Dr. Arthur Spring's subtle design presents a stern test of skill and shot making to golfers of all categories. However, all of the holes are eminently playable by higher handicap golfers.
With lush green fairways flanked by the Kenmare Bay and the Kerry mountains and set beside the ruins of Derryquin Castle, Parknasilla is ideal for those looking to relax and enjoy a fantastic round of golf and is a popular golf hotel in Ireland.
The golf course has spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and the rich subtropical vegetation of the area provides a colourful backdrop to the manicured fairways.
Playing this course is a must if you are in Kerry; all of the holes are eminently playable by higher handicap golfers.
The twelve-hole course has a par of 69 (18 holes) with one par five and four par threes.
A clever mix of open and tight fairways gives the golfer an opportunity to open the shoulders safely at some holes while doing so at one's peril on others!