A group of members from County Louth Golf Club recently took part in the 2017 Carr Mara Tournament, held at Oakmont Country Club on October 23-25.
The players from Co. Louth GC, pictured below, were Dermot Daly, Gareth Bohill, Shane Smyth, Fred Hoey, Barney McCaffrey, Jim McMahon, John Byrne and Conor O'Shea.
County Louth Golf Club will host the Carr Mara Tournament in 2019. The objectives of the Tournament are to honour the lives of Joe Carr and Wellington Mara through a friendly competition among Irish and United States golfers. The Tournament includes the top Links Clubs in Ireland where Joe Carr won his championships. The U.S. Golf Clubs include Winged Foot Golf Club, Wellington Mara's home Golf Club and six of the top Clubs in the U.S. The 2019 Tournament will take place on 30 Sept - 2 Oct and we greatly look forward to welcoming all the teams then.
In total 14 golf clubs compete in the event, seven from Ireland and seven from the U.S. The Irish Clubs participating are Ballybunion, Portmarnock, Royal Portrush, Co. Sligo, Lahinch, Co. Louth and Sutton. The U.S. Clubs are Winged Foot, Pine Valley, Olympic Club, Oakmont, Bel Air, Garden City and Oak Hill.
Results of the 2017 Tournament can be viewed below.