At Sutton Golf Club through the years, I always introduced Bill to my overseas friends by his two infamous nicknames, “Reasonable Bill’ and ‘Rent-a Row Thompson’.
Ryder Cup and Walker Cup heroes to host the third largest event on the Legends Tour at Seapoint Golf Links, 22nd-25th June 2023 Des Smyth, the former Ryder Cup and European Tour star and his fellow former Tour professional-turned-Irish golf business aficionado Roddy Carr will co-host the 2023 Irish Legends at Seapoint Golf Links.
With 2022 in the rearview mirror, Roddy Carr reflects on some memories and personal highlights from a year that will live long in the memory of the golfing world.
England's North-West Coast is steeped in Open Championship history, home to three R&A tournament host venues situated within a short drive of one another. The port city of Liverpool, home of The Beatles, is your base to explore these iconic links courses. This short stretch of coastline provides the scene of testing links courses with firm fairways, undulating greens, pot bunkers and sea breezes that deliver an experience to remember.
Carr Golf CEO, Marty Carr spoke to Tom Macklin from Chicago District Golf Association on how golf tourists must act now if they are to secure their preferred tee times at Ireland and Scotland’s top links courses in 2023.
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As Marty and I arrived at the majestic old town of St. Andrews ahead of the 150th Open Championship, we were reminded how its unique history and traditions have come to symbolise the essence of our great game.
There are two great movies for true golf aficionados. ‘A Stroke of Genius’ which chronicled the life of Bobby Jones, and ‘The Greatest Game Ever Played’, a biographical sports movie based on Francis Ouimet and his surprising victory over the legendary Harry Vardon in the 1913 US Open, played at The Country Club in Brookline, venue of this week’s US Open.
Over the years, the PGA Championship has thrown up some unlikely winners; Mark Brooks, Rich Beem, Shaun Micheel and more recently Jimmy Walker. It’s tough to predict who will lift the trophy this year. It will take patience, perseverance and Cohones, all traits Seve was gifted in abundance, to win.
Roddy Carr gives his preview take of the 2022 Masters as all eyes are on Augusta. Who will be the one to take home the green jacket?
Ireland's South-West coast offers an extraordinary links golf experience, defined by dramatic, raw terrain that touches your soul. With its tee sheets packed and hotels fully booked through summer 2022, it's time to plan ahead for 2023.