News up to Sunday 28th July 2019

above photo;  Templemore Golf Club Captain Prize Winner 2019, Eoin Fitzpatrick, Templemore. Presentation by Club Captain Tony O’Toole..  also Templemore Golf Club. Lady Captains Prize winner, Sadie Tynan presentation by Lady Captain Lorraine Ryan. (Both Photos by; Seamus Bourke)


Templemore Golf Club News; 


Presidents Prize;  Friday 26th. and Saturday 27th.  Was a fantastic occasion for Joint Club Presidents, Michael Keely and Lady President, Mary Hogan.  The weather was excellent, the course was in superb condition which resulted in very high scores.  The attendance superseded all expectations.  President Michael gave great credit to the course management team and to all the cooperation from everyone which made the occasion very successful. Lady President Mary also reciprocated the same sentiments and especially to the Ladies for all their cooperation in making this a wonderful occasion for the club.  The night continued in the ideal location of the Club lounge with music and dance into the early hour.  The atmosphere was very enjoyable in what was a continental setting.

President Prize Winner for 2019;   Declan Kelly, 45pts.  Other Results were;  2nd. Mick Carey 44pts.  3rd. Paul Tuohy 43pts.  Best front 9, Jerry Keegan Snr. 22pts.  Best Back 9,  Jerry Keegan Jnr. 23pts.  Best Senior, Liam Daly 22pts.  Over 24 Handicap Senior, Phillip Ryan 31pts.

Lady President Prize Winner for 2019;  Mary Hayes Kenny, 42pts.  Other Results were 2nd. Kay Brennan, 40pts.  3rd. (Gross), Shelia Delaney. 4th. Margie Costigan, 38pts. 5th. Mary Ryan, 38pts.  6th. Past President, Ann O’Rourke, 37pts.  7th. Josie Bourke, 37pts.  1st Nine, Mary Fitzpatrick, 21pts. 2nd. Nine, Kathleen Maher,19pts.  Best 30+ Ann Kenny, 32pts.


Fred Perry Trophy;  Seanie Gleeson team on Monday 22nd.  at 4pm. in Templemore resulted in a great victory -V- West Waterford. The team were; Dennis Maher, Padraigh Moloney, Tom McGrath, Bertie Keane, Seamus Bourke, Liam Daly, Joe O’Connor, Mattie Bourke, Tom Kenny, Joe Fahy, Ambrose Purcell, Michael Purcell, John Hassett.  A fantastic result for Templemore to successfully beat such a prestigious club.  Well done Seanie and his team.


Sat. 20th. Sun. 21st. 18h S/f Results; 1st.  Martin Walsh, 39pts.  2nd. Martin Bohan, 39pts.  3rd. Michael Purcell 35pts.


Central Town Trophy; Templemore-V- Esker hills will be on next Sat. 3rd. Aug.  3 away and 2 Home.  The best of Luck to all and Team Manager Liam Leahy.


Feileacain Charity Golf Classic; (Remembering Hollie) Saturday 3rd. August,  4ball Stableford,. Players can also play on Friday by arrangement; Contact Declan Russell 085-1846581..  1st. Prize, 4Ball in Trump Golf resort, Doonbeg.  2nd. 4 Ball in Dromoland Golf Club, 3rd. 4Ball in The Heritage Golf Resort, Killinard.  4th. 4Ball in Shannon Golf Club.  Prizes for Non-GUI Golfers; 1st. 4Ball in Nenagh Golf club.  2nd. 4Ball in Rathdowney Golf Club.  3rd. 4Ball in Thurles Golf Club.  4th.  4Ball in Roscrea Golf club.  Full support by all Golfers will be appreciated.


Presidents Mixed Social Golf ;  The Social Mixed Golf 9 holes was a fantastic success.  It will continue every Wednesday Evening,  Registration 6. pm .   The Presidents Mix Winners for Wed. 24th.  1st. Team;  Liam Daly, Shelia Delaney, Mary Butler.  2nd. Team;  Cillian Walsh, Kieran Molloy, Marian Keely.  3rd. Team. Joe O’Connor, Garry Russell, Breda O’Carroll.


Seniors Golf;   Senior results 18th. July.  A huge turnout for the seniors golf. The results were, 1st. John Fitzpatrick, Gerry Keegan, Seamus Ryan, Jim Gleeson.  2nd. Tom Kenny, Michael Maher, Paddy Nolan, Tony O’Toole.  3rd. Tom McGrath, John Brown, Willie Haverty, Pat Maher.  The next away Seniors will be on Thursday 16th. as usual.


LMC Seniors Alliance Golf Society;   Bernie O’ Rourke still retains 1st position in Golfer of the Year with 283 pts.  Also the following Templemore members in the top 10 are:  John N Galvin 254Pts. and Bertie Keane 251pts.  Well done to all and the best of luck to the finals.


“Cadets” Section;   There was a fantastic attendance again at the Cadets on Wed.24th. and Friday 26th.  The Cadets age is 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.  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;  Cadet training for Boys and Girls will continue this wed. 31st.. and Friday 2nd..  Bring a friend, all will be welcomed.  Golf Clubs will be available for those that do not have them.  Don’t miss this opportunity to start playing Golf.


Constant Reminder that Membership is always 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;

Feileacain Charity Golf Classic;  4ball Stableford, Saturday 3rd. August. Contact Declan Russell 085-1846581. (Remembering Hollie)

Central Towns Trophy.  Sat. 3rd Aug.

Diagio Mix. Sunday 11th. Aug. @ 3pm. 2home – 3 Roscrea, Manager Seamus Bourke.

Club Classic Fund Raiser;  Date to be confirmed.

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.