Class Intermediate
Age 12
From Hawaii
Height 4'7"
Weight 80 lbs
Likes Winning
Dislikes Losing
Voiced by English:
Jules de Jongh
Rie Kugimiya
Lani (ナル Nalu) is a golfer introduced in Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational. She is an Intermediate character that does not have a lot of power nor control, but has great spin stats and is skilled with approach shots. In the PlayStation 3 version, she is the first character that can be unlocked through Challenge Mode.


South Seas Wunderkind

Born in Hawaii.

She was given a set of clubs as a birthday present from her father and hasn't put them down since.

Childlike but seemingly composed, her emotions tend to spill out on the links, occasionally in unsportswomanlike language...


Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational:

  • Power: D - 236y
  • Control: D
  • Impact: B
  • Spin: B
  • Sidespin: A
  • Good: Approach
  • Bad: None
  • Shot: Straight (Mid)



  • Lani's name in the Hawaiian language means "heaven", and in some cases, "sky." The word is derived from Proto-Polynesian *ranji.
    • ​​Her name in the Japanese version, Nalu, means "wave" in Hawaiian. It is most often used as a boy or male name.