News up to Sunday 9th October 2019

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Templemore Golf Club host to the LMC President Prize. L-R.  LMC representative, John Moloughney, LMC President Phil Ryan making presentation to the winner Eddie Butler.  Tony O’Toole, Captain Templemore Golf Club. (Photo by; Seamus Bourke)


Templemore Golf Club News; 


LMC President Prize;  It was an honor to host the Phil Ryan President Prize for the LMC (Leinster, Munster, Connaught) Senior Alliance Golf Society on Saturday 5th. Oct.  It was a great occasion for our club to host this prestigious event especially that our own Phil Ryan is the current LMC President. There was a great attendance from the provinces, despite the inclement weather, but it did not deter the competitive ability for great scores.  The overall winner was the renowned Templemore competitive Member “Eddie Butler” also Templemore had 4 more winners in the following categories;  Cat. B, 3rd. Frankie Shortt.  Cat. C.  1st. Bernie O’Rourke, 3rd. Michael Keely.  Cat. D. 3rd. George Collins.   A fantastic achievement for Templemore Golf Club Seniors.


3Ts. All Ireland Final;  Templemore Golf Club progressed in the tournament to the All-Ireland final on Monday 14th. The team representing the club are;  Josie Bourke, Bernie Stapleton, Ciaran Hassett and Club Captain Tony O’Toole.  The final will take place on the Ryder Cup Golf Course.   The competition is an awareness campaign to highlight the issues of suicide in Ireland at grassroots level.


Week-End Results;  18H. stableford 28th. & 29th. Sept. 1st. Ciaran Hassett 31pts. 2nd. John Hassett 30pts.


Seniors Thursday Golf;  The Hardy Boys the seniors, faced the weather Gods and the golf course and played some very good golf.  Today’s results were 1st. with 47pts. Seamus Bourke, Pascal Whelan, Gerry Keegan.  2nd. with 46pts. George Collins, Ollie Murray, Tom Kennedy, PJ Leahy. 3rd. with 45pts. George Murray, Tony O’Toole, and Eddie Butler.

A reminder to our Senior all those interested in playing in Cahir Monday 14th Oct. must have their names in by next Thursday.


“Cadets Membership” ;   You can join the Cadets anytime from the age of 8 to 15 Boys and Girls and Cadet youths Age 15 to 18 Boys and Girls.   All members who have a junior family member that has an interest in Golf should encourage them to call in on Wed and Friday’s.  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


Cadet Training;  Training will continue, on Saturdays from 1 to 2pm.  Thanks for all the support from parents and volunteers and look forward to continuing throughout the year.


 “New Members” Special Rate.  Pay now and your membership will be up to Dec 2020.  There is a “Special Fee” 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.


A great Welcome back to Lapsed Members; Pay now for membership up to Dec, 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 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.


All Golf Societies;   All golf societies are more than welcome to play the course.  For booking dates contact email;


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 Martin Bohan 087 0509278 or any of the committee for to purchase the “Ideal Active Present”.


Be Active in Retirement;  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.


Donations for Course Development;  Donations, sponsorship, 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.


Club Fixtures;

White Dowling Society; Saturday December 14

White Dowling Society; Saturday October 26.

See Notice Board for more details on club fixtures or contact Club Competition Secretary; Liam Leahy, 087-4115773.