News up to Sunday 20th Jan 2019

above photo;. Templemore Golf Club, Captains Drive-In.  L.R. Lady Captain Lorraine Ryan, Club Captain Tony O’Toole, Club President Michael Keely, Lady President Mary Hogan. (Photo by; Seamus Bourke)

Templemore Golf Club News;

Captains Drive-In Sunday 20th. Jan.;   Captains Tony O’Toole and Lady Captain Lorraine Ryan Drive-In also Club President Michael Keely and Lady President Mary Hogan was a huge success.  There was a fantastic turn out of players also a fantastic turn out of Family friends and well wishes.  The day was exceptional in that the weather was perfect and the course was in fantastic condition, with particular thanks to Vice-Captain Dinny Maher and all the volunteers who made this a special day for the Club.  The Club is now officially open for business and would welcome all lapsed members a great welcome back.

The winning teams were;  1st.  Dennis Ryan, D. Kennedy, Ambrose Purcell, Seanie Gleeson.  2nd. Dinny Touhy, Brendan Russell, Matt Ryan, Mary Butler.  3rd. Des Hennessy, Eddie Butler, John Mullally, Margie Costigan.  Congratulations to all.


Open weekly Competition;  This ideal opportunity for all outside club members has proven to be very successful.  The course is in excellent condition and playing well.  It’s an ideal opportunity for all golfers to get in their game of golf on this wonderful course.  The winners for week Mon. 7th. Jan to Sun. 13th. Jan. Jerry Keegan Jnr., 25pts. ;  2nd. Mattie Bourke, 25pts.


Ladies Golf;    Ladies Captain Lorraine Ryan and Lady President Mary Hogan thanked all for a wonderful day of Golf at the Drive-in and looked forward to working with Club Captain Tony O’Toole,  Thanks was also expressed to all the ladies who assisted in the provision Tea and refreshments and their support for the new golf year 2019.


The Seniors;  On Thursday 17th. Jan.  Due to the excellent course condition there was a great turn out;  The team results were;  1st.Team, Funny Touhy, Ollie Murrey, Liam Daly.   2nd.Team,  Joe O’Connor, T. Deegan, Frankie Shortt.   3rd. Team, Bertie Keane, John Brown, Mick Connell, Pat O’Connell.  Next Seniors; Thursday; 24th. Jan.


Bereavement;  The Club members extends their deepest sympathy to Mattie Bourke on passing of his father Patrick Bourke and also to our Lady Captain Loraine Burkes Grandad, to Josie Bourke and all the Bourke family. “May he rest in peace”


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.  Registrations Forms for new members 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.


2019 Rates;  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;

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.


Club Fixtures;

The successful Weekly 11hole Open Singles from Monday to Sunday will continue until further notice.