New up to Sunday 21st July

above photo;  Templemore Golf Club Ladies Captain Prize Winners.  B.R. L -R., Aggie Tobin, Noreen Whelan, Sally Kilcommon, Josie Bourke, Mary Ann Maher, Shelia Delaney, Mary Fitzpatrick, Marjorie Costigan, F.R. L.R. Anne O’Rourke, Lady Captain Lorraine Ryan, Lady President Mary Hogan, Sadie Tynann.


Templemore Golf Club News; 


Ladies Golf; -V – K Club.  Congratulations to the Ladies on a superb win on Sunday 21st. July against the renowned K-Club Ladies in the Boyne Trophy Competition. The match was played in torrential weather conditions but did now deter the Templemore team ability and determination to win.  They battled it out against the K Club ladies with 2wins at home and the final win on the 18th. hole in the K Club.  A fantastic victory for Templemore Golf Club Ladies over the very prestigious K Club who won this tournament in 2013 and 2018.  The next round is in Edenderry for the Semi-final pre the 19th. Aug.  The BOYNE TROPHY competition was the brainchild of Gretta Foran in 1994. It has progressed to be one of the most fiercely contested competitions in the midlands and surrounding areas.  The semi-final and final days are hosted by Edenderry Golf Club.   The victorious Templemore team were; Mary Ryan, Ann O’Rourke, Mary Hayes, Margee Costigan, Mary Fitztpatrick, Shelia Delaney, Josie Bourke, MaryAnn Maher, Sadie Tynan, Bernie Stapleton. Congratulations to all.


Fred Perry Trophy;  Best of luck to Seanie Gleeson team on Monday 22nd.  at 4pm. In Templemore.  This competition is the  “EAST COAST FINAL” -V- West Waterford. Team; 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.  (Results in the next Issue)


Presidents Prize;  Friday 26th. and Saturday 27th.  Club President Michael Keely invites all members to take part in his President Prize Competition with good weather guaranteed and the presentation night in the Club Lounge on Saturday Night 27th.  The entry sheet is now available in the locker room and the time sheet draw will be on Wednesday night.  Best of luck to all.


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


Mixed Social Golf ;  The Social Mixed Golf 9 holes is continuing in full swing every Wednesday Evening,  Registration 6.30pm .   Winners for Wed. 17th.  1st. Team; Seamus Bourke, Joe Hennessy, Ann Russell.  2nd. Team;  Ann O’Rourke, Niall Moloney, Niamh Connelly.


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.


“Cadets” Section;   A talented young winner Niall Moloney from the Cadets was presented at the Captains Prize, indicates a great future of talented young golfers coming through and an assurance to the future of the Club. There was a fantastic attendance at the Cadets on Wed.17th.  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.  Also 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 will continue this wed. 24th. and Friday 26th.  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 Still 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;

Presidents Prize;  Friday 26th. and Saturday 27th.

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

Central Towns Trophy.  Date TBC.

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 or contact Club Competition Secretary; Liam Leahy, 087-4115773.