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Weekly News up to 26th. Jan

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Templemore Golf Club.

The next committee meeting is on Thursday 2nd Feb. at 8pm. Sharp.

All committee member are requested to attend and make this a vibrant action meeting.

Those not getting text notices, please send by text, name and mobile number to 0870509278.

Fixtures:

The Weekly competition will continue throughout February.

There has been great attendance to this weekly event and all are encouraged to continue playing in this competition.

The Spring League;

The draw has now taken place with great numbers taken part.

A total of 13 teams have now been selected from those that had the early bird entry.

If you are not on the team list, contact Club Captain Martin Bohan 087 0509278 or Club Competition Secretary Liam Leahy 087 4115773 for you to substitute a placing or to create a new team.

Entry fee is €20 Round 1, Holes 1 to 9 extended to 5/ 2 /17 . 4 rounds in total.  Re-entry €2 . Prizes for round winners overall prizes first & second, and winner of division 2 cut after two rounds. Spread the word.

It’s important that each player “supports their team by starting as a full team” as soon as possible so that the competition can be concluded within the next 4 weeks, weather permitting.

Look up who is on your team, from the selection on the notice board.

It’s expressed by the Competition secretary Liam Leahy that all wishing to participate to do so a soon as possible.

 

“The Nationals”

A range of events encompass County, Regional and National and international Golf tournaments

sponsored by Great Irish Golf will take place at The Heritage Golf Club on Monday 3rd April 2017. Details are on the notice board for teams to take part.

 

New Members;

Registrations forms for new members are available at the club house or contact Martin Bohan 087 0509278.

Tell all your friends to take up membership and test their skills on this challenging Golf course.

Member Subs are now due, so please pay A.S.A.P.

 

Course:

The course is progressing well with voluntary work appreciated on the Fairways, Tee Boxes, and Roughs, all getting the first cuttings, and all now looking in good condition for the year ahead.

 

Seniors Report and Results Thurs. 26th. Jan.

Thursday 26th.,  weather was cold but dry and did not deter the gallantry of those that took part in this great event.

The course was in excellent condition, but you had to have your woollies buttoned up.

The Senior teams taking part welcomed the hot cup of tea and sandwiches after playing and Rody Cawley’s Kitchen was very much appreciated.

The key contributor in this week’s winning team was Pascal Whelan.

Senior Results.

1st. Team. J. O Connor, P. Ryan Snr. P. O Connell, P. Whelan, 45Pts.

2nd Team. F. Lysaght, G. Keegan, S. Ryan, J. Stapleton, 44pts.

3rd. Team. S. Bourke, P. Costello, L. Daly, T. Foley, 43pts.

Lucky Dip Winner;  John Brown.

Fixtures;

Next Seniors, Thursday 2nd. Feb.

Usual time 10am. for entries to start no later than 10-30am. Fee €5 which include Golf, Tea, Sandwich’s and the banter.

All visitors 55+ are more than welcome.

All Senior Golfers should try this outing, just turn up and you will be put on a team and enjoy an excellent social opportunity to play with likeminded golfers.

Golf thought for the week;

“Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.” -Arnold Palmer”

Spring League

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Spring League

Draw for teams on Friday night if you wish to be included place your name on sheet in Clubhouse. Entry €20 Round 1 Holes 1 to 9 extended to 5/ 2 /17 . 4 rounds in total re-entry €2 .Prizes for round winners overall prizes first & second  and winner of division 2 cut after two rounds. Spread the word.

 

Subs now due please pay a.s.a.p.

Those not geting text notices please send name and mobile no to 0870509278.

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Weekly News up to 19th. Jan

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Templemore Golf Club.

All are back to normal after a very successful Captains drive-in.

A great year of golf ahead, so all encouraged by our Captain Martin Bohan to play a much Golf as possible and enjoy this wonderful amenity.

Fixtures:

Weekly competition 20th. Jan to 30th. Jan. Holes 1-9, Green Markers.

There has been great attendance to this ongoing weekly event and all are encouraged to continue in these competitions.

The Spring League is ready to start and the entry list is on the club counter.

The draw for teams will take place on the 30th. Jan.

There are just a few available spaces left, so get your name on the list without delay.

It’s expressed by the Competition secretary Liam Leahy that all wishing to participate to do so a soon as possible.

 

“The Nationals”

A range of events encompass County, Regional and National and international Golf tournaments

sponsored by Great Irish Golf will take place at The Heritage Golf Club on Monday 3rd April 2017. Details are on the notice board for teams to take part.

 

New Members;

Registrations forms for new members are available at the club house or contact Martin Bohan 087 0509278.

Tell all your friends to take up membership and test their skills on this challenging Golf course.

The Course:

The course is progressing well under the guidance of Liam Leahy and John Alexandra, both are to be congratulated for their commitment and dedication.

 

Seniors Report and Results Thurs. 19th. Jan.

Thursday weather came good for the 2nd. Outing of 2017.

The winning team combined well, with Pat Costello been the key contributor.

Senior Results.

1st. Team. T. McGrath, P. Costello, J. Stapleton, P. O Connell, 47Pts.

2nd Team. R. Cawley, G. Keegan, M. Connell, 47pts. (On Count Back).

3rd. Team. D. Touhy, J. Gleeson, L. Daly, P. Ryan Snr. 45pts. (on Count Back)

Fixtures;

Next Seniors, Thursday 26th. Jan.

Usual time 10am for entries to start no later than 10-30am. Fee €5 which include Golf, Tea, Sandwich’s and the banter.

All visitors 55+ are more than welcome.

All Senior Golfers should try this outing, it’s a good formula, enjoyable and an excellent social opportunity to play with likeminded golfers.

Golf thought for the week;

“A good player who is a great putter is a match for any golfer. A great hitter who cannot putt is a match for no one.

– Ben Sayers”

Weekly News up to 16th. Jan

Monday, January 16, 2017

Captains Drive in.  Club Captain, Martin Bohan, Lady Captain, Josie Bourke, Lady President, Maura Sheehan, Club President, Tony O’Toole.

The event was well attended in record numbers, which indicated the growing interest in Golf in Templemore.

It was very encouraging to see big numbers of young people at the event and participating in the Champagne Scramble 9 hole event.

The day was perfect for the event and all enjoyed this wonderful occasion. Which followed with refreshments of Tea, Sandwiches homemade brown bread and homemade Black pudding.

A great thanks to all the ladies for their efforts in the catering.

The theme message from the Club Captain Martin Bohan is, “there is a great future ahead for Templemore Golf Club” and was impressive in his comments on the expansion of club members in particular younger members and emphasising that it’s the members that make the club a success.

The lady Captain Josie Bourke also expressed her appreciation on the large attendance and the desire to create options for younger players to join.

The drive-in was a show case of excellent drives by Lady Captain Josie Bourke, Lady President Maura Sheehan, Club Captain, Martin Bohan, and finally by Club President, Tony O’Toole.

The club course was in good conditions and the greens were in exceptional condition, thanks to the club greenkeeper John Alexandra.

A special thanks to the club Competition Secretary Liam Leahy on the difficult task of putting together this record number of teams and assisted by Pat O’Connell.

Which resulted in a fantastic day of Golf.

Results;

Captains Drive in;

1st. Team with 26.3 pts.

Mary Hogan

Seamus Bourke

Denis Ryan

Mary Molloy

2nd. Team with 26.8 pts.

Kay Brennan

Tom Kenny

Jim Gleeson

Seanie Gleeson

3rd. Team with 28.5 pts.

Mary Ryan

Garry Keegan

Keith Morris

Sean Lee.

 

Sunday 1st Jan to Sat 14th. Jan. 11hole stableford, Holes 1-11.

All winners were unique in that they all had the same finishing score and was decided on the back recount.

1st. Rody Cawley. 24pts.

2nd. Sean Lee. 24pts.

3rd. Donal Golden.24pts.

 

Fixtures:

The Spring League is ready to start and the entry list is on the club counter.

It’s expressed by the Competition secretary Liam Leahy that all wishing to participate to do so a soon as possible.

“The Nationals”

A range of events encompass County, Regional and National and international Golf tournaments

sponsored by Great Irish Golf will take place at The Heritage Golf Club on Monday 3rd April 2017. Details are on the notice board for teams to take part.

New Members;

Registrations forms for new members are available at the club house or contact Martin Bohan 087 0509278.

Tell all your friends to take up membership and test their skills on this challenging Golf course.

Course:

The course is progressing well under the guidance of Liam Leahy and John Alexandra, both are to be congratulated for their commitment and dedication.

Best wishes;

Best wishes to Lady Captain, Josie Bourke, Lady President, Maureen Sheehan, Club Captain Martin Bohan and Club President Tony O’Toole for 2017.

A great year ahead for golf in Templemore Golf Course.

 

Seniors Report and Results Thurs. 12th. Jan.

The Seniors cancelled their competition on Thursday due to weather conditions early in the morning.

Fixtures;

Next Seniors, Thursday 19th. Jan.

Usual time 10am for entries to start no later than 1030am. Fee €5 which include Golf, Tea, Sandwich’s and the banter.

All visitors 55+ are more than welcome.

Plans are now been made for the away venues to be played in the coming year.

Golf thought for the week;

“Golf gives you an insight into human nature, your own as well as your opponent’s. ~Grantland Rice”

Captains Drive-in 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

Captain’s Drive In

Captain Martin Bohan & Lady Captain Josie Bourke  will commence the 2017 golf season with the Drive In on Sunday Jan 15th. @ 1:00.

This will be followed by a 9 hole scramble draw for teams @12:30 and will conclude with the presentation and light refreshments .

Wishing all a great golfing season in 2017

 

Men’s Spring League will commence in the next few weeks please enter names on sheet on noticeboard.

 

 

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Weekly News up to 5th. Jan.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Templemore Golf Club.

Results;

The Xmas Fare Competition which concluded on the 30th. Dec.

and having securitised all the result, the winners are as follows;

0-14, H/C   Seamus Bourke. 23pts.

15-18, H/C Paul Touhy. 22pts.

19-22, H/C Michael Webster. 18pts.

23-28, H/C Tommy Foley. 20pts.

Fixtures:

Sun. 1st, to Sat 14th. Jan. Stableford, 11holes, 1to 11. Fee €3.

Sun. 15th. Jan. Captains Drive-in.  Draw for teams will be at 12.30, Tee-off at 1pm. Sharp.

Followed by a 9 hole Scramble.

Spring League will start after the drive-in, Players are to place their names on the sheet on the notice board.

Committee Meeting;

The 1st. committee meeting was on the 5th Jan. there was a full attendance, despite cold and flues on some of the members.

Congratulations to Club Captain, Martin Bohan for chairing what was an action and vibrant meeting.

New Members;

Registrations forms for new members are available at the club house or contact Martin Bohan 087 0509278.

Tell all your friends to take up membership and test their skills on this challenging Golf course.

Course:

The course is progressing well under the guidance of Liam Leahy and John Alexandra, both are to be congratulated for their commitment and dedication.

Best wishes;

Best wishes to newly elected Lady Captain, Josie Bourke and Lady President, Maureen Sheehan for 2017.

Templemore Golf committee wishes all a very happy, healthy and a great Golf Year 2017.

Seniors Report and Results Thurs. 5th. Jan.

Templemore golf seniors outing on Thursday 5th. January.

The first outing of 2017 for the seniors kicked off with 8 teams playing great golf.

The course was in excellent condition, resulting in exceptionally high standard of scoring, a complement to the course management and team.

Results as follows:

1st. G. Collins, F. Shortt, S. Lee, 50 Points.

2nd. G. Keegan, W. Haverty, J. Galvin, S. Gleeson, 49 points.

3rd.  S. Bourke, P. Whelan,M. Maher,   48 points.

Plans are now been made for the away venues to be played in the coming year.

The importance of not clashing with Club competitions and inter club competitions will be taken on board in this regard.

The seniors usually play approx. 10% of their outings at away venues.

Last year we only missed two Thursdays due to bad weather conditions, but with divine intervention in this regard it was a great Golf year for the Seniors.

We trust 2017 will be even better.

Fixtures;

Next Seniors, Thursday 12th. Jan.

Usual time 10-1030am. Fee €5 which include Golf, Tea, Sandwich’s.

All visitors 55+ are more than welcome.

 

Golf Quote;

“No other game combines the wonder of nature with the discipline of sport in such carefully planned ways. A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer’s mind. Tom Watson”

Weekly News up to 30th. Dec.

Friday, December 30, 2016

Templemore Golf Club.

The Xmas Fare Competition was concluded today the 30th. Dec.

The weather and the course was exceptional for this competition which resulted in a good vibrant turn out.

The various handicap category for prizes were as follows;

0-14, 14-18, 19-22, 22-28.

The top clear winners were;

1st. Seamus Bourke 23Pts.

2nd. Paul Touhy 22pts.

All of the other results are subject to securitization and will be posted in the next issue.

The next committee meeting will be on Thursday 5th. Jan. 8pm. sharp.

Thanks to all of our members and those visiting for their support over 2016 and a happy and healthy 2017, with plenty of Golf.

Registrations forms for new members are available at the club house.

Tell all your friends to take up membership and test their skills on this challenging and vibrant Golf course.

Quote; “Success in Golf depends less on strength of body more on strength of mind over character; Arnold Palmer”

Templemore Golf committee wishes you all a very happy, healthy and a great Golf Year 2017.

Seniors Report and Results Thurs. 29th. Dec.

Templemore golf seniors outing in Templemore on Thursday 29th. December.

Results as follows:

1st. J. Gleeson, T. O’ Toole, T. Foley, T. McGrath, 54 Points.

2nd. G. Keegan, B.O’ Rourke, F. Shortt, M. Carey, 49 points

3rd.  D. Tuohy, S. Gleeson, J. Ryan, R.Cawley,   49 points ( count back )

The weather has been our friend once again with very calm and a mild day which contributed to a very enjoyable game of Golf for the Seniors.

There was an exceptional combination of coring for the winning team which made a difference in bringing in the top winning score results.

This was a fitting finish to the Golf year for the Seniors which was a great success throughout the year.

Thanks again to Phil Ryan and his team and all those involved that have made this event a vibrant success.

Our first competition in 2017 is next Thursday the 5th. of January in Templemore.

Usual time 10-1030am. Fee €5 which include Golf, Tea, Sandwich’s.

All visitors 55+ are more than welcome.

Best wishes and great Golf from the Seniors committee for 2017.

“Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated. It satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect, at the same time it is rewarding and maddening, without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.  Arnold Palmer.”

 

Weekly News up to 22nd. Dec.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Templemore Golf Club.

The Xmas Fare Competition has been extended to the 30th. Dec.

There are various handicap category prizes as follows;

0-14, 14-18, 19-22, 22-28.

This gives everyone a chance to be a winner.

There is a lot of interest in this competition and with the continued fine weather it’s an ideal opportunity to get out for the exercise after the Christmas Pudding.

The next committee meeting will be on Thursday 5th. Jan.

Thanks to all of our members and those visiting for their support over 2016 and a happy and prosperous 2017, with plenty of Golf.

Quote; “Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter. Tiger Woods”

Seniors Report and Results Thurs. 22nd. Dec.

Templemore golf seniors outing in Templemore on Thursday 22nd. December.

Results as follows:

1st. G. Keegan, F. Shortt, M.Carey, S. Lee, 48 Points

2nd. D. Tuohy, J. Greed, M. Maher, 47 points

3rd. E. Butler, T. Kennedy, T. O’Toole,  47 points ( count back )

The course was naturally soft but the greens, as always, were in great condition.

All enjoyed their golf with the run up to Christmas .

Thanks to Phil Ryan and all of his team for making this a great event over 2016 and we all look forward to its success in 2017.

Fixtures;

Thursday 29th. Dec. all will be back in action again to exercise again after the Xmas pudding.

“Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated. It satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect, at the same time it is rewarding and maddening, without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.  Arnold Palmer.”

Wishing all a very happy, healthy and a great Golf Year 2017.

Weekly News up to 16th. Dec.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Templemore Golf Club.

Results;

Xmas Fare Competition; 5th. – 18th. Dec.

1st. Francis McCormack 28 pts.

2nd. Seamus Bourke 21 pts.

3rd. Bernie O’Rourke 20pts.

Seniors Report and Results Thursday 15th. Dec.

The Seniors endured their outing in Templemore on Thursday 15th. Dec..as the course was naturally soft but the greens were in good condition. There were 6 teams. All enjoyed their golf and escaped without the rain.

We did have an incident on the course but thankfully all went well. One of our seniors in trying to retrieve his ball on the 5th. hole but slipped and fell into the drain. Fortunately, his playing partners were diligent and realising what could have been serious was immediately taken care of, with nothing but a mucky and wet experience.  It was an early finish of course but all turned well T.G.

Results;

1st. G Collins, T. Hogan, PJ Leahy, J. Mullally. 48pts.

2nd. J. O’Connor. P. Ryan Snr. M. Carey. 44pts.

3rd. G. Keegan, J. Gleeson, J. Galvin, M. Maher.

We hope to continue our Seniors Competition during the Festive Season subject to weather and course conditions.

Lucky Dip Prize; The winner was, Pat Maher.

Fixtures;

Thursday 22nd. Dec. Seniors Competition Draw 10 to10.30 am.

Fee €5. includes, Golf, Tea, Sandwich’s, Lucky dip prize. Visitors Welcome. Age 55 +.

“Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated. It satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect, at the same time it is rewarding and maddening, without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.  Arnold Palmer.”

 

Wishing all a very happy and peaceful Christmas.

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Golf News Wed 16th Dec

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Templemore Golf Club.

Results;

Xmas Fare Competition; 5th. – 18th. Dec.

1st. Francis McCormack 28 pts.

2nd. Seamus Bourke 21 pts.

3rd. Bernie O’Rourke 20pts.

The Course is in excellent condition for this time of year and with the short days, it’s a great opportunity and a challenge to all golfers on this wonderful 9-hole course.

 

Seniors Report and Results Wed 7th. Dec.

Templemore golf seniors had their Christmas outing in Templemore on Wednesday the 7th December.

Results as follows:

1st S Bourke, T Hogan , D Golden, T O Toole 49 Points

2nd D Touhy , P Ryan Snr, J Gleeson , J Stapleton (the saint) 48 points

3rd M Murphy, P Nolan ,P Maher ,A Purcell 48 points ( count back )

 

A perpetual trophy was recently donated by our new president Mr. T O’ Toole .

The first winner of this trophy was won by Mr. Tom Hogan with 24 Points.

Congratulations to Tom on being the first name on this beautiful trophy .

It is envisaged in the future that this trophy will be played as the Seniors Golfer of the year based on scores over the 6 away outings precise details will be at a later date.

Tom Hogan will now be the proud owner of this trophy for the coming year. The Seniors were in high praise of the course which was a special factor in a very enjoyable game of golf. Credits for this must go to the course manager Liam and his volunteers not forgetting our expert green keeper Jack.

We had a great meal in Murphy hostelry in the Main Street . Excellent entertainment was provided by the Dynamic Duo Tommy and PJ.

There was plenty of contributors from the Seniors who were in good voice. There was practically a full attendance of the seniors group. Attendance included our new Captain Martin ,vice caption Tommy with president Tony O Toole. We also had the honour of one of our seniors in attendance on the night who is our president elect of the GUI 2017, Mr. John McLoughney. John also gave us a rendition of nice music from the pipes.

It was a great day out with a lovely evening and great music and craic to finish off.

The Seniors are back this Thursday the 15th of December and throughout the festive season. Draw 10 o clock to 10.30.

Golf, tea and sandwiches €5

Visitors welcome age 55+

Club Christmas Fare Competition every day 9h s/f fee €3.

 

Seniors Report and Results Thursday 15th. Dec.

 

The seniors endured their outing in Templemore on Thursday 15th. inst.

as the course was naturally soft but the greens were in good condition.

There were 6 teams, all enjoyed their golf and escaped without the rain.

We did have an incident on the course but thankfully all went well.

One of our seniors in trying to retrieve his ball on the 5th. hole but slipped and fell into the drain.

Fortunately, his playing partners were diligent and realising what could have been serious was immediately taken care of, with nothing but a mucky and wet experience.  It was an early finish of course but all turned well T.G.

 

Results;

1st. G Collins, T. Hogan, PJ Leahy, J. Mullally. 48pts.

2nd. J. O’Connor. P. Ryan Snr. M. Carey. 44pts.

3rd. G. Keegan, J. Gleeson, J. Galvin, M. Maher.

We hope to continue our Seniors Competition during the Festive Season subject to weather and course conditions.

Lucky Dip Prize; The winner was Pat Maher.

 

Fixtures;

Thursday 22nd. Dec. Seniors Competition Draw 10 to10.30 am.

Fee €5. includes, Golf, Tea, Sandwich’s, Lucky dip prize. Visitors Welcome. Age 55 +.

 

“Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated. It satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect, at the same time it is rewarding and maddening, without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.  Arnold Palmer.”

 

Wishing all a very happy and peaceful Christmas.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Templemore golf seniors had their Christmas outing in Templemore on Wednesday the 7th December.

results as follows:

1st S Bourke, T hogan , D Golden, T O Toole 49 Points

2nd D Touhy , P Ryan Snr, J Gleeson , J Stapleton (the saint) 48 points

3rd M Murphy, P Nolan ,P Maher ,A Purcell 48 points ( count back )

 

A perpetual trophy was recently donated by our new president Mr. T O Toole . The first winner of this trophy was won by Mr. Tom Hogan with 24 Points.

Congratulations to Tom on being the first name on this beautiful trophy .

It is envisaged in the future that this trophy will be played as the Seniors Golfer of the year based on scores overi the 6 away outings precise details will be at a later date.

Tom Hogan will now be the proud owner of this trophy for the coming year. The Seniors were in high praise of the course which was a special factor in a very enjoyable game of golf. Credits for this must go to the course manager Liam and his volunteers not forgetting our expert green keeper Jack.

We had a great meal in Murphy hostilery in the Main Street . Excellent entertainment was provided by the Dynamic Duo Tommy and PJ.

There was plenty of contributors from the Seniors who were in good voice. There was practically a full attendance of the seniors group. Attendance included our new caption Martin ,vice caption Tommy with president Tony O Toole. We also had the honour of one of our seniors in attendance on the night who is  our president elect of the GUI 2017, Mr. John McLoughney. John also gave us a rendition of nice music from the pipes.

It was a great day out with a lovely evening and great music and craic to finish off.

The Seniors are back this Thursday the 15th of December and throughout the festive season. Draw 10 o clock to 10.30.

Golf, tea and sandwiches €5

Visitors welcome age 55+

Club Christmas Fare Competition every day 9h s/f fee €3.

 

Weekly News

Sunday, December 4, 2016

 

Christmas Fare

Golf activity is limited to 9 hole Xmas fare, see noticeboard for details.

Despite the cold conditions and a reschedule to the afternoon 7 teams of 4 enjoyed the 9 holes of golf on Dec 1st. and the cuppa afterwards was much appreciated. Joe O Connor Jim Gleeson Liam Daly and Ml. Carey emerged the winners with 44pts. Rody Cawley, John Browne, Sean Lee, Ml. Webster were 2nd on 42 pts. just pipping D. Tuohy, R O Connell S. Gleeson and P J Leahy on countback.

This week the Seniors have their Xmas outing on Wed 7th. Dec. with golf at 12:30 weather permitting and AGM and meal in Murphy’s Main Street @ 4:00.

Seniors golf continues on Thursday 15th Dec. @ 10:30.

Players are requested to complete the outstanding matchplay competitions a.s.a.p.

Men’s A G.M. in the Clubhouse this Monday Dec. 5th. @ 8:00

  1. G. M. & Help on course

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

 

Reminder of our A.G.M. on Monday 5th. Dec in the Clubhouse @ 8:00 p.m. Today is the final day for nominations and motions.

Help required for final cleanup on course this Friday @ 11:00

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Seniors turned out in good numbers on Thursday the 17inst. In spite of difficult weather conditions all teams finished the course.Tea and sanwiches were provided afterwords by Rody Cawley, Very much appreciated.

Please note the Seniors competition continues throughout the year unless something unforseen happens.

The results of last Thursday were as follows , after detailed countback.

 

1st, M, kealy, J Brown, S Bourke, P Ryan Snr. 41 points.

2nd, J O Connor, N Stanly, F Shortt, P O Connell. 41points.

3rd, D Tuohy, ML Maher, P J Leahy, J Mullally. 41 points.

 

Club Members Notice.

Please note all club members are earnestly requested to attend the annual Club A.G.M. on Monday the 5th of December

at 8pm sharp in the Clubhouse.

 

The Seniors Christmas outing is on in Templemore on Wedesday the 7th of December. We will have our usual game of golf

with our meal and music afterwords in Murphy’s Main Street.

 

Fixtures This Week.

Christmas fare 9h s/f competition on all week until further notice. Refer to (notice board).

Thursday 24th Seniors Golf, 9h s/f 10.30am. Visitors Welcome Golf,Tea, Sanwich Fee €5.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

 

 

The Seniors turned out in good numbers on Thursday the 17inst. In spite of difficult weather conditions all teams finished the course.Tea and sanwiches were provided afterwords by Rody Cawley, Very much appreciated.

Please note the Seniors competition continues throughout the year unless something unforseen happens.

The results of last Thursday were as follows , after detailed countback.

 

1st, M, kealy, J Brown, S Bourke, P Ryan Snr. 41 points.

2nd, J O Connor, N Stanly, F Shortt, P O Connell. 41points.

3rd, D Tuohy, ML Maher, P J Leahy, J Mullally. 41 points.

 

Club Members Notice.

Please note all club members are earnestly requested to attend the annual Club A.G.M. on Monday the 5th of December

at 8pm sharp in the Clubhouse.

 

The Seniors Christmas outing is on in Templemore on Wedesday the 7th of December. We will have our usual game of golf

with our meal and music afterwords in Murphy’s Main Street.

 

Fixtures This Week.

Christmas fare 9h s/f competition on all week until further notice. Refer to (notice board).

Thursday 24th Seniors Golf, 9h s/f 10.30am. Visitors Welcome Golf,Tea, Sanwich Fee €5.

 

 

Week end competition

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Weekend fixtures

We are holding a 18 hole singles competitions over the weekend  Nov 5th & 6th. depending on the weather and course conditions these could be the last counting competitions of the year.

Last weekend 23 /24 . Bernie O Rourke emerged as the 18 Hole stableford competition.

 

The final round of the unfinishrd Spring League will be an 18 hole stableford on Sat  5th.  see notice board for details.

Seniors

Seniors results 20/10/2016

1st. Martin Bohan, Tom Foley, Pascal Whelan and John Mullally 64 pts.

2nd. Ambrose Purcell. Phil Ryan, Frank Shortt & P J Leahy  62 pts.

3rd. Joe O Connor, Ml. Webster, Mick Carey & Jim Gleeson 57 pts.

Reminder Seniors Christmas outing and dinner in Templemore on Wed Dec. 7th.

Seniors results 27/10/2016

1st Joe O Connor, Jim Gleeson John Galvin & Phil Ryan 60 pts

2nd. Denis Tuohy, J. Bromn J. Kennedy & Sean Lee 58 pts

3rd. Ed. Butler, Frank Shortt, D. Golden & Seamus Ryan. 56 pts.

Seniors continues every Thursday @ 10:30

 

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Weekly News

Monday, October 17, 2016

We had a small turnout for our weekend competition due to the inclement weather which also had an effect on the scoring. Donal Hayes won with 33 pts followed by his playing partner Michael Webster on 32 pts.

This weekend we will have another 18 hole stableford competition see noticeboard for conditions.

The seniors had a large turnout on Thursday with the team of John Galvin, Tom Foley, Seamus Ryan and the inform Michael Webster the winners with 60 pts. followed in second place on 59 pts by Tom Kenny, Ml. Maher, Tony O Toole and Phil Ryan who pipped the third placed team on count back of Pat Maher, Paddy Nolan, , Mick Connell and Seamus Bourke.

Congratulations to John Mullally and Noel Stanley winners of the hospitality golf day at Ballykisteen on the 18/11/2016.

The seniors continues this Thursday entry €5 draw at 10:30

Well done to the greenkeeper,course manager and volunteers who  got the greens pencilled and sanded ju

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News & Results

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Seniors

 

The seniors had a very successful away outing on Thursday when a group of 40 travlled to Rathdowney. The course was in great conditionand an enjoyable day was had with the 3 man team of Joe O Connor Ml. Purcell and Pat O Connell emerging as winners with 98 pts.. Seamus Bourke Pat Maher Pat Nolan and Liam Leahy were second on 96 pts. closely followed by Denis Tuohy, Sean Gleeson John Mullally and Paschal Whelan on 95pts.

Seniors golf is at home this Thursday with the draw for teams at 10:30 entry €5 all welcome.

We held a 18 hole stroke competition a G.O.Y. qualifier last weekend with John Hassett winning with 67, one stroke better than Rody Cawley in second. Kevin Hassett continued his quest for G.O.Y. finishing third with 72.

We are running a 18 hole Stableford competition this Sat & Sun.

Players are reminded to complete their matches in the McHugh Cup and the mens matchplay.

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Monday, October 3, 2016

Weekly News

Last weekend we concluded our very successful club classic which had to be postponed from the

previous weekend due to the adverse weather.. The classic was a tremendous success with 50 teams

entering and generous sponsorship from the local buisness community.The club is indebted to all who

made it so and in particular to our President John for the commitment he gave.

 

The Champagne Scramble format made it enjoyable and helped the pace of play as finding every lost ball was not vital and the results

1st. John Mullally, Denis Tuohy, Paul Tuohy and Gerry Keegan on 103 pts.

2nd.Seamus Bourke, Paddy Bourke, Sean Lee and John Stapleton on 102pts.

3rd. Tim Touhy, Denis Touhy, Ger Keegan and Jerry Keegan on 101pts. ,

4th. Pat Maher, Tony Toole,Shauna Carroll and Martin Bohan on 101pts.

5th. Andrew Golden Mick Moore, Donal Golden and Pat O Connell on 96pts.

6th. Denis Ryan, Richie Tynan, Joe Fahy and Joey O Dwyer on 95 pts

7th. John Hassett, Ambrose Purcell, Andy Purcell and Eoin Collins on 95pts.

Non GU teams

1st. Pat Shelly, Ollie Larkin, Gerry Stapleton and Matt Stapleton on 97pts

2nd. Ml. Walsh, Martin Walsh, Ml. Bourke and Brian Sheils on 84 pts,

3rd. John McKenna, Seamus McCutchen ,Sean McCutchen, Liam Brennan on 74pts

Long Drive Men: Seamus Bourke.  Long Drive Ladies: Margi Costigan. Nearest the Pin: Gerry Keegan

 

Seniors

 

The seniors have an outing to Rathdowney on Thursday tee time 9:45 to 11:15 draw on noticeboard and

please beat the course 30 mins before your tee time.The winners of last Thursdays Masters were Denis

Tuohy John Mullally and Pat O Connell.

Fixtures

If hollow tying of greens takes place this week we will hold an 18 hole stableford if not it will be a GOY

event 18 hole stroke.Players are reminded to complete thier matches in the Men’s 4 ball and in the

McHugh Cup.

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Club Classic

The club fundraising classic after a very successful day on Friday fell foul of the bad weather on Saturday morning resulting in the course being closed and the classic being deferred until next weekend with tee times to stand .Those teams requiring a change should contact John @ 0860894718 for times on Friday Saturday or Sunday. John will accept enteries from new teams and re-entries also accepted.

Thursday Seniors

Scoring was excellent in last Thursday’s outing with the 3 teams on the podium  all having 59 pts with the winners being Pat Maher, Seamus Bourke John Hassett and John Stapleton on countback. The seniors continues this Thursday with the draw @ 10:15. This is the final call for the outing to Rathdowney on Thursday October 6th.

Teams in the McHugh Cup are reminded to complete their matches this week

Due to the rearranging of the classic we will have no singles competition next weekend.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Templemore Mens Seniors.

 

A Golf outing to Rathdowney Golf Club has been arranged for Thursday 6th of October. Golf + 3C Meal €25.

 

Tee Box 9-45 to 11-15. Please enter your names on sheet asap.

 

Contact name Philip 087.0668060.

Club News

Monday, September 19, 2016

We had a very successful Vice Captain’s prize on the Sept 10 & 11 this was a GOY stroke competition with Padraig Moloney emerging as the winner with 65 after a very consistent round with 2 birdies pars and a double bogey, Kevin Hassett was again the runner up with a score of 70 beating Seamus Bourke on countback. The clubs Dublin fan John Crowe was fourth winning his first club prize.

This weekend we had Wa 18 hole Stableford with Tim Shanahan winning with 34  defeating Hugh Scott on 35 pts on the junior rule.

It is full steam ahead this weekend with our major fundraising event our club classic. It is recommened that where possible club members should invite their friends from other clubs  to take part. Entry €100 team of 4. Seperate prizes for GUI and non GUI H\Cap teams. Contact John 0860894718 to book tee time.

Members playing in the McHugh Cup competition are reminded to play the 1st. matches a.s.a.p..

The Thursday Seniors continues to attract great support with Joe O Connor, John Mullally, Jim Gleeson and John Browne winning on Thursday 8th. and  Gerry Keegan, Ml. Webster and Sean Gleeson the winners on last Thursday.. The seniors continue this Thursday and members are reminded of the forth comming outing to Rathdowney in October. Congratulations to Frankie Shortt, Eddie Butler and Liam Daly on their success in the LMC.

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Club results and news

Monday, September 12, 2016

Vice Captain’s Prize

Last week we had a very competive stroke competition GOY event with Padraig Moloney emerging as the winner  with 65 after a very consistent round recording 2 birdie’s and one double bogey. Kevin Hassett was once again the runner up with 70 ahead of Seamus Bourke on countback..

This weekend we hold an 18 hole stableford competition on Sat and Sun.

Members are reminded to organise their teams for our club classic on the following weekend Sept 23, 24 & 25. To maximise the return it is recommended that where possible members invite players from outside clubs to play on their team. Entry €100 per team of 4 with reentry €60. Prizes for Gui and nonGUI H\Cap teams Contact John 0860894718 for teetime.

The draw for the McHugh Cups is made with the first round of matches  to be completed by 23/09/16 please arrange matches a.s.a.p..

All outstanding matches in the mens 4 ball to be completed this week to final stage.

The scoring in the Thursday seniors was high with the team of Joe O Connor John Mullally, Jim Gleeson and John Browne  victorious with 61 points from Pascal Whelan, Tom Hogan, Sean Lee and Martin Bohan on a score of 60..

The Thursday Seniors took the occassion to make a presentation to the club to defray the cost of the new sprayer recently purchased by the club.

The Seniors continues this week with the draw at 10:15 entry €5 all welcome

 

News and Fixtures

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Club Fundraising Classic

Having completed the major competition’s for the year the remaining feature event on the Club calendar  is our fundraising classic on September 23, 24 & 25 .This is a Champagne Scramble team’s of 4 entry €100, re-entry €60  per team or €15 per player who has already played. To maximise entries club teams are confined to 2 home players and 2 visitors so members this is your chance to invite your golfing friends to play in Templemore. Time sheet with John @ 0860894718

Competition results.

It was a case of de ja vu in the two recent week-end competitions. In the GOY 18 hole stroke competition Bernie O Rourke was the winner with 67 followed by Kevin Hassett with 68 and Michael Carey in third place. In last weeks 18 hole stableford the same two players were first and second with 35 and 34 pts. It proves the saying that class is permanent.

The seniors continue to attract large numbers for their Thursday scramble with Seamus Burke, Phil Ryan, Pat O Connell and Paddy Nolan winning with 59 on countback. from Pat Costello, John Galvin, Sean Lee and Pat Maher..

Weeks Competitions

The seniors continues on Thursday’s with draw @ 10:15 entry €5 ,all seniors welcome.

This Wednesday evening we hold our final Social Mixed with draw for teams @ 6:00. Those wishing to take part in the forthcomming McHugh Cup are reminded to put their names on sheets in locker rooms draw takes place at the Social Mixed this Wed.

Sat and Sun. we have the Vice Captain’s prize 18 hole stroke GOY event Time sheet in locker room Entry €10.

Please note Tee box reserved from 11:00 to 12:00 for Whyte\Dowling GS Presidents Prize.

Congratulations

Well done to our All Ireland winning Club members Brendan Maher, Paddy Stapleton, Tommy Murphy and Paddy Cadell plus the local players the three McGrath brothers Brian, John and Noel, Tomás Hamill, Dan McCormack and Lyndon Fairbrother

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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President’s Prize

Monday, August 22, 2016

 

President’s Prize: Pat Maher wins by a distance

The decision of our President’s John Stapleton and Kay Brennan to hold their respective competition’s over the one weekend proves that thinking outside the box yields unexpected outcomes. The Friday and Saturday staging resulted in a flurry of activity in the Clubhouse and the well attended function on Saturday night in the Templemore Arms for the presentation of prizes was testament to the enjoyment of all involved.

After two days golf in trying conditions Pat Maher emerged as a worthy winner with 46 pts needless to say with a card with few blemishes. He was the winner by a distance as they say in racing parlance from a chasing pack all on 40 pts who filled the minor places, Padraigh Moloney, Denis Tuohy, Jody Boyle and Jerry Keegan.Scoring over the two days was good in the wild conditions with CSS 71 for both days and 26 players equaled or broke SS. Congratulations to Pat on his victory and to Mary Ryan winner of the Ladies prize see report in notes. Thanks to both President’s John and Kay for their wonderful weekend.

 

Fixtures

This weekend we have an 18 hole stroke competition which is a G.O.Y event. The 4 ball matchplay is progressing all first round matches should be completed by now and all second rounds should conclude this weekend at the latest.

 

Junior\ Juvenile Golf

On Friday next Captain Pat is hosting a competition for all junior golfers tee time 10:00 come along and partake and enjoy a morning’s golf

Seniors Golf

The Thursday’s Seniors last week had a good turnout and the winners were Michael Murphy, Pat O Connell, Donal Golden and Seamus Ryan with 59 pts, Seamus’s new driver making all the difference followed on 58 pts by Joe O Connor, Frankie Shortt and John Mullally. The Seniors continues this Thursday with the draw @ 10:30 all welcome, €5 entry for golf and grub.

The Social Mixed is on Wednesday evening, draw for partners at 6:00 please note earlier time.

Club Classic

Members are reminded of our major fundraiser our Club Classic which will be held on the weekend 23, 24 & 25 September, full details next issue.

 

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Monday, August 15, 2016

 

Preidents Prizes

 

This week it is full steam ahead with our President’s prizes John Stapleton and Kay Brennan. The timesheets are up in the locker rooms so put your name down at the avail able time on Friday or Saturday. Tee time is reserved on Sat from 12 to 2:00 for the ladies and on Saturday evening for guests.

The Presentation of the President’s prizes will take place at a Social in the Templemore Arms on Saturday at 9:00, all members are requested to come and support this function and support the President’s.

The President’s Social Mixed is on Wed evening draw for partners at 6:30

 

Senior’s Golf

 

After the very enjoyable outing to Roscrea last week the Seniors were ba ck on home soil last Thursday with the team of  Joe O Connor, Pascal Whelan,Tony O Toole and Michael Maher winning by a distance with a fantastic score of 64.The seniors cuntinues this Thursday at home with the draw at 10:30. All welcome entry €5.

 

Junior \ Juvenile Golf

 

Following the 5 week coaching by Reamie Ryan to whom we are very greatful, we had a very enjoyable session on Friday morning organised by our Captain Pat where they played a 9 hole competition to show their skills. We encourage them to continue playing for the remainder of the holidays and enjoy the game.

 

Results

This week we held the 3 T’s qualifier which was very well supported, with Sean Lee emerging as the winner with 40 pts, which was an excellent score having blanked holes 1 & 9 but he compensated with birdies on 6 & 14. He was followed home by Martin Bohan with 39 who must regret his blank on the 10 and Michael Purcell with 38 who had a blank on the 1st.

 

This Sunday 18 Hole Stableford.Players in the 4 ball matchplay are reminded to complete outstanding matches a.s.a.p. failure will result in forfiture.

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Captains Full Results.

Eddie Butler won his first Captains Prize on Sunday the 17th of July in Templemore G. C. with 83 points.

In second place was Timmy Tuohy with 82  followed by Kevin Hassett with 74points.

This was a great win by a man with a great passion for the game of golf,Well done Eddie.

4th Liam Daly, 5th Gerry Keegan Snr, 6th Liam Leahy, 7th Padraig Moloney (Past Captain)

Cat 1, Joe Shelly, Cat 2, Gerry Keegan Jnr, Cat 3, Tony O Toole.

 

National Foursomes Competition.

The Club 16+ Handicappers were beaten in the second round by a very good Slievenamon Team.

Well done to all members who took part in this competition.

 

Seniors Golf.

The Seniors had a very enjoyable outing to Ballykisteen Golf Club on Thursday the 21st of Jul;y.

We had a good turn out of 10 Teams.The course was excellent and the weather likewise.

Results.

1st, M Moore, T Hogan, T Tuohy, N Stanly, 100 points

2nd M Murphy, P O Connell, P Maher, 99 points.

3rd, T McGrath, J Gleeson, J Galvin, P Whelan, 96 points.

We are back in Templemore next Thursday the 28th of July for our usual weekly game.

 

Reminder.

Our next away outing is next Thursday week the 4 th of August in Roscrea.

Names and fees will be taken next Thursday in Templemore.

 

Fixtures for Next Week.

Wedesday Evening,  26 th Social Mixed 6.30pm.

Thursday 28th,Seniors Golf 10.15 to 10.30 Golf,Tea /Sanwich €5. Visitors Welcome Age 55+.

Sat/Sun 30/31st Club Competition 18h s/f.

 

 

 

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

Course update.

There was huge work done on the course over the past three weeks under the supervision of our course manager and our greenkeeper.

Our thanks must also go to the same members who always help out when asked.

 

BELVEDERE COMPETITION.

This result finished all square on the Monday evening and could not be finished due to

fading light. We had two wins and two losses at this stage and one draw.

The match had to be finished, so it was down the 19th on Thursday evening.

It all came down to a putt from both teams on the final hole with Dundrum winning.

Congratulations to a great effort from the Templemore Team.Well done also to Dundrum.

 

NATIONAL FOURSOMES.

Templemore play the 2nd round on Tuesday evening against Slievnamon Golf Club.

We have two matches at home and three away. We wish our team the best of luck .

Our team is managed by John Stapleton and Denis Tuohy.

 

Club Weekend Results.

1st Jim Russell 36 points

2nd Kevin Hassett 34 points.

3rd Jim Ryan, 33 points.

 

Juvenile Couching Course.

Its really encouraging to see so many of our young members turning up every

Friday morning to avail of the expertise of Club professional Raymie Ryan.

Just 3 Friday mornings left so dont miss any.

 

Seniors Golf.

The Seniors had their usual outing in Templemore on Thursday morning the 14th of July.

The course was in excellent condition in preperation for the Captains Prize on that weekend.There was a good attendence of 8 Teams taking part.

Results as follows.

1st, ML Moore, J Ryan, D Golden, M Connell, 58 points.(countback).

2nd,J O Connor, P Costelloe, T O Toole, 58 points, 58 points

3rd ML Murphy, P Maher, J Mullally, 58 points.

 

Seniors Outing To Ballykisteen,   Thursday 21st of July.

Tee Box From 9.15 am.PLEASE SEE TIME SHEET IN CLUB HOUSE FOR TIME SLOT AND PLAYING PARTNERS.Golf and Meal €25.

Ring 087.0668060  For any information.

 

Captains Results.

Winner Eddie Butler on 83 points.

2nd, Timmy Tuohy on 82  points,

3rd, Kevin Hassett on 74 points.

Full results in next weeks issue.

 

Congratulations to Eddie on Winning the Major Competition in the Club this year,a very popular and worthy winner.

 

Fixtures this week.

Social Mixed 6.30pm Wedesday 20th

Seniors in Ballykisteen on Thursday 21st

Club Competition 23/24 Sat-Sun 18h s/f.

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