News up to 21st April

Templemore Golf Club.


 Congratulations to the Juvenile Golf Lessons which commenced on Friday 21st. at  10am under the guidance of a PGA professional.

This lesson will continue and will be open to all juveniles who have an interest taking up golf as a hobby sport and joining those that already enjoy this great game.

Anyone wishing to participate and do not have Golf Clubs, don’t worry, the Club will provide these for you on the day of the lesson.

Just turn up on the day or Contact Pat O’Connell 087-9205821 for any further details.

“Templemore Lions Club in association with Templemore Golf Club”  This is a wonderful project, the Lions Club in conjunction with the Golf Club are collecting unwanted Golf Clubs for the “Templemore Juvenile Golf Development Project”  If you want to donate to this very worthwhile project, please contact any member of the Lions Club or The Templemore Golf Club Juvenile Officer, Pat O’Connell; 087 9205821 or just leave them into the Golf Club with a label on them. This is a great opportunity to help young people to become active in the great sport of Golf.  Have a look into your old Golf Bags/closet, and it doesn’t matter what condition the clubs are in, they will all be appreciated.

Competition Results;

April 8th & 9th     9 Hole Munster GUI Championship 1st round.  1st. Jim Russell 21pts.  2nd. Gerry Keegan Snr, 20pts.  3rd. Rody Cawley, 19pts.

April 15th  & 16th  18Hole Stableford.  1st. Timmy Touhy, 36pts.  2nd. Liam Leahy. 34pts. Back 9. D. Hennessy. 17pts.

Templemore Golf Club Presentation Nite PJ Leahy and Tommy Foley


County Clubs Winner, Liam Leahy Presented by Pat O’Connell

Sunday Time Sheet;  It’s important that players select their times and enter it on the timesheet to avoid hold up in play.  Also to have all details completed on their card especially their Membership Number

Golfer of the Year;  Don’t forget that to Increase your “Golfer of the Year” points you need to participate in all competitions throughout the year.

This structure was designed to keep the “Golfer of The Year” competition competitive, right up to the end.

Templemore Golf Club Customised Gear;  If you need a replacement to your Club Jumpers or Tee Shirts with the Club Logo on them, they are now on display and available with John Mullaly.

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

Payment of Subs are now requested as soon as possible and can now be paid online on the club web site by PayPal or with Debit or Credit Card.

You can also make a donation payment on line and all will be appreciated.  Subs are the backbone of the club so payment is expected as soon as possible.


Weekly ongoing;  The usual weekly competition will continue throughout the weeks, Fee €5.

April 29th , 30th  & 1st May.  18 Hole Stroke GOY Competition.

May 6th & 7th    9 Hole Munster GUI Championship 2nd round.

May 13th  Jimmy Bruen Club Team play Clonmel,  in Clonmel Golf Club.

May 13th  & 14th  18 Hole Stableford.

May 20th & 21st  18 Hole Stroke GOY Competition.

May 27th.  Pierce Purcell Team Play Mitchelstown in Cahir Park Golf Club.

May 27th & 28th  18 Hole Stableford.

Participating in all competitions throughout the year will Increase your “Golfer of the Year” points.

Miscellaneous Events;

Templemore Golf Twinning in Italy. Important Reminder;

The “Twin Town Cup”  Competition between Templemore and 2 Twin Towns from France and Italy will take place on Sept 9th.  This is a great event in profiling our club to been vibrant and active and also a return visit from the away clubs to Templemore to sample Templemore Golf Club hospitality.  If you have any difficulty in making arrangements, or for more information, contact Club Captain Martin Bohan 087-05092 or Club Treasurer Tom McGrath 087-4132691.  All details will be on the Club House notice board.

New Members;

Why Join;

  • Good Outdoor Exercise; 9 holes + 2hrs.  18 Holes = 4hrs.
  • Good Social occasions, Presentation Nights, Social Mixed, Senior Events and Away Trips.
  • The Handicap System allows members of different abilities an equal chance of winning.
  • Various Category of Memberships are available at different rates.  ( see Membership rates on our web site).
  • Full Annual Membership €370 = Approx. to only €1 per day.

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.

Registrations Forms for new members are now available on line on our new web site, or at the club house or contact Martin Bohan 087 0509278.  All are welcome.

The Golf Course:

The course is in great shape under the guidance of Course Manager Liam Leahy and our Green Keeper John Alexandre.  Also, with the team of voluntary workers. Thanks to all who took part in the Spinney Clean Up on Wed. 19th  which is always appreciated in profiling this vibrant Golf Club amenity.


URGENT;Adopt a Bunker” All Bunkers are now in play dur to the commitment of the adopt a bunker plan.  All volunteers are welcome, just check in with Liam Leahy, Course Manager, 087 4115773  to offer any skills that will make improvements i.e. Grass Cutting, Bunker Raking, Strimming of all edges Drains, Patways and Bunkers, Carpentry, Maintenance or others, or just turn up at your own convenience.  All will be appreciated.

Seniors Report and Results Thurs. 20th. April.

There was great vibrancy and enthusiasm again from the Senior players in participating in this great senior event.

The results are as follows;  1st. Team;  Joe O’Connor, Pat Maher, Paddy Nolan. 2nd. Team;  Tom Harris, Willie Haverty, Frankie Shortt, PJ Leahy, 3rd. Team; R. Butler, L. Daly,  P. Whelan, M. Maher.

New Seniors Members;

All Senior Golfers and visiting Golfers 55+ are more than welcome to enjoy an excellent social opportunity to play this game with likeminded golfers.


Rathdowney, in May, Date to be decided. !

Next Seniors, Thursday 27th  April.

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

LMC Fixtures. Tullamore Wed. 3rd. May, Portumna Thurs. 25th. May.  Templemore on Saturday 22nd. JulyApril. All LMC fixtures ore on the notice Board in Club House or the LMC web site..

Golf thought for the week;   There are two things that you can do while playing Golf; Keep your head down and pray”. – Lee Trevina.

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