News up to Sunday 4th August 2018

(above photo; “Templemore Golf Club, JB Carr Winning pair in Mahon Golf Course, Cork, on Wed 1st. Aug.  Seamus Bourke and Liam Leahy.  (Photo by; Rody Cawley)


Templemore Golf Club News;


JB Carr Munster Final;  The first leg of the “Munster Title” was played in Mahon Municipal Golf Course in Cork last Wednesday, 1st August.  Or team winners were Seamus Bourke and Liam Daly who set the standard for the remaining pairings.  It was tight going for all the pairings on a very difficult course and ground conditions not favourable for the Templemore team.  The final result was 4/1 against.  The “Munster Final” will now be completed in Templemore Golf Course on this Friday. 10th. August at 2pm.  This great team having beating all expectation to reach this final leg deserves all the support from all the club members on Friday.  To qualify for this final stage is a great achievement for Templemore Golf Club.  Best of luck to all the team and their manager Liam Leahy.

Presentation of Outstanding Prizes;  Their will be a presentation of all outstanding prizes after the JB Carr competition in the Club Lounge on Friday. Refreshments will also be available.  This will make the overall event an occasion not to be missed.


Juvenile Golf Lessons Update;  There will be no Juvenile Golf Lessons on Friday 10th. August as the course will need to be ready for the JB Carr Munster Title competition.  The next lesson will be on Friday 17th. Aug.  All Juveniles are encouraged by the Club Juvenile Officer Pat O’Connell to continue playing over school breaks and the summer months.  Any information required or those who would still like to enrol, contact Pat O’Connell 087 9205821.


3Ts. Competition;  The 3Ts. Competition will take place on Sat.  11th. and Sunday 12th.

The 3Ts. Is a registered charity working to help prevent deaths by suicide through research, intervention and support.  All member are requested to support this great cause by competing in this competition. T


Ladies social mixed; The social mixed is a great event for both Ladies and Gents to play this great game and also for any golfers that want to return to the game, they will be more than welcome will get great support by all.

Results: Wed. 1st. Aug;  Mary Nolan, Sean Lee, Joe O’Connor.

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50 Years of Golf in Templemore;  PJ requested that all members past and present to dig deep and search their achieves for any memorabilia that they can find.  Old photos, sayings, and good banter from the past that can be resurrected to make this project successful All will be appreciated and returned as received after the process.


Away scores;  The “Away” Score recording sheet for “Qualifying”, “Non-Qualifying” , “Society”, “Fourball” and “Team Events” is now receiving great attention.  The club handicap Secretary John Greed has expressed that all members playing away or in other societies to record their score on this sheet.  This is a very important request as it is part of the “Golf Ethical” for calculating accuracy on handicap ratings.


Green Fee;  The Green Fee for 2018 is now €10 for 9hole or 18 hole.


Playing Golf on Templemore 9 hole Golf Course has its advantages;  A magnificent Golf Course to test your golf skills as it tested the best of Tipperary and Munster prestigious clubs in the JB Carr tournament.  Templemore Golf Course is available to all golfers, especially to those that want to return to the game also to members and non-members and members from other clubs to get in your practice rounds, beginners, Active Retiree’s and families who want to take up the sport  will get assistance from any committee member, (refer to web site for committee member list) here are some positive reasons for golfing in Templemore Golf Course;   Golf can be good for your health and your heart. Walking an average course for a round of 18 holes of golf can be between five to seven kilometres. If you walk 18 holes three to five times a week, you’ll get an optimal amount of endurance exercise for your heart. If you pull your clubs or carry them, you’ll burn even more calories each round and benefit even more. Playing golf regularly can help you:  Stay fit, Improve muscle tone and Endurance, Lose weight and body fat.  Golf can also be a great way to keep in touch with friends, help in reducing stress as a result of the physical activity and also due to the pleasure of walking in an open and natural environment,  provide opportunities to meet new people, help develop a sense of community connectedness.  Golf can be a very social and enjoyable sport. While you compete against others, you can also compete with yourself to better your previous best score. Templemore Golf Course provides  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. (Membership option rates are on our web site).  Full Annual Membership €350 = Approximately, only 95c. per day.  New members are the lifeline of the club, so all existing members are encouraged to tell all your friends to take up membership and test their skills on this challenging Golf course. Registrations Forms for new members are now available on-line on our web site, or at the club house or contact Martin Bohan 087 0509278 or any of the committee members.  All are welcome.


Additional Members Lady and Gents;  All current members are encouraged to introduce at least “ONE NEW MEMBER” Lady or Gent, Junior or Student, Senior or Family, Active Retiree’s or any person interested in taking up the sport.  It will be a huge advantage to building the club membership and profile.


The Seniors;    The Seniors is a fantastic event for retired golfers to return to the game with like-minded golfers.  If you are over 55 or retired, from any distance or Club you will be more than welcome.  Results are as follows for Thursday, 2nd. Aug.  1st. John Mullaly, Paddy Nolan, Mick Connell, Michael Maher.  2nd Team; Sean Lee, Pat Costello, John Galvin, Mick Murphy.  3rd. Team;  Joe O’Connor, Seamus Ryan, Mick Stapleton, Seanie Gleeson.

Best of Luck;  The best of luck was extended by all seniors to the JB Carr team next Friday 10th. in their quest for the Munster Final against Mahon Golf Club in Templemore.

Next Seniors on Thursday 9th. Aug.

LMC;  The next outing is on Monday 20th. Aug. in Thurles Golf Club. Templemore Golf Club Seniors that are currently in the top 14 placings are; Pat O’Connell 185, Bertie Keane 178.  A space to watch.  Best of luck to all and continued success.


Club Fixtures;

11th. and 12th. Aug. 3T’s Qualifying.

11th. and 12th. Aug. 18H S/F.

18th. and 19th. Aug. 18H S/F.

24th, 25th, and 26th. Aug. Ladies and Gents Captain Prize.

1st. and 2nd. Sept. 18H. S/F.

8th. and 9th. Sept. GOY 18H Stroke.

15th. and 16th. Sept. Vice Captains.

22nd. and 23rd. Sept. 18H S/F.

29th. and 30th. Sept. GOY 18H Stroke.

Sept;  Club Classic. Date TBC.

6th. and 7th. Oct. 18H S/F.

13th. and 14th. Oct. 18H S/F.

20th. and 21st. Oct. GOY 18H S/F.

20th. and 21st. Oct. GOY 18H S/F.

27th. and  28th. Oct. W/D Soc 18H S/F.

November. TBA.


Adopt a Bunker Project;  Adopting a Bunkers is helping to keep the course in great shape.  Put your stamp on any bunker you feel that you can commit to looking after and resulting in the presentation of the course to a high standard.


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