Order of Merit and Winter League updates

Cold wind and snow flurries were the order of the day as round nineteen of  Greetham Valley’s Winter Order of Merit got underway on the Lakes course. After eighteen weeks of the competition nobody has managed to win it twice and this week was no exception. Carl Causbrook playing off nine took the honours with…

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Order of Merit and Winter League updates

Week eighteen of the Winter Order of Merit saw yet another first time winner; nobody has won it more than once,  although a couple of players have come close. This week’s scores reflect the cuts in players’ handicaps over the past eighteen weeks of the competition. Immediate past Captain Jim Wheeler was this week’s winner with…

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February News from the Greens

I get the feeling that Spring is just around the corner – although the first two weeks in February are traditionally the coldest, the sight of the sun, the early hawthorn breaking buds and the emergence of the daffodil shoots certainly gives you a good feeling! I am at present constructing new pathways around the putting green which…

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Order of Merit resumes, Ladies win Mail on Sunday 1st round

After a two week lay off due to heavy snow, the Winter Order of Merit got back underway on Sunday in cold and extremely windy conditions. Thankfully, the snow had gone and it didn’t rain but many of the competitors struggled in the conditions. Wayne Terrett got off to a bad start with bogies and…

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Golf Club members raising funds for Air Ambulance

The Air Ambulance receives nothing from Government funding and is only kept flying by public donation. Airshots Golf Society is the brain child of Greetham Valley member Colin Eversden and they have raised £1400 in the last twelve months for the Air Ambulance. After the tragic death of Greetham Valley chef James Adamson in August 2010, Colin decided…

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Record rainfall at Greetham Valley

Hi all Firstly just an update on the total rainfall for 2012: we had 992mm, which is a record amount at Greetham Valley in the 18 years I have been keeping records, so let’s just keep our fingers crossed that it is not repeated  through this year.   Well I hope you all had a good…

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Winter Order of Merit last rounds of 2012

Week ten of the Winter Order of Merit held just before Christmas was a bit of a wash out. Everybody started but due to torrential rain and high winds affecting Rutland and beyond, organiser Neil Harris decided to make it a nine hole roll up instead. With no points on offer this meant that the…

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David and June win a golfing day at Greetham Valley

Golfing visitors to Greetham Valley are invited to enter our quarterly drawn competitions to win a golf orientated prize. The most recent winners of a day’s golf for four with complimentary buggies are David and June Evans from Biggleswade, who were drawn out of a ‘hat’ containing 300 entries last week. David and June were delighted to…

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Dave storms into Order of Merit lead with an eagle

Week four of the Winter Order of Merit saw yet another first time winner. Dave Copley, who was in second place overall after two good fourth placed finishes, had the game of his life to take the win on the day and storm into first place on the leaderboard. Playing on the Lakes course, Dave…

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News from the greens November 2012

Firstly I must apologise for the lack of postings since August, unfortunately I have no excuse!!!!   The weather in the past few months hasn’t been much better than the first 6 months of the year, we are now almost matching what we had for that period, so conditions out on the course are still…

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