News up to Sun 15th October 2017

Templemore Golf Club News;


Congratulations;  Congratulations to Liam Daly on winning the “Golfer Of The Year” LMC, Senior Alliance Golf Society.  Also Liam was the overall winner in Ballinasloe and took the LMC President Prize. Well done to you Liam.  Also congratulations to Mick Carey for achieving 5th overall position. Well done to both and also to all the other club members who represented Templemore Golf Club throughout the year at the LMC fixtures.  All are great ambassadors for the Club.


Fund Raising;  Full support will be required for the “fund raising” “Dog Race Nite” in the Thurles Greyhound Track on Saturday night the 18th. November.  Tickets will be available shortly.  This will be a great Club Social Nite and a fantastic opportunity to raise funds for the purchase of new additional equipment and replacing old units.  Full support is called on all members both ladies and Gents for this fundraising event.  Fundraising will always be required to sustain the replacement of equipment.  Private donations can also be processed through our web site.  (refer to the Membership tab, select PP17=Pay Now)


Vice Captain Presentation Night; Will be held in the “Templemore Golf Club Lounge” on Friday 10th. November,  all Ladies and Gents will be more than welcome to a great night of entertainment, banter, own bar and refreshments.


3T’s Finals;  Congratulations and the best of luck on the 23rd. Oct.  in the K-Club to the Templemore Golf Club team, Josie Bourke, Des Hennessy, Sadie Tynan and Jerry Keegan a proud occasion for you all and the Club.


Men’s Singles Match play;  We are still waiting for the results of this event, now at the final stage; Jerry Keegan jnr. (Finalist) V (Conor Sheedy  V Seamus Bourke).  Seamus now back from warm sunshine environment  training, it will be an exciting to see the finish to this event.  Best of luck to all.


Golfer of the Year;  Position as of October as of 10th. Oct. with 4 to 6 rounds to play depending on the weather.  Currently the top 3 positions are; 1st. Place; Brendan Russell 164pts.  2nd. Place;  Michael Walsh 172pts.  3rd. Place;  Hugh Scott 155pts.  There is still plenty of opportunities to gain or increase your points for this prestigious event.  The current full list of placing are on the notice board.  This is an accumulation of all points achieved  from all competitions throughout the year.



21st. 22nd. Oct;  18 Hole Stroke Play.

28th. 29th. Oct;  18 Hole Stableford.

29th. Oct.  Mc. Hugh Cups.  (2 Persons Mixed Scramble)

30th. Oct.  Social Mixed Draw II


Results;  7th and the 8th Oct. 18h,S/F;  1st.  Tom Quinlan.  2nd. Michael Walsh.


Time Sheets;   “Don’t be without your Sunday game! “  Place your name on the Sunday time-sheet so that you can link up with other players.


Ladies Golf;  Francis Murphy’s Competition was held on Saturday October 7th.  The weather conditions were ideal.  There was a great turn out of Ladies.  Results as follows.  1st. Mary Ann Maher.  2nd. Mary Hogan.  3rd. Josie Bourke.  4th. Sara Hearne.  5th. Joan Shortt.  6th. Olivia Collins.  7th. Ann Kenny.  A very much appreciation to Francis Murphy, his family and staff for their wonderful support.


Results for Tuesday 3rd. Oct.  18hole Stableford;  1st. Ann O’Rourke.  2nd. Kathleen Hennessy.


Upcoming Ladies competitions:  October 21st Men’s prize to the Ladies. Draw 10pm and 2pm.


Ladies LMC;   Well done to all the Gents volunteers that helped to make the course ready for the Ladies LMC on Wed. 11th.  A great appreciation to all the men for their hard work on the course in creating great condition for the Ladies LMC Golf.  All very much appreciated.


Seniors Report and Results;  Thursday 5th.;  1st. Team;  Tom Mc Grath, Paddy Nolan, PJ Leahy, Gerry Keegan.  2nd Team; Sean Lee, Tony O’Toole, Tommy Foley, John Mullaly.  3rd Team; Mick Murphy, Pat Costello, Liam Daly, Mick Carey.  Next away outing will be in Roscrea on 19th. Oct.  Contact John Stapleton (by text only) 086 0894718 to sign up for this great event which includes a choice meal.

Next Seniors; Thursday 19th. Oct. in Roscrea.

Golf Pro;  James Bourke, Golf Pro, gave an introduction of his golf qualifications on instructing golfers to become better golfers, especially the seniors.  James can be contacted at 086-3544260 for anyone that wants to improve their golf techniques.


Club Thought;  “This is Your Club the members, both Ladies and Gents, therefore be proud and supportive of it, in whatever way you can that will make a difference.  Be positive and protective of its future, so that the youth and next generations of Templemore will inherit the legacy and asset of this great sport facility,  “Templemore Golf Club”.

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