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Carr Golf lines up 2019 travel deals

Carr Golf Announces Holiday Gift Guide

World-Class Courses Include Waterville, Royal Dornoch, Donegal and Rosapenna

(DUBLIN, Ireland) Carr Golf – Ireland, Scotland and England’s premier provider of unforgettable golf experiences – presents its holiday gift guide featuring exclusive “once-in-a-lifetime” itineraries with play on world-class layouts including Ireland’s Waterville Golf Links, Donegal Golf Club and Rosapenna as well as Scotland’s Royal Dornoch.

The experiential gifts are designed to delight any discerning traveling golfer. The list includes next year’s 12th Annual Father & Daughter Tournament, Donald Ross Pro-Am and Northwest Ireland Golf Trip.

Ideal for players of all skill levels, the Father & Daughter Tournament brings together golfers from around the world for three rounds of golf at County Kerry’s Waterville Golf Links (ranked world No. 55 by Golf Digest). The 12th annual event is scheduled for July 23 – 26, 2019. Highlights include deluxe nightly accommodations, welcome reception, daily meals, tournament sponsors gift pack, shuttle transportation throughout, prizes and a gala dinner. To view photos from last year’s event, click here.

The exclusive field for the Donald Ross Pro-Am – set for Sept. 24 – 28, 2019 – is limited to 16 teams, each consisting of one PGA Professional and three amateurs. The unique golf pilgrimage features a practice round at Brora Golf Club – home of the James Braid Golfing Society – one tournament round at Gil Hanse’s scenic Castle Stuart Golf Links overlooking the Moray Firth and two tournament rounds on Royal Dornoch, home club to the architectural genius Donald Ross and ranked world No. 2 by Golf Digest.

Also included are four nights’ accommodation, welcome reception and entertainment, three meals daily, premium gift packs presented by tournament partner Donald Ross Sportswear, on the ground transportation, farewell dinner and prize ceremony and concierge service both pre-trip as well as during the event. Additionally, a $20,000 prize supported by Donald Ross Sportswear will be divided among the winning PGA Professionals.

For those looking to take a group golf trip, Northwest Ireland is an ideal locale. Its hidden gems offer all the splendor of the big-name courses without the hassle. The experts at Carr Golf can create a unique itinerary to satisfy most any size group to have a trip of a lifetime. Popular courses for 2019 include County Sligo, Enniscrone, Donegal, Ballyliffin, Narin & Portnoo and Rosapenna.

“A Carr Golf trip makes for an extraordinary and unforgettable gift,” says Marty Carr, executive chairman of Carr Golf. “Let us take care of all the details while you enjoy quality time with friends and family on some of the world’s finest courses.”

With its years of experience and flawless reputation Carr Golf also works closely with additional world-class layouts in Ireland, Scotland and England including Tralee Golf Club, Lahinch Golf Club, Carnoustie Golf Links, St Andrews and Muirfield as well as lesser known “must play” gems including Carne Golf Links, Dooks Golf Club, Ardglass Golf Club, Royal Birkdale and Royal Lytham & St Anne’s 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 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 Pro-Am 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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