Carr Golf touts NFL packages to U.K.
May 16, 2018

(DUBLIN, Ireland) Carr Golf  – Ireland, England and Scotland’s premier provider of unforgettable golf vacations – announces a custom-built itinerary for an unforgettable “Golf and Gridiron Experience” while enjoying the excitement of the NFL in London. 

The recently-announced NFL London games include: 

  • Seattle Seahawks vs. Oakland Raiders on Oct. 14 (Tottenham Stadium)
  • Tennessee Titans vs. Los Angeles Chargers on Oct. 21 (Wembley Stadium)
  • Philadelphia Eagles vs. Jacksonville Jaguars on Oct. 28 (Wembley Stadium)

Starting at $6,922 per person (£4,965 at the current exchange rate) and based on a group of eight participants, this exceptional offer features vehicle transport and a driver for the complete itinerary. Airfare to and from the U.K. is additional. 

Beginning on the Monday prior to Sunday NFL games in London, the week-long “Golf and Gridiron” itinerary starts with arrival in Manchester Airport (MAN) followed by golf (Mon. – Wed.) on three acclaimed courses on the British Open rota: Royal Liverpool, Royal Birkdale and Royal Lytham. Nightly accommodations while in the Manchester area are at the grand Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa. 

With Thursday a travel day down to London, the second half of the schedule begins by checking into one of the world’s finest hotels for the remainder of the stay, the Savoy London in the central part of the city. Friday provides the opportunity to play Sunningdale Golf Club, the classic English parkland course widely known to be as close to Augusta National as any club in the British Isles. 

Saturday is reserved for sightseeing in historic London before taking in the scheduled Sunday NFL matchup. Return flights leave out of Heathrow Airport (LHR) the following day. Please click here for additional details and to view the full itinerary of the “Golf and Gridiron Experience.” 

“Our ‘Golf and Gridiron Experience’ offers our guests the opportunity to combine two wonderful pastimes – golf and football – for an unforgettable and fun experience,” says Marty Carr, executive chairman. “We invite you to make the trip to England and let the travel experts here at Carr Golf create the trip of a lifetime for your group.”      

Set to open this summer, the new, state-of-the-art Tottenham Stadium features a fully retractable grass field – the first in the U.K. – with an artificial surface underneath to be used for NFL games. The Oct. 14 matchup will be the first in a 10-year partnership between Tottenham and the NFL. Three teams – the Seahawks, Titans and Eagles – will be making their London debuts this season.  

A full-service tour company, Carr Golf 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 Invitational 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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