News up to Sunday 23rd August 2020

above photo; Templemore Golf Club Captains Mix. On Wed.  19th Aug.  (Left to Right) Helen Hayes, Lorraine Ryan, Seamus Bourke, Brendan Russell, (Photo by Rody Cawley)


Templemore Golf Club News; 


Captains Prize;  Due to consistent storm Ellen weather it was decided to defer the Captains Finals to Sunday 30th.  Contact the competition Secretary Dinny Tuohy 085 2842067, for updates.  Best of luck to all.   Captain Tom McGrath.


Ladies Captain Prize;  Was also deferred to Saturday 29th.  Captain Kay Brennan.


Captain’s Mixed;  There were 18 teams on not so pleasant evening. Results 1st. A Purcell, B Keane, S Lee, B Stapleton 26.3.  2nd. J O’Connor, L Mason, O Collins, S Keely 27.4.  3rd. J Ryan, J Galvin, M Costigan 27.7.  A very special thanks to all who braved the elements from Captain Tom McGrath and Lady Captain Kay Brennan.


Ladies 18 S/F.   Ladies 18 Hole Stableford. Tuesday 18th. Aug;  1st. Mary Guilmartin 37pts.  2nd. Mary Hayes 33pts.  3rd,  Kathleen Maher 32 pts. .  Full results on master score board.


Cadets;   Friday 21st. completed the 2020 Summer Golf Coaching.  Certifications and Memorabilia were awarded to Cadets. A special thanks, from our Juvenile Liaison Officer Pat O’Connell to all the coaches, supervisors and especially to all parents for their commitment to this event.  A positive project for the future of the club.

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.  6th. Draw, Kevin Fogarty. 7th. Draw. Peggy Ryan.  8th. Draw Matty Stapleton.  9th. Draw Matt Butler.  10th. Draw, Joan Shortt.  Special congratulations to all, from Club Captain Tom McGrath and thanks expressed to all for supporting this venture.


Seniors Results;  Seniors on Thursday   20th. was cancelled due to the continued Storm Ellen Weather.  Next Seniors Outing will be in Tipperary Golf Club on Thursday 27th August. Meal/Desert, prizes €25. Names and Fee needed .Tee box booked from 1oc. Contact Phil, 087-0668060, Pat. 087-0668060. or P.J. 086-8828947.

Covid-19 Guidelines in Place.


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;

Weekly 9 hole S/ford;  Monday to Sat..

Captains Prize Dates;  2nd. 18 + final 9, Sun 30th. Aug. Captain Tom McGrath.

Lady Captain Prize;   Sat. 29th. Aug.

Presidents Prize; Men’s and Ladies, September 4th.5th 6th.. Presidents, Padraig Moloney and Breda Murphy.