News up to 19th Feb 2017

Templemore Golf Club.

Congratulations;

Congratulations to Our Lady’s Secondary School hurling team on winning the Dr.Harty Senior A Cup Final by defeating St. Colemans, Fermoy in the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick on Saturday 18th. 2.22 to 1.6.

Also congratulation to their trainer and manager, Tom Byrne and Noel Fogarty, and to the team Captain Paddy Cadel.

A fantastic achievement and a proud day for Our Lady’s and Templemore, considering they last won this event in 1978, 39 years ago.

Notes;

Visit our new refreshed and vibrant web site www.templemoregolfclub.ie   It’s very encouraging to already have received some new application on the new “On Line”  facility.

There will be a “Presentation Social Night” on the 10th. March.  All are invited to this entertainment night with great music, refreshments and good banter. (Venue and times will be noted later)

Those not getting text notices, please send by text, name and mobile number to 0870509278.

Due to heavy rain fall the Bunkers are now in need of attention and all are requested to “Adopt a Bunker” and to continue looking after your bunker for the season.

Refer to the notice board for playing conditions.

Member Subs are now due, so please pay A.S.A.P.

Fixtures:

The usual weekly competition will continue throughout the week, Fee €5.

This event is getting great attendance and all are encouraged to continue playing and bring a friend.

10th. March. Presentation Social Night.

The Spring League;

There has been a great turn out for week one, (Refer to results below).  Week 2 has now commenced and has been extended to the 26th Feb.

Despite inclement weather “Team Players” are endeavouring to support their teams and braving the elements.

All are encouraged to continue playing and to take the advantage of re-entry to improve your score and support your team.

To-date over 146 cards have been played.  This displays fantastic enthusiasm by all.

If you are not on the team list, contact Club Captain Martin Bohan 087 0509278 or Club Competition Secretary Liam Leahy 087 4115773 for you to substitute a placing or to create a new team.

Re-entry is €3 . Prizes for round winners overall prizes first & second, and winner of division 2 cut after two rounds. Spread the word.

Results of Spring League, Week One;

Teams; A-44pts.  B-38pts.  C-38pts. D-33pts. E-39pts. F-41pts. G-36pts. H-45pts. I-37pts. J-44pts. K-43pts. L-40pts. M-42pts.

The current highest scoring team is H with 45pts.  The lowest is team D with 33pts.

There is still a lot of room for improvement. Play as often as you can with the re-entry format to improve your team score.

“The Nationals”

A range of events encompass County, Regional and National and international Golf tournaments

sponsored by Great Irish Golf will take place at The Heritage Golf Club on Monday 3rd April 2017. Details are on the notice board for teams to take part.

New Members;

Registrations forms for new members are now available on line, or at the club house or contact Martin Bohan 087 0509278.

It’s encouraging to see that some new members have already used the “new online application form”.  All are welcome.

New members are the lifeline of the club, so all existing members are encouraged to tell all your friends to take up membership and test their skills on this challenging Golf course.

Course:

The course is progressing well under the guidance of Course Manager Liam Leahy and our Green Keeper John Alexandre, despite inclement weather and also with the team of voluntary workers which is always appreciated in profiling the club amenities.

Seniors Report and Results Thurs. 26th. Jan.

In spite of the soggy weather last Thursday 16thth. there was a good vibrant turnout.

There is no doubt that the seniors are enjoying this weekly outing which is a positive part of the Club that will emulate some younger members to  join and take part in this wonderful event.

All Senior and visiting Golfers 55+ should try this event, just turn up and you will be more than welcome to enjoy an excellent social opportunity to play with likeminded golfers.

Results;

1st. Team;  J. O’Connor, S. Gleeson, S. Lee, J. Stapleton, 51pts.  2nd. Team; S. Bourke, G. Keegan, M. Carey, 50pts. 3rd. Team; G. Collins, L. Daly, S. Ryan, T. O’Toole  46pts.

Great scoring by all, Well done.

Fixtures;

Next Seniors, Thursday 23rd. Feb.

Usual time 10am. for entries to start no later than 10-30am. Fee €5 which include Golf, Tea, Sandwich’s and the banter.

Golf thought for the week;

Forget the last shot. It takes so long to accept that you can’t always replicate your swing. The only thing you can control is your attitude toward the next shot. 
– Mark McCumber”

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