Greetham Valley Order of Merit, week 10

Week ten of the Greetham Valley Winter Order of Merit got under way in unbelievable weather on the Lakes course on Sunday. Last year golfers were up to their knees in snow but this year throughout Rutland short sleeve shirts were the order of the day. The new year also brought a new winner – Gents’ Captain Jim Wheeler had…

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Talk Business At Greetham Valley

If your business regularly holds conferences or public talks, then you’ll already know the importance of finding a great venue.  If you’re trying to increase attendance, then the last thing you want is to be stuck in a dingy room that no-one’s going to want to visit! At Greetham Valley, we can offer you the…

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Sarah Outen’s Gulliver sets off on his travels

The intrepid, amazing, totally awesome adventurer Sarah Outen is currently in Japan, waiting for the delivery of her next mode of transport – Gulliver, the rowing boat for one! Next Spring, Gulliver and Sarah will cross the North Pacific on the next leg of her ‘London2London via the world’ trip. And where has Gulliver been waiting while Sarah has…

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Winter Order of Merit – week 7 update

Week 7 in the Winter Order of Merit was played in cold and windy conditions on the Lakes course but that didn’t deter Adam Clegg who came in with an impressive 42 points. Adam goes ahead of his father Paul Clegg who had won on the previous week: he has moved up to 15th place from 37th. Carl Causbrook…

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Seniors’ last competition and officials for 2012

The first Monday competition in December is for the last trophy of the year for Greetham Valley’s Seniors section and is always a three club competition. This year’s competition, sponsored by Alan Hodgkinson, was played on the Lakes course and the format was stableford with a full handicap allowance. You can use two clubs of any size plus a putter and it is usually half way…

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Greetham Valley Ladies’ Christmas Supper

Tuesday 6th December Lady Club members and their female guests are invited to join Ladies’ Captain Jackie Friend for a delicious two course Christmas supper and roundup of the Ladies’ golfing year. This annual convivial get-together celebrates the 2011 achievements of the Ladies’ section and is especially enjoyed by some of those who are unable to play…

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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’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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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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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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