(DUBLIN, Ireland) – Carr Golf – Ireland and Scotland’s premier provider of unforgettable golf vacations – has received the coveted “Editors’ Choice Award” from Golf Digest in the “Best Golf Tour Operators” category.
Now in its second year, the Golf Digest “Editors’ Choice Awards” offer recommendations in 38 categories. Carr Golf was one of just four tour operators to receive the prestigious award.
“This honor demonstrates our commitment to providing extraordinary golf itineraries enhanced by stellar customer care,” says Marty Carr, executive chairman of Carr Golf. “We pride ourselves on creating remarkable experiences for our clients.”
With its years of experience and flawless reputation, Carr Golf works closely with world-class venues in Ireland and Scotland to create legendary bespoke golf vacations. 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.
Carr Golf recently announced it was named an “Authorized Provider” of coveted tee times for 2018 play on The Old Course in St. Andrews, meaning it has access to guaranteed starting times on the venerable course.
The company also hosts a series of prestigious tournaments throughout the year. This year’s calendar includes the 10th-annual World Invitational Father & Daughter Tournament, the 28th-annual World Invitational Father & Son Tournament, the second-annual World Links Invitational Pro-Am and the inaugural Donald Ross Invitational Tournament.
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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