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Captains’ Weekend at Greetham Valley Golf Club!

Captains’ Weekend 26th and 27th July Greetham Valley Golf Club’s 2014 Captains, Shaun Denholm and Bev Dolman, have great pleasure in inviting members and their guests to enjoy the Captains’ Weekend events on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th July.  What’s On: Saturday Captains’ Stableford Competition (full handicap) – on the Lakes course, enter on the computer from 5th…

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Team results, foursomes and midweek medal

Most of Greetham Valley’s teams have had a good weekend despite the weather. The First Team led by Chris Steele lost a very tough match away to Boston Golf Club by four games to two. Chris said that they had one or two players drop out for various reasons but he was grateful to the…

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Gallant James rescues a golf trolley in distress

A hundred golfers were asked “If you saw an electric trolley go into one of the many lakes at Greetham Valley Golf Club, would you jump in to get it out”? Only one said yes – and did so at the weekend! Greetham Valley member James Ablett and partners had just finished their round and witnessed…

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Gilly and Liz enjoy Midlands North Foursomes success

Greetham Valley Ladies Gilly Grant and Liz Haughton took part in the Midlands North 36 holes Foursomes on a beautiful sunny day at Spalding Golf Club last Thursday. The pair, playing off a combined handicap of 9.5, had a fantastic morning eighteen holes, coming in with a gross 83, nett 73.5 off a standard scratch…

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Oakham Rotary Club Charity Golf Day

Photo – some of the winners of the Oakham Rotary Club Golf Day. In the foreground from left to right are Fred Aspin, Greetham Valley President John Sparks, ORC Foundation Chairman Bruce Strickland, GV Captain Shaun Denholm, Oakham Rotary Club President Richard Simmons and Wayne Terrett. Oakham Rotary Club has been in existence since 1952…

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Adi triumphs in Winter Order of Merit

Image shows some of the players in the Winter Order of Merit. In the centre holding the trophy is this year’s overall winner, Adi Cunningham. To his right is WOOM organiser Neil Harris and to Adi’s left is this week’s winner, Kev Hingle.    The final of the twenty two round Winter Order of Merit…

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Gardeners’ Question Time with Rutland Radio

‘Dig It’ LIVE! Gardeners’ Question Time with Rutland Radio. Monday 14th April, 7pm to 10pm. Recording starts at 7.30pm. Hosted by Rob Persani, the guest speakers for this entertaining and informative evening are Barnsdale Garden’s Nick Hamilton, the very knowledgeable Adam Frost and the renowned John Shone. Tickets to this event are FREE and available…

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Darren wins Order of Merit round 17 after advice from Paul

The heavy winds that have been with us for what seems ages were once again a feature for round 17 of the Winter Order of Merit. Many players struggled with the uncertain level of it, one minute it was very heavy “in your face”, then for a few seconds, usually when a player is just…

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Howling gale no match for Paul in Order of Merit

A howling gale welcomed the Winter Order of Merit players playing in round 16 on the Lakes course on Saturday 15th. With the greens running quick anyway, the addition of such blustery conditions made putting particularly difficult. Paul Clegg was probably the only person playing who seemed to have no problems with it all. Paul,…

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Adrian’s 4th win keeps top spot in Order of Merit

In the three years that the Winter Order of Merit has been running, almost sixty rounds have been held so far. In the first two years, only two people managed to win more than one round in either of the two years. In the 2013/14 season and after just thirteen rounds, Melton Mowbray’s Adrian Cunningham…

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