July 19, 2016
THE K CLUB marks its 25th anniversary this July, and we take a look back at some of the key moments on the resort over the last 25 years.Read more... Category Golf, Category Hotel
April 29, 2016
MARTIN Kaymer is the latest Major Champion to add his name to the all-star cast for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by the Rory Foundation, which will be played at The K Club from May 19-22.Read more... Category Golf, Category Hotel
Kaymer will be joined by a whole host of fellow Ryder Cup players and European Tour winners in Co. Kildare for the 61st edition of Ireland’s national Open, which will again be hosted by Rory McIlroy’s charitable foundation.
Tickets to see Kaymer, McIlroy and an array of home-grown and international stars in action can be purchased at www.dubaidutyfreeirishopen.com.
April 19, 2016
Coach and ticket discounts available for clubs travelling to The K Club as a group
BUS ÉIREANN has answered Rory McIlroy’s call and teamed up with The European Tour to provide coach travel for Irish golf clubs wishing to travel to this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, hosted by the Rory Foundation at The K Club on May 19-22.
As official host of the tournament, through his charitable Rory Foundation, the superstar from Holywood, County Down announced details in January of his own personal ‘five point plan’ to encourage clubs to get involved in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open and travelling to the event together as a group was an important element of the overall initiative.
Now The European Tour, with Bus Éireann on board, is offering discounted coach travel to golf clubs wanting to travel as a group to the event – while clubs travelling in groups of 30 or more people will also avail of an exclusive 20 per cent discount off their Dubai Duty Free Irish Open ticket price.
February 23, 2016
Located in the heart of the idyllic Irish countryside in the pretty village of Straffan, Co. Kildare, the Five AA Red Star K Club is the perfect place for you and your family to enjoy your Easter break away. The K Club offers lots of great activities and facilities for all the family to enjoy. Over €20 million has been spent recently renovating and extending The K Club including the addition of 70 new bedrooms in a brand new wing which joins seamlessly with the original country house. Other additions include a new bar, a new Thai Restaurant and tennis courts while the public areas have also been upgraded.Read more... Category Golf, Category Hotel
January 28, 2016
Golf superstar Rory McIlroy is urging Irish golf clubs to help him make this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open ‘the best ever’
EUROPE’S Race to Dubai Champion Rory McIlroy has issued a ‘call to action’ to golf clubs throughout the island of Ireland, urging them to embrace this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation and help make it one of ‘the best ever’.Read more... Category Golf, Category Hotel
McIlroy, the best golfer this island has ever produced, is fiercely proud of where he comes from and has been a great ambassador for Irish golf ever since he hit the big time, promoting Ireland’s abundance of amazing golf courses all over the world.
Now Rory is determined to maintain the Irish Open’s position as one of the premier events in the world of golf and he is personally calling on golf clubs all over the country to help him do this.
In a letter to every golf club in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, Rory has not only requested that clubs come together to support this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, which takes place at The K Club in County Kildare from May 19-22, but he has also produced his own personal ‘five point plan’ to help clubs and their members to get involved.
October 27, 2015
The K Club has just been announced as the Irish Golf Tour Operators Association, Golf Resort of the Year at a glitzy awards ceremony at the Slieve Donard Hotel in Newcastle, Co. Down (Monday 19th October). The award comes hot on the heels of last week’s announcement by The European Tour that The K Club will stage next years, Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation from 19-22 May. The Irish Golf Tour Operators Association (IGTOA) is the national representative body for the Irish golf tourism Industry and is pro-active in the development, promotion, sales and marketing of Irish golf and tourism both at home and abroad.Read more... Category Golf, Category Hotel
October 12, 2015
The K Club in Straffan, Co. Kildare will stage next year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation from May 19-22. The prestigious resort will once again set the scene for some of the world’s greatest golfers including the World Number 1, Rory McIlroy. The four-time Major Champion also confirmed he will continue as tournament host on behalf of his charitable foundation, the Rory Foundation. The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open will have one of the highest prize funds on The 2016 Race to Dubai outside the Major Championship and World Golf Championship events with a prize fund of €4 million to play for.Read more... Category Golf, Category Hotel
October 12, 2015
DUBAI DUTY FREE EXTENDS IRISH OPEN SPONSORSHIP UNTIL 2018
- DDF unveils new three year deal as title sponsor
- Rory Foundation extends involvement for the same period
- The K Club to host the 2016 Irish Open
- Prize money for the 2016 championship increased by 60 per cent to €4million
- Tickets available to buy now
August 11, 2015
The K Club is a 5 AA Red Star Hotel & Resort located in the pretty village of Straffan, Co. Kildare, Ireland, just 30 minutes from Dublin Airport and Dublin City Centre . The equivalent of an AAA Five Diamond property, The K Club is a proud, long-standing member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legends Collection and is also a member of Virtuoso and American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts . Represented by Celebrated Experiences and Waterstone Marketing the resort is synonymous with luxury and elegance the world over.Read more... Category Hotel
November 04, 2014
The 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards has named The Kildare Hotel, Club & Spa in Kildare, Ireland as one of the Top Five Resorts in Europe. Appearing for the first time in the top five, this number four ranking is a true testament of The K Club’s continued dedication to its guests and the luxury experience they deliver.Read more... Category Hotel
October 20, 2014
A picture perfect holiday awaits at the luxurious K Club and its uber elegant Straffan House, a 34,000-sq-ft country home located on the hotel’s grounds. The ultimate home away from home for the holidays, both offer rich plush interiors, numerous crackling fires, and gracious Christmas décor all surrounded by the lush Irish countryside.Read more... Category Hotel
September 24, 2014
It's Treat Time at The K Club!
With the kids now well settled back to school after the summer holidays it’s time to start planning your next ‘great escape’. The Halloween midterm is always a great time to recharge the batteries and spend some valuable time with your little ghouls and goblins!Read more... Category Hotel
September 24, 2014
The K Club are delighted to be supporting the Irish golf and the Irish Professional Golfers Association by hosting The K Club Irish PGA Pro Am over 2 days in May this year. The Pro-Am is being held on Monday 26th & Tuesday 27th and each team will play both the Ryder Cup Palmer Course and the Smurfit Course over the 2 days. The professional prize will be competitively fought for with a substantial prize fund on offer for the professionals. More information from 01-6017300 or email@example.comRead more... Category Golf
September 24, 2014
The K Club Wins Two Awards at Irish Restaurant AwardsRead more... Category Hotel
September 24, 2014
The 5 AA Red Star, K Club has just launched K Thai, a brand new Thai & South East Asian restaurant situated in The Smurfit Clubhouse. The restaurant blends the very finest of Irish produce with spices and flavours of the east. Decorated in cool creams and antique whites, and overlooking the dramatic landscape of the Smurfit Golf Course, the restaurant is light and airy and is the perfect blend of contemporary and Asian design.Read more... Category Hotel
May 19, 2011
Congratulations to France on winning the bid to host The Ryder Cup 2018!
After a highly competitive pitch to host the Ryder Cup 2018, France has been declared as the host country to hold the prestigious Ryder Cup matches. The 42nd edition of the matches will take place at Le Golf National which is located on the outskirts of Versailles, near Paris.Read more... Category Golf, Category Hotel
May 20, 2010
ESCAPESEEKER with Lynn Mc Cool & Mel Gee Henderson
TV programme · 1622 Likes · 20th May 2010Read more... Category Hotel
March 26, 2010
KILDARE: The K Club has organised a dedicated K Cubs' children's activity club with face painting, parties, a duck race on the Liffey, a fishing demonstration with the resident ghillie and an Easter egghunt.Read more... Category Hotel
February 13, 2010
HE has had the rare distinction of having played characters that have been eaten by both a shark and a dinosaur.But yesterday the only thing facing down Samuel L Jackson was a birdie.Read more... Category Golf, Category Hotel