Members' News

Greens maintenance week successfully completed

The renovation work last week couldn’t have gone better, the weather was on our side, although maybe a little too hot! And all machinery completed their tasks without any breakdowns. I did have a few grumbles from members regarding not the greenkeepers not moving off the greens to allow play. This I’m afraid is just…

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Greetham Valley ladies enjoy Forest of Arden

Greetham Valley’s 2016 Ladies’ Captain  Susie Ellis said “Our Ladies’ away break to the Forest of Arden was a big success. Beautiful setting, two challenging courses and fun and games for all!  Thank you again to Gilly and Helen for arranging this and to all of the ladies who made it such a fun few days. We are…

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Greetham Valley Juniors win back to back League titles!

For the second successive year Greetham Valley’s Junior team have won the League title! Liz and Darren Haughton, who have done a fantastic job looking after the Junior section this season, commented: “There has been an amazing team spirit from all who played during the season. As well as the players pictured above Ellie, Tom,…

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Greetham Valley Ladies promoted in Lincolnshire League

Greetham Valley Lincolnshire League teams continued their good form and the Ladies were the first to achieve promotion following a fine win at home against Woodhall Spa; they will play in Division 3 next year. The Men’s First Team are still hopeful of promotion after they played away at Thorney Lakes against a strong home team…

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Adam and Sophie are Greetham Valley’s Club Champions

The Greetham Valley Club Championships were played over 36 holes over the weekend on greens which had been speeded up and with challenging pin positions, with the eventual winners being decided by the best aggregate scores over the two rounds. With both Gents and Ladies competitions being played, the overall Club Champions were Adam Clegg…

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Greetham Valley owners play in British Par 3 Championships

Greetham Valley’s owners Robert and Frank Hinch were surprised and delighted to receive an invitation from Carlsberg to join their Area Manager Mark Wellings to play in the Celebrity Am-Am competition on the final day of the British Par 3 Championship. Little did they know what they were letting themselves in for! The Championship was held,…

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Lincolnshire League teams continue fine run of form

Both of Greetham Valley’s gents League teams continue their fine run of form. The First Team played their final home match of the season against Boston this weekend and recorded a great 5-1 win. Wins for Nick Cunnington and Darren Sargood, George Grant and Chris Steele, Ray Gladwinfield with Pete Dickinson and Paul and Adam…

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Adi aims to increase greens’ speed

All efforts this week will be concentrated on green speed on the Lakes course, due to forthcoming Club Championship weekend. I checked the speed of the greens on Monday and they were running at 8 feet, which is classed as medium to fast for general play. My intention is to get them to 10 feet…

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Beginner ladies on course…

As a follow up to the ladies’ beginner six week course of lessons through the early part of this summer, we are getting together to play the Academy course this Friday evening (29th) at 6pm and then again on Friday 12th August. The idea is for the ladies to venture onto the course in a…

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Neil qualifies for EGU Golf Captains’ final

Greetham Valley Past Club Captain Neil Crees has qualified for the Final of the English Golf Union Golf Captains’ competition. Open to all English captains (past and present) the competition is played over a qualifying round at a number of courses and the top ten at each qualifying location go through to the two day…

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