Guaranteed Old Course tee times available for 2018
(DUBLIN, Ireland) – Carr Golf – Ireland and Scotland’s premier provider of unforgettable golf vacations – announces it has been named an “Authorized Provider” of coveted tee times for 2018 play on The Old Course in St. Andrews.
Carr Golf has access to guaranteed starting times on the venerable Old Course for clients seeking a customized vacation to the “Home of Golf.” 2018 should prove to be a banner year for the St. Andrews area as The Open Championship will be held at nearby Carnoustie Golf Club July 19 – 22.
In addition to Carnoustie, Carr Golf also works closely other esteemed Scottish courses in proximity to St. Andrews. They include Muirfield Golf Club, Kingsbarns Golf Links, Balcomie Links and Craighead Links at Crail, North Berwick Golf Club and 2014 Ryder Cup venue Gleneagles Golf Club. Carr Golf will host the inaugural Donald Ross Invitational Tournament on Scotland’s renowned Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Oct. 8 – 12.
“We’re honored the St. Andrews Links Trust has designated us an ‘Authorized Provider’ for tee times on the wonderful Old Course,” says Marty Carr, executive chairman of Carr Golf. “This puts us in a strong position to provide our clients with once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimages to the birthplace of the game.”
With its years of experience and flawless reputation, Carr Golf also works closely with world-class layouts in Ireland like Royal County Down, Royal Portrush, Portmarnock Golf Club, Old Head Golf Links, Portstewart Golf Club, Ballybunion Golf Club, Tralee Golf Club, Waterville Golf Links and Lahinch Golf Club.
The full-service tour company specializes in unrivaled customer care and premier “one-of-a-kind” itineraries featuring luxury accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, fine dining, caddies and anything else needed for stress-free, unforgettable golf vacations.
For more information on Carr Golf: www.carrgolf.com, 1.855.617.5701 (U.S. toll free) or +353.1.822 6662.
About Carr Golf Travel
For nearly three decades, Ireland-based Carr Golf Travel has built its impeccable reputation on creating the ultimate golf escapes to exceptional courses in Ireland and Scotland like Ballybunion, Royal County Down, Royal Portrush, Waterville, The Old Course at St. Andrews, and Turnberry. Deeply passionate about the game’s history and traditions, the family-owned company creates, plans and implements customized and unique itineraries that include tee times, luxury accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, fine dining, caddies and anything else needed for stress-free, unforgettable golf vacations and memories.
Joe Carr, the company’s late founder, was one of Ireland’s greatest golf heroes with over 40 championship victories including three British Amateur titles. He was the recipient of the Bobby Jones Award (1961), Walter Hagen Award (1967), and played in three Masters Tournaments at Augusta National. In 1991 he was the first Irishman to be honored with Captaincy of the Royal & Ancient and in 2007 he was the first Irishman to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Today, Joe’s son, Marty, operates the business as executive chairman. His brother Roddy is also actively involved. Named winner of Golf Digest’s Editors’ Choice Award as 2016’s “Best Tour Operator,” Carr Golf Travel hosts numerous prestigious annual events including the World Invitational Father & Son Tournament, Invitational Father & Daughter Tournament and a number of Invitational Links Pro-Am tournaments in both Northern Ireland and Ireland’s southwest. Moreover, the company is at the forefront of corporate event implementation, as well as developing itineraries built around the Ryder Cup, Solheim Cup, College football and NFL games held at London’s Wembley Stadium.
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