News up to Sunday 26th August


above photo;  Templemore Golf Club President Prize Winners;  . B.R. L.R.  Paul Touhy, Mick Carey, Phil Ryan.  FR. L.R. Liam Daly, President Michael Keely, Winner Declan Kelly, Timmy Touhy. ( Photo By, Seamus Bourke).   

2nd Photo; Templemore Golf Club Seamus Bourke in the Fred Perry matched against the great Eamonn Grimes, Limerick, who won one All-Ireland medal, four Munster medals, one National Hurling League medal and two All-Star awards. , Grimes Captained Limerick to an All-Ireland title in 1973. Templemore won the match.


Templemore Golf Club News; 


Club Classic;  The Club Fundraising Classic will commence on Wed. Sept.11th to Sunday Sept. 15th.  €100 per team of 4.  All clubs in the region will be more than welcome, and also all organising that want to field a team for this great cause in providing more equipment for this great amenity in Templemore to secure its future for the up and coming Cadets that they will have the best facilities for furthering their careers in this great game of Golf.


Week -End Golf.  Results 18H. S/F. 17th. & 18th. August.   1st. John Greed 37pts.  2nd. Donal Hayes 36pts.


Seniors Golf;   Today’s Seniors results. Excellent turnout after all the rain yesterday. In 1st. place with 48pt. on a count back, Joe O’CONNOR, Seamus Ryan, Pat O Connell & John Mullally. 2nd. with 48pt. Eddie Butler, George Murray, Tom Hogan, & Pascal Whelan. 3rd. place with 47pts. were Liam Daly, PJ Leahy, Pat Cowan, and Paddy Nolan.

Our next away outing will be on Monday 2nd. Sept. in Thurles golf club. Tee box 10am.


“Cadets” ;   The Cadets are still growing in numbers.  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;  Another great productive turnout on Wed.21st and Fri. 23rd.  Most Cadets have now received their start Kits supplied by CGI (Confederation of Golf Ireland). Well done to all.  Training will continue, on Saturdays only at 1 o’clock to facilitate other sport activities times. Commencing this Sat. 31st. Aug.   Thanks for all the support from parents and volunteers and look forward to continuing throughout the year.m


Social Mix; A great turn out of Ladies and Gents.  This is a fantastic event for all Youth Cadets to take part as the mix will bring great competition experience to beginner golfers.  The winners for Wed.14th. were; 1st. Team, Joe Fitzpatrick, Breda Murphy, Declan Russell, Kieran Molloy (Garda College).  2nd Team; Kevin Fitzpatrick, Seamus Bourke, Silvio Bondila (Garda College), Joe O’Connor.


Ladies;  OurBoyne Trophy” team in Edenderry went to the wire in the Semi Finals after victory over the K-Club in the Quarter finals , the Cavan Ladies battled steadfast to take the Semi Final Title from Templemore. Howth and Cavan are now into the final on 26th Aug,  Next year Templemore Ladies will be there again no doubt.  Ladies Boyne Trophy semifinal Team. Mary Ryan /Anna O Rourke, Mary Hayses/ Margie Costigan, Josie Bourke /Maryanne Maher, Mary Fitzpatrick/ Shilia Delaney, Bernie Stapleton/ Sadie Tynan. They done us proud, well done Ladies.


Rates for 2020 accepted now for New Members;  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 full 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;  Late memberships will be accepted at reduced rates; Contact any club committee member for referral.


Special “New Members” 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.


Welcome back to Lapsed Members; Pay now for membership op 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.


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;

Central Towns;  v Palmerstown in Tullamore Sunday Sept. 8th.

Fred Perry Munster Final.. -V- Cork  Sunday Sept. 8th.

Diageo Mixed V Thurles, Fri 13th Sept.

Club Classic Fund Raiser;  11th. 12th, 13th. 14th. 15th. Sept.

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 on club fixtures or contact Club Competition Secretary; Liam Leahy, 087-4115773.