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Seniors’ section continues run of good form

Greetham Valley’s Seniors extended their unbeaten run to seven with a six and two win over visitors Whetstone Golf Club. Keith Stafford, playing his first match with the Seniors, and his partner George Cooper who is eighty four, won their game by six and four. Captain Peter MacDonald Pearce was very pleased with the win…

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Kay and Bob win Greetham Valley’s Mixed Open

Golfers from twenty four different clubs from all over the UK travelled to Rutland on Sunday 24th June to take part in the Greetham Valley Mixed Open. The conditions were, as we have come to expect from this year’s summer, wet and windy with some sunny spells thrown in. The competition was played on the Lakes…

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Greetham Valley’s Seniors in fine golfing form

Greetham Valley’s Seniors continued their fine run of form by halving their match away at Humberstone Heights. They then went on to win at home against Lingdale Golf Club by four and a half to three and a half. Their next game is at home to Whetstone. Captain Peter Macdonald Pearce will be planning his team selection…

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Golf England Fullers Qualifier results

The Golf England Fullers Qualifier was played on the Lakes course this weekend and it couldn’t have taken place in worse conditions. Forty to fifty mph winds and heavy rain meant that only one player managed to get under par out of the three divisions. In Division One, ten handicapper Richard Wilson defied the Rutland…

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Mail on Sunday team’s dream comes to an end

Greetham Valley’s great run in the Mail on Sunday knock-out competition came to an abrupt end at Tydd St Giles this weekend. With home advantage being so important in this competition, it was always going to be a tough match. In the first game the home side took an early lead when George Grant  was edged out by…

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Fishermen’s tales and wedding hats at Greetham Valley

How big??? I always thought fishermen were telling tall tales about the one that got away, but judging by the whoppers I have been asked by our Hotel and Lodge guests to put in the Hotel fridge over night I’m now not so sure. It has been really great to see our trout fishermen returning…

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Golf galore for Greetham Valley’s ladies and seniors

Greetham Valley’s Ladies hosted a four way competition on Saturday with teams from Greetham Valley, Belton Woods, Melton Mowbray and Spalding taking part. The format consisted of eight groups of four with one player from each club in it. The Captains played together as did the Vice Captains and it made for very sociable but competitive golf. At the conclusion…

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Medal competitions see handicaps sliced

Greetham Valley members had two chances to get their handicaps cut this week with two medal competitions only a few days apart. In the Midweek Medal which was played on the Lakes course and off white tees, five handicapper Graham Smith had his best round of the year to take the win. Graham parred the first to…

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Greetham Valley from first date to wedding day!

Something I really enjoy about organising weddings and celebrations at Greetham Valley is meeting different people and getting to know them personally over the twelve plus month period that I spend with them arranging their special day. One couple whose wedding day is now quickly approaching actually met at one of our ‘Greetham Valley Great Nights…

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Greetham Valley C Team, Seniors & John Sparks

Greetham Valley’s C Team were away at Melton Mowbray this week. Team Captain Neil Sellars and his playing partner, Greetham Valley proprietor Frank Hinch, led the the team off and after nine holes found themselves three down. Over the second nine Frank chipped in from sixty yards to make that two down, a couple of holes later Neil did the…

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