News up to Sunday 20th October


photo;  (1st.Photo)  Templemore Golf Club, Classic Team Winners. L.R. Presentation by President Michael Keely to; Cadet Competition Manager Dinny Touhy, Vice Captain Dinny Maher and Padraigh Moloney. Club Captain Tony O’Toole. Photo by; Seamus Bourke)  (2nd. Photo) Templemore Golf Club 3Ts, K Club Team; L.R.  Club Captain Tony O’Toole, Ann O’Rourke, Bernie Stapleton, Ciaran Hassett.


Templemore Golf Club News; 


3Ts. All Ireland Final;  All Ireland Championship at the K Club Ryder Cup Golf Course on Monday 14th.  The Templemore team Captain Tony O’Toole, Ann O’Rourke, Bernie Stapleton performed very well considering there were 18 teams in total competing, some with pros.  The course was long, off the white Tees on the Palmer Course.  The winning team was the K Club narrowly beating Achill on the back 9 with a score of 84. Templemore team scored 77 and would have been in the winning except for some narrow edge of the hole putts. The competition is an awareness campaign to highlight the issues of suicide in Ireland at grassroots level.


Seniors Golf Outing;   A wonderful day was had by all in Rathdowney. The results were 1st, with 98 pts, Seamus Bourke. John Galvin. George Murray. Pascal Whelan,  2nd. with 96pt. Denis Tuohy, Sean Lee, Tom Kennedy, and in 3rd. place with 92pts. Joe Fahey, Paddy Fogarty, Philip Ryan, Joe Hennessey.


Week-End Results;  18H. Stableford Sat. 12th. & Sun. 13th. Oct.  1st. Bernie O’Rourke 35pts. 2nd. Declan Russell 35pts.


Golf Societies;   Upcoming Golf Society Events;  White Dowling Society on Saturday December 14.  Also the White Dowling Society on Saturday October 26.  All golf societies are more than welcome to play the course.  For booking dates contact email; mailto:


“Cadets Membership” ;   You can join the Cadets anytime from the age of 8 to 15 Boys and Girls and Cadet youths Age 15 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.


 “New Members” Special Rate.  Pay now and your membership will be up to Dec 2020.  There is a “Special Fee” 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.


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;   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 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.


Classic Sponsors;  The donations from local businesses was fantastic which indicates the acknowledgement that the Golf Club is appreciated as a fantastic amenity to Templemore, especially in relation to the development of the new “Cadet Sector” where coaching is provided every Saturday from 1-2pm. in the skills of the game and in the etiquette and rules of Golf and the development of young boys and girls as a vital lifeline to the growth and development of the Club in the future.  The sponsors were as follows;  Paddy Clarke, Templemore Arms, Mocklers Veterinary, Paul O’Brien Solar, Templemore Jewellers, Pat Cusack, Paddy Power, Joe Kelly Solicitors, Galbreac Care Plus Chemist, Murphys Chemist, Francis Murphy, Jim Ryan Accountant, Michael Coonan Tyres, Larry Bourke, Templemore Co-Op, McHugh & Glynn, Boyle Cleaners, Thurles Cleaners, Duggan Bros., Joe Fitzgerald Accountant, Joe Hennessy, Don Ryan Insulations, Therese Ryan Physiotherapiest, Nicholas Cody Tipperary Glass, Michael Horan Birr Golf Shop, Borrisoleigh Bottling Ltd,  Templemore Motors, Peters Fruit & Veg, Mulrooney Oil, Toms Butcher Shop, Euro Spar Templemore, Entex, Raymond Ryan Thurles Golf Shop, Wallace Garage, CM Signs, Mocklers Chemist, Eddie Butler. Many thanks to all.


Club Fixtures;

White Dowling Society; Saturday December 14

White Dowling Society; Saturday October 26.

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