Templemore Golf Club 50th. Anniversary Lady Captains and Presidents. L.R. Kay Brennan Captain 2000 and President 2016. Maura Sheehan Captain 1991, President 2005 & 2017. Breda Murphy Captain 1985 and President 2004. Ann Kenny Captain 1994 and 2014. (Photo by, Seamus Bourke)
A good attendance at the Annual General Meeting of the Men’s Club in the clubhouse on Friday 10th. of December. 2021 at 7pm. Outgoing Captain Dinny Maher thanked numerous people and especially the members for their support. He especially thanked his colleague Jack Alexandra for all his expert knowledge as Green Keeper, machinery maintenance and general course work as Jack will be retiring early 2022. He then thanked outgoing president Bertie Keane for all his support and especially his competitive skills as a team player. President Bertie thanked all the members for their support and continued support to the club, he then nominated Michael Purcell as his successor. Detailed reports were then presented by Hon Secretary Pat O’Connell. Communications/PRO by Tony O’Toole. Accounts by Tom McGrath. Competitions by Dinny Touhy who also nominated Sean Lee as his successor. Sean was apprentice to the Competition Secretary 2021 also his background as a former international Hand Ball Champion will bring new initiatives to competitions. Handicap presentation by Jim Ryan created a robust debate on future calculations of handicaps . Captain Dinny Maher then passed over the Club Captaincy to Jim Ryan former handicap secretary who nominated incoming President Michael Purcell with the task of HC Secretary for 2022. Congratulations were expressed to new committee members Les Mason who is active in arranging the Seniors Day and Declan Russell who arranged over the years credible sponsorship. Motions were then unanimously passed.
President Michael Purcell. Captain Jim Ryan. Hon Secretary Pat O’Connell. Treasurer Tom McGrath. Handicap Secretary Michael Purcell. Competition Secretary Sean Lee. Course Management Dennis Maher. Committee, Bertie Keane. Donal Hayes. Les Mason. Declan Russell.
12th. Dec. Competition.
1st. Donal Golden 39pts. 2nd. Joe O’Connor 36pts. 3rd. Pat Looby 36pts. Same Xmas 14 hole comp again next weekend 18th. 19th..
Your continued support to the 50/50 is deeply appreciated as it is funding the purchase of new equipment.
Rollover to 19th. Dec.
9th. Dec. 6 teams took part this morning on a nice day for golf. 1st. 54 pts. Tom McGrath, Ollie Murray, Jim Gleeson, and Phil Ryan. 2nd. 52 pts. John Kirwan, Seanie Gleeson, Michael Healy and Barry Spearman. 3rd. 51 pts. Bertie Keane, Pat O Connell, Mick Carey and Tom Hogan.
Covid 19 Guidelines.
Reminder. Players must sign in at the clubhouse door before teeing off.
Future Competition Dates.
Next weekend 18th. and 19th. Dec, Continued, 14hole Xmas fare.
Seniors. Every Thursday 9 AM.