News up to Sunday 4th Feb 2018

Templemore Golf Club News;

Templemore Golf Club Balcony view of Beast from the East V Storm Emma aftermath.

Beast from the East-V- Storm Emma;  After a fantastic weather day with blue sky’s last Sunday 25th. for the Captains Drive-in anticipating a great start to the Golf Season.  Nature turned on wed. 28th.  and instead we had the greatest competition in a generation “Beast from the East-V- Storm Emma”.  The clash of both has disrupted all of our activities until the course gets ready again for to make another start to the Golf Season.  All competitions will be rescheduled and listed in the Locker room and on the club web site news.


9 Hole Friday Competition;  A 9 hole competition is been arranged for Friday afternoons with the tee off at 2pm.  Check out the upcoming date in the Club house Locker room.


9 Hole Open Competition; The 9hole S/Ford Open competition will continue until further notice. Come in and play at any-time that suits you and you will be guaranteed a game. Fee; €5. Re-entry €3. All are welcome. New Rule; Entries to this competition can be included for H/C adjustments.


Names for the Spring League; There are 8 places left on the Spring League list.  If you cannot get into the club house, phone or text Liam 087 4115773 to put you name onto the selection list.  Entry fee €20.  Don’t delay give this league your full support.


50/50 Lotto; The 50/50 Lotto will be commencing as soon as possible. Full support by all members will be required to make this Lotto a great success. All funds will be for the development of the course, the replacement and purchase of new machinery that will improve our course conditions.


Membership Affordable Payment Rates;  You can pay into the “drop box” in the locker room or “pay online”, either way, as soon as possible! The following Rates are selected to make the membership affordable to all sectors of the community both home and way. Gent; €350. Lady; €300. Couple; €500. Country Member; €150. Beginner, Gent;(Annual Rate for 3 years). €200. Beginner, Lady;(Annual Rate for 3 years). €170. Junior: (15-18yrs.-2nd Level) €50. Students Green Fee Membership: (3rd. Level & Student Garda,.) €70. OAP/Clergy, Existing; €230. OAP/Clergy, New: €270. OAP/ Couple, Existing; €350. OAP/ Couple. New; €350. Unemployed; at the 1st. Jan. €270. Distance Members; (Lady & Gent, Outside 50k) €150. Juvenile; (Under 15yrs.) €25. Family; (Children under 15yrs.) €500. Green Fees; (No reduction for 9 hole) €10. Green Fee; Junior Juvenile or Student €5. Entry Fee; Suspended . Membership can be made direct to the club or distance membership and private subscriptions can be made online on the club web site;


Green Fee Reminder;  The Green Fee for 2018 is now €10 for 9hole or 18 hole.  “There is just one rate”.


Membership vouchers; Vouchers make the ideal present for Membership, Birthdays, Weddings, Anniversaries, Special Occasions or Corporate Incentive Presentations and Team Building for seasoned golfers, beginners and those that want to take up the Game of Golf; Visit our Web Site and order your voucher by selecting the “Membership” tab and scroll down to the “Voucher” button and order it on-line or contact the club number; 0504 31400 or any committee member or email;


The advantage of playing 9 holes of Golf in Templemore;  Templemore Golf Course is available to all golfers, members and non-members and members from other clubs to get in your practice rounds, beginners, active retiree’s and families who want to take up the sport  will get assistance from any committee member, here are some positive reasons for golfing in Templemore Golf Course;

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. (Membership rates are on our web site).  Full Annual Membership €350 = Approximately, only 95c. 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 web site, or at the club house or contact Martin Bohan 087 0509278 or any of the committee members. All are welcome.


New Additional Members;  All current members are encouraged to introduce only “ONE NEW MEMBER” Lady or Gent, Junior or Student, Senior or Family, Active Retiree’s or any person interested in taking up the sport.  It will be a huge advantage to building the club membership.


Seniors, Thursday 1st. March; Again, due to the “Beast from the East-v- Emma snow storm”  the event got cancelled.  All is looking well for this Thursday 8th. March.


Adopt a Bunker Campaign;  A call up is required for the “Adopt A Bunker” volunteers to remove the winter look off the bunkers by raking and weeding. “Just call in and get on with the work”. As a reminder, the Bunker list on the notice board are as follows;  Hole 2; Martin Bohan and George Collins.  Hole 3;  John Greed, Michael Webster, Tony O’Toole.  Hole 4; Michael Walsh, Seanie Gleeson, Pat O’Connell.  Hole 6; Joe O’Connor, Tom McGrath.  Hole 7;  John Galvin, Rody Cawley.  Hole 9;  Liam Daly. P. Moloney.   Anyone not on the list but have some free time will also be welcome to dig in.



Munster County Clubs;  Round 2;  Winners, Spanish Point/Doneraile-v-Templemore.

A.I.G. Pierce Purcell 26/27th. May;  in Ballykisteen Golf Club.  Round 1; Ballykisteen-v-Templemore.  Round 2;  Ballykisteen/Templemore-v-Winners, Clonmel/Thurles.

Mixed Foursomes 16/17th. June;  East Section in Tipperary Golf Club, Round 2; Templemore-v-Clonmel.

Cup and Shield Requirements;  for Foursomes, Fourball Match Play and Single match Play are listed in the Club House locker room.

Munster Golf;  Irish Cups and Shields Tournaments 2018 are now listed on the Club House Locker room for details.

The AIG Cups and Shields National Finals will be in Thurles Golf Club on 21/23 September 2018.

The Irish Mixed Foursomes National Final will be in Miltown Golf Club 5/6 October 2018.


Your Swing Thought by Bubba Watson“The key is that you have to think about the shot, and when I say that, I mean you have to think about your target, not your swing. You don’t want your mind to create the bad shot. You want to think about your target, and that’s all you want to think about. You have to think about the target and not focus on anything else”.


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