News up to Friday 14th April

Templemore Golf Club.

Congratulations;  To the Templemore Pitch and Putt on their Captains drive on Sunday 16th.  and the best of luck to Club Captain John Kennedy and Lady Captain Josie McCormack for the year ahead.

Notes;

Juvenile Golf Lessons;  will take place on this Friday 21st. at 10am under the guidance of a PGA professional.

This lesson 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.

Country Clubs Panel;  Urgent; Contact Liam Leahy (Manager) to confirm your availability.  0874115773.

Eoin Bourke, Seamus Bourke, Tim Connolly, John Greed, George Collins, Liam Daly, Kevin Hassett, Gerry Keegan, Michael Keeley, Padraigh Moloney, Tom McGrath, Joe O’Connor, Bernie O’Rourke, Denis Tuohy, Timmy Tuohy. The Country Clubs V Lismore is on Saturday 22nd. April 2016. Venue; Donaraile Golf Club, Cork.  Practice arranged for Wednesday 12th. at 2pm.

Sunday Time Sheet;  are requested to 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

The Spring League;

The Spring League was a massive success with almost 600 cards entered.

The results are as follows;

Division One;  Winners,  Team K.  Runners Up, Team H.  3rd. Team A.

Division Two; Winners, Team M.

Weekly Winners; Week One, Liam Daly.  Week Two, Seamus Bourke.  Week 3 N/a.  Week Four, Pat Looby.

All of the individual team results are on the Notice Board.

Well done to all for making this a fantastic success.

Golfer of the Year;  Be reminded, 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.

Golfer of the Year Kevin Hassett Presented by Pat O’ Connell
Golf Presentation Golfer of the Year Padraig Maloney

Templemore Golf Club Customised Gear;  With Summer on the horizon and 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.

“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.

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

Payment can now be made online on our new web site by PayPal or with Debit or Credit Card.

And 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.

Fixtures:

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

April 22nd  Country Clubs Team in Donaraile Golf Club to play Lismore Golf Club.

April 22nd & 23rd   18 Hole Fourball to include Mixed Prize.

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. This is a 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.

Junior Golf;

All Juniors interested in taking up golf or improving their golf should contact Pat O’Connell, 087-9205821.  The first in this series of Golf Lessons will take place on this Friday 21st. at 10am under the guidance of a PGA professional. and others holidays in the year, so arrange with Pat as soon as possible your interest in Golf.  Clubs will be made available for those that do not have any so avail of this opportunity to start your interest in this great game “Golf”.

New Members;

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.

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.

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. This Wed  19th will be a volunteer day opportunity for all to get involved in a spinney clean up.  Vehicles with Hitches and Trailers will be appreciated to help with the work load which is always appreciated in profiling this vibrant Golf Club amenity.

Volunteers;

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, Carpentry, Maintenance or others, or just turn up at your own convenience.  All will be appreciated.

Seniors Report and Results Thurs. 13th. April.

This event always brings a bit of spring into the air from the vibrancy and enthusiasm of the Senior players in participating in whatever the conditions are and not to forget the banter.

The results are as follows;  1st. Team;  John Mullaly, Phil Ryan, John Galvin.   2nd. Team;  Pat O’Connell, Seanie Gleeson, Frankie Shortt, Mick O’Connell.  3rd. Team; George Collins, Tony O’Toole, Jim Gleeson.

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.

Fixtures;

Next Seniors, Thursday 20th  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. Birr, 24/4.  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;   Under pressure, I do use one simple swing thought: I pick a spot a foot in front of the ball and hit over it – hard. That takes my mind off the outcome of the shot and keeps me in the process.” – Rory McIlroy

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