HOLE 8 Par 4 327 Metres “DEER PARK”
(This was previously hole 11)
A short spectacular par 4 played from a tee between two rock cliffs. A slight draw from the tee will leave a short second shot to a green protected by sand. Don’t be long with the second shot as the ground at rear of green slopes severely away. The key here is distance judgement.
Castlecomer is renowned for coal mining with a history spanning over 300 years. Deerpark the largest of the mines and during the troubled war years, over 700 men and boys worked underground and produced what was regarded as the best anthracite in Europe.