls -One thing an amateur should do to improve their game -Tips for visiting Maui and planning golf at Kapalua -Why the head pro at Kapalua says DJ’s drive on #12 shouldn’t even be in the top 10 of greatest shots ever hit. Sorry Brandel.