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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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Seniors’ Captain’s Dinner

Friday 25th November Greetham Valley Golf Club Seniors, their wives, girlfriends and guests of all genders are invited to join Seniors’ Captain Mike Guy at the annual end of season knees-up. Entertainment this year is from the fabulous Clem Johnson, whose talent for crooning a la Rat Pack has made him a favourite of the…

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October at Greetham Valley

The Waycot Classic is the brainchild of former Greetham Valley President Mike Waycot. The main aims for the day are: play golf, have fun and raise funds for a deserving charity. The charity this year was the Northampton and Warwickshire Air Ambulance. Shaun Denholm is the local representative of the charity and is also a Greetham member. He said that he was very happy that the…

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October’s mid week medal

October’s mid week medal was quite a low scoring affair due to icy winds gusting around the Lakes course. Billy Jones thought that he had blown his chances after dropping five shots in the first three holes of his round, he recovered slightly to shoot 45 for the front nine. Billy dropped two more on the tenth and then took a…

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