Blog Category: Golf

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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Greetham Valley golf course maintenance update March 2012

With the snow well and truly gone, the greenkeeping team has been able to cut many areas of the courses to get a bit of definition back. The slow release fertiliser is now being applied to all areas to encourage some growth and I am starting to slowly lower the heights of cut.   The composting that we…

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Mail on Sunday golf competition at Greetham Valley

Greetham Valley entertained March Golf Club at Greetham in the second round of the Mail on Sunday team knockout competition; as cold weather hit Rutland, the match was played on the Lakes course in wet and windy conditions. Team Captain Trevor Smith played in the courtesy match and won three and two to get proceedings under…

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Greetham Valley’s Winter League quarter finals

As vile weather hit Rutland, Greetham Valley’s Winter League quarter finals were held on Sunday 4th March in high winds, heavy rain and sleet on the Lakes course. Neil Upton and Karl Stokes won their game and now face Dave Morgan and Ian Bain in the semi final. Mick Carnie and Jim Kearney also won through…

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Week 18 of Greetham Valley’s Order of Merit

Greetham Valley’s Winter Order of Merit week 18 played on the Lakes course was a rather chilly, windy and wet affair. Before going off to play in the Mail on Sunday team, Neil Harris had put the four balls out in their position in the league table, meaning that the top four went out last. This really…

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Greetham Valley’s Winter League update

At the end of the round robin phase of Greetham Valley Golf Club’s Winter League competition, the results are remarkably similar. In the Saturday League, the winners of the first three groups all played four, won three, lost one and finished up with six points. They are: Paul Jenkinson and Paul Clegg, Neil Upton and Karl…

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Week 17 of Greetham Valley’s Order of Merit

Week 17 of the Winter Order of Merit saw Elliott Clark take his second win of the series with a faultless forty two points. The win moved him from eighth place into third. The runner up for this week was Ian Copley with a well crafted forty points, he moved up six places to fifteenth overall. Last weeks big mover Fraser Denholm kept the pressure on…

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Order of Merit week16 and Seniors Medal

In week sixteen of Greetham Valley’s twenty two week Winter Order of Merit, Fraser Denholm registered his second win of the series and added fifty points to his tally. On a cold and windy day out on the Lakes course, Fraser scored thirty seven points – enough to lift him to sixth place overall. The next…

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snow scene 2012

SNOW UPDATE

Tuesday 14th February 8.30am. COURSES ARE OPEN!!! Lakes,Valley and Academy are all open, on temporary greens as the main greens are still frozen. Adi will inspect Wednesday morning and will change to main greens if possible. If not, it’ll be main greens on Thursday. Get your tee time booked, get in the car and we’ll…

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Challenging Golf Courses in Picturesque Surroundings

Part of a round of golf is the location. You can have the best golf course in the world in terms of the features, but if it’s in a disappointing location it can lose that magical feel. Greetham Valley is located in the picturesque countryside of Rutland taking in rolling fields, endless skylines and featuring…

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