Blog Category: Golf

Greetham Valley Winter Order of Merit penultimate round

The penultimate week of the Winter Order of Merit took place on Saturday in conditions that would not have been out of place on a lovely Rutland July day. The Lakes course was the venue for the final time in this year’s competition, next week’s final will be held on the Valley course. Andrew Queen hasn’t played many…

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Winter League Final success for Ian and Dave

After five months, a seven game round robin phase, followed by quarter and semi final knock out games, Greetham Valley Golf Club’s Winter League reached its’ climax on Sunday. The finalists, Ian Bain and Dave Morgan took on Mick Carnie and Jim Kearney for the title. The match, refereed by Club Secretary Dennis Millington, was played in…

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Mail on Sunday success for Greetham Valley

After beating local rivals away at Burghley Park in the first round of the Mail on Sunday team knockout competition, and defeating March Golf Club in the second round, the Greetham Valley team entertained North Luffenham at home. They played on the Lakes course and enjoyed a comprehensive win by four and a half games to a half. Carl…

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New PGA Advanced Professional at Greetham Valley

Greetham Valley Golf Club has enlarged the coaching staff team – Gary Constable is the new arrival and will be at the Club full time as the principal PGA Advanced Professional, whilst Jim Hetherington is splitting his time between Whittlebury Park in Northamptonshire and Greetham Valley.  Gary has spent the previous eighteen years in the Middle East where he coached and managed at some of…

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Masters Golf Magic

Springtime! As the new lambs are jumping around Rutland’s fields there will be a band of professional golfers nervously making their way down a tree lined road in Augusta, Georgia –  known as Magnolia Lane – in readiness to compete in this year’s Masters tournament, commencing Thursday 5th April.  Traditionally The Masters signals the start of the golfing…

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Club Winter League and Captain’s Away Day

In the Club Winter League semi finals, Mick Carnie and Jim Kearney beat Andrew Queen and Dave Copley by three and two. They will now face Ian Bain and Dave Morgan who saw off the challenge from Karl Stokes and Neil Upton. Ian and Dave won four and three. Greetham Valley’s Winter League final will be held on the…

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Greetham Valley Seniors’ section update

Greetham Valley’s Seniors section kicked off the first round of their 36 match season this week when they welcomed Thorney Lakes to a rather foggy and chilly Lakes course. Wrapped in winter jackets and facing a cold and foggy game ahead, they set out at ten peering into a gloomy Rutland  landscape but after arriving at the new…

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Week 19 of Greetham Valley’s Order of Merit

Some sun and quite a lot of Rutland rain greeted the competitors as they teed off on Greetham Valley’s Lakes course in week twenty of the Winter Order of Merit. Paul Jenkinson playing in only his third game of the series won with a haul of thirty seven points. The extra hard won point was enough to lift…

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Week 19 of Greetham Valley’s Order of Merit

Winter was a bit of a misnomer as the wind had dropped and the temperature across Rutland rose to an almost balmy eighteen degrees on the Lakes course for week nineteen of Greetham Valley’s Winter Order of Merit golf competition. Despite the much warmer conditions, the scoring, apart from the winner, was quite low. The reason…

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Last winter medal at Greetham Valley

The last Greetham Valley Winter Medal of the year got underway on the Lakes course in warm conditions with very little wind for the early birds, although  the slightly later players had an increasing wind whistling across the Rutland landscape to contend with. In Division One fifteen handicapper Steven Lesiakowski got of to a great…

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