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FOLLOW US HOME 13.3.2017 | SUBSCRIBE HERE The heart and soul of Jones' design is captured in the five par 3s, naturally spectacular and diverse as they defend par with the river, the cliffs, the wind and the sea. Hogs Head Golf Club will be unveiled in August 2017, the first Irish design by Robert Trent Jones Jnr NEW TRENT JONES II DESIGN IN KERRY HOGS HEAD Jones' design is captured in the five par 3s, naturally spectacular and diverse as they defend par with the river, the cliffs, the wind and the sea. Hogs Head Golf Club is the first original golf course design in Ireland by RTJ II, which has created more than 270 courses in more than 40 countries on six continents. he golf course architecture firm of Robert Trent Jones II is nearing completion of Hogs Head Golf Club, an original design adjacent to the scenic shoreline cliffs south of Waterville, Ireland. The unique layout will be unveiled in August 2017. According to Robert Trent Jones Jnr, who has designed courses such as 2015 US Open venue Chambers Bay and PGA Tour venue Silverado Resort, the course features all the playing characteristic of fabled Irish links designs. A headlands course surrounded by farmland, Hogs Head Golf Club boasts views of both the Atlantic seascape and the tallest mountains in the country, MacGillicuddy Reeks, while incorporating a salmon- nurturing stream that dominates strategy on the first nine holes. "We provided multiple choices of how to play many of the holes, given the weather of the day," Jones said. "It will be different every day with that hidden dimension of variable winds." The heart and soul of T ROBERT TRENT JONES JNR

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