News up to Sunday 16th July

Templemore Golf Club JB Carr victorious Team-v-Castletroy in Templemore on Thursday 12th. July;  F.R. . Dinny Tuohy, Bernie O’Rourke, Tom Kenny, Liam Daly. Tom McGrath. B.R. Team Manager Liam Leahy, Paddy Bourke, Club Captain Tommy Foley, Michael Webster, Seamus Bourke, Ambrose Purcell, Gerry Keegan, Bertie Keane, Martin Bohan, Michael Keely.  (Photo by Rody Cawley) 


Templemore Golf Club News;


The JB Carr Victorious Team brought Castletroy to the wire;  The team met Castletroy on Thursday 12th. July in Templemore. The Tee-time was 3pm. approx..  The evening was wonderful for golf and the course was in magnificent condition despite the burning weather conditions.  Templemore Golf Club experienced great golf from this great team.  Every member generated great energy and played with great skill.  It was a great occasion for Templemore to beat a prestigious club like Castletroy who attended in great numbers.  The next leg of this Munster Semi Final will be away in Castletroy on this Thursday 19th. July.  The team manager Liam Leahy expressed to the Castletroy team an appreciation of their great sportsmanship and  look forward to meeting again on Thursday 19th.  Liam also expressed to all club members available to show their support for this team by attending in Castletroy on Thursday.  Best of luck to all the team the subs and their Manager Liam Leahy.


Sunday 8th. July, 18h. Stroke Play Minor and Intermediate Cups;   There was intense competition in both events.  The weather was excellent and created long ball distances which created great advantages.    Winners;  Intermediate Cup; Declan Russell. 1st. Nett. Rody Cawley.  Minor Cup; John Hassett. 1st. Nett. Jerome Ryan.


Presidents Prize, Phillip Ryan and Bernie Stapleton; The date has now been cast in stone for this great club event.  Friday 27th. and Sat 28th.  The Time Sheets are available in the locker rooms. Friday is for those that cannot compete on Saturday.  Presentations of prizes will be in the Templemore Arms on Sat Night  28th.  There will music, Dance, Food and Raffle to make the night a wonderful occasion for Phil and Bernie.  Full support from all members will be appreciated.


Diageo Mixed-V-Cahir;  Congratulations to our Diageo Mixed Team on a great display of determination on Friday 13th.  but not sufficient to depose the Cahir teams both at home and away.


Presentation of prizes;  Lady Captain, Sara Hearne in the  absent of Club Captain Tommy Foley made the presentation of outstanding Men’s prizes on Wed. 11th.  Competition Secretary Liam Leahy and Communication Officer Martin Bohan also congratulated all winners and thanks all for their support in attendance.


Juvenile Golf Lessons;  Juvenile Golf Lessons commenced on Friday 6th. July at 10am. All Juveniles are encouraged by the Club Juvenile Officer Pat O’Connell to continue playing over school breaks and the summer months.  Any information required or those who would still like to enrol, contact Pat O’Connell 087 9205821.


Adopt a Bunker;  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.


Ladies Golf; 

Boyne Trophy;  Templemore -V- New Ross home and away.  A great sporting match, Templemore lost their final match in New Ross on Sunday 8th. despite a great effort by everyone.  Team at home;  Sadie Tynan,  Mary Ryan, Ann O’Rourke, Mary Ann Maher. Away in New Ross;  Josie Bourke, Mary Lou Carroll, Sheila Delaney, Margie Costigan, Kathleen Maher, Bernie Stapleton.
Senior Ladies on Monday 2nd, July;.  1st. Anna Russell.

18 Hole Club Competition on Tuesday 3rd. July;   1st. Ann O’ Rourke,

Social Mixed on Wed. 11th. July;  Best Gross. Joe Fahy, Michael Webster, Mary O’Connor, Sadie Tynan.  Best Nett;  Shelia Keely, Shelia Delaney, Ambrose Purcell. The Social Mixed continues every Wednesday evening with the draw at 6.30.  The great course condition is bringing out great numbers for this great social event.  Everyone is encouraged to bring a friend Lady or Gent, also it’s an ideal opportunity for those that want to return to the game of golf.

Presentation of all outstanding prizes; On Wednesday July 11th.;

Spring League; 1st. Team 3; Ann O’Rourke, Margie Costigan, Kay Brennan.  2nd.Team 7; Sadie Tynan, Bernie Stapleton, Mary Hogan. 3rd. Team 5; Kathlean Maher, Mary Ryan, Kathlean Collier.  Individual Wins; Week 1; Josie Bourke.  Week 2; Shelia Deleney. Week 3; Sara Hearne.

Men’s Prize to Ladies;  1st. Sadie Tynan. 2nd. Shelia Delaney. 3rd. Michelle Hassett.

8th. May;  1st. Mary Lou Carroll.  2nd. Sadie Tynan.

15th. May;  1st. Ann O’Rourke. 2nd. Kathleen Maher. 3rd. Shelia Delaney.

22nd. May.  1st. Mary Hayes.  2nd. Kathleen Maher.

29th. May.  1st. Margaret Deegan.  2nd. Shelia Delaney.

5th. June, Peters Fruit and Veg;  1st. Ann O’Rourke, 2nd. Kay Brennan, 3rd. Sadie Tynan.

19th. June;  1st. Mary Ann Maher.  2nd. Mary Hayes.

26th. June. Eurostar;  1st.  Bernie Stapleton. 2nd. Margie Costigan.  3rd. Josie Bourke.


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.


Away scores;  The “Away” Score recording sheet for “Qualifying”, “Non-Qualifying” , “Society”, “Fourball” and “Team Events” is now receiving great attention.  The club handicap Secretary John Greed has expressed that all members playing away or in other societies to record their score on this sheet.  This is a very important request as it is part of the “Golf Ethical” for calculating accuracy on handicap ratings.


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


Playing Golf on Templemore 9 hole Golf Course has its advantages;  A magnificent Golf Course to test your golf skills.  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 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.


Additional Members 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.


The Seniors;   A fantastic event for retired golfers to return to the game with like-minded golfers,   Results are as follows for Thursday, 12th.  July.;  1st. Team; Joe O’Connor, Seamus Ryan, Pat Maher, John Mullaly.  2nd Team; Pat Dunne, Paddy Nolan, Pat O’Connell. Mick Carey.  3rd. Team;  Sean Lee, Tony O’Toole, Frank Shortt.

Best of Luck;  John Stapleton expressed on behalf of all the seniors the best of luck to the JB Carr team on next Thursday 19th. July -v-Castletroy in Castletroy on their quest to gain a Munster title.  Also to Presidents Phil Ryan and Bernie Stapleton on their President week 27th and 28th. July.

Next Seniors on Thursday 12th. July.

LMC;  Templemore Golf Club Seniors currently in the top 10-11 placings are; Pat O’Connell 180, Liam Daly 176, Bertie Keane 173, Bernie O’ Rourke 168.  A space to watch.  Well done to all and continued success.


Club Fixtures;

27th. and 28th. July.  Men’s and Ladies President Prize.

4th and 5th. Aug. 18h S/F.

11th. and 12th. Aug. 3T’s Qualifying.

11th. and 12th. Aug. 18H S/F.

18th. and 19th. Aug. 18H S/F.

24th, 25th, and 26th. Aug. Ladies and Gents Captain Prize.

1st. and 2nd. Sept. 18H. S/F.

8th. and 9th. Sept. GOY 18H Stroke.

15th. and 16th. Sept. Vice Captains.

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.


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