Carr Golf to Showcase 2020 Events, Travel Itineraries at 2020 PGA Merchandise Show
(DUBLIN, Ireland) – Carr Golf – Europe’s premier provider of unforgettable golf and travel experiences – will showcase its exceptional “one of a kind” golf itineraries and popular roster of annual events as part of the Golf Ireland booth #3973 at the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando (Jan. 22 – 24).
The past 12 months proved to be a banner year for the thriving Dublin-based travel company as it celebrated its 30th year of creating unique experiences and extraordinary golf vacations in England, Ireland and Scotland.
In August, Carr Golf also celebrated 30 years of hosting its signature World Invitational Father & Son Tournament held annually on famed Waterville Golf Links in Southwest Ireland with a special anniversary event at iconic Pebble Beach Resorts. This year, Carr Golf will additionally host an exclusive “one-off” father and son event at renowned Pinehurst Resort Oct. 18 – 22
The exclusive Pinehurst tournament is highlighted by rounds on the resort’s celebrated No. 2, No. 4 and No. 8 layouts as well as a practice round on The Cradle. Additional package details include four nights’ accommodations at The Carolina Hotel, welcome reception, daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, prize ceremony and tournament sponsors’ gift pack.
Its 13th World Invitational Father & Daughter Tournament will also be contested on the remarkable links at Waterville this year from July 21 – 24. In last year’s joyous event, Carr Golf hosted 40 teams hailing from the U.S., Canada, Bermuda, Scotland and Ireland. Each team entry includes three rounds of golf, deluxe nightly accommodations, welcome reception, full Irish breakfasts each morning, dinners each evening, tournament photos and gifts, shuttle transportation throughout and an awards ceremony.
Carr Golf is also the “Official Golf Travel Provider” for thrilling NCAA college football actions as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish return to Dublin to clash with the U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen on Aug. 29. ESPN’s College Gameday will broadcast its first international show live from the event. Personalized itineraries combine the game at Aviva Stadium, first-class accommodations and exclusive tee times in sought-after venues including Royal Portrush Golf Club (host to the 2019 Open Championship), Royal County Down (ranked world No. 1 by Golf Digest) and Old Head Golf Links (co-designed by Carr Golf’s founder J.B. Carr).
“We are thrilled to transition to our fourth decade of providing our clients with outstanding opportunities to travel on unique golf and corporate trips as well as creating ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ experiences,” says Paul Schmidt, Carr Golf’s U.S. based senior account manager. “We welcome the opportunity to answer any questions during the PGA Show, so feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment, or simply stop by the Golf Ireland booth #3973 and ask for Carr Golf.”
To learn more about Carr Golf’s unrivaled customer care and special offerings, visit www.carrgolf.com, 1.855.617.5701 (U.S. toll free) or +353.1.822 6662.
About Carr Golf Travel
For 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. 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 for “Best Tour Operator” from 2016 – 2019, Carr Golf Travel hosts numerous prestigious annual events including the World Invitational Father & Son Tournament, Invitational Father & Daughter Tournament, Donald Ross Invitational and a number of Invitational Links Pro-Am tournaments in Scotland, 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 in London.