News up to Sunday 8th March 2020

Templemore Golf Club, Lady President Drive-in;  Breda Murphy pictured with her daughter Catríona Daly, her grandson Tom Murphy, and Grand Daughters, Katie and Lucy Daly, and their friend Eim.  (Photo by Seamus Bourke)


Templemore Golf Club News; 


Spring League;  The spring League list is now filling up. All entries must be in by Sat. 14th. to formulate teams of 4.  The competition will start on the Monday 16th Mar.  Over 4 weeks.  W1; 16th. to 29th. Mar.  W2; 23rd. to 5th. April.  W3; 30th. Mar. to 12th. April.  Final Week, W4;  6th. April to 19th. April. Entry fee €20 for 1st. 4 weeks, Re-entrys @ €3 each week. Contact; Com.Sec. Dinny Touhy 085-2842067.



9 hole S/F 6th. to 15th. March.

14 hole Single S/F, 10th. to  14th. April.

18 hole Singles S/F, 25th. to 26th. April. 


3 Man Waltz Competition Results;   From 27th. Jan to 1st. March;  1st Team, Dennis Touhy, Sean Lee, Gerry Keegan.  2nd Team, Sean Lee, Martin Gleeson, Jerome Ryan.  Competition Secretary Dinny Touhy complemented all who took part and for their patience with the inclement weather.


Cadet Golf Training;  The Cadet Golf training will commence during Easter week. (Mid April)  Dates to be confirmed.  It’s Time to check out your Golf Kit.  Those who do not have golf clubs will be provided.


Seniors AGM;  Thursday 12th. after the Seniors competition.  All are requested to attend and share your initiatives that will make the Seniors a great event for Templemore Golf Club.


Seniors on Thursdays.  After the break due to the poor weather conditions excellent spring sunshine greeted our Seniors on Thursday 5th.  resulting in a good turnout and excellent scores. In 1st. place with 51pts. on a count back were, Tom Kenny, Ollie Murray, Pascal Whelan, and Pat O Connell.  2nd. place,  also with 51pts, Mick Keely, James Murray, Tom Kennedy, and  Michael Murphy.  3rd. place with 50pts. John Hassett, Paudie Butler, John Brown and John Moloughney.

A reminder to all our members, our AGM will take place next Thursday after golf in the clubhouse.


Golf Fees are now due for 2020.

There are 3 payment options; .

  • Place Payment in the “FEE BOX” in locker room.

Include Name, Category, Amount and date on the Envelope.

Select your Category, select the “Buy Now” and proceed.

  • Pay by, “On-Line Banking Transfer”.  Set up “New Payee” if not already registered.

Use IBAN; IE21BOFI90445678133532, BIC; BOFIIE2D. and proceed.


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.


Special Fees for 2020.  There is a “Special Rate” for beginners which is guaranteed not to change for 3 years.  This is very attractive for anyone new interested in joining and for those purchasing vouchers to give a life changing experience to someone.  New members are now been accepted.  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 especially now that the club will have its own autonomy.


“Cadets Membership 2020” ;   You can join the Golf Cadets anytime from the age of 8 to 13 Boys and Girls and Cadet youths Age 14 to 18 Boys and Girls.   All members who have a junior family member that has an interest in Golf should encourage them to join.  If new to the game, clubs will be made available to those that do not have them.  This is an opportunity to build members for the future of the Club.  All training will be in association with CGI (Confederation of Golf Ireland) guidelines and will continue throughout the year.  Do your best to promote this venture.  A special practice range is now in place for the Cadets.  Contact Pat O’ Connell. 087-9205821 Club Juvenile Liaison Officer. Come along if you are interested in playing Golf


A fantastic Welcome back to Lapsed Members for 2020; A special rate for “Lapsed Members” will continue throughout the year.  A “welcomed back” once-off, special rate for Gents €200 and Ladies €170.  This is a great 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 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.


Make Golf a Life Changing New Year Gift for 2020;   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”.


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; Martin Bohan 087 0509278.


FEES for 2020;  The Rates for 2020 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,  €100;  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,  €10;



9 hole S/F 6th. to 15th. March.

14 hole Single S/F, 10th. to  14th. April.

18 hole Singles S/F, 25th. to 26th. April.