Ryder Cup Logo Ryder Cup: Team USASeptember 22-24 2006, The K Club, Straffan, County Kildare, Ireland
Hole 3
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Hole 3 - The Island Beach, Par 3, 170 yards/155 metres

Tom Lehman: This is a hole with a very shallow green and in a way there are really two greens. There is a ridge in the middle that separates the right side from the left side. The right side all breaks off to the right and the left side all breaks off to the left. Because it is so shallow it is a one club green. If the wind is blowing, the hole becomes way more difficult and tough to make the right club selection.

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Hole 3 elevation

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The Course

Straffan, County Kildare, Ireland
Palmer Course: 7335 Yards / Par 72
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OUT
418 413 170 568 440 478 430 173 461 3551
4 4 3 5 4 4 4 3 4 35
10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN
584 415 182 428 213 446 555 424 537 3784
5 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 5 37
*Distance shown in yards.
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