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Vice Captain Shaun rises to the challenge of the cold

Vice Captain Shaun Denholm who will take over as Captain on the 1st January won this week’s Winter Order of Merit for the first time this series. Shaun, playing off fourteen, dropped just four shots in the front nine and amassed 21 points. He got off to a bad start on the back nine with…

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Graham beats the wind to win round 6 of the Order of Merit

The Seniors’ Captain’s Dinner, hosted by Rod Wells, was a well attended affair: as well as a room full of seniors and their partners, Club Captains Trevor Smith and Sheila Douty were in attendance. Two of Greetham Valley’s directors, Frank and Hazel Hinch, President Martin Boughton, his wife Heather and Club Secretary Dennis Millington and wife Joan also graced…

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Hole in one for Neil on revamped 6th on the Lakes course

Nine handicapper and former professional cricketer Neil Lowndes had his very first hole in one while playing in the Seniors’ Winter League on Monday. On the par 3 6th on the Lakes, Neil took a wedge for the 135 yard shot over the newly revamped and much bigger lake, the ball took one bounce then popped straight into the hole. Neil said…

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Greetham Valley Prize Presentation Evening

The great and the good gathered for Greetham Valley’s end of year Prize Presentation Evening last Friday. First in the running order was the announcement that John Sparks will be the club’s new President from the first of January, he will take over from Martin Boughton who has served for six years. Fred Aspin was confirmed as 2014 Vice Captain and will take…

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Christmas brochure now available – and going fast!

At Greetham Valley we really do know how to throw a fabulous Christmas party – and the proof is in the Christmas pudding, as they might say! Our Christmas Party Nights are now getting booked up, with just a few tables still available – email Mitch for more details. We have a fabulous line up of…

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Greetham Valley Club Captain’s Dinner great success

The year’s penultimate Medal got underway in slightly overcast conditions but, thankfully, without the wind that we have been experiencing in Rutland lately. Steve Burgon, playing off fourteen, dropped just three shots in the front nine to finish with a gross 82, nett 68 to take the win in division one and the overall Medal. Steve said that he found…

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Adrian takes the lead in Greetham Valley’s Order of Merit

Thirty nine players took part in week two of the Winter Order of Merit last Sunday. Missing was week one winner Graham Smith who, due to family commitments, will also miss next week’s combined Order of Merit and November Medal competition. The scores were slightly lower this week as many of the competitors struggled in high winds and occasional heavy rain…

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Kick off for Greetham Valley’s Winter Order of Merit

The first round of the Winter Order of Merit got off to a good start on the Lakes course on Saturday. Players had to contend with the high wind and a few spots of rain that threatened Rutland but that is nothing to what they will have to contend with once winter makes itself known!…

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Tony, Liz and Sue battle the weather to win Stablefords

The October Stableford competitions turned into a survival test last Wednesday! Fog covered the golf courses in the morning with visibility restricted to a couple of hundred yards. This cleared towards midday only for it to pour down for the rest of the day. In the Men’s competition, eight handicapper Tony Mould braved the conditions to win with a score of…

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Seniors finish match season on a high!

Greetham Valley’s Seniors played their last away match of the year at Belton Woods near Grantham during the week. After halving the same fixture at Greetham Valley, both teams wanted to finish off the year with a positive result, but it was the Greetham Valley team which came out victorious, with a four and a…

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