Week 19 of Greetham Valley’s Order of Merit

Winter was a bit of a misnomer as the wind had dropped and the temperature across Rutland rose to an almost balmy eighteen degrees on the Lakes course for week nineteen of Greetham Valley’s Winter Order of Merit golf competition. Despite the much warmer conditions, the scoring, apart from the winner, was quite low. The reason…

Read more

Last winter medal at Greetham Valley

The last Greetham Valley Winter Medal of the year got underway on the Lakes course in warm conditions with very little wind for the early birds, although  the slightly later players had an increasing wind whistling across the Rutland landscape to contend with. In Division One fifteen handicapper Steven Lesiakowski got of to a great…

Read more

Greetham Valley golf course maintenance update March 2012

With the snow well and truly gone, the greenkeeping team has been able to cut many areas of the courses to get a bit of definition back. The slow release fertiliser is now being applied to all areas to encourage some growth and I am starting to slowly lower the heights of cut.   The composting that we…

Read more

Mail on Sunday golf competition at Greetham Valley

Greetham Valley entertained March Golf Club at Greetham in the second round of the Mail on Sunday team knockout competition; as cold weather hit Rutland, the match was played on the Lakes course in wet and windy conditions. Team Captain Trevor Smith played in the courtesy match and won three and two to get proceedings under…

Read more

Greetham Valley’s Winter League quarter finals

As vile weather hit Rutland, Greetham Valley’s Winter League quarter finals were held on Sunday 4th March in high winds, heavy rain and sleet on the Lakes course. Neil Upton and Karl Stokes won their game and now face Dave Morgan and Ian Bain in the semi final. Mick Carnie and Jim Kearney also won through…

Read more

Week 18 of Greetham Valley’s Order of Merit

Greetham Valley’s Winter Order of Merit week 18 played on the Lakes course was a rather chilly, windy and wet affair. Before going off to play in the Mail on Sunday team, Neil Harris had put the four balls out in their position in the league table, meaning that the top four went out last. This really…

Read more

Week 17 of Greetham Valley’s Order of Merit

Week 17 of the Winter Order of Merit saw Elliott Clark take his second win of the series with a faultless forty two points. The win moved him from eighth place into third. The runner up for this week was Ian Copley with a well crafted forty points, he moved up six places to fifteenth overall. Last weeks big mover Fraser Denholm kept the pressure on…

Read more

The Wedding Venue in Rutland That Ticks All The Boxes

When it comes to organising a wedding or special occasion, one of the most important considerations has to be the venue. For the bride-to-be, this may be a choice she made when she was a child dreaming of that fairytale wedding ceremony she used to read about at bedtime. In which case, the decision is…

Read more

Order of Merit week16 and Seniors Medal

In week sixteen of Greetham Valley’s twenty two week Winter Order of Merit, Fraser Denholm registered his second win of the series and added fifty points to his tally. On a cold and windy day out on the Lakes course, Fraser scored thirty seven points – enough to lift him to sixth place overall. The next…

Read more

Challenging Golf Courses in Picturesque Surroundings

Part of a round of golf is the location. You can have the best golf course in the world in terms of the features, but if it’s in a disappointing location it can lose that magical feel. Greetham Valley is located in the picturesque countryside of Rutland taking in rolling fields, endless skylines and featuring…

Read more