News up to Sunday 8th December 2019

(1st. Photo)  Templemore Golf Club Seniors XMass Golf Competition. Ist. team winners. Prize Presentation by Seniors Chairperson PJ Leahy to John Hassett, Jim Gleeson, Tom Kennedy. (Photo by Seamus Bourke).

(2nd. Photo)  Templemore Golf Club Seniors XMass Golf Competition 2nd. Team Winners, Tom McGrath, Frankie Shortt, Eddie Butler, Ollie Murrey, Presentation by Club Captain Tony O’Toole.


Templemore Golf Club News; 


Senior Golf Results; for Thursday’s seniors outing. 1st. with 52pts. John Hassett, Jim Gleeson, and Tom Kennedy.  2nd. with 51pt.  Eddie Butler, Ollie Murray, Frankie Shortt, and Tom McGrath.   3rd. with 49pts. Joe O’Connor, Tom Hogan, and Donal Golden.  10 team’s took part in the competition and 45 enjoyed our Xmas Party in Murphy’s Pub an excellent meal and service was supplied by them. The evening concluded with entertainment supplied by PJ and Michael.  Philip was like Santa dishing out the goodies and Pat looked after the draw making sure everyone went home with a gift.  A fantastic and enjoyable occasion was had by all.


Christmas Hamper Competition 2019.  The Christmas Hamper Competition 2019 Results in next week issue.


Mc Hugh Cups Reminder;  The McHugh Cups, 9hole Stableford finished on Sunday 8th. December. Results will be in next week issue.


AGM Reminder;  The AGM will be on this Thursday 12th. December at 8pm. All members are welcome to attend.


Special Joining Opportunity’s for 2020.  Avail of 2019 rates as these may change in 2020.  Pay now and your membership will be included up to Dec 2020.  There is a “Special Rate” 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.


“Cadets Membership 2020” ;   You can join the Golf Cadets anytime from the age of 8 to 13 Boys and Girls and Cadet youths Age 14 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;  Training will continue on Saturdays from 1 to 2pm.  Thanks for all the support from parents and volunteers and look forward to continuing throughout the year.


A great Welcome back to Lapsed Members; Pay now for membership up 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.


Make Golf a Life Changing Gift for 2020;   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”.


Be 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.


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.


Club Fixtures;

AGM; Thursday 12th. Dec. @8pm.

White Dowling Society; Saturday December 14

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