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September midweek medal results

Jordan Burdall celebrated being cut to plus two by winning the September Midweek Medal in style. With five birdies and six pars after the first eleven holes Jordan could be forgiven for thinking that he had a chance to break the course record of 65 that he set just a few weeks ago. However, this…

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Captains’ Charity Fund and Knockout competition results

The Club Captains’ Charity Fund Day is a stableford competition, played on the Lakes course. As the name suggests, the day also helps to raise funds for the Captains’ Charity, which this year is the Peterborough Neonatal Unit. Captains Trevor Smith and Sheila Douty said that the generosity and support from the members in these…

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Sarah Outen – in the middle of the Pacific Ocean!

Thinking of Greetham Valley in the middle of the Pacific Ocean – the only and only Sarah Outen!!!  We looked after Sarah’s trans-oceanic boats, Gulliver and Happy Socks, plus her stores,  prior to her epic travels. And we follow her blog, which makes for incredible reading from this intrepid adventurer. Take a look, some amazing…

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Club Captain Trevor birdies to Gents Invitation victory

Almost twenty clubs were represented in the Greetham Valley Gents’ Invitation on Saturday. The Rutland weather wafting over the Lakes course was very warm but tempered by a high wind. Quite a few players in the field were affected by it but this didn’t bother Gents’ Captain Trevor Smith off two and his playing partner George…

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Jordan smashes The Valley course record at Greetham Valley

Seventy plus years young Keith Heppenstall won the Midweek August Stableford on the par 68 Valley course with 41 points. Keith said that he has been playing well recently without getting a win so he was very happy with this result, he was cut to sixteen. Terry Dunlop was second, he was one of a trio…

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Seniors’ Open and team match results

Over twenty clubs were represented at the Greetham Valley Seniors’ Open on Monday. On a windy yet warm day on the Lakes course, the scoring was quite brisk even off three quarter handicap. Three teams came in with 42 points and were separated on countback. B. Marriot and  E. Markham from Boston Golf Club took…

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Nick’s fine form wins Greetham Valley’s Limestone Trophy

The Limestone Trophy is a medal competition for players with a handicap of eighteen and below. It was played over the weekend off white tees on the Lakes course in warm but very windy conditions. Four handicapper Nick Cunnington, who won the July Medal just a few weeks ago, was in fine form again. Nick…

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Moore Stephens Trophy wins for Robert and Jackie

Fourteen handicapper Robert Lewin has been struggling of late with his driving, losing distance, trajectory and more importantly, confidence. Before playing in division one of the Moore Stephens Trophy at the weekend, he sent out an SOS to Greetham Valley coach Jim Hetherington. Robert said that Jim changed his swing plane, which had become very…

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Coloured flag positioning trial at Greetham Valley a success

In early spring this year, Greetham Valley commenced a coloured flag positioning trial, with feedback requested from members and visiting players. All the positive comments and opinions certainly seemed to hail the trial as a success so flag positioning has now been permanently adopted across the Lakes and the Valley courses. To remind everyone, the…

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Carla wins tickets to Rock ‘n’ Roll at Greetham Valley

In the aftermath of all the positive feedback from guests at our last Greetham Valley Great Night Out, Motown Night, we are delighted to announce the winner of our prize draw on the night! Carla from Oakham has won two tickets to our next Great Night Out, which is a fabulous Rock ‘n’ Roll Tribute…

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