News up to Sunday 14th July

above photo;  Templemore Golf Club Captains Prize Winners.  Center, Captain Tony O’Toole. Left. Outright Winner, Eoin Fitzpatrick, Right, Cadet Youths Winner Niall Moloney.

“Templemore Golf Club Captain Prize Winner 2019, Eoin Fitzpatrick, Presentation by Club Captain Tony O’Toole”.

Templemore Golf Club News; 


Captains Prize Week;  Club Captain Tony O’Toole and Lady Captain Lorrain Ryan had a fantastic response to their Golf week events. The winner of the Captains Prize 2109 was Eoin Fitzpatrick and the winner of the Cadet Youths was Niall Moloney. A talented young winner Eoin Fitzpatrick and Niall Moloney from the Cadets indicates a great future of talented young golfers coming through and an assurance to the future of the Club.  The week commence with the Vice-Captain Prize S/F on Saturday 6th. and Sunday 7th.  Ladies preliminary round on Tuesday 9th.  Social Mix and Vice-Captain Prize Presentation on Wednesday 10th.  Seniors on Thursday 11th. Men’s Captain (Stroke Play) preliminary round on Friday 12th.  Men’s semi-final and Ladies Final on Saturday 13th. Men’s Captain final on Sunday 14th.  There was a joint presentation in the Club Lounge on Sunday evening 15th.   The weather was fantastic, and the Club Lounge was alive and vibrant with a continental atmosphere due to the excellent weather, relaxation on the balconies to a full moon.  A BRILLANT Night.


Captains Mixed Social Golf ;  The Social Mixed Golf 9 holes is continuing in full swing every Wednesday Evening,  Registration 6.30pm .   Winners for Wed. 10th.  1st. Team; Declan Kennedy, Jim Kennedy, Breda Murphy.  2nd. Team;  Mick Keely, Niall Bourke, Mary Hayes. 3rd Team.  Tom McGrath, Mick Carey, Mary Butler.


Captains Seniors Golf;   Senior results 11th. July.  A huge turnout for the Captains senior golf. The results were, 1st. Ambrose Purcell, Pascal Whelan, P,O’Connell, Seanie Gleeson.  2nd. George Collins, Jerry Keegan, John Galvin.  3rd. John Hassett, Phil Ryan, Mick Connell, Tom Hogan..  The next away Seniors will be on Monday 15th. in Rathdowney, and Thursday 16th. as usual.


Fred Perry Trophy;  Change to competition date;  Seanie’s team is now into the “EAST COAST FINAL” -V- West Waterford on Monday 22nd. July at 4pm. In Templemore.


Cadet Youth Competition; There was a 9hole competition for Cadet Youths (15-18) on Thursday 11th. at 6.30 pm.  Under the supervision of Youth Manager Dinny Touhy and assistant Manager Sean Lee.  The winners were; .1st. Niall Moloney, 2nd. Luke Ormond, 3rd. Dylan Carey.  A fantastic performance by all and an indication that the club future is looking promising.


“Cadets” Section;   There was a fantastic attendance at the Cadets on Wed.10th.  age 8 to 15 Boys and Girls and 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.


Cadet Training Dates;  Due to the great interest it’s decided to continue training on Wed. at 10am and, also on Friday at 10am.


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;  Sunday July 28 .

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

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.