Members News roundup 6th November 2012

For his second Away Day, Club Captain Jim Wheeler decided to go to a course that most of the Greetham Valley players hadn’t played before, Kettering Golf Club. After a coffee and a bacon buttie, the competition got under way. Playing in the last group, Bill Skinner won nearest the pin on the first hole,…

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Greetham Valley Golf Shop relocation work

Greetham Valley Golf Shop will be relocating very soon to the new extension at the front of the building complex – right next door to Frank and Robert’s office so remember to wave as you walk by! There will be some disruption to normal service whilst the relocation is carried out, so to assist our members,…

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Sue continues to improve her winning game

The Lakes course was the venue for the end of year Ladies’ Medal Winners Medal competition. This was a very exclusive club – you had to have won a medal this season to be part of it. The weather, cold and breezy with rain forecast, wasn’t exactly conducive to elegant golf, it was more think even more…

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James cures his game to win Sturgess Volvo competition

The Sturgess Volvo competition played in late August was cancelled due to Rutland’s monsoon type conditions part way through most players’ rounds. The rain was so strong that the pathway from the eighteenth green to the clubhouse turned into a swirling torrent of water. No such problems on Saturday though, warm, pleasant and more importantly,…

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David enjoys a fine run of form!

Seventeen handicapper David Aldred has had an excellent couple of weeks! He came second to Tim Howlett in the September Medal, then last week he won the first round of the Seniors’ Winter League with 43 points and a couple of days later he and partner Fred Aspin came fourth in the Market Harborough Invitation with 71…

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Club Finals matches nearly all played

The finals of most of the Club competitions have now been held, with just two or three still to be decided. Paul Clegg won the 0-13 Singles Final on Saturday, beating Ian Hempsall three and two. Paul was in action again the next day with wife Sue in the Mixed Doubles but this time lost…

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Christine and Alan triumph in Martins Mixed Foursomes

Mixed foursomes stroke play isn’t the most popular format in a golf club’s competition line up hence the smaller than usual field for the Martins Mixed Foursomes at Greetham Valley last weekend. One of the problems with the format is that if a player plays a bad shot, they don’t get a chance to rectify it…

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Medal and match results at Greetham Valley

Greetham Valley Junior Jordan Burdall followed up wins in the Rutland Junior Open and Club Junior Championship with yet another sparkling performance in the September Midweek Medal. Jordan, playing off scratch, had a blistering round to finish with a 3 under par 69ine, he took the win and the lowest gross and was cut from point…

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Greetham Valley’s Ladies’ Lincs Scratch League success

The Greetham Valley Ladies’ Scratch team have won the Lincolnshire Scratch League for the second year in succession! They qualified for the final by winning the South Lincolnshire title and faced the winners of the Northern league, Elsham Golf Club. Greetham Valley fielded the same team as last year in the final but Scratch team Captain…

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Seniors’ section golf at Greetham Valley in August

Neil Harris won the Seniors’ August Medal competition and the lowest gross with a splendid one over gross 73, net 67. Neil, playing off six was just one over after nine with three bogies and two birdies; he went on to shoot a level par back nine to win division one and was cut to 5. Derek Coombes was second…

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