Blog Category: Golf

April Medal, Rotary Golf Day & Midweek Stableford

The conditions just couldn’t have been any better than they were for the April Medal. Warm, sunny, very little breeze and very quick greens. Dave Copley took full advantage of the conditions to par the first hole, setting himself up for a good round, but just as you get comfortable the course jumps up and bites…

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Stephen’s practice pays off to win Anniversary Trophy

This year is the 21st anniversary of Greetham Valley which started life as a driving range with a nine hole par 3 course, quickly added to by two eighteen hole championship courses, the Lakes and the Valley. A  bowling club completes the sporting picture. The complex also boasts a thirty five bedroom hotel, a Gym and a two…

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Winter Order of Merit & Ladies’ Mail on Sunday

After almost six months of play, competitors in the Winter Order of Merit played their final round of the series and for a change it was played in warm sunshine, a distinct change from only two weeks ago when it had to be called off because of thick snow covering the course. Adrian Cunningham saved…

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First Spring report from the greens

Despite the short Easter week and the continued bad weather,the green keeping team managed to get quite a lot of work done out on the courses. All fairways have been fertilised, although this is a month later than last year. Greens are still showing no signs of growth yet so to increase the speed for…

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Hole in one on first day of flag positioning trial!

A hole in one on the first day of Greetham Valley’s flag positioning trial! Now this has made the trial more interesting  – on his eighth visit to Greetham Valley with a group of friends on a golf break, Steve Osborne aced the 6th on the Lakes course, his first ever hole in one! The yellow…

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Coloured flag positioning trial at Greetham Valley

Following a suggestion from a member, and in agreement with Course Manager Adi, Greetham Valley is trialling coloured flag positioning on both the Lakes and the Valley courses. From today, for a trial period, coloured flags will be used to indicate hole placement on individual greens, as follows: red flag – hole is positioned towards front third of…

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Be a Pro for the Day at Greetham Valley!

Friday 19 April 9am to 6pm Spend the day like a golf professional in a completely relaxed environment, having every aspect of your game monitored, assessed and improved. Jim Hetherington will cover your long game and every aspect of your short game, set personalised practise and skill development routines and give you vital mental tools…

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Jim Hetherington’s Short Game Masterclass

Friday 3 May 10am to 5pm This Short Game Masterclass is a superb day of short game golf tuition, covering the arts of pitching, chipping, sand play and putting. Jim will also give you the mental tools used by the world’s best players to improve concentration and reduce nerves, plus a manual to help you continue…

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SNOW UPDATE AT GREETHAM VALLEY

Tuesday 2nd April HOPEFULLY THE LAST OF THE SNOW UPDATES FOR THE SEASON!  All courses at Greetham Valley are open and playing to main greens. Its a beautiful day out there – wall to wall blue sky! Its supposed to be 6 degrees, but factor in that wind chill and wear your thermals! There are still some…

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Pair of Peters battle to win Winter League

The 2012/13 Winter League started on 27th October with a round robin series of games from which two players from each division went forward to the quarter and semi finals in March. The final on the 24th was called off due to a large influx of snow but finally took place this weekend. The finalists, Peter…

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