Templemore Golf Club – Captains Drive-In

Templemore Captains Drive-In
On a glorious and perfect day with a course in excellent condition on Sunday 6th March, the golf season got busy at Templemore.

2021 Captain Dinny Maher introduced the traditional golf ball to new captain Jim Ryan. Attendance was plentiful as all were excited to return to golf after long weather delays that led to course closures.

Captain Jim thanked everyone present, as well as his best wishes to the new President Michael Purcell, Lady Captain Mary Hogan and Lady President Mary Butler. Captain Jim made a presentation thanking Greenkeeper Jack Alaxendra for his dedicated work on the greens and the golf course in general. Lady Captain Mary also made a presentation on behalf of the Ladies to Jack, wishing him a happy retirement and looking forward to seeing him play golf. Father Dominic gave his full blessing and wishes for a good year of golf. The Ladies hosted a welcome reception at the Club House Lounge which was much appreciated by all as it was the first in two years due to Covid-19.

Captains Drive-in Contest
6th March 2022. A great day and the course in fantastic conditions for the Captains Drive-in saw great team play throughout. 1st place team, Declan Kennedy, John Egan, Michael Keely and Josie Burke. 2nd place team, Ambrose Purcell, Jerome Ryan, George Murray and Joe Hennessy. 3rd: Frank Russell, John Stapleton, Paddy Burke and Kay Brennan.
Thank you ladies for a wonderful spread to end a great day. The winner of the Stableford 9 holes was Pat O’Connell with 26 points.

Golf is for everyone
Golf Ireland has launched a new five-year strategic plan which will help guide the game from 2022 to 2026. Titled ‘Golf for All’, it is Golf Ireland’s first such strategy, which comes after a lengthy consultation process . “Golf is a game for everyone – for fun, for health, for life” is the vision of the Strategic Plan, with five priority areas defined throughout the Strategy. Golf Ireland’s 2022 calendar will see more and more opportunities for men, women, boys and girls to compete together in the National Championships

Golf for All Competitive membership fees at Templemore. Gentlemen/Ladies, €300. Husband and wife/partners, €450. OAP Husband & Wife/Partners, €350. Family (children under 15) €500. Member Country €200. Beginner (Woman/Man) 200 €. Husband & Wife/Starting Partners €350. 3rd Level Student & Garda Student €100. Juvenile (under 18) €50. OAP & Clergy, €250. Distance (Excluding 50K) Women & Men €150. Green Fee. (No reduced rate for 9 holes). €15. Visit the club website for online payment or contact a committee member.

50/50 draw
The results for Sunday March 6. €30 was Micheal Webster.
The draw is also available online for anyone who cannot make it to the Club. templemoregolfclub.ie/membership/

Senior results
3rd of March. Nine teams participated this morning with good scores throughout the round. 1st on a countdown with 57pts. Paudie Butler, George Collins, Sean Cashman. 2nd. 57 stitches. Donald Golden, Jim Gleeson, Joe Hennessy. 3rd. 56 dots. Joe O’Connor, John Mullally, Tom Hogan.

Upcoming competition dates
Seniors. Every Thursday 9 a.m.
Course weather conditions will be updated on members WhatsApp

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