Repair work under way at K Club

Golfers will not see the K Club returned to its former glory until next spring following the damage done to the course during the Ryder Cup.

21st October, 2006

Repairing the K Club golf course at Straffan, Co Kildare, following the heavy rain and hundreds of thousands of spectators, last month will cost €200,000.

Since the tournament ended on September 24, 30,000 square metres of sod have been re-laid at the course. Some 25 people have been employed on a daily basis to carry out this work. It is expected another 20,000 square metres of sod will be put down in the next fortnight.

According to Gerry Byrne,...

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