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Roger Begy OBE

It is with great sadness that we advise Greetham Valley members of the passing, on Monday 1st February 2016, of Roger Begy OBE, at the age of 72, after a short battle with cancer. Roger was Greetham Valley’s first Club Captain for 1992 and 1993 and first President, with Mary Hodgkinson as Ladies’ President, from…

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What to do in Rutland in Autumn

We all know that Autumn can be a mixed bag when it comes to the weather, so it’s a great idea to have a few things lined up that are great for both rainy and sunny days. Our guide to visiting Rutland in Autumn has something for everyone – nature lovers, families and those simply…

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Rutland Junior Open 2015

Rutland Junior Open – sponsored by Savvi Travel Ellie doubles up on Theme Park win Fifteen year old Ellie Haughton won the 2015 Rutland Junior Open with a magnificent gross 71 to take first prize of a family day out at Drayton Manor Theme Park. Playing off a handicap of 11, Ellie’s nett 60 also…

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Greetham Valley 2015 Mixed Open and more

Ninety two competitors from twenty six different golf clubs, from Woburn to Scunthorpe, attended Greetham Valley’s 2015 Mixed Open sponsored by Oakham based travel company Savvitravel at the weekend. The day was warm, with no rain and a breeze that moved from cooling to two clubs plus during the day. Played on the Lakes course…

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Colin Easson Motors competition and more golf updates

Colin Easson Motors, who celebrate their 40th anniversary as a business this year, are based in the village of Cottesmore and have sponsored a golf competition at Greetham Valley for over twenty of those years. 150 gents and 30 ladies played in this year’s stableford competition on the Lakes course over the weekend. It was not…

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Order of Merit golf competitions at Greetham Valley & more

Round seven of the ten week Winter Order of Merit series was played on the Lakes course in the teeth of a very cold and biting wind on Saturday. With the wind gusting and constantly changing, it was quite tough to club and some got it badly wrong. Seventeen handicapper Peter Key played very well,…

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2014 Prize Presentation Evening

Greetham Valley’s Clubhouse was packed for the 2014 Prize Presentation Evening on Friday 14th November. The first order of business was the announcement of the Vice Captains for 2015. Michael Fish will be Men’s Vice to Captain Fred Aspin, while Susie Ellis will be Ladies’ Vice to Cathy Steele. Mel Clark will take over from Peter Wood as Seniors’ Vice and Tom Haynes will be Vice to Ellie…

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