Venue Info


Killarney Golf & Fishing Club (Killeen Course)
County Kerry Ireland
Tel: +353 64 6631034
Fax: +353 64 6633065

      Jamie Birkmyre
Director of Championship Management
Ben Watson
Championship Director
The European Tour
Wentworth Drive
Virginia Water
Surrey  GU25 4LX
Tel: + 44 (0) 1344 840400
Fax: +44 (0) 1344 840500

Email: jbirkmyre@europeantour.com

Email: bwatson@europeantour.com

Course Info

Type of green - Bent / Poa
Height of cut - 3.5mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10'6"

Type of grass - Bent / Fescue
Height of cut - 12mm
General width and contouring - average

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Bent / Rye
Height of cut - 11mm

Type of grass - Fescue / Rye / Bent
Height of cut - semi 30mm, intermediate 80mm, rough 100mm
Any specific comments - more rough than in 2010, but not overly penal

Weather in advance - mixture of rain and dry days, cool temperatures
Forecast for tournament - some showers / light rain, but otherwise mild with fresh winds up to 20mph on some days

Opened - 1972, re-opened in 2006 after remodelling
Course designer - Dr Billy O'Sullivan and Fred Hawtree, with redesign by Tom MacKenzie
Special features - the course has a stunning setting built alongside Lough Leane which comes into play most prominently on holes 1, 3, 4 and 10 (a beautiful par 3 and the feature hole which plays straight out towards the water)
General playability - with light winds the course will be open to low scoring but if the wind blows the challenge changes significantly
Undulating / flat - fairly flat
Tree lined / exposed - a lot of trees on the course but some of the holes adjacent to the water are quite exposed
Many / few water hazards - water comes into play on 11 out of the 18 holes
Changes to the course - a new tee on the 1st has added roughly 30yds to this hole

Other features
The course is home to several varieties of deer (red and seeker) and Lough Leane is home to salmon and trout which a good number of the players will enjoy fishing for this week

Card of Course

Killarney Golf & Fishing Club

HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14377345 103171156
24384351 114486444
33200183 124477436
44418382 134501458
54454415 144389356
63211193 154430393
75513469 165519475
84410375 174389356
94393359 184439402
Out3533603072 In3638013476

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1DYSON, SimonENG18-15
2GREEN, RichardAUS18-14
3GALLACHER, StephenSCO18-12
T5GARRIDO, IgnacioESP18-10
T5KALEKA, AlexandreFRA18-10

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