News up to Sunday 23rd June 2019

above photo;  Templemore Golf Club member and LMC President, Phillip Ryan, enjoying his golf in Birr on Wed. 10th.  Phillip was president of Templemore Golf Club in 2108 and also initiated the Seniors Societies in Tipperary G.C. and Templemore G.C.


Templemore Golf Club News;    


Diageo Mixed;  Seamus Bourke Diageo team will meet Mount Temple on Saturday 29th. July. At 3pm.  3 matches in Mount Temple and 2 matches at home.  The team Pairings are;  Shelia Delaney and Tom McGrath, Josie Bourke, Dinny Maher, Sadie Tynan and Joe O’Connor, Kathleen Maher and Seamus Bourke,  Lady Captain Lorraine Ryan and Joe Fahy, Mary Fitzpatrick and Timmy Touhy, Bernie Stapleton and Kieran Hassett, Mary Ann Maher and Declan Russell, Mary Hayes and Liam Daly, Mary Ryan and Mick Keely and Ann O’Rourke


Fred Perry Trophy;  Seanie Gleeson and his team will be in action on Monday 1st. July at 4pm in Templemore -V- Dungarvin, Round 3 of the “Fred Perry Trophy 2019”, Seniors Inter-Club Fourball;  All available support will be appreciated.


Captains Prize Week, July;   The week will commence with the Vice-Captain Prize S/F on Saturday 6th. and Sunday 7th.  Ladies preliminary round on Tuesday 9th.  Social Mix and Vice-Captain Prize Presentation on Wednesday 10th.  Seniors on Thursday 11th. Men’s Captain (Stroke Play) preliminary round on Friday 12th.  Men’s semi-final and Ladies Final on Saturday 13th. Men’s Captain final on Sunday 14th.  There will be joint presentations in the Club Lounge Sunday evening.  A great week of golf activity to be enjoyed by all.


Saturdays & Sundays Week-End Competition;  The 18hole Stableford on Saturdays and Sundays is now in full motion.  The course is in excellent condition, so great scores are expected.   Link up with other available players by using the Club “WhatsApp”


Week-end Competition;   Results 18h stableford 15th. & 16th. June 1st. Tommy Murphy 41pts. 2nd. Les Mason 40pts. 3rd. Jerome Ryan 37pts.


Mixed Social Golf ;  The Social Mixed Golf 9 holes is continuing in full swing every Wednesday Evening,  Registration 6.30pm .


Seniors Golf;   Senior results 20th. June.  Another excellent turnout for the senior golf. The results were, 1st. Mick Murphy, Paudie Butler, Paddy Bourke. 2nd. Tom Kenny, Michael Maher, James Murray.  3rd. Ambrose Purcell, Ollie Murray, Frankie Shortt. The next Seniors will be on  Thursday 27th.


“Cadet” Section;   Special practice range is now in place for the Cadets.  Enrollment is now in full swing for Boys and Girls from 9 to 15 years also for youths from 15 to 18.  Enrollment forms are in all locations in the club house.  All current members should promote this great initiative. Ladies and Gents who want to be involved in this great project for the future of the club will have to complete a “Vetting Form” it would be fantastic if, as many as possible would support the development of the Cadet sector in our club under the guidance of CGI, (Confederation of Golf Ireland).  Completed form can be placed in the “FEE” box in the locker room or contact Pat O’ Connell. 087-9205821 Club Juvenile Liaison Officer.


Member Still Accepted for 2019;  There is a constant call out for new members and distance members.  You 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 Beginner Rate.  Always available 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.


Welcome back to Lapsed Members;  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.


Golf Societies;   All golf societies are more than welcome to play the course.  For booking dates contact email;


Golf can be 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”.


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.  A great thanks to those who have made donations and contributed with sponsorship.


Club Fixtures;

Saturdays & Sundays Competition;  The 18hole Stableford on Saturdays and Sundays. Continue using the “WhatsApp” to link up with other players.

Captains and Vice-Captain Prize July.  Vice Captain on Sat.6th and Sunday 7th. S/f.  Lady Captain, Tuesday 9th. and Saturday 13th.  Man’s Captain, Friday 12th. Saturday 13th. Sunday 14th.  Joint Presentation on Sunday 14th. in club lounge.  Vice Captain Presentation on Wed. Mix.

Classic Fund Raiser;  Date to be confirmed.

Presidents Prize;  Sunday July 28 .

White Dowling Society; Saturday October 26.

White Dowling Society; Saturday December 14 .

LMC in Templemore; Monday September 30 (President Phil Ryan Prize)

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