K Club Ladies Golf Open Series
The K Club in Straffan, Co. Kildare has introduced a fantastic Ladies Open Series which offer ladies the chance to play the Smurfit Course, host venue for several European Opens at seriously competitive rates. The series will run over three dates in May and June (12th May, 9th June, 30thJune).
The first event on the 12th of May is a singles competition and costs €35 per person. The rate includes a round of golf on the links inspired course with tea or coffee and a scone on arrival. The second event is Monday the 9th of June and is a 3 person scramble while the third is also a 3 person scramble which will be held on Monday, 30th of June.
Despite being located just 30 minutes from Dublin, The Smurfit Course enjoys a peaceful, rural setting and has particular maritime influences which can be noted by the dramatic dune type mounding and wide fairways.
There are several lakes and streams throughout the course offering challenging and interesting test for all levels of golfer. A combination of doglegs leads you to the breath taking signature 7th hole, also known as ‘The Swallow Quarry’. This golf hole is one of the most spectacular in Europe and comprises of a vast, man-made rock face that rises some 60 feet out of a glorious lake.
All in all, a round on The Smurfit Course is challenging but as many golfers will testify, “very playable”. With wide fairways, inviting greens and treacherous bunkers to catch you out, this course will not just meet your expectations it will truly exceed them.
The K Club is also home to K Spa a fantastic resort spa offering a range of face and body treatments including some great post golf energising treatments.