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Carr Golf to host Pebble Beach event

Limited Field to Participate in ‘One-Off’ 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 “one-off” father and son tournament at famed Pebble Beach Resorts on May 5 – 8, 2019.

Commemorating the 30th anniversary next year of its annual World Invitational Father & Son Tournament played at Southwest Ireland’s Waterville Golf Links (Aug. 7 – 11, 2019), the prestigious event will showcase the incredible golf offered on the scenic Monterey Peninsula with a round on Pebble Beach as well as nearby Spyglass Hill Golf Course. 

Additional highlights include three nights’ accommodation at the five-star Lodge at Pebble Beach, welcome reception, daily breakfast, two days of lunch and dinner, prize ceremony and tournament sponsors’ gift pack. Held five weeks before the best players in the world compete in the 2019 U.S. Open, the venue will be in peak condition.  

The exclusive event is limited to 20 teams. More information, including registration forms, may be found here. For further details, please email Tournament Coordinator Alison Duffin at

“We’re excited to celebrate the 30th anniversary of our signature tournament next year with another truly incredible golf experience at Pebble Beach, which will be celebrating its 100th anniversary,” says Marty Carr, executive chairman of Carr Golf. “This once-in-a-lifetime event gives fathers and sons from around the globe the opportunity to come together and compete at a historic, world-famous course while enjoying the stellar customer care for which we are known.”   

The sold-out 29th World Invitational Father & Son Tournament will unfold at renowned Waterville Golf Links on Aug. 8 – 12, 2018. Prior to this event, the 11th World Invitational Father & Daughter Golf Tournament will also be contested at Waterville on July 23 – 26, 2018. Places still remain for the much-anticipated father and daughter event. For additional information, click here

For more information on Carr Golf:, 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 for “Best Tour Operator” in 2016, 2017 and 2018, Carr Golf Travel hosts numerous prestigious annual events including the World Invitational Father & Son and World Invitational Father & Daughter tournaments in Southwest Ireland as well as the Donald Ross Invitational in the Scottish Highlands. Moreover, the company is at the forefront of corporate event implementation, as well as developing itineraries built around the Open Championship, Ryder Cup, Solheim Cup, College football and NFL games in London.



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