News up to Sunday 24th March 2019

above photo;Templemore Golf Club, Health and Safety Care Plus-First Aid Kit Presentation by Michael Hyland (Center)to The Club Captain Tony O’Toole (R) accompanied by LMC President Phil Ryan (L) and Senior Club members. (Photo by; Seamus Bourke).


Templemore Golf Club News;


The Spring League;   Due to inclement weather, The Spring League Updates;

Week 2 will be concluded this Sunday 24th.  Holes 10-18.  This is a final reminder to get your Week 2 best scores in.

Week 3 will be extended to Sunday 31st.  Holes 1-11.  Excellent Weather forecasted, and the course is in excellent condition for good scores.

Week 4 dates TBC.  Use the “Club Whats App” to link up with other available golfers to avoid letting your team down.  It’s important to state your time available or i.e. “Anytime AM”  on the “Whats App”


Sponsorship Presentation;  Templemore Golf Club were the recipients of a First Aid Care Plus comprehensive kit sponsored by Mr. Michael Hyland of Hyland’s Pharmacy, Templemore.  The kit contains a selection of products for providing first aid treatment for wounds. The kit is suitable for those who pursue outdoor sports and equipment operatives.  It is much appreciated in the interest of safety by all the members.


The J.B. Carr Team .  Team selection fever is now in the air to this great tournament which Templemore graciously won the Munster Title last year and progressed to the Semi Finals at Woodenbridge.  The 1st. Leg. is away, Tipperary -V- Templemore, to be completed no Later than Tuesday April 23.  Contact Manager; Liam Leahy. 087-4115773 if you feel you should be on the selection list.


New Membership;  There is 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.  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.


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”.


Donations/Sponsorship for Course Development;    Donations, sponsorship, Labour or digger equipment 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.


The Seniors; Thursday March 21st. was a fantastic day with some great scoring due the excellent course conditions.

Donation Presentation;    The senior chairperson PJ Leahy made a substantial monetary donation on behalf of all the seniors to Club Captain Tony O’Toole.  Tony expressed the appreciation of the Club for this Donation and expressed that it will be ringfenced for the current course developments.

Seniors Ideal opportunity;  The Seniors is 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.

Speedy Recovery;  The seniors extend their best wishes to Joe O’Connor and to Michael Webster on their recent health issues and also to Rody Cawley. Hope to have you all back Golfing soon.

Winners;  The winners for Thursday 21st were;  1st. Team; Liam Daly, Pascall Whelan, Frankie Shortt, Joe Hennessy. 53pts.  2nd Team;  Sean lee, Pat Costello, Mick Connell, Tony O’Toole. 52pts.  3rd. Team; Eddie Butler, Ollie Murray, Donal Golden.  51pts.

Next Seniors;   Thursday March 28.


Club Fixtures;

Spring League; 3rd. leg. To Finish on Sunday March 23.

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

JB Carr;  1st. Leg. Away, Tipperary-V- Templemore, to be completed no Later than Tuesday April 23.  Contact Manager; Liam Leahy. 087-4115773.

Saturday April 13 ;  White Dowling Society.

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

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

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

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

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

Presidents Prize;  Sunday July 28 .

Captains Prize;  Friday, Saturday, Sunday August  16,17, 18 .

Diageo Mixed.  Semi Final Saturday August 17 , Final on Sunday September 1.  (Manager, TBC. )

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.