News up to Sunday 8th July

Templemore Golf Club JB Carr Team Players-v-Waterford West in Templemore on Thursday 28th. June;  Michael Keely and Ambrose Purcell.  (Photo by Rody Cawley) 


Templemore Golf Club News;


The JB Carr Team are Back in Action;  The team now meet Castletroy on this Thursday 12th. July in Templemore.  Tee-time will be 3pm. approx..  The Club Captain Tommy Foley expressed to all club members to show their support on Thursday for this great team and to the team manager Liam Leahy for his intuitive team selection.  It would be great to have another proud win for Templemore Golf Club.  Best of luck to all the team, the subs and their Manager Liam Leahy.


Sunday 1st. July, 18h. Stroke Play G.O.Y;   There was a great turn out for this event which displays the growing enthusiasm for the club support. The fine weather and the great course conditions created great scoring.  1st  Ciaran Hassett.  2nd. Michael Keely.  3rd. Rody Cawley.


Juvenile Golf Lessons;  Juvenile Golf Lessons commenced on Friday 6th. July at 10am. 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.


Adopt a Bunker;  Individuals adopting a Bunkers is helping to put the course in great shape a project that is progressing well to will be a great success.  Put your stamp on any bunker you feel that you can commit to looking after and resulting in presentation of the course to a high standard.


Ladies Golf; 

Senior Ladies on Monday 2nd, July;.  1st. Anna Russell.

18 Hole Club Competition on Tuesday 3rd. July;   1st. Ann O’ Rourke,

Social Mixed on Wed. 4th. July;  1st. Team. Mary Nolan, Joey Dwyer and Seamus Bourke.  2nd. Team;  Ann Hogg, Declan Kelly and Paul Tuohy. The Social Mixed continues every Wednesday evening with the draw at 6.30.  The great course condition is bringing out great numbers for this great social event.  Everyone is encouraged to bring a friend Lady or Gent, also it’s an ideal opportunity for those that want to return to the game of golf.

Presentation of all outstanding prizes; There will be a presentation of all Outstanding Prizes on Wednesday July 11th after Social Mixed.


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.  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 brilliant weather is creating a great turn out of Seniors.  This is a fantastic event for retired golfers to return to the game with like-minded golfers,   Results are as follows for Thursday, 5th.  July.;  1st. Team; Tom McGrath, Paddy Nolan, John Galvin, Seanie Gleeson.  2nd Team; Joe O’Connor, Michael Maher, PJ Leahy, Mick Connell.  3rd. Team;  Mick Murphy, Jim Gleeson, Sean Lee.

Best of Luck;  John Stapleton expressed on behalf of all the seniors the best of luck to the JB Carr team on next Thursday-v-Castletroy and on their quest to gain a Munster title.

Next Seniors on Thursday 12th. July.


Club Fixtures;

14th. and 15th. July.  18H. S/F.

21st. and 22nd. July.  July Club Classic.

28th. and 29th. July.  Men’s and Ladies President Prize.

4th and 5th. Aug. 18h S/F.

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.

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.


Golf Thought;  “Under pressure, I do use one simple swing thought: I pick a spot a foot in front of the ball and hit over it — hard. That takes my mind off the outcome of the shot and keeps me in the process.”  Rory McIlroy.

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