New up to Sunday 5th Jan 2020


Seamus Ryan,Pascal Whelan and Willie Haverty.Photo:Seamus Bourke.

(1st. Photo) Templemore Golf Club Seniors  LR Club Captain 2019 Tony O Toole  Seniors  Finance Phil Ryan Chairman PJ Leahy  Admin Pat O Connell Enjoying the end of year XMass Presentations. (Photo by; Seamus Bourke)

(2nd. Photo) Templemore Golf Club Seniors at XMass presentations Seamus Ryan Pascal Whelan  Willie Haverty (Photo by; Seamus Bourke)


Templemore Golf Club News; 


Ongoing Competition Results;  23rd. To 1st Jan.  9 Hole S/f.  As the weather improved there was a great turnout for this competition period.  Over 52 entries.  The winners were; 1st. Joe O’Connor 27pts.  2nd. Seamus Bourke 25pts. 3rd.  Gerry Keegan 24pts.  The high scoring was due to shorter Tee Box at No. 2 and 4. Due to weather course protection.  Thanks to Competition Sec. Dinny Touhy, Sean Lee and Dinny Maher on competition and course overview.  With this team in place we can all look forward to great competitions and a great golf Course for 2020. also a special thanks to John Alexander for his commitment in keeping the course playable over those bad winter days.


Ongoing Competition Results;  13th. To 23rd. Dec.  9 Hole S/f.  The inclement weather reduced the numbers, but the overall winner was the renowned Bernie O’Rourke. 21pts.  Congratulations Bernie a great promise for the year 2020.


Seniors Thursday 2nd. Jan.   The first Seniors outing for 2020.  Despite the inclement weather there was a great turn out, which indicates the dedication and enthusiasm of the Seniors;  The results were;  1st Team; John Hassett, Donal Golden, Pat O’Connell, Tom Hogan, 51pts.  2nd. Team; Club President, Padraig Moloney, Paudie Butler, John Galvin, Les Mason 48pts.   3rd Team; Ambrose Purcell, Mick Murphy, Seanie Gleeson, Tom Kennedy 45pts.  Wishing all the Seniors a healthy and great golf year for 2020.


Getting Back to Golf 2020;  A New Year of Golf 2020 especially this historical Autonomy year there will be lots of Golf competitions ahead on this wonderful Golf Course continuing with a winter 9 hole Stableford ongoing competition.  As the days are getting longer there will be lots of opportunities to play this great game, GOLF.  Special Joining fees and Vouchers are available contact Tony, 086-8209991.


Special Fees for 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 especially now that the club will have its own autonomy.


“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 as soon as the weather improves.


A fantastic Welcome back to Lapsed Members for 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 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 New Year 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”.


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.


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 “Membership” tab and then select “Make a Donation” tab on the Club Web Site , or in confidence contact; Martin Bohan 087 0509278.


FEES for 2020;  You now have the option to pay on -line through the club web site by Credit Card or by leaving the payment direct to a committee member.  The Rates for 2020 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,  €100;  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,  €10;


Acknowledgement;  Congratulations to Borrisoleigh on their success over St Thomas and the best of luck against Ballyhale in the All-Ireland Club Hurling Championship final later this month.



9 Hole Stableford.

2nd Jan to 13th. Jan..

Entry Fee;  €3 and Re-entry €3.

Placing Everywhere, Bunkers out of play.