Blog Category: Golf

Snow affects Greetham Valley’s winter golf competitions

Greetham Valley’s Winter League has been affected by the recent bad weather, only four of the scheduled eight rounds having been played so far. Club Secretary Dennis Millington is trying hard to reschedule dates to bring the groups up to date. In division one Gary Graham and Kevin Burdall took full advantage of the good…

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Golf Club members raising funds for Air Ambulance

The Air Ambulance receives nothing from Government funding and is only kept flying by public donation. Airshots Golf Society is the brain child of Greetham Valley member Colin Eversden and they have raised £1400 in the last twelve months for the Air Ambulance. After the tragic death of Greetham Valley chef James Adamson in August 2010, Colin decided…

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Record rainfall at Greetham Valley

Hi all Firstly just an update on the total rainfall for 2012: we had 992mm, which is a record amount at Greetham Valley in the 18 years I have been keeping records, so let’s just keep our fingers crossed that it is not repeated  through this year.   Well I hope you all had a good…

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New Year, New Captains at Greetham Valley

The first day of the new year brings a change to the club officials at Greetham Valley. We say goodbye and thank you to Jim Wheeler and Eileen Pare and welcome new Captains Trevor Smith and Sheila Douty. Last year Jim and Eileen had the Evergreen Care Trust as their charity for the year; for…

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Winter Order of Merit last rounds of 2012

Week ten of the Winter Order of Merit held just before Christmas was a bit of a wash out. Everybody started but due to torrential rain and high winds affecting Rutland and beyond, organiser Neil Harris decided to make it a nine hole roll up instead. With no points on offer this meant that the…

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Shaun and Bev are 2013 Vice Captains

Air Ambulance Lottery co-ordinator Shaun Denholm and Lincolnshire Ladies’ Secretary Bev Dolman have been announced as Greetham Valley Golf Club’s Vice Captains for 2013. As well as their normal duties, Shaun will also run the B team taking over from Jim Wheeler and Bev will take care of the mixed team run this year by Sheila Douty….

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Sam Ewing elected as 2013 Juniors’ Captain

Ryan Tarrant has had a good year as Juniors’ Captain. In April he led Greetham Valley to a stunning three to one victory against Burghley Park in the annual Clark Chapman Trophy at Greetham; this was especially good as he had to play against the Burghley pairing of Joe Carr and Dean Vaughan on his own….

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David and June win a golfing day at Greetham Valley

Golfing visitors to Greetham Valley are invited to enter our quarterly drawn competitions to win a golf orientated prize. The most recent winners of a day’s golf for four with complimentary buggies are David and June Evans from Biggleswade, who were drawn out of a ‘hat’ containing 300 entries last week. David and June were delighted to…

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Greetham Valley’s Neil Harris is new Midland Golf Union Secretary

The Midland Golf Union Limited in its present form dates from 1984 but started life as The Midlands Counties Competition in 1895 and has taken various forms since then, such as the Midland Golf Association, The Midland Counties Golf Association and the Midlands Group. The amalgamation of the latter two in 1984 formed the present company. Former…

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Dave storms into Order of Merit lead with an eagle

Week four of the Winter Order of Merit saw yet another first time winner. Dave Copley, who was in second place overall after two good fourth placed finishes, had the game of his life to take the win on the day and storm into first place on the leaderboard. Playing on the Lakes course, Dave…

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