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Links Golf Comes to Confederation of Professional Golf Tournament Schedule with Carr Golf Invitational Links Pro-Am2 min read


Posted on: 27th Jul 2014

The latest Sanctioned Event to be added to the 2014 Confederation of Professional Golf 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.

 Whilst also getting the opportunity to compete across three of Golf Digest’s Top-13 golf courses in the world outside of the United States, Professionals will be playing for a prize fund of $10,000 based on 20 participating teams.

 “We are very pleased to be adding this Pro-Am with Carr Golf Travel to our Sanctioned Event schedule,” said Chief Executive of the Confederation of Professional Golf, Ian Randell. “Our schedule is renowned as having a great variety of courses in some incredible locations and, with such a high level of golf course in this event, it is surely going to be something that will stand out on the calendar.”

 Chief Executive of the Carr Group, Marty Carr, said, “QUOTE.”

 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 and to enter download the Application Form here: xxxxxxxx.

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 For more information visit the Tournament Hub Page (xxxxxxxxxx), follow @PGAsofEurope on Twitter (http://bit.ly/Pojrwy) and search the hashtag ‘#CarrGolfProAm (xxxxxxx), or like the Confederation of Professional Golf Facebook Page (http://on.fb.me/RnDfEc).

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

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 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 Confederation of Professional Golf 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.