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Links Golf Comes to PGAs of Europe Tournament Schedule with Carr Golf Invitational Links Pro-Am3 min read

Posted on: 8th Aug 2014

The latest Sanctioned Event to be added to the 2014 PGAs of Europe tournament calendar is the Carr Golf Invitational Links Pro-Am taking place in Ireland from 19-24 October across some of the best links golf courses in the world.

PGA Professionals and their amateur team members will have the opportunity to play former Irish Open and Walker Cup venue, Portmarnock Golf Club, multiple amateur and professional championship host venue, including most recently the 2007 Walker Cup, Royal County Down, as well as the venue recently invited to host an Open Championship by The R&A, Royal Portrush.

Chief Executive of the PGAs of Europe, Ian Randell, said: “The PGAs of Europe take great pride in the quality of the tournaments and Pro-Ams that make up our playing schedule and we are delighted to be working with Carr Golf Travel on what promises to be a fantastic event across some of the world’s finest links courses.”

“Carr Golf Travel are delighted to welcome the PGAs of Europe as a key partner for the Carr Golf Invitational Links Pro Am,” said Chief Executive of the Carr Group, Marty Carr. “The PGAs of Europe join the PGA of America Metropolitan Section (New York), Northern California PGA and the PGA of Canada as partners of the event.”

“As we head to Northern Ireland to play the best links courses in the world, it is also very timely that Royal Portrush, where my father won the British Amateur, has once again been invited to host an Open Championship in the near future. We look forward to working with the PGAs of Europe for what promises to be a unique and unforgettable event.”

Carr Golf Invitational Links Pro-Am packages are free for Professionals and start at £2,095 per amateur and include:

• PGA Professionals travel for free
• 5 rounds of Championship golf
• $10,000 prize fund for PGA Professionals
• 5 nights’ accommodation the Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links and The Europa Hotel – Belfast
• $1,000 credit towards flights for PGA Professionals
• Amateur prizes
• Full Irish breakfast and lunch each day
• Gala dinner
• Tournament gift
• Transport in the form of coach & driver
• Tournament concierge with Carr Golf representatives on 
site throughout

There are also options for teams to play Royal Dublin Golf Club before the tournament gets underway.

For more information visit the Tournament Hub Page here: http://eur.pe/V1yeEv.


For more information visit the Tournament Hub Page (http://eur.pe/V1yeEv), follow @PGAsofEurope on Twitter (http://bit.ly/Pojrwy) and search the hashtag ‘#CarrGolfProAm’ (http://eur.pe/V1yq6C), or like the PGAs of Europe Facebook Page (http://on.fb.me/RnDfEc).

To find out more about Carr Golf Travel visit www.carrgolf.com.


Image Caption: One of the Carr Golf Invitational Links Pro-Am venues, Royal Portrush Golf Club


Notes to Editors:

An Association of 36 National PGAs (31 European and 5 international) with a collective membership in excess of 21,000 golf professionals, the PGAs of Europe is committed to the advancement of golf, golfers and the golf profession across Europe.

The Association is also a partner in Ryder Cup Europe as the sole member of the Ryder Cup European Development Trust, and is widely acknowledged as a lead body in the delivery of golf development expertise on a global basis through its collaboration with The R&A in its “Working for Golf” programme.