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Online tee time booking – screen now in the Lounge Bar!

As promised in last week’s Members’ News blog,  Greetham Valley Golf Club members are now able to book their next tee times online from a new portal in the Lounge Bar. The booking screen is adjacent to the Competitions and Handicap screen near the Lounge Bar entrance. As a reminder, members who wish to use this…

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Maintenance on the golf courses in November

It is absolutely amazing how mild and dry it still is for the middle of November! We are still cutting greens 3 times a week – the grass is so healthy,  it’s really enjoying the mild conditions and simply won’t stop growing! Hopefully the fairways have now had their last cut and we will soon be starting the…

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Jean-Christophe Novelli at Greetham Valley!

Celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli was the superb host of the 2011 East Midlands Food and Drink Awards at Greetham Valley last night (Sunday 13th November). With a well aimed light hearted introductory speech, he set a fantastic tone for the evening’s excellent dinner and awards presentation. Sponsors of the Awards were: Long Clawson Dairy, Greetham Valley,…

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Online tee time booking made easier!

Coming soon to a Lounge Bar near you!  Greetham Valley Golf Club members will soon be able to book their next tee times online from a new portal in the Lounge Bar. The booking screen will be situated adjacent to the Competitions and Handicap screen near the Lounge Bar entrance. Members who wish to use…

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Rutland panther sighted at Greetham Valley?

Great excitement for two guests from Australia this week! This lovely couple are staying at Greetham Valley while touring the area and for the past two mornings have spotted what they described as ‘a very large black feline’ strolling across the valley below their hotel room. With glee, they told Gail, their breakfast waitress this morning,…

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Hotel life – an inspector calls….

One of our guests had a surprise for us on checkout this morning – her AA inspector calling card! She needed to speak with a Director to go through her verbal report, so armed with a cuppa we settled down in the Lounge Bar. She was incredibly helpful and enthusiastic, comparing our previous report with…

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Ladies’ Past Captains Trophy and the Winter League

Greetham Valley’s former Ladies’ Captains went head to head on the Lakes course to compete for the Ladies’ Past Captains’ Trophy. 2008 Captain Rena Lister playing off 19, had an eventful round but still came home with a nett 76 to win the trophy. She said that after making a couple of errors she thought that she had blown…

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Greetham Valley’s Winter Order of Merit

The Winter Order of Merit is well under way and so, far the weather has been very kind with much warmer conditions than normally expected at this time of the year. The third round got under way in warm sunshine with just the hint of a breeze; unfortunately, it ended quite cold and with a very…

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Maintenance work on Greetham Valley’s golf course

I would like to explain the reason for the work on the 7th green on the Valley course.   We have aerated the front half of the green with 25mm tines to a depth of 300mm, and filled the holes using 1-2mm grit. This has been done using large funnels as seen here. The reason for this…

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This week’s golf tip from N1Golf at Greetham Valley

Connect mind and body to improve your golf Channel your energy toward the target and the ball will follow. A fearful swing rarely produces a courageous shot. Nick Faldo once said ” Golf is not about the quality of your good shots, it is about the quality of your bad shots”. The score is more…

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