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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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Lincolnshire League Second Team result

After winning promotion to Division One of the Lincolnshire League for this year, Greetham Valley’s Second Team found their first match at home to be a very tough welcome to the division when they came up against a strong Sleaford side. The morning started off in difficult enough circumstances, as one player dropped out with just thirty minutes to go before…

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Vice Captain Trevor wins April Medal

The rain which had been giving Rutland a good old watering had a little rest on Saturday 21st, which meant that most of the over one hundred competitors in the April Medal came home dry. The field was broken up into three divisions. In division one, Vice Captain Trevor Smith had a bit of a mixed round:…

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Greetham Valley win fourth round of Mail on Sunday competition

Greetham Valley were drawn away to Melton Mowbray in round four of the Mail on Sunday team knockout competition. However, due to the recent rains which assaulted Rutland and Leicestershire, the Melton course was closed and the match had to be played at well drained Greetham. The match was played on the Lakes course in a mixture of sun,…

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Juniors and Seniors golf at Greetham Valley

The Clark Chapman Trophy is an annual competition played for by Greetham Valley and Burghley Park Juniors; the format is matchplay and the teams play home and away. Greetham have won the Trophy for the past three years and set out their stall to try for a record breaking fourth. The first of the two matches was…

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Lincolnshire County Ladies’ Golf Fundraiser at Greetham Valley

A mixed Am-Am to raise funds for Lincolnshire County Ladies’ Golf took place on Saturday 14th April at Greetham Valley. This was the brainchild of Gilly Grant who together with County player and Greetham Valley member Sophie Beardsall and member Sally Bowker brought it to fruition. Seventy six brave souls took to the Lakes course in a howling…

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