Par 72, yardage 7,277. The Smurfit Course at The K Club has already been described as probably the greatest inland golf course to be developed in Ireland. The philosophy in developing the course was to ensure that a comparison with the existing Palmer Course would be difficult and that the golfer's experience would be completely different. When this brief was given to the Palmer Course Design Company, they came up with a concept, which was radical with regards to golf course developments throughout the world. The best way to describe the Smurfit course at The K Club is that of an inland links. However, its true attributes do not stop there. The course has many dramatic landscapes with dune type mounding throughout.