above photo;. Templemore Golf Club, “Renowned Senior Winners”. L..R. Ollie Murray, Michael Maher, Eddie Butler, Sean Lee. (Photo by; Rody Cawley).
Templemore Golf Club News;
The Spring League; Due to inclement weather, Week 2 and 3 finish dates has now been deferred to Sunday 23rd. March, . The Spring League Teams are now on Poster Board; Use the “Club Whats App” to link up with other available golfers to avoid letting your team down. It’s important to state your time available or i.e. “Anytime AM” on the “Whats App”
The J.B. Carr Diamond Trophy; Fever will be in the air for team selection to this great tournament which Templemore graciously won the Munster Title last year and progressed to the Semi Finals at Woodenbridge. The 1st. Leg. is away, Tipperary -V- Templemore, to be completed no Later than Tuesday April 23. Contact Manager; Liam Leahy. 087-4115773 if you feel you should be on the selection list.
Membership Response; There is great response to the request for “Membership Fee” to be paid as soon as possible. Early payment is essential for the registration of members for competitions and a vital source tor the up-keep of the course and equipment.. You now have the option to pay on -line through the club web site by Pay-Pal or Credit Card or by leaving the payment direct to a committee member. The Rates for 2019 are as follows; Gent Membership, €350; Lady Membership, €300; Couple, €500; Country Member, €150; Beginner Gent (Guaranteed not to change for 3 years) €200; Beginner (Lady), (Guaranteed not to change for 3 years) €170; Juvenile (U15), €25; Juniors (15-18yrs. 2nd. Level) €50; Student 3rd. Level & Garda Students, €70; OAP/Clergy (Existing), €230; OAP/Clergy (New), €270; OAP Couple (Existing & New), €350; Unemployed at 1st Jan, €270; Social Welfare Recipients and special needs, €270; Distance (Outside 50K Lady & Gents), €150; Family (Children under 15yrs.), €500; Green Fees (not reduced for 9 holes), €10; Green Fees; Junior, Juvenile, Student and Garda Student, €5;
A Welcome to Beginner Golfers. There is a “Special limited Fee” for beginners which is guaranteed not to change for 3 years. This is very attractive for anyone interested in joining and for those purchasing vouchers to give a life changing experience to someone. New members are now been accepted. The membership categories have been increased to suit all sectors of the community. All current members are encouraged to introduce at least “ONE NEW MEMBER” Lady or Gent, Junior or Student, Seniors Juveniles and Family, Active Retiree’s, Special Needs or any person interested in taking up the sport. It will be a huge advantage to building the club membership and profile.
A Welcome to Lapsed Members; There is a great return by Lapsed members and all are Welcome Back; A special rate for “Lapsed Members” that have not played/joined for “One Year” can avail of a “welcomed back” once-off, special rate of €200 and Ladies €170. This is a great motivation opportunity for golfers, Ladies and Gents who want to return to this great social game. All current members are encouraged to promote this offer to help those that want to return to the Club. Registrations Forms are now available on-line on our web site, just select the “Membership” tab and it will give you the option to pay by Pay Pal or Credit Card. or collect an application form at the club house or contact Martin Bohan 087 0509278 or any of the committee members. Payment options can also be made through the Golf Club web site link; http://templemoregolfclub.ie/membership/ All will be more than welcomed.
Give a Life Changing Gift; Give a life changing Sport experience to someone. The Ideal gift for anyone who would like to take part in an active exercise sport. Golf is that Ideal Gift. Buy a membership Voucher now. Contact Martin Bohan 087 0509278 or any of the committee for to purchase the “Ideal Active Present”.
Donations for Course Development; Donations will be greatly received and used exclusively for Course Development. Put your stamp on the course making a special donation. Just select the “Membership” tab and then select “Make a Donation” tab on the Club Web Site http://templemoregolfclub.ie/membership/ , or in confidence contact; Martin Bohan 087 0509278.
The Seniors; Thursday March 14th. was cancelled due to inclement weather. Hopefully all will be OK foe next week Thursday 21st. March. The Seniors is an ideal opportunity for “Lapsed Members” to return to the club. There will be a great “Welcome Back” for them, also, great team support, banter and refreshments. “Make your return to Golf Now”. Call in on Thursday mornings at 10am. To play or at 12noon approx. for to join in the Cuppa and Banter.
Bereavement; The seniors extend their deepest sympathy to Michael O’Brien (Bohernamona Rd. Thurles) a great friend of the Templemore Golf Club Seniors Golf, Sympathy also to his wife Josie, sons Gerard, J.J, Michael and Tony, daughter Siobhan, and extended family. Michael passed away on Tuesday 12th. March. Requiem Mass was on Thursday 14th at 11am. and burial afterwards in St Patrick’s Cemetery, Thurles.
May Michael Rest In Peace.
Spring League; 3rd. leg. Commenced on Monday 4th. Mar. (Finish on Sunday September 23rd.)
Central Towns. The Draw for 2019 will be made early in March; Manager; TBC.
JB Carr; 1st. Leg. Away, Tipperary-V- Templemore, to be completed no Later than Tuesday April 23. Contact Manager; Liam Leahy. 087-4115773.
Saturday April 13 ; White Dowling Society.
Sunday April 28 ; Munster Country Clubs Cup, At Doneraile Golf Club, Round 1-Spanish Point-V-Templemore. Manager; Liam Leahy & Dinny Touhy.
Sunday May 12 ; Senior Interclub Fourball. Over 55yrs., No Handicap Limit, Combines 42max. Round 1-Tipperary-V-Templemore. Manager; Seanie Gleeson.
Saturday May 25 ; AIG Pierce Purcell Shield, At Clonmel Golf Course, Round 2- Ballykisteen-V-Templemore. Manager; Mick Keely.
Sunday June 2 ; GUI All Ireland Inter Club Four-Ball Championship. Round 1- Cahir Park-V-Templemore. Manager; P.J. Leahy.
Thursday June 13 ; Irish Mixed Foursomes, Tipperary Golf Club, Round 1-Templemore-V-Ballykisteen. Managers; Captains; Captains Tony O’Toole, Lorraine Ryan/Seamus Bourke.
Presidents Prize; Sunday July 28 .
Captains Prize; Friday, Saturday, Sunday August 16,17, 18 .
Diageo Mixed. Semi Final Saturday August 17 , Final on Sunday September 1. (Manager, TBC. )
White Dowling Society; Saturday October 26.
White Dowling Society; Saturday December 14 .
LMC in Templemore; Monday September 30 (President Phil Ryan Prize)
See Notice Board for more details or contact Club Competition Secretary; Liam Leahy, 087-4115773.