Members' News

From the Ladies’ Captain

Competition and Match update I would like to start by thanking all of you who came along to the Ladies’ Supper a couple of weeks ago, I hope you enjoyed the evening. As I am sure you are all aware the Ladies over 60’s competition was literally a wash out. From an original field of 24 only…

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Pro tip for May

Ball Unplayable Rule 28 We all sometimes hit the ball into trouble or get the occasional unlucky lie. Understanding the ‘Ball Unplayable Rule 28’ it can really help to reduce your scores. Rule 28 states: The player may deem his ball unplayable at any place on the course, except when the ball is in a water…

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Mid May update at Greetham Valley

Luc called up for Lincolnshire under 14s Greetham Valley is celebrating yet another success within their Junior squad as Luc Affleck received the call up to represent Lincolnshire Under 14s in a match against Leicestershire. Luc, who is currently playing off a handicap of 17, was selected to play in a match at Stapleford Park…

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Greetham Valley Members’ Prize Draw

The Members’ Prize Draw took place last Saturday evening after the Anniversary Trophy, with Greetham Valley Business Director Dee Hinch having the honour of making the draw for all ten prizes. Winners List!! 1st Prize Full Golf membership at Greetham Valley for 2016 Frances Bradley 2nd Prize 4 ball at The Grove 5* Resort, host…

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From the greens 16th February

Well, winter has finally arrived! Not sure how long it will last but it’s nice to have a few frosty mornings and clear sunny days. The first image shows Alex and Gareth using the leaf blowers to clear the greens of yesterday’s light dusting of snow. With the new golfing season just around the corner I…

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The passing of Roger Begy OBE

It is with great sadness that we advise Greetham Valley members of the passing, on Monday 1st February 2016, of Roger Begy OBE, at the age of 72, after a short battle with cancer. Roger was Greetham Valley’s first Club Captain for 1992 and 1993 and first President, with Mary Hodgkinson as Ladies’ President, from…

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From the greens 2 February 2016

It’s been a hectic week so far and we are only just half way through Tuesday! We have been out cutting the long rough where it’s dry enough and also cutting the tees with the pedestrian mowers. Surrounds have been cut and also greens cut Monday, bunker banks are to be flymo’ed this week as…

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Greetham Valley round up, Week 5

The weekend at Greetham Valley saw round Six of the Winter League knockout played in blustery weather as the various leagues start to take shape. The only unbeaten teams are in the same league and it will be another three weeks before the leading combatants Graham Smith and Ian Copley take on Anthony Mousley and…

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From the greens 26 January 2016

Dare I say it, we seem to be in a short period of drying weather!! The Valley course is very close to opening up fully. If the rain misses us today then we should be ok for all 36 holes to be open tomorrow. This will then be assessed on a daily basis, as more…

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Greetham Valley round up, Week 4

Gents’ Winter League The weather finally relented and allowed the full Lakes course to be played after what seems to be weeks of rain with a little snow thrown in. Last week’s Winter League competition had to be cancelled, with all matches being designated as a half. As a result, with 4 rounds still to be…

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