News up to Sunday 5th July 2020

above photo;  (Templemore Golf Club 1st 18hole Competition post Covid-19 Restrictions;  (L R) Lorcan O’ Reilly, Joe O Connor, Club Secretary & Junior Club Officer Pat O Connell, Course Manager Liam Leahy).


Templemore Golf Club News; 


18 hole Singles, Commence on Saturday 4th. and Sunday 5th. July. There was a fantastic turn out for this event as it was the 1st. 18 hole competition post the Covid-19 restriction.   The results were very competitive between the top 5 players as follows;  1st. Michael Keely 34pts.  2nd. Bernie O’Rourke 34pts. 3rd. Albie Egan 34pts. 4th. John McGrath 33pts. 5th. John Greed 33 pts.  Congratulations to all.


Spring League;  The spring League is now back in full action after a long recess due to the Covid-19.   Round 1 is now complete and round 2 is now in competition from 29th. June to 11th. July.  Round 3; 6th. to 18th. July.  Final Week, Round 4;  13th. to 25th. July. Entry fee €20 for 1st. 4 weeks, Re-entries @ €3 each week. Results for round 1 is now on display in the club house and on the club “WhatsApp”  Anyone not able to play and substitutes that want to play Contact Competition Secretary. Dinny Tuohy 085-2842067.  Continued Best of luck to all.


Ladies;  18hole Stableford on Tuesday 30th. June.  1st. Josie Bourke 39pts, 2nd.  Sile Keely 35 pts.  3rd. Kathleen Maher 33pts.


New On-Line Tee Booking;   The club new “Online Booking System” can be accessed on our Web site;  no access to the course will be allowed without booking through the new system.  Visitors can contact to request Tee times or link up with an existing member.


50/50 Lotto Winners;  1st Draw.   Biddy Gleeson.  2nd Draw.  Mick Murphy.  3rd. Draw.  Patricia King.  4th. Draw. Michael Purcell.  Special congratulations to all from Club Captain Tom McGrath and thanks expressed to all for supporting this venture.


Cadet Golf;  All Cadets will be notified as soon as we can resume “Collective Training”.  In the mean-time Cadets can play in the company of an Adult Member.  Contact Pat O’Connell for more information. 087-9205821.


Seniors Results; Thursday 3rd. An excellent turnout again with 40 players taken part and a few high scores. 1st. with 56pts. John Hassett, Jim Gleeson, Mick Carey, Liam Daly. 2nd. with 55pt. Bertie Keane, Philip Ryan, Frankie Shortt, Tom Kennedy. 3rd. place with 49pts. Declan Russell, Pascal Whelan, George Collins, and Ambrose Purcell.


New Members are more than welcome.

Select the “New Members” tab on the web site and complete the ONLINE application form and select submit.

Then select the “FEE” tab and proceed with payment.

If any difficulty contact Tony by text @ 086-8209991.


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 Pat O’Connell 087-9205821 or any of the committee for to purchase the “Ideal Active Present”.


Golf Active in Retirement for 2020;  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.


Private Donations for Course Development;  Donations, sponsorship, will be greatly received now that the club will have its own autonomy and will be used exclusively for Course Development.  Put your stamp on the course making a special contribution.  For Donations, Just select the “FEE” tab and then select “Make a Donation” tab on the Club Web Site , or in confidence contact; Club Captain Tom McGrath 087-1147666.


Future Competition Dates;

Sat. 11th. Sun. 12th.  18hole Stableford, 2-3 Ball only.

Spring League 2nd. Round, Ongoing to 11th. July.

Spring League 3rd. Round, Ongoing to 18th. July.

Spring League 4th. Round, Final Week, 13th. to 25th. July.