Blog Category: Golf

Steve wins hotly contested June Medal

The June Medal was played off white tees on the Lakes course, the weather had changed from sunny to overcast but at least it was dry. Steve Burgon, off sixteen and playing in division two, had an absolutely fantastic game, he came off the 16th green having dropped just eight shots, only to have a nightmare…

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Ladies’ free golf taster session at Greetham Valley in Rutland!

Wednesday 12 June 6pm Ladies’ FREE golf taster session! PGA professional Jim Hetherington is holding a free golf taster session for Ladies at Greetham Valley on Wednesday 12 June at 6pm. All equipment will be provided, please wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes or trainers.  Please phone Jim on 07712 052763 for more details

Paul celebrates return to golf with fine Championship win

Good weather greeted the competitors in the 19-28 Handicap Club Championship at Greetham Valley a few days ago. This is a one day competition played on the Lakes course and was won last year by James Ablett who won both the nett and the gross trophies. He was in it again this year and was…

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First Team win, Ladies’ Invitation & Pat Holloway Trophy

High flying Burghley Park Golf Club visited Greetham Valley on Saturday, keen to extend the good form they have shown so far this season. With many of Greetham Valley’s First Team away or unavailable, the visitors could sense a victory was on the cards. However, after inflicting a whitewash upon Gedney Hill last time out, Captain…

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A run of victories in competitions and team matches

Ford dealers Colin Easson Motors in Cottesmore near Oakham are Greetham Valley’s longest running sponsor and have been sponsoring a trophy competition right from the birth of the club. The support for the club was started by the firm’s patriarch Colin Easson and has been carried on by his son Roly and family for the past…

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Sophie Beardsall strikes again – and again – and again!

Greetham Valley’s Sophie Beardsall has had a rather hectic eight or nine days. She and playing partner Sally Bowker were the stars of the field in the recent Coronation Foursomes competition which they won with a fantastic score of forty points. Sue Brand and Annie McCulloch were second with thirty two points. Jacky Bayley and…

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Ken plays round of his life to win May Midweek Medal

Ken Mason, playing off twenty six had the game of his life in this month’s May Midweek Medal. Played on the par 68 Valley course in warm conditions, Ken played to twelve to shoot a gross eighty four, nett fifty eight to win the medal and, as a reward, had his handicap cut to twenty three….

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Greetham Valley’s teams in winning form

Greetham Valley’s Seniors are enjoying a fine run of form at the moment. After recently beating Rutland County at home by four and a half to three and a half, they travelled up the A1 to Stoke Rochford for what they know is always going to be a tough game.  Stoke Rochford are trying out…

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Hit and giggle! Ladies’ beginners golf classes

New course starts Thursday 23rd May 7pm Ladies, come along to Greetham Valley to enjoy a 6 week beginners course, learning to play the wonderful game of golf! Jim Hetherington’s Hit and Giggle course costs just £48 per person and includes: range balls equipment coffee FREE 3 month Academy course membership The course is for…

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Junior Golf lessons at Greetham Valley!

Be a part of Greetham Valley’s Junior Golf Academy – join Jim Hetherington’s Junior Golf Classes! Due to popular demand, Jim is running a further 6 week course of Junior Golf tuition for just £48 for 6 x 1 hour lessons. This price includes: range balls equipment loan FREE 3 month Academy course membership Course begins: Saturday 25th May 1pm…

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