GOLF A FAMILY AFFAIR
AT WATERVILLE GOLF LINKS By Elisa Gaudet
Golf, family and tradition have long been important parts of Waterville Golf Links history. Over the years numerous activities and tournaments,including the highly recognized Father-Son and the Father- Daughter tournaments The Kerry Cup and most recently Women’s Golf Day, have been staples in encouraging family involvement through golf. Carr Golf is widely recognized as one of the premier golf tour operators to Ireland and are well known for their Father-Son and Father- Daughter tournaments held at Waterville Golf Links.
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The 9th annual World Father & Daughter Golf Tournament took place July 25th – 28th 2016 in Waterville, Co. Kerry. This is the second year running that this great tournament was played at the world famous Waterville Golf Links. This is a unique opportunity for fathers and daughters to spend quality time together while playing one of the best golf courses in the world. This three-day event is filled with fun, laughter and friendships. The event started when Marty Carr was approached by his friend and now partner James Layden. “As I have two daughters and my partner James Layden has