News up to Sunday 22nd March 2020


Above photo;  Templemore Golf Club Captains Prize winners; L.R. Lady Captain Kay Brennan. Winners, Sadie Tynan, Joe Fahy, Ollie Kelly, presented by Club Captain Tom McGrath.  (Photo by Seamus Bourke)

Templemore Golf Club News; 

Spring League;  The spring League is having a fantastic success in numbers due to the extremely good weather and Golfers using the space from the Corona V confinement.  The competition started on the Monday 16th Mar.  it will be over 4 weeks.  W1; 16th. to 29th. Mar.  W2; 23rd. to 5th. April.  W3; 30th. Mar. to 12th. April.  Final Week, W4;  6th. April to 19th. April. Entry fee €20 for 1st. 4 weeks, Re-entrys @ €3 each week. Contact; Any members not on the list in the list contact,  Com.Sec. Dinny Touhy 085-2842067.  Best of luck to all.

Results; 9Hole S/F 6th. to 15th. March;  1st. Place, Seanie Gleeson 25pts.  2nd Place, Tom McGrath 24pts.


Spring League 29th. March to 19th. April.

14 hole Single S/F, 10th. to  14th. April.

18 hole Singles S/F, 25th. to 26th. April. 

Cadet Golf Training;  The Cadet Golf training will commence during Easter week. (Mid April)  Dates to be confirmed.  It’s Time to check out your Golf Kit.  Those who do not have golf clubs will be provided.

Seniors Notice on the Coronavirus.  Notice to all our Senior members. The committee decide to continue with our Thursday morning golf with one small change. Because of the Coronavirus No tea or coffee or goodies will be served in the clubhouse. Instead each player will receive a goodie bag before start of play. The entry fee will continue to be the same €5. Looking forward to seeing all on Thursday PJ.  Please observe with responsibility the Corona V spatial awareness guidelines.

Seniors Results for Thursday 19th.  Thanks to our Senior members who turned out this morning. We had six teams fielding and the scoring was excellent. In 1st. place with 53pts. were Bertie Keane, Les Mason, John Galvin, and John Hassett. 2nd. Place on a count back with 49pts. were Sean Lee, Paudie Butler, Pat O Connell, and George Collins.  In 3rd. place with 49pts. Joe O’Connor, Pascal Whelan, Tom Kennedy, and Jim Gleeson.  Well done to one and all, looking forward to seeing you all next week. PJ.

Golf Fees are now due for 2020.

There are 3 payment options; .

  • Place Payment in the “FEE BOX” in locker room.

Include Name, Category, Amount and date on the Envelope.

Select your Category, select the “Buy Now” and proceed.

  • Pay by, “On-Line Banking Transfer”.  Set up “New Payee” if not already registered.

Use IBAN; IE21BOFI90445678133532, BIC; BOFIIE2D. and proceed.

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.

Special Fees for 2020.  There is a “Special Rate” 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 especially now that the club will have its own autonomy.

“Cadets Membership 2020” ;   You can join the Golf Cadets anytime from the age of 8 to 13 Boys and Girls and Cadet youths Age 14 to 18 Boys and Girls.   All members who have a junior family member that has an interest in Golf should encourage them to join.  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. Come along if you are interested in playing Golf

A fantastic Welcome back to Lapsed Members for 2020; 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 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.

Make Golf a Life Changing New Year Gift for 2020;   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”.

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; Martin Bohan 087 0509278.

FEES for 2020;  The Rates for 2020 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,  €100;  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,  €10;


14 hole Single S/F, 10th. to  14th. April.

18 hole Singles S/F, 25th. to 26th. April.

G.O.Y.  Stroke Play 2nd and 3rd. May.

18 Hole S/f  9th. 10th. May.

18 Hole S/F  16th. 17th. May.

Refer to 2020 Competition Planner on notice board.

Contact Competition Sec. Dinny Touhy,  085-2842067.