K Club (Palmer)

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This is big, glamourous parkland. Lakes, streams, rivers, ancient trees, lazy rhythm… and lots and lots of space. The Palmer course at the K Club carries an enormous reputation for its design pedigree (Arnold Palmer) and for the events it has hosted (Ryder Cup and European Opens). It is no surprise that it promises all the frills and thrills you could ask for.The River Liffey squeezes some holes but water features abound on this gently rolling Kildare landscape. Despite such volumes of water this is a relaxing round of golf with generous fairways and big greens. You probably won’t even mind depositing a ball in the Liffey on the par five 16th… countless others have done the very same. It is not a tough course but be sure to choose your tees wisely. The middle White tees measure 6,815 yards; the forward Green tees measure just 6,240 yards.
Exceptional clubhouse and facilities and even with its high green fees, it is an impressive golfing experience.
**Favourite Hole:** the par four 7th is Index 1. It is a straight hole between the trees with water threatening every shot (including your putts). Tiger lost his 9 iron here.
**What’s in the Bag?** A big day with the driver and lots of water to contend with.

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