News up to Sunday 10th Feb 2019

above photo;. Templemore Golf Club, Embraces New Supports from “Confederation of Golf Ireland”, Lady Captain Lorraine Ryan, CGI Damien Connolly, Club Captain Tony O’Toole, Back Row L-R. Committee Members, Tommy Foley, Pat O’Connell, Jim Ryan, Phil Ryan, Michael Purcell. Photo by; Seamus Bourke.

Templemore Golf Club News;

Open weekly Competition;  Will continue up to Sunday 17th. Feb. for the start of the spring league.  It’s an ideal opportunity for all competitive members to stay in shape for upcoming “Spring League”.  The course is in great shape and playing well considering the recent inclement weather.


The Spring League 2019 Stableford;   Club members interested in participating in the Spring League are encouraged to enter their names on the notice in the club house.  The 1st. round will start on the 18th. Feb.  Entry fee €20.  This is a great team building event, all members should give it their full support.  It will be a decider for competitors to make the Cups and Shield competition teams.

Results for; Monday 21st. Jan to Sunday 27th. Jan.  Denis Ryan 28pts.  2nd. Jerry Keegan Jnr, 28 Pts.


Confederation of Golf Ireland, (CGI);  Last Wed. 6th Feb. Templemore Golf Club committee hosted a meeting with CGI Local Support Officer Damien Connolly.  CGI offers a combination of Consultancy, Online Assessment, Workshops and Guidance along with access to a bank of templates and resources and cover a wide range of core business areas including, Governance, Finance, Planning and Membership Development.  This is a new initiative that will develop the club into the future and create an atmosphere that demonstrates Templemore Golf Club as an Active. Progressive and an all-inclusive Club.


2019 Cups and Shields Competitions;  The 2019 Cups and Shield competitions are now posted on the locker room notice board and listed below.  Any enquiries or more information required, contact Competition Secretary Liam Leahy, 087-4115773.


2019 Subs are now Due;  Early payment will be appreciated.  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;


Special Membership for beginners, 2019;  There is a “Special limited Rate” 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.


“Welcome Back” to Lapsed Members;  A special rate for “Lapsed Members” that have not 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 be made through the Golf Club web site link;    All will be welcomed.


Give a life changing experience to someone;  The Ideal Golf Gift is a membership Voucher.  contact Martin Bohan 087 0509278 or any of the committee for to purchase the ideal Golf present.


Equipment development Private Donations;   All private donations will be greatly received;  Just select the “Membership” tab and then select “Make a Donation” tab.  The Club will very much appreciate any donations that will help towards the purchase of new equipment, or in confidence contact; Martin Bohan 087 0509278.


The Seniors;  On Thursday 7th.Feb.  There was a great turn out for this event after very inclement weather that cancelled the event last Thursday 31st.  it’s a great indication that this event is very popular in the Club.  It is also an ideal opportunity for “Lapsed Members” to return to the club.  There will be a great “Welcome” for them, also, great team support, banter and refreshments.   “Make your return to Golf Now”.

Results for Thurs.7th.  1st. Team; Gerry Keegan, Ollie Murray, Sean Lee, Pat O’Connell. 52pts.  2nd. Team;  John Hassett,  Seanie Gleeson, Pat Maher, Tom Kennedy.  50pts.  3rd. Team; Liam Daly, James Murrey, Tony O’Toole, John Mullally. 47pts.


Club Fixtures;

The successful Weekly 11hole Open Singles from Monday to Sunday will continue up to the Sunday 17th. Feb. Pre the Spring League.

Sunday 28th.  April;   Munster Country Clubs Cup, At Doneraile Gol Club, Round 1-Spanish Point-V-Templemore. Manager; Liam Leahy & Dinny Touhy.

Sunday 12th.  May;    Senior Interclub Fourball. Over 55yrs., No Handicap Limit, Combines 42max.  Round 1-Tipperary-V-Templemore.  Manager; PJ. Leahy.

Saturday 25th. May;  AIG Pierce Purcell Shield, At Clonmel Golf Course, Round 2- Ballykisteen-V-Templemore.  Manager; Mick Keely.

Sunday 2nd June;       GUI All Ireland Inter Club Four-Ball Championship. Over 30yrs, Handicap 15+, Combined 34min.  Round 1- Cahir Park-V-Templemore.  Manager; Seamus Bourke.

Thursday 13th. June; Irish Mixed Foursomes, At Tipperary Golf Club, Round 1-Templemore-V-Ballykisteen.  Managers; Captains; Club Captains Tony O’Toole, Lorraine Ryan & Seamus Bourke.

Central Towns. The Draw for 2019 will be made early in March; Manager; TBC.

JB Carr TBC.  Draw will be made in early March 2019.   Manager; Liam Leahy & Dinny Touhy

See Notice Board for more details or contact Competition Secretary; Liam Leahy, 087-4115773.