News up to Sunday 17th Sept

Templemore Golf Club News;


President Prize, Saturday 30th. Sept.  Both Ladies and Gents. This event will be an 18hole Stableford and the last Golf Social event of this season.  Therefore it is expected that all Club Members will attend.  As the evenings will be getting shorter, any Gents that are available to play on Friday 29th. will be appreciated.  Ladies tee off will be on Saturday Only.  The presentations will  be in the Templemore Arms on Sat Night 30th. with great entertainment. There will be no admission fee so all members are encouraged to bring all the families and friends to what will be a great social night.


Presidents Social Mixed:  “The Presidents Social Mixed on this Sunday 24th. The Draw will commence at 10.30am and not at 2pm as advertised”   All golfers are welcome to this special event, bring a friend.”


Time Sheets;   Time sheets will be placed for the Presidents Prize for Fri. 29th. and Sat. 30th.  Place your preference time on the time-sheet to avoid delays.


Fixtures:  Friday 29th and Saturday 30th. Sept. President Prize


Results;   Saturday 9th. and Sunday 10th. Sept. 18h. S/f;   1st. John Greed.  2nd. Michael Walsh.


Ladies Golf;   Club Competition Tuesday 12th. Sept. 18h. S/f  winner;   Ann O’Rourke.


Ladies Events;  Ladies calendar for September is as follows:

Tuesday September 19th. and 26th. Club competitions.

Sunday September 24th. The President’s Social mixed will take place with the draw at 2pm. The 18 hole competitions will continue for the moment with the last draw at 5pm.
Saturday September 30th.  Lady President Maura Sheehan’s prize will take place with draw time starting at 1pm .Please ensure that you write your name on the list in the clubhouse before Tuesday Sept 26th to be included in the draw.


3 T’s.  Congratulations to Lady Captain Josie and Sadie Tynan who qualified in the 3T regional competition in Dundrum, they will now play in the final in the K Club.

New Members are always Welcome!     

Retirees, Seniors that want to take up this great game:   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 (No Time Sheet Necessary) and get a game and be assured that you will be more than welcome.  If you do not have Clubs and want to get started contact any golf club member and you will get a start-up kit and 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;  If you want an physical exercise hobby become a golf club volunteer.  You will always be more than welcome in helping with the presentation of the course.  Just check in with the 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, Pat-ways and Bunkers, Carpentry, Maintenance or others, or just turn up at your own convenience.  All will be appreciated.


Seniors Report and Results;  Thursday 14th. results were ;  1st. Team;  Tom Kenny, Paddy Nolan, Seanie Gleeson.  2nd Team; John Mullally, Pat O’Connell. Phil Ryan.  3rd Team; Gerry Keegan, Liam Daly, Pat Costello.


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 21st.  Sept.


LMC Winners;   Watch this Space   “Golfer of The Year Update”  placings with only 2 more Outings;  Overall Leader Board;  2nd.  place; Liam Daly, 299 pts.  4th. Place;  Mick Carey, 278 pts.  5th. Place, Mick Keely.   It’s great to see 3 of our members still competing in the top 5 of this event.  Well done to all.  You are a credit to the Club.

Nenagh Results 11th. Sept;  1st. Overall Winner;  Bertie Keane.  Category Winners;  3rd. in Class 2, Liam Daly.  It is always a great profile for the club to see some of its members in this prestigious winning circle.

Next event;  Rathdowney on Monday, 25th. Sept.   All LMC fixtures are on the notice Board in Club House and on the LMC web site.


Swing Thoughts for the Week;  “You turn off your mind. You feel your golf swing without really thinking about it. It’s almost like you don’t think at all. Maybe you have one little thought, and everything else becomes automatic.” – Graeme McDowell.


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