News up to Sunday 24th February

above photo;. Templemore Golf Club, Captains Drive-in Winning Team;   Seanie Gleeson, Lady Captain Lorraine Ryan, Ambrose Purcell, Declan. Kennedy, Club Captain, Tony O’Toole. (Photo by; Seamus Bourke)


Templemore Golf Club News;

The Spring League 2019;   There is amazing huge interest in this competition.  The entry form was full to capacity.  Absolutely brilliant for the confidence of the Club and the competitive members to sharpen their play for the fixtures ahead.  The course is in excellent condition and It will no doubt contribute to a fantastic competition.  This will be the week for all to get their first card completed.  The closing date will be Sunday 3rd. March.  The teams will then be decided on the 4th. Mar.  .  Get your 1st card signed this week to secure your place in the Spring League.  Use the “Club Whats App” to link up with other available golfers.  It’s important to state your time available or i.e. “Anytime AM”  on the “Whats App”


2019 Fees;  There is a great response to the request for “Membership Fee” to be paid as soon as possible.  Early payment is essential for the registration of members for competitions and a vital source tor the up-keep of the course and equipment..  You now 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;


Beginner Golfers.  Are more than welcome.  There is a “Special limited Fee” for beginners which is guaranteed not to change for 3 years.  This is very attractive for anyone interested in joining and for those purchasing vouchers to give a life changing experience to someone.  New members are now been accepted.  The membership categories have been increased to suit all sectors of the community.  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.


Lapsed Members;  There is a great return by Lapsed members and all are Welcome Back;   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.


The Ideal Golf 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”.


Private Donations;    Private donations will be greatly received and used exclusively for the purchase of new equipment and Course Development.  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.


The Seniors;  On Thursday 21st. Feb.  There is a continued fantastic turn out for this event.  The weather was fantastic and the course is in fantastic condition.  A notable,  great indication of the growing interest in this event which is very popular in the Club.  It is also an ideal opportunity for “Lapsed Members” to return to the club.  There will be a great “Welcome Back” for them, also, great team support, banter and refreshments.   “Make your return to Golf Now”. Call in on Thursday mornings at 10am. To play or at 12noon approx. for to join in the Cuppa and Banter.

Results, Thurs.21st. Feb.  1st. Team;  John Mullally, Jerry Keegan, Mick Connell  52pts.  2nd. Team;  John Hassett, Jerry Murray, Phil Ryan, Michael Maher 51pts.  3rd. Team; Bertie Keane, George Collins, Ollie Murray 49pts.


Club Fixtures;

Spring League; Commenced on Saturday 23rd. Feb.

Central Towns. The Draw for 2019 will be made early in March; Manager; TBC.

JB Carr; Draw will be made in early March 2019.   Manager; Liam Leahy.

Sat. 13th. April;  White Dowling Society.

Sunday 28th. April;   Munster Country Clubs Cup, At Doneraile Golf Club, Round 1-Spanish Point-V-Templemore. Manager; Liam Leahy & Dinny Touhy.

Sunday 12th. May;    Senior Interclub Fourball. Over 55yrs., No Handicap Limit, Combines 42max.  Round 1-Tipperary-V-Templemore.  Manager; Seanie Gleeson.

Saturday 25th. May;  AIG Pierce Purcell Shield, At Clonmel Golf Course, Round 2- Ballykisteen-V-Templemore.  Manager; Mick Keely.

Sunday 2nd June;    GUI All Ireland Inter Club Four-Ball Championship.  Round 1- Cahir Park-V-Templemore.  Manager; P.J. Leahy.

Thursday 13th. June; Irish Mixed Foursomes, Tipperary Golf Club, Round 1-Templemore-V-Ballykisteen.  Managers; Captains; Captains Tony O’Toole, Lorraine Ryan/Seamus Bourke.

Presidents Prize;  Sunday 28th. July.

Captains Prize;  16th. – 17th. – 18th. Aug.

Diageo Mixed.  Semi Final Sat.17th. Aug./Final Sun.1st. Sept. Manager, TBC.

White Dowling Society; Sat. 26th. Oct.

White Dowling Society; Sat. 14th. Dec.

See Notice Board for more details or contact Club Competition Secretary; Liam Leahy, 087-4115773.