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K-Club North Course - Par 71 - 7,026 Yards

The original north course at the K-Club was designed by Arnold Palmer and is now also known as the Palmer course. It has hosted the European Open since 1995 and is recognised as one of the finest and best maintained courses on the European Tour.

Several holes are played by the River Liffey as it flows through the estate. It is especially intimidating on the par-4 8th & 16th holes and also features on the par-3 17th.

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K-Club South (Smurfit) Course - 7,277 Yards - Par 72

The south course is the newer of the courses at the K-Club and hosted teh European Open in 2004. Also designed by Arnold Palmer, the goal was to provide a course that defied comparison with the north course.

The result, sometimes referred to as an inland links, has been a more open style course with dune like mounding and several plantations of wild shrub such as gorse and balckthorn. Water also features, especially on the final 6 holes and there are island greens most notably at the last

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CLUB INFO
(North Course)

The K-Club
Straffan, Co. Kildare

Founded: 1991
Designer:
Arnold Palmer

Championship Tees:
7,178 yards, Par 72

Medal Tees: 6,829 yards
Par 72

Ladies Tees: 5,459 yards
Par 73

Practice Facilities: Yes
Putting Green: Yes
Club Professional: John McHenry
Golf Shop: Yes
Buggy Hire: Yes
Electric Trolley Hire: Yes
Pull Trolley Hire: Yes
Caddies Available: Yes
Changing Facilities: Excellent
Shower Facilities: Excellent
Catering Facilities: Full
 
(South Course)

The K-Club
Straffan, Co. Kildare

Founded: 2003

Designer:
Arnold Palmer

Championship Tees:
7,277 yards, Par 72

Medal Tees: 6,824 yards
Par 72

Ladies Tees: 5,215 yards
Par 73

 

K-Club Golf Club, Co. Kildare

Other Nearby Courses
Carton House (5 miles)
Royal Dublin (23 miles)
Portmarnock (27 miles)
Headfort (43 miles)
Tullamore (43 miles)
Esker Hills (45 miles)

 

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