News up to 2nd December 2018

above photo;. Templemore Golf Club, Hole In One, First Win, by Competitive Veteran Golfer, Liam Daly on the 7th. Par3 in Templemore Golf Course on the 29th. Nov. (Photo by; P.R.O. Tony O’Toole)

 Templemore Golf Club News.

 Autumn League;  The 9Hole Winter League is now in progress for both Ladies and Gents.  The entry fee is €20.  Re-entry is €2.  There will be weekly Prizes, Xmas fare Hampers. The competition will consist of 4 Rounds from 18th. Nov. to 18th. Dec.  Round 1; 18th to 25th  Nov.  Round 2;  25th  Nov. to 2nd  Dec.  Round 3;  2nd  Dec. to 9th  Dec.  Round 4;  9th Dec. to 18th. Dec.  .  If you have not already entered contact Competition Secretary Liam Leahy on 087-4115773.


AGM Reminder;  The Men’s AGM will be held on 3rd. Dec. @ 8pm in the Club Lounge.  The nominations forms are now available on the notice board for anyone who wants to be on the 2019 committee and can make contributions to the future of your club.  All members are requested to attend the AGM.  This is the annual opportunity for you the members to participate in future updates, projections and profile of your club.  Please make every effort to attend.


Ladies Golf;   Ongoing 9hole” competition for Christmas fare.

Ladies AGM Reminder ; The proposed date for the AGM this year is Wed 12th of Dec after which all outstanding prizes will be presented.


The Seniors;  On Thursday 22th. Nov.   As usual, there was a great turnout of players, which indicates the continued popularity of this event. The team results were;  1st.Team with 49pts. were; Seamus Bourke, Pascal Whelan, Pat O’Connell.   2nd.Team with 46pts. were; Jerry Keegan, John Brown, Tony O’Toole, Frankie Shortt.   3rd. Team with 45pts.  Liam Daly, P.J. Leahy, Tom Kennedy, Sean Lee.   Continued Best wishes were expressed to Rody Cawley on his recovery.    Next Seniors on Thursday 29th. Nov.

Seniors Xmas Party;  Dec. 13th. Thursday will be a special Day;  In the morning will be the golf as usual at 10am.  The AGM will be at 1o’clock followed at 2pm. with Dinner and presentation of all Xmas prizes. A great day in the making.

Seniors AGM;  Thursday Dec 13th. at 1oClock.  Any nominations must be presented to Pat O’Connell on Thursday Dec. 6th.  for Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer, Plus 2 committee members.  For the continued success of this great event this interested in been active involved are encouraged to put their names forward.


New Members for 2019 Reminder;  New members are now been accepted for 2019.  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 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.   Also, membership payment options can be made through the Golf Club web site link;    All will be welcomed.


Ideal Xmas Gift Reminder;  The Ideal Golf Gift is a membership Voucher.  Go online and select the “FEE” tab and then select the “voucher” tab or contact any of the committee for to purchase the ideal Xmas Golf present.


New Golf Rules;   Pace-of-play support:   Reduced time for searching for a lost ball (from five minutes to three); affirmative encouragement of “ready golf” in stroke play; recommending that players take no more than 40 seconds to play a stroke and other changes intended to help with pace of play.


Golf Ireland;  Golf Ireland geared for the good of the game;  Golf Ireland will mean an increase in support from the governing body. The range of services currently provided by the Confederation of Golf in Ireland (CGI) will be delivered under the Participation and Club Support Department of Golf Ireland. These services will be enhanced and expanded, giving clubs greater resources available to help with the things that really matter: membership, governance and competition.  Clubs across the island of Ireland are now being asked for their approval so that Golf Ireland can become a reality. On 19 January 2019, each Union will ask their member clubs to vote on the Golf Ireland proposal.

Club Fixtures;

11hole S/f will continue every Sat/Sun.

Autumn League now in progress.

3rd. Dec. Men’s AGM @ 8pm in the Club Lounge.

15th. Dec. White Dowling Society 18H S/F.

The Pat Delahunty Cup. Date TBC.

Spring of 2019 the Captains/Captains in the Algarve.