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Carr Golf announces exclusive 2020 event at Pinehurst Resort

Select field to play in unique World Invitational Father & Son Tournament

(DUBLIN, Ireland) – Carr Golf – Ireland, England and Scotland’s premier provider of unforgettable golf experiences – announces it will host an exclusive father and son tournament at famed Pinehurst Resort on Oct. 18 – 22, 2020.

Commemorating the 30th anniversary this year of its annual World Invitational Father & Son Tournament played at Southwest Ireland’s Waterville Golf Links on Aug. 7 – 11, Carr Golf also hosted their first “one-off” event this past May on the scenic Monterey Peninsula with tournament rounds on Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill Golf Course.


The Cradle at Pinehurst Resort

Building on the incredible success, Carr Golf will host a continuation of this unique event in the sandhills of North Carolina highlighted by tournament rounds on Pinehurst No. 2, No. 4, No. 8 and 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.

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2019 World Invitational Father & Son Tournament at Waterville Golf Links

This exclusive event is limited to 20 teams. For further details on the 2020 World Invitational Father & Son Tournament at Pinehurst Resort click here or contact tournament coordinator Alison Duffin at


Pinehurst No. 2, the centerpiece of Pinehurst Resort

“We are absolutely delighted to continue growing our signature event by visiting wonderful Pinehurst Resort in 2020,” says Marty Carr, executive chairman of Carr Golf. “This special experience will provide fathers and sons from across the globe the unique opportunity to compete on the world-famous courses there while enjoying the unparalleled customer care for which we’re known.”


GOLF Channel’s Matt Ginella (left) with the late Peter Keighery of Carr Golf in Pebble Beach

“When the ‘fraternity of golf’ arrives in town, it is undoubtably my favourite week of the entire year,” says Jay Connolly, one of the owners of Waterville Golf Links. “This five-star Father & Son event hosted by Carr Golf provides participants of all skill levels with cherished memories that last a lifetime.”

For more information on Carr Golf:, 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.

Pate Clarson
Buffalo Agency

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Buffalo Agency