Par 72, yardage 7,135. In keeping with the tradition and reputation of its sister course, the Glashedy Links at Ballyliffin provide a wonderful setting for traditional links golf. In the early summer of 1992 , members of the committee met with Pat Ruddy and Tom Craddock, both course architects from Dublin. In that meeting, Ruddy & Craddock stated that the land next to the Old Links was probably the finest piece of links golfing terrain that they had ever seen, and the possibilities for developing it as a golf links were mind-boggling. The instructon to the designers was to develop a world-class championship standard links course - something they duly delivered.