News up to Sunday 1st December 2019

photo;  Templemore Golf Club Ladies President Prize Winner Mary Hayes been presented by Lady President Mary Hogan. (Photo by Seamus Bourke)


Templemore Golf Club News; 


Christmas Hamper Competition 2019.  The Christmas Hamper Competition 2019 ia in full swing and will finish on Sunday 8th. December.  11 Hole S\Ford.  Entries €5. Re entries €3.  1st Prize will be hampers to the winning pair each.  Singles, 1st Prize another Hamper.  3 massive hampers. Sponsored by O’Connell’s Centra, Templemore. Much appreciated to Liam and all his staff.  2nd prize, €50 voucher, 3rd to 5th. Prizes €25 vouchers.  Best of luck to all.


Mc Hugh Cups Reminder;  The McHugh Cups, 9hole Stableford between Saturday 30th. November and Sunday 8th. December. Pairings are listed on the notice board in Ladies and Gents locker rooms.  All are requested to complete their game as soon as possible.  Best of luck to all.


AGM Reminder;  The AGM will be on Thursday 12th. December at 8pm. All members are welcome to attend.


Senior Golf Results;   Thursday 28th.  Message to our Senior members. Another great turnout again today 7 team’s took part, weather fine and dry and Greens in excellent condition. The results were 1st. with 51pts. John Hassett, PJ Leahy, Ollie Murray, and Jerry Keegan. 2nd. with 48pts. Eddie Butler, Jim Gleeson, John Galvin, and in 3rd, place also with 48pts, were Joe O’Connor, Mick Connell, Donal Golden, and Pat Maher.  A reminder about next Thursday’s events golf will take place at 12. 00 noon with Xmas Dinner taken place in Murphy’s Pub at 3.00pm sing song and craic to follow.  Any member wishing to bring a gift is welcome to do so. Philip will be distributing credits to all winners and runners up over the past year.


Special Joining Opportunity’s for 2020.  Avail of 2019 rates as these may change in 2020.  Pay now and your membership will be included up to Dec 2020.  There is a “Special Rate” for beginners which is guaranteed not to change for 3 years.  This is very attractive for anyone new interested in joining and for those purchasing vouchers to give a life changing experience to someone.  New members are now been accepted.  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.


“Cadets Membership 2020” ;   You can join the Golf Cadets anytime from the age of 8 to 13 Boys and Girls and Cadet youths Age 14 to 18 Boys and Girls.   All members who have a junior family member that has an interest in Golf should encourage them to call in on Wed and Friday’s.  If new to the game, clubs will be made available to those that do not have them.  This is an opportunity to build members for the future of the Club.  All training will be in association with CGI (Confederation of Golf Ireland) guidelines and will continue throughout the year.  Do your best to promote this venture.  A special practice range is now in place for the Cadets.  Contact Pat O’ Connell. 087-9205821 Club Juvenile Liaison Officer. Come along if you are interested in playing Golf


Cadet Training;  Training will continue on Saturdays from 1 to 2pm.  Thanks for all the support from parents and volunteers and look forward to continuing throughout the year.


A great Welcome back to Lapsed Members; Pay now for membership up to Dec, 2020;  A special rate for “Lapsed Members” will continue throughout the year.  A “welcomed back” once-off, special rate for Gents €200 and Ladies €170.  This is a great 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;    All will be more than welcomed.


Make Golf a Life Changing Gift for 2020;   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”.


Be Active in Retirement for 2020;  For the active retirement, this is an excellent activity.  You will be more than welcome.

Why Join;

  • Good Outdoor Exercise; 9 holes + 2hrs.  18 Holes = 4hrs.
  • 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.  ( see Membership rates on our web site).

The club will assist you in starter clubs to get you going.  Contact any current member for assistance and you will be looked after.


Donations for Course Development;  Donations, sponsorship, will be greatly received and used exclusively for Course Development.  Put your stamp on the course making a special contribution.  For Donations, Just select the “Membership” tab and then select “Make a Donation” tab on the Club Web Site , or in confidence contact; Martin Bohan 087 0509278.


Club Fixtures;

Christmas Hampers Competition; Sat. 16th. Nov. to Sun. 8th. Dec.

McHugh Cups;  Sat. 30th. Nov to Sun. 8th. Dec.

AGM; Thursday 12th. Dec. @8pm.

White Dowling Society; Saturday December 14

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