Blog Category: Golf

Leon and Gary reign supreme in Club Doubles Final

After the recent rains, the Lakes course was a beautiful emerald green as the Doubles Final got under way on Sunday 30th September. Forty to fifty miles an hour gusts of wind made the going very tough for the finalists, Leon Wych and Gary Ferrar who were taking on Iain Bain and Dave Morgan. Ian…

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Club Finals matches nearly all played

The finals of most of the Club competitions have now been held, with just two or three still to be decided. Paul Clegg won the 0-13 Singles Final on Saturday, beating Ian Hempsall three and two. Paul was in action again the next day with wife Sue in the Mixed Doubles but this time lost…

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Greetham Valley’s Seniors section has had very good year!

Greetham Valley’s Seniors section has had a very good year, winning or drawing most of their team matches, their most recent win being against Scraptoft at home: the Greetham team won six and a half to one and a half on the Valley course. They have only one more match to play this week away to Birstall. Captain…

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Christine and Alan triumph in Martins Mixed Foursomes

Mixed foursomes stroke play isn’t the most popular format in a golf club’s competition line up hence the smaller than usual field for the Martins Mixed Foursomes at Greetham Valley last weekend. One of the problems with the format is that if a player plays a bad shot, they don’t get a chance to rectify it…

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Seniors enjoy away day at Beeston Fields

Seniors’ Captain Peter Macdonald Pearce held his Away Day at Beeston Fields in Nottingham this week on a day of mixed wind and rain. Everybody was caught out with the slickness of the greens which also seemed to have lots of hidden slopes. Last year’s winner of the Joe Ball Bowl, David Aldred, seemed to…

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Captains’ stableford competition fundraiser hits tough weather

Greetham Valley Club Captains Jim Wheeler and Eileen Pare ran a stableford competition at the weekend in aid of both Captains’ Funds and their charity for this year, the Evergreen Care Trust. Thankfully Rutland didn’t get the extremes of weather facing the competitors in the Ricoh Ladies’ British Open at Hoylake in Liverpool this weekend but what…

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Medal and match results at Greetham Valley

Greetham Valley Junior Jordan Burdall followed up wins in the Rutland Junior Open and Club Junior Championship with yet another sparkling performance in the September Midweek Medal. Jordan, playing off scratch, had a blistering round to finish with a 3 under par 69ine, he took the win and the lowest gross and was cut from point…

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Greetham Valley’s Ladies’ Lincs Scratch League success

The Greetham Valley Ladies’ Scratch team have won the Lincolnshire Scratch League for the second year in succession! They qualified for the final by winning the South Lincolnshire title and faced the winners of the Northern league, Elsham Golf Club. Greetham Valley fielded the same team as last year in the final but Scratch team Captain…

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Greetham Valley’s President duo wins Men’s Invitation

The Greetham Valley Men’s Invitation took place last weekend on what was probably the last really hot day of the year. With little in the way of breeze to keep the players cool it was quite a tiring day for all competitors. The competition, a stableford, was played off white tees on the Lakes course and off…

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James lifts Rabbits’ Trophy to win club double

Greetham Valley’s gentlemen members with a handicap between 19 and 28 were eligible to play for the Rabbits Trophy at the weekend. The competition was played on the Lakes course in warm conditions with the odd sprinkling of rain. James Ablett, who won the 19 to 28 Club Championship in May, shot another fine round to post a…

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