News up to Friday 31st March

Templemore Golf Club.

Notes;

“Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town” On Sat. 1st. April, Our Lady’s Secondary School hosted the “Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town”.  Templemore Golf Club was well represented with a very vibrant and impressive display stand.  A lot of interest on New Memberships were expressed and also a lot of new initiatives for the club going forward were discussed with all of the Tipperary politicians and of course the main attraction was the “Dragon” himself Mr. Gavin Duffy.  Mr Duffy expressed the delight that the town of Templemore has such great potential in recreational facilities and all so close to each other that no other town can boast.  It was a fantastic opportunity to profile the Templemore Golf Club as one of the Jewels in the crown of Templemore and deserves the recognition as a fantastic recreational facility for Ladies, Gents, Juniors and Seniors.

Tony O Toole Gavin Duffy Martin Bohan Templemore Enterprise Day

Templemore Golf Club Customised Gear;  A great selection of Club Jumpers and Tee Shirts with the Club Logo on them are now on display and available with John Mullaly.

“Templemore Lions Club in association with Templemore 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.

“Active Retirement Ireland” under the stewardship of our Senior Golfers, Pat Costello and Mick Connell and their extended team are to be commended on their efforts in keeping people socially connected and enabling them to lead healthy and active lives.  Their next meeting is in the McAuley Centre on wed. 12th  April at 3pm.

The Spring League;

Your team Still Needs you!!!!  The spring league being in the 4th. stage which is due to finished on the 7th. April.

it is now divided into 2 sections,  Division 1 and Division 2.  All 4 scores to count, Holes 1 to 11.

All are encouraged now to play, even if you did not play before, get out and play as all points count in this the final round, also take the advantage of re-entry to improve the score for your team.

There will be Prizes for Round Winners, Overall Prizes, First & Second, and also Winners of division 2.

To-date over 564 cards have been played.  A phenomenal record turn out by all.

Don’t let the weather discourage you, show your support as been a “Team Player” and brave the elements to improve your team scoring.

IMPORTANT; See notice board for playing conditions.

Results of Spring League;  Round 1,2 and 3 are all displayed on the Club House Notice Board.

Golfer of the Year;  Reminder; Increase your “Golfer of the Year” points by participating in all competitions throughout the year.

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

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.

Fixtures:

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

April 1st & 2nd      18 Hole Stableford.

April 9th & 10th     9 Hole Munster GUI Championship 1st round.

April 15th  & 16th 18Hole Stableford.

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.

Events;

Mon. 3rd April; 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.

Miscellaneous Events;

GUI New Rules; The GUI has adopted a new local rule eliminating the penalty for any accidental movement of a ball or ball-marker on the putting green for all of its Championship and tournaments.

Templemore Golf Twinning in Italy.

Sat. 9th. Sept.  “Twin Town Cup”  Competition between Templemore and 2 Twin Towns from France and Italy. .  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.  There will golf sessions during Easter Holidays 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;

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.

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.

The Golf Course:

The course is as always progressing well under the guidance of Course Manager Liam Leahy and our Green Keeper John Alexandre. Also John has all the cutting gear serviced and ready to roll including a major overhaul on the ganger mower. Also with the team of voluntary workers which is always appreciated in profiling the club amenities.

John Alexendra – Ganger Mower

Volunteers;

Adopt a Bunker” Spring is now in the air and all Bunkers are now in need of attention. All members are requested to “Adopt a Bunker” and to continue looking after your bunker for the season.  All volunteers are welcome, just check in with Liam Leahy, Course Manager, 087 4115773  to offer our skills that will make improvements i.e. Grass Cutting, Bunker Raking, Strimming, Carpentry, Maintenance or others or just turn up at your own convenience with a rake or a strimmer.   All will be appreciated.

Seniors Report and Results Thurs. 30th. Mar.

After the cancellation last week due to bad weather it was a delight to see all the seniors eager to get back into action and enjoying the outdoors, the banter and the refreshments.

The results are as follows;  1st. Team;  Gerry Keegan, Tom Harris, Seanie Gleeson, Mick Connell.  2nd. Team;  George Collins, Liam Daly, Pat Maher, Paddy Nolan.  3rd. Team; Eddie Butler, Frank Shortt, John Stapleton.

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.

Templemore Golf Seniors Tally Men in Action George Collins Seanie Gleeson John Stapleton

Fixtures;

Next Seniors, Thursday 6th  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. Roscrea, 10/4.  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; Hit the shot you know you can hit, not the one you think you should” -Bob Rotella.

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