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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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Putting on a flowery front

Although we love the ever changing hues of autumn leaves on the trees all over Greetham Valley’s golf courses, this time of year is hit and miss with the colours in our tubs and hanging baskets. Some summer plants at the front of the hotel are still going strong – geraniums and petunias are still particularly spectacular…

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Behind the scenes look at Hotel life

All Hotels strive to portray the image of a swan – with all aspects of their customer facing operations serenely and smoothly gliding along. Sometimes, what goes on behind the scenes can be worthy of Fawlty Towers but as long as the guests are well looked after, staff can cope with anything! Greetham Valley welcomes…

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Hotel reviews – Tripadvisor and co

Nowadays not many people book hotels or travel to unfamiliar locations without googling venues or checking other travellers’ feedback for their opinions and experiences. Broadly speaking, hoteliers welcome reviews with open arms – constructive criticism is always valuable as the majority of good hotels constantly strive to improve their service to guests and thereby increase…

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September at Greetham Valley

September officially sees the start of Autumn, but in my opinion it seems to be getting later and later. With the air temp and soil temp above average at present, I believe we will see continued grass growth well into November. Good! This will enable us to continue to present the courses in the condition they are at present. I…

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Club Captain’s Dinner

Friday 4 November 2011 Gentlemen Club members and their guests are invited to join Club Captain Bob Green for the annual gents’ get-together at the Captain’s Dinner. This year the speaker is Graham Wright, who has been a continuous voice on the airwaves of professional radio stations across the East Midlands for nearly a quarter…

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Planning my wedding – where do I start?

Start right here at Greetham Valley! Call Mitch our wedding co-ordinator on (01780) 461827 or email: mitch.bardwell@greethamvalley.co.uk to arrange a personal viewing of our banqueting and civil ceremony suites and guest accommodation. Bring along if you wish: any initial questions your groom–to-be mums and dads your hopes and dreams for your special day If you…

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Meet the Wedding Team!

Mitch is our Wedding Co-ordinator whose flair, imagination and organisational skills ensure our brides enjoy stress free planning of the most important day of their lives. He will listen with empathy to your unique wedding day dreams ensuring that nothing is forgotten or overlooked throughout the planning stage.   Jonathan is our highly experienced Master…

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Rutland Water’s Ospreys

The last of Rutland Water’s ospreys have now arrived at their winter home in Northern Africa. The Osprey Project has been tremendous this year, with webcams catching every little detail of the summer lives of these magnificent birds. Their GPS tracking devices have produced some amazing data during their winter migration and the Project can…

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The Vitruvian Triathlon

Saturday 3rd September Voted best event of the year in 2009 by 220 Triathlon Magazine. The Vitruvian is a race that is even tougher to finish than it is to pronounce or even get into. It starts with a 1900 metre swim in Rutland Water, followed by a 84km cycle stage which includes two climbs…

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