News up to Sunday 16th June

above photo;  Templemore Golf Club Irish Mixed Foursomes in Dundrum on Sunday 16.  Shelia Delaney, Team Manager Seamus Bourke, Declan Russell, Lady Captain Lorraine Ryan, Joe O’Connor, Josie Bourke, Mary Ann Maher, Timmy Touhy, Dinny Maher, Sadie Tynan.


Templemore Golf Club News;    


Irish Mixed Foursomes;  Templemore Team and Manager Seamus Bourke played a very competitive match -V- Thurles in Dundrum. The weather was excellent to start with right up to the last paining on the 18th. hole.  Unfortunately, luck was not with the team as the final pair, Lady Captain Lorraine Ryan and Declan Russell played in torrential rain only to be beaten by one stroke.  Team Pairings; Team Manager Seamus Bourke and Shelia Delaney, Timmy Touhy and Mary Ann Maher, Joe O’Connor and Josie Bourke, Dinny Maher and Sadie Tynan, Declan Russell and Lady Captain Lorraine Ryan.   Complements to all the team for a positive and determined effort.


Captains Prize Week, July;   The Joint Captains Prize week in July will commence with Ladies preliminary round on Tuesday 9th. July.  Social Mix on Wed. 10th.  Seniors on Thursday 11th. Friday 12th. Men’s Captain preliminary round, Saturday 13th. Men’s semifinal and Ladies Final, Sunday 14th,  Men’s final.  Joint presentations in the Club Lounge Sunday evening.  A great week of golf activity to be enjoyed by all.


Saturdays & Sundays Week-End Competition;  The 18hole Stableford on Saturdays and Sundays is now in full motion.  The course is in excellent condition, so great scores are expected.   Link up with other available players by using the Club “WhatsApp”


Week-end Competition;  Results 18hole S/F, 8 / 9th June.  1st.;  Trevor Quinn 35pts.   2nd.  Tom Quinlan 33pts.  3rd. Ted Kennedy 32pts.


Mixed Social Golf ;  The Social Mixed Golf 9 holes is continuing in full swing every Wednesday Evening,  Registration 6.30pm .


Seniors Golf;   Senior results 13th. June. Another excellent turnout yesterday morning for the senior golf, and a visit from Seamus Ryan with some goodies which were well received. The results were, 1st. with 50pts. Tom Kenny, Philip Ryan, Mick Connell, Joe Hennessey. 2nd. on a count back also with 50pts. Bertie Keane, James Murray, Pat O Connell, Frankie Shortt. 3rd. place with 49pts, Ambrose Purcell, PJ Leahy, Jim Gleeson, & Mick Maher. The Seniors express sincere condolences to John Galvin on the death of his brother Ambrose.  Reminder; The next away outing will be on  Monday 15th. July in Rathdowney.


LMC, Seniors Alliance Golf Society,  Congratulations to Liam Daly on winning 1st. in Class 3 in Birr on 10th. June.  Golfer of the Year Top 10 Update;  1st. Bernie O’Rourke 174pts.  5th. Bertie Keane 167pts.  8th. John Galvin 163pts.  9th. Mick Carey 162pts.  Next LMC Event is in East Clare Golf Club 24th. June.


Solas;  Templemore Golf Club has a special visit on Wed, 12th. from “Solas” a special class for children on the Autistic Spectrum based in Loughmore NS.  They were hosted by Martin Bohan and friends who entertained the students which was acknowledged with appreciation of the good time they had and the effort afforded to them by Martin and his team.


“Cadet” Section;   Enrollment is now in full swing for Boys and Girls under 15 years also for youths from 15 to 18.  Enrollment forms are in all locations in the club house.  All current members should promote this great initiative. Ladies and Gents who want to be involved in this great project for the future of the club will have to complete a “Vetting Form” it would be fantastic if, as many as possible would support the development of the Cadet sector in our club under the guidance of CGI, (Confederation of Golf Ireland).  Completed form can be placed in the “FEE” box in the locker room or contact Pat O’ Connell. 087-9205821 Club Juvenile Liaison Officer.


Member Still Accepted for 2019; This is a last call to members who have not yet paid their subscriptions to do so immediately as the season is now in full swing, and competitions have commenced, so don’t delay any further and make your payment by the options listed.  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.  There is a “Special limited 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” that have not played/joined for “One Year” can avail of a “welcomed back” once-off, special rate of €200 and Ladies €170.

This is a great motivation 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;

Saturdays & Sundays Competition;  The 18hole Stableford on Saturdays and Sundays. Continue using the “WhatsApp” to link up with other players.

Captains Prize July.  Ladies, Tuesday 9th. and Saturday 13th.  Man’s, Friday 12th. Saturday 13th. Sunday 14th.  Joint Presentation on Sunday 14th. in club lounge.

Classic Fund Raiser;  Date to be confirmed.

Presidents Prize;  Sunday July 28 .

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.