News up to Friday 11th August

Templemore Golf Club Notes;

Templemore Golf Club Classic, Has been changed to 2nd. Sept.   The Fee of €75 per team is set to make it affordable for all.   The format will be on a ratio of 2+1 team of 3.  For every 2 members it will be expected to have a minimum of one player from outside.  This is Your Club, both Ladies and Gents, therefore it is important to be pro-active in raising funds for the maintenance of the course, equipment service, replacement, and the purchase of new equipment required to continue the upkeep of this wonderful course.  There will be future series of fundraising projects coming up as subs alone will not be sufficient to expand on the requirement that will give you the members, a first class Golf Course.  This is your golf course, be proud of it, and supportive of it, in whatever way you can by raising sponsorship, donations or helping out on the volunteer team.  Donations can be made online on our web site

 The Diageo Mixed Foresomes V’s  Birr,  The team battled well, and tried to hold the line but victory slipped by and Birr been the better team on the day won the victory.  A special congratulations to all those who took part in this great event which is a good promotion opportunity for Templemore Golf Club.


Men’s Singles Match play;  Is progressing well.  Check out the current match list from the notice board as some changes have been made due to some players not been available.


Juvenile Golf Lessons;   There will be Juvenile competition again on Friday 18th. August. This will be a great opportunity for the Juveniles to demonstrate their new found professional Golf Skills.   For any further details Contact; Pat O’Connell 087-9205821.


Time Sheets;   “Don’t be without your Sunday game! “  Place your name on the Sunday time-sheet so that you can link up with other players.


Web Site;  All photos on the web site are also featured on the “Templemore Golf Club Facebook”.   Do select the “Share” button to share them with your friends.  This is great platform opportunity to record all events both current and past in Ladies and Gents Golf.  It’s Important to record any historical events, competition results, Members photos of past activities of the Club.  This is an important opportunity to promote the Club as a Vibrant and Active Club for almost 40 years via the web and Facebook.  Contact; Tony 0868209991.



18th. Aug. Juvenile Competition.

30th. Aug. Wednesday;  “A DATE FOR YOUR CALANDER”  A Golf Outing Day has been arranged in Athlone Golf Club for Templemore Golf Club ;  For further details contact John Stapleton 086-0894718.

2nd Sept. Saturday, Templemore Golf Club Classic.

30th. Sept. Saturday. President Prize


Golfer of the Year;  Important!  All members should compete in all competitions throughout the year.  This will Increase your “Golfer of the Year” points.


Away Scoring Recording Form;  Important!  All away scores are to be recorded on the “Away Record Form” on the notice board, for Non Qualifying,  Society,  Fourball and Team Events.  All members are requested to respect this request so that a better accuracy can be applied to the formation of handicaps.


Ladies Golf;   Congratulations to the Ladies team who defeated Roscrea in the first round of the Tipperary League.  We wish them best of luck in the next round which they will play next Sunday Aug 20th.

Results;  Tuesday August 8th. 18 Hole Stableford sponsored by Mai’s Boutique;  1st.  Mary Hayes, 2nd.  Margie Costigan,  3rd.  Sadie Tynan .    Social Mixed;  Wednesday August 9th.  1st.  Seamus Bourke, Declam Kelly,  Mary Moore .   2nd.   George Collins, Dinny Tuohy, Sara Hearne, Kathleen Hennessy .


New Members are always Welcome!     


Would you like to play the Great Game of Golf!!!  All it takes in Templemore is 2 hours of your time to complete this very competitive 9 hole course.  You can call in anytime at your convenience to get a game and be assured that you will be more than welcome.


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, tell all friends.


Volunteers;  A lot of work has been done on “Trees Trimming” and complements to Rody Cawley leading the example and setting a standard on course presentation.  Additional Volunteers are now required and welcome to help with the clean-up.  Just check in with the course Volunteer organiser, John Stapleton 086-0894718 or to offer any skills that will make improvements i.e. Grass Cutting, Bunker Raking, Strimming of all edges, Drains, Pat-ways and Bunkers, Carpentry, Maintenance or others, or just turn up at your own convenience.  All will be appreciated.


Seniors Report and Results;  1st. Team.  Pat Dunne,  Pascal Whelan,  Gerry Keegan,  Liam Leahy.   2nd. Team;  Sean Lee,  Michael Webster,  John Mulalley.   3rd.Team;   Joe O’ Connor,  Seamus Ryan,  Liam Daly,  Tom Harris.  There was a great turn out and an enjoyable day was had by all.  Especially with banter and service from the new cuisine chef, John Stapleton.


New Seniors Members;  If you are a Senior Golfers or visiting Golfer 55+ or anyone in retirement that want a social sport activity are more than welcome to enjoy an excellent social opportunity to play this great game with like-minded golfers.  Just turn up on Thursday mornings at 10am. Or contact; John Stapleton @ 086-0894718


Senior Fixtures;  Next Seniors, Thursday 17th. Aug.


LMC Winners;   Watch this Space   “Golfer of The Year”  placings with only 5 more Outings;  1st place; Liam Daly, 289 pts.  2nd. Place;  Mick Carey, 271 pts.  6th. place; Bernie O’ Rourke, 252pts.  With Adare outing on this Monday 14th.  it will be interesting to see if the placing have changed.  It’s great to see our own members competing for this event and been ahead of the pack.

LMC Next Fixture;  Next Scheduled Fixture;  Thurles, Monday 28th. Aug.  All LMC fixtures are on the notice Board in Club House or on the LMC web site.


Golf thought for the week;   “A golfer has to train his swing on the practice tee, then trust it on the course.”  -Dr. Rob Rotella..

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