JUMP INTO IRELAND
CO. KILDARE, IRELAND(Perfect Travel Today8/14/14/– Team USA and Team Europe will once again go head-to-head next month during the 2014 Ryder Cup in Scotland. Golfers the world over will be glued to their televisions dreaming of a round on one of their bucket list courses. The K Club is here to make those golf dreams a reality. For the first time ever, The K Club in Ireland is offering guests exclusive use of The Palmer Course, the 2006 Ryder Cup venue, for a whole day and two nights, all inclusive, at the ultra luxurious Straffan House, a 34,000-sq-ft French Chateau-inspired home, adjacent to the K Club Hotel, all for a mere €80,000 (USD$110,000).
No one else will be allowed on the course. Guests can opt to share this dream with a foursome of their best friends, or as many as 144 friends, family, colleagues, and Facebook friends. A shotgun start in the morning and then again in the afternoon will be followed by lunch and dinner respectively.
The K Club’s Resident Golf Professional, Michael Dixon, will serve as the group’s personal Golf Pro for the day and be at guest’s disposal to dispense priceless tips on chipping, putting and tweaking of swings. Mr. Dixon can either conduct a group clinic or grab his clubs and play a round with the group.
This dream offer includes a complete run-of-the-house two-night stay at Straffan House, the 34,000-sq-ft French Chateau-inspired home adjacent to The K Club Hotel and private residence of the resort’s owner. With a full staff, ten ensuite rooms, seating for 16 in the home’s main dining room, a private wine cellar, state-of-the-art movie theater and indoor pool with swim-up bar, nothing says ‘Fantasy Ryder Cup Dream Trip’ quite like having an Irish estate all to yourself.
With graceful sweeping lawns, elegant formal gardens and a sparkling private stretch of the River Liffey,The K Club, offers an unforgettable manor house setting for the Irish golf dream trip. Gracious and charming, The K Club, is an award-winning luxury hotel housed in an elegantly restored 19th Century Georgian estate set on 550 acres of pristine wood and parkland. The Palmer Course, venue for the 2006 Ryder Cup, is considered one of the best courses in all of Europe and The Palmer Smurfit Course, has hosted the European Open from 1995 to 2007.
ABOUT THE K CLUB HOTEL, COUNTRY CLUB & SPA
The K Club, a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Ireland’s first AA Five Red Star Property, is a grand Irish country retreat set on 550 acres of pristine parkland on a private stretch of the River Liffey in Kildare, Ireland. The meticulously restored 19th -century Georgian mansion offers 69 elegant rooms and Straffan House, the owner’s private residence, available for exclusive use. Guests can play two Arnold Palmer-designed championship courses: The Palmer Course, venue for the 2006 Ryder Cup, considered one of the best courses in Europe and The Palmer Smurfit Course, host to the European Open from 1995 to 2007. Guests also can indulge at the luxurious 20,000-square-foot K Spa hailed among the finest in Europe. Located 22 miles from Dublin and 24 miles from Dublin Airport, The K Club pairs old-world charm, service and ambiance with modern comforts in a luxurious residential setting. For more details please visit www.kclub.ie
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