Marty Carr is Chief Executive of the Carr Group, which operates the business interests of the famous Carr family who hail from Ireland. The Carr Group comprises, Carr Golf Travel, Carr Corporate Events, Carr Golf Services and Links Helicopters.
Based in Ireland, Marty gained a BSc in Finance from the University of San Francisco before living and working in the United States for nine years until 1989. The 43-year-old founded Carr Golf Travel in 1990 and has developed the overall Carr Group into a successful international business. The Carr Group is a specialist golf company comprising golf course management, development, consultancy, golf and corporate travel and aviation. Marty is a respected authority on golf and maintains a hands-on role in managing the organisation.
Prior to founding Carr Golf, he worked with Paine Webber (now UBS) and NCB Stockbrokers and is currently chairman of the Ireland Golf Tour Operators Association (IGTOA). He is also a member of Portmarnock Golf Club, Mount Juliet Golf Club, Doonbeg Golf Club, Dromoland Castle Golf Club, and an honorary member of Old Head Golf Club plus a member of the Floridian Golf Club in the US.
Marty is a son of the legendary Joe Carr, who was one of the world’s best amateur golfers during in the 1940's, 50's and 60's and a wonderful ambassador to Irish golf. His 40 championship wins, three British Amateur victories, numerous Walker Cups and three US Masters appearances were surpassed when he was elected captain of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews in 1991. Other members of the famous Carr dynasty have also played Walker Cup and represented Ireland at international level. Marty has the name, but not the game, and plays off a 10 handicap.
Marty Carr CEO
Ed Pettit Comercial Director
Stephen Lyons Finance Director
Stephen McGuire Area Sales Manager
Stephen Keane Marketing Manager
Michael Steele Sales Manager
Gerry Carr Elmgreen Golf Club
Andrew Curry Corballis Golf Links
Mark Cribben New Forest Golf Club
Eoin Ryan Navan Golf Club
Darren Byrne Moyvalley Golf Club