News up to Sunday 26th May

above photo;  Templemore Golf Club, AIG Pierce Purcell Shield Team, John Hassett, Bertie Keane, Padraic Moloney, Seamus Bourke, Ambrose Purcell, George Collins, Joe Tynan, Joe Fahy, Timmy Touhy, Michael Purcell, Manager Mick Keely, Tom McGrath.


Templemore Golf Club News;    


AIG Pierce Purcell Shield, in Clonmel Golf Club on Saturday May 25.  The Templemore Pierce Purcell Impressive Team -V- Ballykisteen In Clonmel displayed great effort by all but unfortunately the day was not in their favor.  The victory 4-1 went to Ballykisteen. This consistent impressive competitive team players are to be congratulated in giving up their time in a commitment to the success of Templemore Golf Club in the competitive golf arena.  Also a great appreciation to their manager Mick Keely.  All are proud representatives for Templemore Golf Club.


Ladies Golf;  Congratulations to the Ladies who played Thurles in the first round of the Boyne trophy.  A great win and we look forward with confidence to the next round.


Fred Perry Trophy;  Round 2, Tuesday May 28 in Ballykisteen.  Best of luck to Seanie Gleeson and his team to a great success.   First match at 4pm. -V- Ballykisteen.


Week-end Competition 18th and 19th  Winners were 1st. Bernie O’Rourke.  2nd. Pat Shelly. 3rd. T McCormack.


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 “Whats App”


Weekly Open On-Going 9hole Competition;   A weekly open on-going competition commenced on Monday 13th. May.  Ideal for players who can only get their game in the evenings and is also open to all players and will be more than welcome.  Details on Locker room notice board.


Golf Societies;   All golf societies are more than welcome to play the course.  For booking dates contact, Competition Secretary Liam Leahy, 087-4115773


Mixed Social Golf ;  Wed 22.. May. The Social Mixed Golf 9 holes is now in full swing every Wednesday Evening,  Registration 6.30pm .  Wed 22. May. 1st Team. George Murray, Declan Kennedy, Mary Hogan.  2nd Team;  Niall Moloney, Mary Fitzpatrick, Declan Russell.  Congratulations to all.


“Cadet” Section;   Enrollment will commence shortly for Boys and Girls under 15 years also for youths from 15 to 18.  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.


Membership Fee final reminder for 2019; This is a last call to members who have not yet paid their subscriptions to do so immediately as the season is now in full swing, and competitions have commenced, so don’t delay any further and make your payment by the options listed.  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;


Beginner Special Rate.  There is a “Special limited 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.


Lapsed Members are more than Welcome Back; 

A special rate for “Lapsed Members” that have not played/joined for “One Year” can avail of a “welcomed back” once-off, special rate of €200 and Ladies €170.

This is a great motivation 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”.


By 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.


Course Development Donations;    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.


The Seniors Golf;   The winners for Wed 23.   1st.. Team; P Butler, Pat Maher, Ollie Murray, Mick Connell. 2nd Team; Michael Webster, Tom Kennedy, Willie Haverty, Pat Costello.  3rd. Team;  J. Keogh, George Murray, Joe Hennessy, P.J. Leahy.

Seniors Away Outing;  The next Seniors outing is on Thursday May 30.  in Roscrea.  Golf, Meal, Prizes, €30.  Tee Time, 10.30-12.30.  Fee to be paid next Thursday 23rd.


Club Fixtures;

Weekly Open On-Going 9hole Competition;   A weekly open on-going competition commenced on Monday 13th. May.  Ideal for players who can only get their game in the evenings and is also open to all players and will be more than welcome.  Details on Locker room notice board.

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

Sunday June 2 ;    Cashman Cup. Munster Club Four-Ball Championship.  Round 1- Cahir Park-V-Templemore.  Manager; P.J. Leahy.

Sunday 9th. June;  DIAGEO Mixed Foursomes 2019.  Mount Temple -V- Templemore.

Thursday June 13 ; Irish Mixed Foursomes, Tipperary Golf Club, Round 1-at 4pm.  Templemore-V-Ballykisteen.  Manager; Seamus Bourke.

Classic Fund Raiser;  Fri 6th. Sat 7th. Sun 8th, July.

Presidents Prize;  Sunday July 28 .

Captains Prize;  Friday, Saturday, Sunday August  16,17, 18 .

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.