Coloured flag positioning trial at Greetham Valley a success

Greetham Valley flag positioning trialIn early spring this year, Greetham Valley commenced a coloured flag positioning trial, with feedback requested from members and visiting players.

All the positive comments and opinions certainly seemed to hail the trial as a success so flag positioning has now been permanently adopted across the Lakes and the Valley courses.

To remind everyone, the coloured flags are used to indicate hole placement on individual greens, as follows:

  • red flag – hole is positioned towards front third of the green
  • yellow flag – hole is positioned in the middle third of the green
  • white flag – hole is positioned in the back third of the green

Need an easy way to remember? Think of the location and colour of the ladies, gents and competition tees – red forward, yellow middle and white back respectively!

Happy golfing!


Carla wins tickets to Rock ‘n’ Roll at Greetham Valley

rock and roll 50s and 60sIn the aftermath of all the positive feedback from guests at our last Greetham Valley Great Night Out, Motown Night, we are delighted to announce the winner of our prize draw on the night!

Carla from Oakham has won two tickets to our next Great Night Out, which is a fabulous Rock ‘n’ Roll Tribute Evening on Friday 20 September.

The Jukebox Jets

Carla is delighted to have won: she and a companion are looking forward to an evening of live entertainment from The Jukebox Jets, a two course dinner and a disco until midnight.

Why not come along to join them and celebrate the music of the rockin’ 50s and 60s? Tickets for the Rock ‘n’ Roll evening are £22.50 and are available from Greetham Valley Hotel reception, tel 01780 460444


Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic to open at Greetham Valley

We’re getting very excited now – just one week to go until Rutland’s new Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic opens at Greetham Valley Hotel, Golf and Conference Centre!

At this new clinical facility, highly experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapist, Peter Corder, and Doctor in Sports Medicine, Dr David Homes, work together to provide a combined treatment approach for the general public and the sporting population. David wears a number of professional  hats, one of which is that of Peterborough United Football Club Doctor, whilst Peter has a wealth of experience, both as a former athlete himself, and as a provider of physiotherapy and other clinical services to a number of professional football and other sporting clubs.

A wide range of treatments are used to treat a myriad of conditions, from arthritis to sporting injuries, suffered by members of the public, novice sportsmen and women, and elite athletes alike. Phone the clinic on 01572 812212 or email info@physiosportsinjury-greetham.co.uk.

Clinic opening hours:   Mon – Fri 8.30am to 7.30pm       Saturday  8am to 12 noon

For more details, see www.physiosportsinjury-greetham.co.uk


FREE! 3 months Academy course membership

Beginners’ Group Golf Lessons just £25pp for
4 x 1 hour group lessons plus 3 months FREE Academy Course membership at Greetham Valley. What an offer!

Ladies, gents and juniors are all welcome to book a place on one of PGA professional Jim Hetherington’s beginners’ group golf tuition courses this summer for the incredible price of just £25 per person and to enjoy a whole 3 months of unlimited golf absolutely free on Greetham Valley’s nine hole par 3 course to practice all the skills you will learn!

These beginners’ lessons are the ideal introduction to the wonderful and not so mysterious game of golf – not only is it a perfect platform to learn a new sport in a group supported environment, it’s also a superb opportunity to meet other novices and make new friends and potential future playing partners. Golf is after all a very sociable game for the majority of golfers – and who hasn’t heard of the ’19th hole’? Bantering about your game over a pint or glass of wine or two in the Clubhouse can be as much fun and as enjoyable as the infamous après-ski!

To book your place on the next round of Beginner’s Group Golf Lessons, contact:
Jim Hetherington
PGA Professional
Mobile: 07712 052763
Email: james.hetherington@yahoo.co.uk


Patrick from Belgium wins stay in Rutland Lodges

Rutland Lodges at Greetham ValleyPatrick de Schutter from Belgium is the latest lucky winner in one of Greetham Valley’s competition draws. This time the prize was a short break in a Rutland Lodge at Greetham Valley.

Patrick stayed with us in May while taking part in an international fly fishing competition on Rutland Water and says ‘I am very pleased to hear I have won a stay in Greetham Valley! It’s a beautiful place to stay …..’

We look forward to welcoming Patrick and his family and friends back to Rutland later this year.


Summer dining at Greetham Valley

Fish FridaySummer Dining at Greetham Valley

New for June, we have now launched our stunning Fish Friday Menu. All fresh from the trawler with a brand new menu each week based on the best of the catch! This week features some real treats:  North Atlantic Turbot, Razor Clams and a firm favourite, Salmon Bisque! The Fish Friday Menu will be available in the Valley Restaurant each Friday from 6pm til 9pm from June onwards. So whether fish is a firm favourite or you are just wanting to try something new, give it a go!

It’s back! The ever popular Sizzling Saturday BBQ is making a return for Summer. Grab your family and friends and let us do all the hard work whilst you relax with something cold from the bar! At just £12 per person, our four meat BBQ plus all the trimmings is fabulous value. Served from 6pm til 9pm every Saturday evening, no matter the weather!

Too busy to cook this Sunday? Come and join us for our Sunday Lunch Carvery. From just £9.50 per person with a children’s menu also available there’s no reason not to come to Greetham Valley! We use only the finest, local ingredients to make the perfect Sunday Roast that leaves everyone looking forward to their next visit!

You can book your table with Hotel Reception on 01780 460444 or just join us on the day!


Motown Tribute Night ticket prizewinners announced!

Prizewinners from Morton are delighted to have won two tickets to the next Greetham Valley Great Night Out – Motown Tribute Night on Friday 5th July!

Stuart and Kathy Dodds were guests at Greetham Valley’s 21st Birthday Party in April, where everyone was offered the opportunity to provide their email addresses in exchange for a chance to win the prize.  They said they were delighted to have won as they had already planned to book tickets, which are worth £22.50 each.

Tickets for the event are already selling well - a third of the tables are already fully booked, with two more months to go. This promises to be an excellent, entertaining evening, so don’t miss out – reserve your tickets now!!


Coloured flag positioning trial at Greetham Valley

Following a suggestion from a member, and in agreement with Course Manager Adi, Greetham Valley is trialling coloured flag positioning on both the Lakes and the Valley courses.

From today, for a trial period, coloured flags will be used to indicate hole placement on individual greens, as follows:

  • red flag – hole is positioned towards front third of the green
  • yellow flag – hole is positioned in the middle third of the green
  • white flag – hole is positioned in the back third of the green

Need an easy way to remember? Think of the location and colour of the ladies, gents and competition tees – red forward, yellow middle and white back respectively!

No trial would be complete without valuable feedback from those who play the courses, so please do let us know your thoughts. Does it help or hinder your game or are you confused.com? Either speak to the Captains, to Dee Hinch or email dee.hinch@greethamvalley.co.uk - we look forward to receiving your input.

 


Be a Pro for the Day at Greetham Valley!

Friday 19 April 9am to 6pm

Spend the day like a golf professional in a completely relaxed environment, having every aspect of your game monitored, assessed and improved. Jim Hetherington will cover your long game and every aspect of your short game, set personalised practise and skill development routines and give you vital mental tools and focus to maximise your performance.

Cost is just £149 per person and includes:

  • breakfast
  • lunch
  • 9 hole playing lesson
  • range balls
  • manual

This is a very special day for a maximum of just 4 people, so book now to avoid disappointment! Phone Jim on 07712 052763


Jim Hetherington’s Short Game Masterclass

Friday 3 May 10am to 5pm

This Short Game Masterclass is a superb day of short game golf tuition, covering the arts of pitching, chipping, sand play and putting. Jim will also give you the mental tools used by the world’s best players to improve concentration and reduce nerves, plus a manual to help you continue and develop your personal routines.

The cost of this invaluable day is just £75 per person, with a maximum of 8 people.

To book your place, phone Jim Hetherington on 07712 052763 or email james.hetherington@yahoo.co.uk