News up to 2nd June

Templemore Golf Club, New Welcome Sign.

Templemore Golf Club Notes;

Templemore Golf Club “Welcome sign” is now in place and all golfer are more than welcome to play this wonderful testing course.

The Diagio Mixed foursome has been deferred to a future date, to be confirmed.

Mens Singles Match play (Club).  Players Names are required. See the notice board for the entry list.

The Cashman Cup will be played before the 17th. June in Templemore Vs Thurles.  Date to be confirmed.


Competition Results;

Sat. May 20th. and Sun. May 21st. 18H, s/f.   1st. Mike Webster, 2nd. Timmy Touhy, 3rd. Brendan Russell.


Social Event; Templemore Golf Club Social Nite on Friday June 2nd. In Polly’s Pub was a great success with the presentation of prizes.  The Ladies prizegiving was hosted by Josie Moloney and the Gents by Liam Leahy, also present was captains Josie Bourke, Martin Bohan and Presidents Maura Sheehan and Tony O’Toole and GUI president elect John McLoughney.  A great turn out by all which is encouraging to note that the club is  very vibrant and active.  The overall multiple winners were Jerry Keegan Snr. and Ann O Rourke.  Well done to all the prize winners and also a special thanks to Jerry McGourthy and Anna for the use of their function room and the provision of food. This Social event will be continued and everybody is invited including non-golfers Ladies and Gents.  Make this your Social Nite Out.  The entertainment and Banter is always second to none.


Sunday Time Sheet;  This Sunday was encouraging to see a great number of golfers on the course and an indication that the Sunday golf is very active.  All players are requested to take part in this competition and make Sunday a great day of Golf.  It is Important that players select their times and enter it on the timesheet to avoid hold up in play and also it’s useful for a player that has not got a partner to put their name on the timesheet and someone will select to play with them at that time.  Also have all details completed on their card especially their Membership Number.


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

URGENT; Payment of Subs are now requested 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.  There is a list on the Club notice board of those that have paid and those that still have to pay.  Subs are the backbone of the club so payment is expected as soon as possible.


Web Site;

Our new web site is constantly been added with new features on all sectors relating to the Golf Club activities and the course.  The site is now connected to “Facebook” so that members on face book will get an automatic notification of any news posted on the web page.  We encourage all to select the “LIKE” button so that the news will also go to all of your friends.  Photos are been added regularly into the photo gallery, so have a look you may be in the mix.  Any historical photo’s and competition photo’s would be welcomed, contact Tony 0868209991.



The Cashman Cup, Templemore Vs Thurles will be played before the 17th. June.  Contact John Stapleton 086-0894718 for details.

The Diagio Mixed Foursomes.  This event has been deferred, date to be confirmed.  The pairings are listed on the notice board.

The Singles League competition will continue throughout the weeks, Fee €5 Re-entry €3.

Social Mixed on each Wed. evening. The Draw will commence at 6.30pm. Sharp.

Sunday’s 18 hole Competition, see time sheet for details.

Singles League is currently ongoing, one each week. Round 1, 9 Holes. Round 2, 9 holes. Round 3, 11 Holes.  Round 4, 11 Holes. See Notice Board for details, Entry fee €5 re-entry €3.

Golfer of the Year;  Participating in all competitions throughout the year will Increase your “Golfer of the Year” points.  All away scores are to be recorded on the “Away Record Form” on the notice board.


Ladies Golf; The Ladies Social Mix is gathering momentum.  All members should make a special effort to participate in this great Social event each Wednesday evening at 6.30pm. Followed by their hospitality of Tea, Sandwiches, scones and banter. A wonderful event and all the Ladies are to be congratulated for organising this event.  Keep it up Ladies and well done.


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, our Green Keeper John Alexandre and our “Volunteer” organiser John Stapleton who organises the team of voluntary workers which is always appreciated in profiling this vibrant Golf Club amenity.



URGENT;Adopt a Bunker” The adopt a bunker plan is a great success in keeping them in great condition.  All volunteers are welcome, just check in with Liam Leahy, Course Manager, 087 4115773  or our course Volunteer organiser John Stapleton 086-0894718 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.


Miscellaneous Events;

Unwanted Golf Clubs are still wanted, to help those that want to start playing this wonderful game, but do not have Golf Clubs. This project is ongoing in conjunction with  Templemore Lions Club. 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. This is a great opportunity to help young people and others 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.


Seniors Report and Results Fri. 26th May.

The results are as follows; 

1st.  Team; John Galvin, Pat O’Connell, Liam Daly.  2nd.  Team; Joe O’Connor, Paddy Nolan, Pat Maher, Frankie Shortt.  3rd. Team; Jerry Keegan, Shamus Ryan, John Mullaly, Willie Haverty.


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 like-minded golfers.



Next Seniors, Thursday 8th. June.

Usual time 10am. for entries to start no later than 10-30am. Fee €5 which include Golf, Tea, Sandwich’s and the Banter.  This will be the 1st. away event in Rathdowney. There is great interest in this event and the list is already showing a full members participation. Contact John Stapleton 086-0894718 to secure your entry.

LMC Fixtures. East Clare, 12th. June. Templemore on Saturday 22nd. July.  All LMC fixtures are on the notice Board in Club House or the LMC web site..

Golf thought for the week;   “Mistakes are part of the game.  It’s how well you recover from them, that’s the mark of a great player.” – Alice Cooper.

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