News up to Sunday 28th September 2020

Niamh Connolly winner of the Lady Captains Prize at Templemore Golf Club pictured with Lady Captain Kay Brennan.Photo:Seamus Bourke.

Templemore Golf Club, Lady Captain, Kay Brennan, Prize presentation to the winner Niamh Connolly.  (Photo by Seamus Bourke)


Templemore Golf Club News; 


Bereavement.  One of our members, John Walsh passed away peacefully at home on Friday 25th.  The club expresses deepest sympathy to his wife Kaye, daughters Katie and Shauna, sons Paul, David and Mark, and to all his extended family.  May John Rest in Peace. 


Sat 26th. Sun 27th. V Par competition.  The weather was fantastic for golf which resulted in a great turn out for this competition.  The final results were very close.  1st. Keith Morris.  2nd. John Greed.  3rd. Trevor Quinn. 


18hole V-Par competition again next week-end, Sat 3rd. and Sun. 4th. Oct.


Ladies 18hole S/f on Tuesday 22nd.   Results.   1st. Shelia Delaney.  2nd. Mary Ryan.  3rd. Margaret Costigan.


Ladies Seniors 21st. Sep.  Results;  Winner, Biddy Gleeson, Category Mary O Connor,  Second,  Ann Hogg,  Third Kathleen Cahill.


Men’s Seniors Thurs 17th. ;  A fine turnout for our senior outing in Roscrea (9 teams), the weather was poor towards the end which reflected on the scores where the early teams made hay. The results were in 1st. place with 95pt. John Hassett, Paudie Butler, PJ Leahy, and Michael Healy. In second place with 93pts. Bertie Keane, Ambrose Purcell, Frank Shortt, and Willie Haverty.   In 3rd. place with 92pt. Seamus Bourke, John Galvin, Mick Connell, and James Murray. and in 4th. place with 89pts. Tom McGrath, Jerry Keegan, and Mick Murphy. Prizes will be presented to the winners next Thursday.


50/50 lotto week 20th. Sept.  Winner was Megan Cummins c/o Mick Carey.

50/50 Lotto winner 27th. Sept.  Winner was Kevin Fogarty. 


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.


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.


Next Fixtures;

18hole V-Par competition again next week-end, Sat 3rd. and Sun. 4th. Oct.