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K Club Palmer Course

K Club Palmer Course

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The K Club Palmer Course is considered to
be Europe’s most spectacular courses. 
The course has recently hosted the top golf players in the world along
with the most significant historical events in golf such as the Ryder Cup in
2006 and 11 European Opens.
course is measures 6240 yards, where four teeing areas are to be chosen from
which the blues are recommended to be left for the professional because of
the high level of challenge.

Signature Hole: the 7th hole – ‘Micahel’s favourite’ 

There are more than one uniquely challenging holes to play in the Palmer Course, one of these is the 7th or as widely known as ‘Michael’s Favourite’. This hole is designed to shock with its par 4 and measure of monster 600 yards from the blues. The Club recommends
much respect to this hole especially if someone is playing from the back tee.
The suggested strategy is to play it as a three shotter and try to take a
suitable approach into this large green.

History: Despite
the Palmer Course has no long history; it reached to a high ranking in a very
short time becoming
 one of the most
deluxe course in Ireland. The course was opened for play in 1991 as a result of
the famous Arnie Palmer’s prestigious work. The course belongs to the glamorous
five star hotel and its luxury facilities where the top golfers like Tiger
Woods have all stayed before.


Here is what the
Golf World Expert Review considers about the Palmer Course.

“Thanks to the
2006 Ryder Cup, not only is the K Club’s Palmer layout Ireland’s toughest
inland golf course, it also happens to be the Emerald Isle’s most
sought-after green fee. This tag is debatable, but there is no denying the
immaculate touch of the whole facility”.


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