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David and June win a golfing day at Greetham Valley

Golfing visitors to Greetham Valley are invited to enter our quarterly drawn competitions to win a golf orientated prize. The most recent winners of a day’s golf for four with complimentary buggies are David and June Evans from Biggleswade, who were drawn out of a ‘hat’ containing 300 entries last week. David and June were delighted to…

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Greetham Valley’s Neil Harris is new Midland Golf Union Secretary

The Midland Golf Union Limited in its present form dates from 1984 but started life as The Midlands Counties Competition in 1895 and has taken various forms since then, such as the Midland Golf Association, The Midland Counties Golf Association and the Midlands Group. The amalgamation of the latter two in 1984 formed the present company. Former…

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Dave storms into Order of Merit lead with an eagle

Week four of the Winter Order of Merit saw yet another first time winner. Dave Copley, who was in second place overall after two good fourth placed finishes, had the game of his life to take the win on the day and storm into first place on the leaderboard. Playing on the Lakes course, Dave…

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News from the greens November 2012

Firstly I must apologise for the lack of postings since August, unfortunately I have no excuse!!!!   The weather in the past few months hasn’t been much better than the first 6 months of the year, we are now almost matching what we had for that period, so conditions out on the course are still…

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Greetham Valley Prize Presentation Night 2012

The great and the good gathered at Greetham Valley for the end of year Prize Presentation Night. First thing on the agenda was to hand over a cheque to the Evergreen Care Trust who have been this year’s Captains’ Charity. 2012 Club Captains Jim Wheeler and Eileen Pare said that they were proud of the efforts of the…

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Members News roundup 6th November 2012

For his second Away Day, Club Captain Jim Wheeler decided to go to a course that most of the Greetham Valley players hadn’t played before, Kettering Golf Club. After a coffee and a bacon buttie, the competition got under way. Playing in the last group, Bill Skinner won nearest the pin on the first hole,…

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Greetham Valley attends Cupids Wedding Show

Sunday 28th October 2012 saw the wedding co-ordinators from Greetham Valley attending the Autumn Cupids Wedding Show at the East of England Showground in Peterborough. The Cupids Show tends to be one of the largest in the East Midlands area and is a fabulous way of bringing our venue to the attention of all those newly engaged couples getting…

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Greetham Valley Golf Shop relocation work

Greetham Valley Golf Shop will be relocating very soon to the new extension at the front of the building complex – right next door to Frank and Robert’s office so remember to wave as you walk by! There will be some disruption to normal service whilst the relocation is carried out, so to assist our members,…

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Sue continues to improve her winning game

The Lakes course was the venue for the end of year Ladies’ Medal Winners Medal competition. This was a very exclusive club – you had to have won a medal this season to be part of it. The weather, cold and breezy with rain forecast, wasn’t exactly conducive to elegant golf, it was more think even more…

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James cures his game to win Sturgess Volvo competition

The Sturgess Volvo competition played in late August was cancelled due to Rutland’s monsoon type conditions part way through most players’ rounds. The rain was so strong that the pathway from the eighteenth green to the clubhouse turned into a swirling torrent of water. No such problems on Saturday though, warm, pleasant and more importantly,…

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