News up to Sunday 19th July 2020

above photo. Templemore Golf Club team ready to do battle.  L R John McGrath Kevin Fogarty Anthony Shelly Former Captain and President Gerry McGrath and Grandson Ned Delaney)


Templemore Golf Club News; 


Captains Prize Dates;  1st. 18, Sat/Sun 15th & 16th Aug.  2nd. 18 + final 9, Sun 23rd.  Two, 18hole 2020 cards, required to qualify for any prize.  Open to all FULL MEMBERS. More details later. Club Captain Tom McGrath.


Seamus Cody Memorial Match Play;  Round 1, To be played by 2nd August;  Brian Kennedy V Peter Wrenn.  Sean Darcy V Bernie O’Rourke.  John Mullally V Stefan Leahy.  Hugh Scott V Ciaran Hassett.  Tommy Murphy V John Hassett.  Eoin Bourke V Michael Delaney.  Oliver Murray V Lyndon Fairbrother.  Conor Sheedy V Sean Lee.


18 hole Singles;  Sat. 18th./Sun. 19th.  1st. Sean Lee 42pts. 2nd. Hugh Scott 39pts. 3rd. John Mullally 37pts.  All results and match play draw are now posted on master score board. all results are posted on “Master Score Board”, web site, go to “my golf” then “hole analysis” and you can see your score card.


Spring League;  Teams now split into Division 1 and Division 2 for weeks 3 and 4. Week 3 holes 1 to 11. Week 4 holes 3 to 16. Re-entries @ €3 each week. Results for round 1 is now on display in the club house and on the club “WhatsApp”  Anyone not able to play and substitutes that want to play Contact Competition Secretary. Dinny Tuohy 085-2842067.  Continued Best of luck to all.


Ladies Seniors;   1st. Biddy Gleeson, 2nd.  Breda Murphy.


New On-Line Tee Booking System;   The club new “Online Booking System” can be accessed on our Web site;  no access to the course will be allowed without booking through the new system also registering on the “Covid-19 Tracing Register”.  Visitors can contact to request Tee times or link up with an existing member.


50/50 Lotto Winners;  1st Draw.   Biddy Gleeson.  2nd Draw.  Mick Murphy.  3rd. Draw.  Patricia King.  4th. Draw. Michael Purcell.  5th. Draw Ann Kenny. Special congratulations to all, from Club Captain Tom McGrath and thanks expressed to all for supporting this venture.


Cadet Golf;  Welcome back to all Golf Cadets.  Friday 24th. July.  Training will resume at 10am.  All Cadets are welcome.  Beginner Ladies coaching will commence at 11am. after the Cadets. In the mean-time Cadets can play in the company of an Adult Member.  Contact Pat O’Connell for more information. 087-9205821.


Seniors Results; Thursday 16th. Seniors results are as follows. After another great turnout of 10 team’s and excellent scoring. The winners with 54pts. were Tom McGrath, Paudie Butler, PJ Leahy, and Pascal Whelan. Second with 53pt. were Padraig Moloney, Ollie Murray, Mick Connell, and Paddy Nolan. In 3rd. place with 51pt. were Joe O’Connor, Sean Ryan, Liam Leahy, and George Collins.


Seniors Away outing;  The first away outing of 2020 will take place on Thursday 23rd. of July in Rathdowney G/C .Tee off at 10am. The usual 4 man teams, with two scores to count. The cost per player is €30   This covers Golf, 2 course meal,  and prizes. Those interested in playing can give in their names next Thursday. Last day and date will be Tuesday the 21st July.  Contact P.J. Leahy 086-8828947.


New Members are more than welcome.

Select the “New Members” tab on the web site and complete the ONLINE application form and select submit.

Then select the “FEE” tab and proceed with payment.

If any difficulty contact Tony by text @ 086-8209991.


Make Golf 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 Pat O’Connell 087-9205821 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.


Private 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 “FEE” tab and then select “Make a Donation” tab on the Club Web Site , or in confidence contact; Club Captain Tom McGrath 087-1147666.


Future Competition Dates;

Sat. 25th. Sun. 26h.  18hole Stableford, 2-3 Ball only.

“Seamus Cody” memorial match play competition, Round 1, To be played by 2nd August .

Spring League 4th. Round, Final Week, 13th. to 25th. July.