News up to 17th September 2018

(above photos; Templemore Golf Club JB Carr winning team (Fine Dining) at the Woodenbridge Golf Course.  Templemore Golf Club Captains Day, Joe O’Connor, Pat Costello, President Phil Ryan, Seanie Gleeson. (Photos by; PRO Tony O’Toole)


Templemore Golf Club News;


Congratulations;  3T’s National Qualifiers;   Club Captain Tommy Foley, Mary Hayes, Sadie Tynan and Sean Lee, secured 3rd place in the provincial rounds only narrowly pipped by Thurles and Loughrae at Dundrum Golf Club on last Monday 10th. Sept.  This Templemore team will now go forward to compete in the National 3T’s at the K Club on the 22nd. October.   This is the 16th. Year of this popular 3T’s Golf Tournament,  an awareness campaign to highlight the issue of suicide in Ireland at grassroots level.  Best of Luck to all.

September 2018: Dundrum House Golf & Country Club Tipperary

Sunday 18 Hole Competition Winners:  There was a great turn out for Saturday 8th.  and Sunday 9th. 18hole Stableford.  The Winners were;  1st.  Paudie Bourke,, 2nd. Paddy Bourke 3rd. Timmy Tuohy.  All members are requested to make a great effort to participate in this week-end Golf competition.


Juvenile Golf Lessons Update;   All Juveniles are encouraged by the Club Juvenile Officer Pat O’Connell to continue playing over school breaks.  Any information required contact Pat O’Connell 087 9205821.


Course Condition;  Thanks to the course manager Liam Leahy and his team and due to new machinery, the course is now in excellent condition and all are encouraged to play at often as possible.  Also, members of other clubs are more than welcome to test their skills on this fantastic 9hole golf course that tested the best clubs in Munster.


Green Fee;  The Green Fee for 2018 is only €10 for 9hole or 18hole.


Ladies;  Bereavement;  Nora d’Estelle Roe;  Sincere Sympathy is expressed by all club members both Ladies and Gents on the sad passing of Nora d’Estelle Roe on Friday 31st August.  Predeceased by her husband Brooke.  Deepest sympathy is expressed to her sons George and Brooklyn, sister Breda (Ryan, Holycross), grandchildren and relatives.  Nora was a longstanding member of Templemore Golf Club.  Nora represented the club on many occasions both at home and away.  She was renowned always for giving her best and wit.  She was an excellent golfer and always enjoyed her golf.  She will be missed by many golf friends.  May Nora Rest In Peace.


The Seniors;    The Seniors is a fantastic event for retired golfers to return to the game with like-minded golfers.  If you are over 55 or retired, from any distance or Club you will be more than welcome.  The results are as follows for Thursday, 13th.  Sept.;  1st. Sean Lee, Seanie Gleeson, Mick Maher Gerry Keegan.  2nd Team; Bertie Keane, Pascal Whelan, Tony O’Toole,Donal Golden.  3rd. Team;  Tom McGrath, Phil Ryan, Mick Connell, Seamus Ryan.

Speedy Recovery;  Seanie Gleeson expressed on behalf of all the seniors for a speedy recovery to Rody Cawley and John Stapleton.  Their work is very much appreciated and missed by all.

Next Seniors on Thursday 20th. Sept.

LMC;  Congratulation to Bertie Keane for securing 1st. place in Class 2 at Nenagh Golf Course on 10th. Sept.   Well done Bertie after a very successful JB Carr 3rd. National team placing.

Templemore Seniors now in the top 10 are;  4th  Eddie Butler, 7th. Pat O’Connell, 10th. Liam Daly.   The next outing is on Saturday 22nd. Sept. in Templemore.


Enrolling now for New Members both Lady and Gents;  All current members are encouraged to introduce at least “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 and profile.  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 will be welcomed.


50 Years of Golf in Templemore;  PJ requested that all members past and present to dig deep and search their achieves for any memorabilia that they can find.  Old photos, sayings, and good banter from the past that can be resurrected to make this project successful All will be appreciated and returned as received after the process.


Playing Golf on Templemore 9hole Golf Course has its advantages;  A magnificent Golf Course to test your golf skills as it tested the best of Tipperary and Munster prestigious clubs in the JB Carr tournament.  Templemore Golf Course is available to all golfers, especially to those that want to return to the game also to 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, (refer to web site for committee member list) here are some positive reasons for golfing in Templemore Golf Course;   Golf can be good for your health and your heart. Walking an average course for a round of 18 holes of golf can be between five to seven kilometres. If you walk 18 holes three to five times a week, you’ll get an optimal amount of endurance exercise for your heart. If you pull your clubs or carry them, you’ll burn even more calories each round and benefit even more. Playing golf regularly can help you:  Stay fit, Improve your muscle tone and Endurance, Lose weight and body fat.  Golf can also be a great way to keep in touch with friends, help in reducing stress as a result of the physical activity and also due to the pleasure of walking in an open and natural environment,  provide opportunities to meet new people, help develop a sense of community connectedness.  Golf can be a very social and enjoyable sport. While you compete against others, you can also compete with yourself to better your previous best score. Templemore Golf Course provides 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 option 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.


Club Fixtures;

22nd. September; LMC.

22nd. and 23rd. Sept. 18H S/F.

29th. and 30th. Sept. GOY 18H Stroke.

Sept;  Club Classic. Date TBC.

6th. and 7th. Oct. 18H S/F.

13th. and 14th. Oct. 18H S/F.

20th. and 21st. Oct. GOY 18H S/F.

20th. and 21st. Oct. GOY 18H S/F.

27th. and  28th. Oct. W/D Soc 18H S/F.

November. TBA.


Adopt a Bunker Project;  Adopting a Bunkers is helping to keep the course in great shape.  Put your stamp on any bunker you feel that you can commit to looking after and resulting in the presentation of the course to a high standard.