Medal competitions see handicaps sliced

Greetham Valley members had two chances to get their handicaps cut this week with two medal competitions only a few days apart. In the Midweek Medal which was played on the Lakes course and off white tees, five handicapper Graham Smith had his best round of the year to take the win. Graham parred the first to…

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Greetham Valley from first date to wedding day!

Something I really enjoy about organising weddings and celebrations at Greetham Valley is meeting different people and getting to know them personally over the twelve plus month period that I spend with them arranging their special day. One couple whose wedding day is now quickly approaching actually met at one of our ‘Greetham Valley Great Nights…

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Greetham Valley members’ feedback required!

Hello again all – it’s been a while since my last blog and quite a lot has happened in between, so I will do my best to keep it brief.   The feedback I received after the Anniversary weekend was all good. The courses were in excellent condition and I would like to thank all my staff…

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Another Mail on Sunday Classic win for Greetham Valley

After seeing off all of the local competition in the Mail on Sunday Classic, the Greetham Valley team welcomed the 2010 finalists St. Neots to the Lakes course on Sunday. First up for Greetham Valley was eight handicapper George Grant against Steve Searl off six, George won by three and two. Second team Captain Alan Bennett…

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19-28 Handicap Championship at Greetham Valley

A large field of Greetham Valley members with handicaps of 19-28 competed off white tees on the Lakes course last weekend in the 19 to 28 Championship. The competition was in two sections, gross for the Hinch Cup and net for the Easson Trophy. Twenty four handicapper James Ablett was one of the many to tee off with…

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Greetham Valley’s Second Team win against Burghley

Greetham Valley’s recently promoted Second Team had a narrow loss in their first Lincolnshire League game against Sleaford. Their next game of the season was against local tough rivals Burghley Park at home. This match was played on the Lakes course off white tees in warm conditions with a slight breeze. Former Club Captain Neil Crees took charge of…

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Elsham Trophy and Ladies’ April Medal results

On a cold and yet another very wet Friday, Greetham Valley played host to the current County Champions Stoke Rochford in the Elsham Trophy. This is a scratch competition for golf clubs affiliated to Lincolnshire; thirty one clubs are competing for it this year and South Kyme had a bye in the first round to balance the numbers. Stoke…

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Greetham Valley Seniors’ Away Day at Harborough

With many golf clubs experiencing difficulties because of the very wet drought conditions, fifty plus Greetham Valley seniors travelled to Market Harborough Golf Club for their “Spring” away day with a certain amount of trepidation. Anybody who has played at Harborough will know that it is a very hilly course so the prospect of wind, rain and loads of hill climbing didn’t…

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Lincolnshire League Second Team result

After winning promotion to Division One of the Lincolnshire League for this year, Greetham Valley’s Second Team found their first match at home to be a very tough welcome to the division when they came up against a strong Sleaford side. The morning started off in difficult enough circumstances, as one player dropped out with just thirty minutes to go before…

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Vice Captain Trevor wins April Medal

The rain which had been giving Rutland a good old watering had a little rest on Saturday 21st, which meant that most of the over one hundred competitors in the April Medal came home dry. The field was broken up into three divisions. In division one, Vice Captain Trevor Smith had a bit of a mixed round:…

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