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Carr Golf adds sponsors for Father & Son

Carr Golf Announces Partners for 30th World Invitational Father & Son Golf Tournament

OGIO, LINKSOUL, Oscar Jacobson, Redbreast Whiskey to Showcase at Annual Waterville Event

(DUBLIN, Ireland) Carr Golf – Ireland, England and Scotland’s premier provider of unforgettable golf experiences – announces OGIO is joining LINKSOUL, Oscar Jacobson and Redbreast Whiskey as product partners for its 30th Anniversary World Invitational Father & Son Golf Tournament.

Hosted at Southwest Ireland’s Waterville Golf Links on Aug. 8 – 11, the invitation-only event is the ultimate celebration of golf, family and ‘craic’. The unique event brings together 96 two-man father and son teams from thirteen countries around the globe, hailing from the world of business, sports, media and politics.

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John Ashworth, Founder & CEO, LINKSOUL

“OGIO is the international leader in innovative golf bag technology and is a perfect partner for our guests playing in this wonderful tournament,” says Marty Carr, CEO of Carr Golf.

Carr Golf is also pleased to announce Focus Ireland will again be the charitable recipient of the tournament. Focus Ireland works with homeless people and those at risk of losing their homes. Carr added, “While we celebrate 30 years of golf with family and friends, it’s also important to remember how lucky we are to play this great game.”

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Waterville Golf Links’ 10th Hole is named after John Mulcahy, former owner of Redbreast Whiskey

In addition, Golf Digest’s Editors’ Choice Award for “Best Tour Operator” from 2016 – 2019 recently hosted an exclusive “one-off” father and son tournament on the scenic Monterey Peninsula with a round at Pebble Beach and nearby Spyglass Hill Golf Course just five weeks before the U.S. Open. The once-in-a-lifetime event gave fathers and sons from around the world the chance to gather and compete while enjoying the renowned customer service for which Carr Golf is known.

Celebrating its 30th anniversary year, Dublin-based Carr Golf also provides unrivaled customer care for groups of all sizes and exclusive “one-of-a-kind” itineraries featuring luxury accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, fine dining, caddies and anything else needed for stress-free, extraordinary golf vacations. Carr Golf also works directly with a multitude of PGA club professionals on incentivized member and association getaways.

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 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.

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