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Gents’ and Ladies’ August Midweek Medal results

Iain Clapperton off 13 had a great round in the Gents’ August Midweek Stableford to win the competition with 39 points. Neil Chatterton, also off 13 was second with 38 points. Another 13 handicapper, Jason Lindsay, took third place on count back from Keith Heppenstall off 18, both players scored 37 points but Jason had the better back…

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Seniors’ section golf at Greetham Valley in August

Neil Harris won the Seniors’ August Medal competition and the lowest gross with a splendid one over gross 73, net 67. Neil, playing off six was just one over after nine with three bogies and two birdies; he went on to shoot a level par back nine to win division one and was cut to 5. Derek Coombes was second…

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Jordan wins Rutland Junior Open for third year running

Greetham Valley’s Jordan Burdall has won the Rutland Junior Open for the third time in a row with a brilliant gross 71. This Daily Telegraph qualifier competition was Jordan’s toughest win: he broke the shaft on his driver after hole 2 and had to rely upon his 3-wood for the rest of the competition. Jordan didn’t get off to the…

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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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