Members' News

Torksey pair win Greetham Valley Seniors’ Open

The Seniors Open was played on the Lakes course on Monday and the dry if surprisingly blustery weather in no way impeded the scoring. Playing off 90% handicaps in a pairs better-ball competition there were numerous scores in excess of 40. The highest home team pairing of Graham Smith and George Brand took third place…

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Liz battles weather to win Stableford

The Ladies Midweek Stableford competition was played for in foul weather conditions, and Greetham Valley’s Ladies yet again showed their metal by staying out on the Lakes course despite the almost continuous rain which had a heavy effect on the scoring. Third place was taken by Gillian Upton with 30 points in a round that started full…

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Gents, Ladies and Seniors July Medals

Over the weekend, both Ladies and Gents played their July Medal competitions in ideal weather conditions, with minimal wind and dry greens. In the Gents section, first place was taken by Chris Proudman, with an amazing nett 63, in a round which would have been so much better if he had not visited the water…

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Driving range challenge – 1st winner!

Congratulations Peter Dickinson! Since the renovation of the Driving Range we have been running a competition for those golfers who like to practice. I have devised a 25 ball Range card challenge to make your practice time more fun and focused. The range cards can be found to the right hand side of the ball…

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Pro’s visit to Ping at Gainsborough

Yesterday I headed up to Ping in Gainsborough for a really fun day out, kindly arranged by the Ping rep with whom I have worked for approximately 17 years! My father, who was once off 6 and now has a handicap of 11, enjoyed a 90 minute custom fitting at the state of the art fitting…

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Southwell Salver won on countback

At Greetham Valley, the Southwell Salver was played on the Valley course in fine conditions. With a field of over 130 entrants, scores were tightly bunched with 24 players playing to the nominal standard scratch score or better. The top three players all scored rounds of nett 62 and it was left to the countback…

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Academy Course Festival at Greetham Valley

Academy Course Festival   For the third successive year our excellent Academy course played host to ten local primary schools. A total of 180 children, parents and teachers congregated to take part in a really exciting Golf Festival last Friday morning. The teams compete over ten different stations to test their putting, chipping and driving skills….

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From the Pro Shop this month

A tip for June What do you do if you hit the ball more than once……….  Rule 14-4 In the past week a Greetham Valley member asked me for advice on a ruling that had come up. He had hit the ball more than once in the process of playing a shot. Rule 14-4 states that:…

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Euro 2016 matches showing in Clubhouse

Come enjoy the atmosphere and big screen viewing of all England, Wales and Northern Ireland Euro 2016 matches up to 10th July. Please phone ahead for confirmation of non-UK matches being shown. PLUS – take advantage of our fabulous £10 Driving Range Card offer! Buy a £10 Range Card (or top up your existing Range…

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Greetham Valley news update May 2016

Competition and Match updates Greetham Valley has seen a run of competitions which seem to have arrived with May’s warm weather. On Saturday 16th, the May Medal competition was held on the Lakes course and there was a fine win for Jack Chisholm who scored a nett 68, playing off 15; his round was a…

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