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Greetham Valley members’ feedback required!

Hello again all – it’s been a while since my last blog and quite a lot has happened in between, so I will do my best to keep it brief.   The feedback I received after the Anniversary weekend was all good. The courses were in excellent condition and I would like to thank all my staff…

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Club members’ news from Greetham Valley

Greetham Valley Ladies’ members Sophie Beardsall and Emma Tipping have been made life long members of the Lincolnshire Ladies Golf Association. They were part of the all conquering Lincolnshire team who won the county finals in 2011 to take the title of best county in England. They have also been picked for this year’s team…

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Another Mail on Sunday Classic win for Greetham Valley

After seeing off all of the local competition in the Mail on Sunday Classic, the Greetham Valley team welcomed the 2010 finalists St. Neots to the Lakes course on Sunday. First up for Greetham Valley was eight handicapper George Grant against Steve Searl off six, George won by three and two. Second team Captain Alan Bennett…

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19-28 Handicap Championship at Greetham Valley

A large field of Greetham Valley members with handicaps of 19-28 competed off white tees on the Lakes course last weekend in the 19 to 28 Championship. The competition was in two sections, gross for the Hinch Cup and net for the Easson Trophy. Twenty four handicapper James Ablett was one of the many to tee off with…

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Seniors’ golf results at Greetham Valley – May Medal

The Rutland weather returned to the cool and wet conditions that we have sadly become accustomed to recently when Greetham Valley’s Seniors took to the Lakes course for their May Medal. Peter Giblett took his first win of the year with a brilliant net sixty nine and was rewarded with a cut to twelve. Former Club Captain and local author…

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Rutland Ford dealers Colin Easson at Greetham Valley

Colin Easson Motors based in Cottesmore are celebrating two anniversaries this year: thirty five years as a main Ford car dealer in Rutland and twenty years of supporting golf at Greetham Valley. Sales Director Roland Easson said that they take great pride in having three generations of their family working in the business. Each year they sponsor…

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Greetham Valley’s Second Team win against Burghley

Greetham Valley’s recently promoted Second Team had a narrow loss in their first Lincolnshire League game against Sleaford. Their next game of the season was against local tough rivals Burghley Park at home. This match was played on the Lakes course off white tees in warm conditions with a slight breeze. Former Club Captain Neil Crees took charge of…

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Greetham Valley Ladies’ Golf

On a somewhat miserable May Bank Holiday Monday with wet and windy conditions (what a surprise!), Greetham Valley’s Ladies took to the Lakes course to compete in the first qualifying round of the Peugeot Coronation Foursomes. This is a competition where you have to really trust your partner and not get upset if they inadvertently put you in…

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Elsham Trophy and Ladies’ April Medal results

On a cold and yet another very wet Friday, Greetham Valley played host to the current County Champions Stoke Rochford in the Elsham Trophy. This is a scratch competition for golf clubs affiliated to Lincolnshire; thirty one clubs are competing for it this year and South Kyme had a bye in the first round to balance the numbers. Stoke…

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Greetham Valley Seniors’ Away Day at Harborough

With many golf clubs experiencing difficulties because of the very wet drought conditions, fifty plus Greetham Valley seniors travelled to Market Harborough Golf Club for their “Spring” away day with a certain amount of trepidation. Anybody who has played at Harborough will know that it is a very hilly course so the prospect of wind, rain and loads of hill climbing didn’t…

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