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Limestone and Gill Christie Trophies played for

The Limestone Trophy is a medal competition played off white tees for players with a handicap of 0 – 18. Rutland was sweltering under very humid and sticky weather conditions when Andy Queen got off to a bit of a nightmare start by bogeying the first three holes on the Lakes course. Ten handicapper Andy had enough confidence…

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August Midweek Medal & Seniors’ Captain’s Day

Fraser Denholm was in the winners’ circle yet again, with a great round in the August Midweek Medal, taking the win with 77, the lowest gross of the day. Fraser, who started the year off 12, is now down to 6.7 and is trying very hard to get to 5. He puts his brilliant year down…

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Moore Stephens Trophy wins for Shaun and Angela

The Moore Stephens Trophy is one of Greetham Valley’s oldest trophies and is always hotly contested. Over 110 gents and ladies entered to compete for the trophy which was played in medal format off white tees on the Lakes course. The weather was a little hit and miss, sun interspersed with the occasional shower and a…

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Greetham Valley golf course maintenance work update

The maintenance work on the Valley could not have gone better! The weather was as good as it could have been, with the sun shining from Monday morning right through to completion of the work. This allowed us to get all the sand brushed into the hollow tine holes along with the seed, which by the way, germinated…

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Huge field for Greetham Valley’s Captains’ Weekend

Greetham Valley’s Captains’ Weekend stableford competition was played off white tees on the Lakes course last Saturday with a great field of over a hundred and thirty in the men’s competition. Scotty Stevenson had a great round to win it, dropping only three shots on the front nine. In the back nine, he had a double bogey…

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Fred and Dave win Seniors Invitation in fine style

Members from over twenty five different golf clubs were invited to play as guests in the Greetham Valley Seniors’ Invitation held on a fine sunny Rutland day with hardly a breath of wind on a well prepared Lakes course.   Fred Aspin and playing partner David Jackson from Burghley Park Golf Club got off to a…

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Neil qualifies for English Captains Union finals

Former Greetham Valley Men’s Captain Neil Crees came fourth in the eighty eight strong field in the English Captains Union Regional Qualifier last week at Longcliffe with a score of 35 points. Neil has now qualified for the three day National finals in August at Alwoodley. Neil also Qualified for the finals in his Captain’s…

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Ladies’ Club Championships and Medal

On the hottest day of the year so far, the Ladies took to the Lakes course to compete in the Ladies 0-24 Handicap Championships. Unlike the men, who play theirs over two days with a cut after the first, the Ladies play the first round in the morning and the second in the afternoon. Defending…

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Ladies’ competitions and Club Professional

Greetham Valley’s Ladies have just enjoyed two days of competition over the weekend. The first day was the July Weekend Medal played on the Lakes course. Despite the changeable conditions twenty five handicapper Sue Ker shot a gross 96, net 71 to win the medal and earn herself a cut to twenty three. Sue said that it was very…

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Vice Captain Trevor storms 0 – 18 Club Championship

The first day of Greetham Valley’s Men’s two day Club Championship got under way on the Lakes course in changeable Rutland weather conditions, rain followed by sun followed by yet even more rain. Ho hum. The early starters had the worst of it as the intermittent conditions played havoc with the hard work of the green…

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